Swallow HotelThis traditional hotel lies two miles (one kilometer) from the shops, museums, and galleries of Glasgow's city center, and 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Edinburgh. Varying color schemes in the 116 guestrooms feature mahogany, cherry, and gray hues; all have cable TV, hair dryers, and dial up Internet access. Private bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.
Guests enjoy full use of the hotel's health and fitness facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room, pulse shower, gym, and solarium. A banquet and conference suite is available for events that seat up to 300 people, and all guests have access to complimentary parking. The hotel also offers an informal bar and TV lounge area, as well as Reader's Restaurant, a mahogany paneled dining room featuring a menu of Scottish and international cuisine. The bus and subway allow easy access to Glasgow attractions such as the Science Center (one mile/two kilometers) and Loch Lomond National Park (30 miles/48 kilometers). Glasgow Airport (GLA) is five miles (eight kilometers) away, and is served by a local shuttle as well as taxis.