The Best Hotels to Book Near Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow

Watch a football match at the Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Watch a football match at the Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow | © Action Plus Sports Images / Alamy Stock Photo
Kim Gregory

On the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, you’ll find Ibrox Stadium, home to Rangers Football Club since 1899. Here, you can watch matches from the stands, VIP sports bar or matchday box suites – or take a tour with an Access All Areas pass that lets you explore the trophy room, dressing rooms and pitch-leading tunnel. These luxurious, trendy or enchanting stays – bookable now with Culture Trip – will help you discover glorious Glasgow in between games.

1. GoGlasgow Urban Hotel by Compass Hospitality

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You’re an easy 10-minute walk from Ibrox Stadium at this handy, child- and pet-friendly hotel, where parking is included. Pre-match pints of local St Mungo lager are served on the bar’s terrace – while the Go Grill restaurant dishes up sizzling meat from the charcoal Josper oven and Scottish fare. Start with a chip shop platter with a whisky mayo dip, followed by scallops from Tarbert Pier in Loch Fyne.

2. Sherbrooke Castle Hotel

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Step into a fairytale at the 1896-built red-sandstone Sherbrooke Castle in Pollokshields. Admire the grand hall and staircase as you wind up to your four-star castle room or suite: think rural-view windows, archways and luxurious bathrooms. Be sure to choose the Tower Suite for sweeping views. There’s a 24-hour bar here – and a restaurant serving full Scottish breakfasts and dinners like haggis parcels followed by grilled steak sandwiches. Take your seat in the library for afternoon tea before strolling the landscaped grounds.

3. Village Hotel Glasgow

Spa Hotel, Hotel

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Trendy Finnieston – packed with bars and restaurants for foodies – is home to Village Hotel Glasgow. When you’re not exploring the village or enjoying nearby Ibrox, there is so much to do here – like sipping coffee at the in-house Starbucks, getting fit in the pool and spinning studio or relaxing in the whirlpool spa, sauna and steam room. The Pub and Grill – with big TVs for match days – serves great burger stacks on pretzel buns. Order to your cool, exposed-brick room for nights in.

5. Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow

Spa Hotel

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It’s facilities-galore here at River Clyde-side Crowne Plaza – where you’ll find a fitness centre and an indoor pool, 24-hour room service and a restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows for you to watch the river flow past as you tuck into afternoon tea or steak. There’s onsite parking, too – handy as Ibrox is just short of a 10-minute drive. Here on business? Choose from 15 meeting rooms – from boardrooms to 800-capacity suites – plus a Conference Cafe to fuel up.

6. Radisson RED Glasgow

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Kick back with a cool, quirky stay featuring a sky bar offering cocktails, sunset views and fun weekend DJ sessions. Downstairs, the OUIBar + KTCHN serves food all day, with wall murals by a comic book artist and a snug room for match-watching. Rooms – some with views of the river or the SSE Hydro venue – feature wall-wide sketches and, in the Sweet Suite, your own pool table. Hire events studios for business and games rooms for fun with mates.

7. Crosshill House

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Find your home from home in this cosy four-star house with friendly staff. There are just eight rooms, classically decorated and all overlooking the courtyard – a great place to catch some sun. Book a jacuzzi or four-poster bedroom for ultimate post-match relaxation and indulgence – or work off that football energy at the gym, pool or at the tennis court. Start your day with a continental breakfast, featuring the usual favourites.

8. Radisson Blu Glasgow

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Experience Glasgow at this well-located hotel opposite Central Railway Station. Expect contemporary rooms, ranging from single and family rooms to apartments and meeting rooms. There are two bars while the onsite Grahamston Kitchen serves up proper local grub like cullen skink – smoked haddock, potato and onion soup – and Scottish steaks, plus veggie, vegan and gluten-free options. Your buffet breakfast is served here, too. Prefer a night in? Enjoy the 24-hour room service pizza menu.

9. Grand Central Hotel Glasgow

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The stylish bar at the Grand Central Hotel, with marble flooring and columns, a large dome and tall chairs with colourful floral print
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Remember the romance of travel at this Victorian hotel attached to Glasgow Central Station, with original features like high ceilings and wood panelling. You’ll love the Champagne Central bar with its marble columns, gilded cupola and globe chandelier – afternoon tea has never been more sumptuous. The Tempus Restaurant, serving Scottish fare, features arched windows and a historic railway mural – while the Grand Ballroom is perfect for events. Rooms are pet-friendly and come with bespoke art, while loft rooms feature marble bathrooms.

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