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Kimpton Hotels arrives in Glasgow with new 113 room property

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants has opened its first property in Glasgow with an 113-room Georgian townhouse.

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel’s rooms feature marble bathrooms, luxury amenities, natural light, and a “refined design that serves as the ideal backdrop for any Glasgow getaway”.

It also offers the Bo and Birdy restaurant and bar under the culinary guidance of the first female executive head chef of a luxury hotel in Scotland, Gillian Matthews.

Murray Thomson, general manager, Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, said: “Glasgow is one of the UK’s most exciting cities, it’s bursting with culture, music, history and personality, making it a great location for the newest Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant. Bo & Birdy will offer a unique new dining experience in the city, bringing to life soulful, hearty dishes using the best of Scottish produce..”

Tom Rowntree, VP, global luxury brands, IHG added: “As the UK’s largest luxury operator, we’re excited to continue expanding our presence across the UK, with Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel marking our third Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant opening in the UK, and second in Scotland this year.”

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel guests will be able to choose from a 50sqm junior suite, 65 sqm executive suite, or the 153sqm penthouse suite; a two-bedroom apartment with its own private lift and entrance. The suite includes a master bedroom with a sunken bathtub; a walk-in wardrobe city views. Ideal for groups, there’s also a dining room that seats up to 10 guests, with adjacent kitchen and a private roof garden. The hotel also offers an in-house cinema which can be used for private events.

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is the second Scottish opening for the brand following the opening of Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel in Edinburgh. Later this year, Kimpton will continue its European growth with debuts in Manchester and Barcelona. There are currently 68 Kimpton hotels open globally, with 27 in the pipeline.

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