Paisley, west of Glasgow, is where you’ll find St Mirren Park or the SMiSA Stadium – home to the Scottish Premiership football team, St Mirren FC. Here, you can cheer on the three-time Scottish Cup winners from the stands, matchday suites or the Executive Club, while kids can be match mascots alongside players. Whatever your reason for visiting, these nearby hotels are handy, happy stays – bookable on Culture Trip.
Find your home from home at this hotel with traditional rooms – most of which feature wooden headboards, cosy armchairs and in-room fireplaces. Pass through the Georgian-detail hallway to the Regency drawing room, where you can enjoy locally sourced food and regional drinks, such as microbrewery pints and Scottish single malt whiskies. Have dinner, tea and cake or your Scottish breakfast in the pretty garden when the weather permits. To explore Glasgow, take advantage of the nearby train station, motorway, free parking and bike lock-up.
Everything is convenient at the Travelodge Glasgow Airport, especially as it’s just a 30-minute walk or five-minute drive to St Mirren and a 20-minute drive to Glasgow city centre, with public transport available. There’s a charged car park at the hotel and plenty of other useful amenities, such as the on-site bar and restaurant for pre-match breakfast or evening meals accompanied by a classic tipple. In your room, find all the practicalities you need, including toiletries, a desk and comfy beds.
Step into history at this 17th-century flour mill, right by the flowing White Cart Water. Dine and drink beside a traditional mill wheel, or grab a chair on the leafy terrace. Classically styled bedrooms here feature overhead beams, pretty wallpaper and Scottish antiques. There’s a handy 24-hour front desk, wifi, private rooms for meetings or celebrations and free parking, and it’s only a 10-minute drive to St Mirren Park.
Contemporary rooms, including larger ones ideal for families, have big windows and modern decor, but it’s the facilities here that make this Marriott so great. Start your morning with a breakfast buffet and a Starbucks coffee, and for lunch, visit the Market for grab-and-go meals, perfect for busy days exploring. Finish with a dinner of English classics at the Bistro and a nightcap at the trendy bar. The hotel also has room service and a gym that’s open round the clock.
Kids stay and eat for free at this Holiday Inn – the closest hotel to the airport. Whether working or relaxing, you’ll enjoy the open lobby with a bar, a lounge, a restaurant and a business centre. So, grab a colourful chair and admire the unique wall features as you tuck into a Scottish breakfast and watch sports on widescreen TVs. The Sky Suite meeting rooms are great for business or plane-spotting – you’ll also appreciate the other 18 meeting rooms, on-site parking and free wifi.
The unique Gleniffer Braes Country Park lies just beyond this independent hotel, which makes for a peaceful retreat. Stay in a simple, bright room, and enjoy the Polson Restaurant, where you can grab a booth by the blossom tree and savour your juicy steak. There’s an outdoor terrace for afternoon tea in the sun, but if you’re up for fun, enjoy the boozy brunch at Browns’ Bar and Bistro before heading to St Mirren Park.
Make yourself at home in this welcoming guesthouse within a traditional period building. Rooms have all the comforts you’ll need, from bathrobes to desks. Expect modern tiled bathrooms and, in the deluxe room, a comfy waterbed and funky red armchairs. The staff are friendly and helpful, and you can easily get to St Mirren Park – a 15-minute walk or five-minute drive away – and Glasgow city centre from here.
The five-star Muirholm is a red sandstone Victorian villa with admirable features throughout, such as tartan stairs, arched windows and a very cosy living room. The bedrooms have funky wallpaper and fireplaces, along with scatter cushions, robes and digital radios with docking stations so that you can kick back with your favourite tunes. Tuck into extensive breakfast options cooked by your friendly host, and there’s a flower garden with a hut that’s perfect for relaxing, whatever the weather.
A giant outdoor mural welcomes you to this restored Georgian house. Admire the chandelier and gilded ceiling before entering your room – choose from twin, double, triple and family rooms – featuring tartan curtains and cushions and Mason and Miller toiletries. The included continental breakfast will get you ready for your day at St Mirren Park, just a 20-minute walk or a five-minute drive away. Scotia offers free private parking, and you’re near the motorway, handy for exploring.
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