Mar 01, 2022
Travel by rail into the heart of Glasgow via the city's Central Station
As one of the major rail terminus in Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow Central is the twelfth busiest railway station in Britain and the busiest in the country. The station is located north of the River Clyde, within an A-listed building which now serves around 30 million passengers a year.
The iconic Central Station is served by major rail operators and offers routes to destinations such London, Edinburgh, Manchester and as far away as Penzance. The station also offers train services to and from other domestic destinations throughout the north and west coast of Scotland.
Fraser Suites Glasgow offers the perfect base for your stay in Glasgow, and just a short stroll from the main railway station in the city it’s the ideal choice when you are searching for serviced apartments near Glasgow Central Station. No matter your reason for visiting Scotland’s second city, our award-winning staff at Fraser Suites will be delighted to welcome you.
Learn about the history of Glasgow Central Station
The station itself has an interesting and varied history. Being in the heart of Glasgow it is an iconic landmark of the city and its people, being a hub for commuters, tourists, and played its part in two world wars. Glasgow Central Station opened on 1 August 1879. The station was originally built by Sir William Arroll, consisting of eight platforms and a four-track railway bridge across Argyle Street – however, it has transformed over the years to what it is today with 18 platforms and an upper and lower level network of tracks.
For an interesting visitor experience you can explore Glasgow Central Station further by taking part in the Glasgow Central Tour – this is a unique opportunity to explore rarely accessed areas where you will find yourself walking through tunnels, boiler rooms and darkened basements below the streets of Glasgow, exploring the dark corners of one of Glasgow's iconic landmarks.
You’ll find all the amenities you need
To make your journey as enjoyable and stress-free as possible, Glasgow Central Station offers a number of useful facilities and services to its passengers. Some of the facilities and services include a ticket office, luggage facilities, toilets, Wi-Fi, ATMs, bureau de change, parking, bicycle facilities and accessibility.
If you have some time spare before your train journey, keep yourself occupied by browsing some of the shops or visiting some of the eating and drinking facilities located within the station. If you do not find what you are looking for within the station, there are a number of high street retail shops and restaurants located on Buchanan Street, less than a five-minute walk from the station.
Choose the best location for your stay
The city of Glasgow is greatly diverse and attracts business visitors and tourists from all over the world. The convenient location of our Suites is ideal for both visitors and those travelling for business. Our luxury serviced apartments near Glasgow Central Station are located right in the middle of Merchant City - the bustling commercial and cultural district, just a short walking distance from Glasgow Central station.
With over 1,500 shops, Glasgow is a shopping enthusiast’s paradise. Recognised as the second largest retail centre in the UK, the city offers the best shopping experience in the UK outside of London. High street retailers and designer brands can be found throughout Glasgow's 'Style Mile' where you can shop the latest trends in fashion, beauty, homeware and more. Fraser Suites are in the perfect location at the heart of Glasgow's vibrant city centre, guests can also take advantage of our scheduled shuttle service to the city centre so you don’t need to worry about carrying your purchases back to your residence.
Why stay with Fraser Suites Glasgow?
Fraser Suites are housed in an exquisitely renovated 1850s Victorian traditional building, located within one of the city’s most vibrant areas. Choose from a selection of our luxurious studio apartments, one bedroom apartments and two bedroom apartments, fully furnished with contemporary and sophisticated décor.
Whether you are here for business or pleasure, all of our serviced suites provide separate dining, kitchen and bedroom areas where you have the room to set up working space or to sit back, relax and unwind. Our stunning one bedroom apartments are perfect for couples looking to get away from their busy lives to relax and experience the Glaswegian culture.
You’ll find that our great city centre location makes us one of the best serviced apartments near Glasgow Central Station as it is within walking distance from a variety of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues such as the SSE Hydro and Hampden stadium. Or if you would prefer to stay in to relax and cook yourself a homemade meal, make use of our modern and well-equipped kitchenette facilities available in all suites.
Enjoy a relaxing and comfortable stay
All of our apartments come fully equipped with the best in-room amenities including work desks, modern and well-equipped kitchenette, complimentary high-speed internet access available in rooms and around the property, flat-screen TV/DVD Player/iPod docks and an in-room electronic safe.
At Fraser Suites Glasgow we offer a number of services to ensure that your stay is as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. Our guests can enjoy daily breakfast, daily housekeeping services, 24/7 reception and concierge services and a fully equipped gym.
We are delighted to have been recognised as one of the best business hotels in Glasgow. Fraser Suites has been awarded for its fully furnished luxury Suites and excellent customer service, gaining various awards and TripAdvisor® accreditations over the years.
Book your stay with us now - we look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow.