Smiths Hotel is a warm and friendly, family-run hotel set in an elegant Victorian town house in Glasgow’s West End.
Directions from Glasgow Airport. (Approx. 10 miles away)
Join the M8 motorway on leaving the Airport. Follow the signs to Glasgow City Centre and exit the motorway at Junction 19, signposted “City Centre”. This exit verges to the right. Please keep to the left lane and at the traffic lights take a left up the hill.
At the next traffic lights, turn left down the hill onto St. Vincent Street. Go straight through the next two sets of traffic lights, the motorway runs underneath.
Follow the road for approximately half a mile until the Police Station on the left-hand side. Take a right from the main road onto Derby Street and finally turning left on to Sauchiehall Street where Smith’s Hotel is situated.
From Glasgow Prestwick Airport. (approx. 40 miles)
On leaving Glasgow Prestwick by local road, turn right onto the A79 northbound. Bear right on to A78 (East) and take left on to A77 (northeast) where signposts for Glasgow are clearly marked. Stay on the A77 for approximately 26 miles or so and bear left on to the M77 on approaching Newton Mearns. The M77 joins on to the M8. On the M8, keep on the left hand lane and exit at Junction 19. The exit verges to the right. Please keep on the left lane and at the first set of traffic lights, turn left up the steep hill.
Take the first left at the top of the hill on to St. Vincent Street. Go straight through the next two sets of traffic lights, the motorway runs underneath. Follow the road for approximately half a mile. As you pass through the nest two sets of traffic lights you will see a police station on your left.
From this point you travel 500 meters, turning right into Derby Street and finally at the junction left in to Sauchiehall Street. Our Hotel is situated on the right-hand side.
From the M74 and the South
Follow the signs for the M8 and Glasgow City Centre.
Take Junction 18 signposted Charing Cross. As you come off this exit keep to the right.
Go straight through the first set of traffic lights; take a right at the second set of lights. Keep to the left.
Continue straight through the next set of lights, keeping to the left and following the road all the way to the bottom. There is a natural progression to the right, follow the road until you come to the junction and turn left onto Sauchiehall Street. Smiths Hotel is approximately 500 meters on the right hand side.
Travelling by Train.
Glasgow has 2 main-line train stations, Glasgow Central & Queen Street. Glasgow Central Station is the larger of the two main-line railway stations and is approximately 10 minutes by taxi to the hotel. Queen Street is located in George Square right in the heart of the city and is roughly the same distance. From Queen Street Station low-level westbound platform, there are regular trains serving Charing Cross station, which is approximately a 10-minute walk from Smith’s Hotel.
Travelling by Bus.
Please use numbers 2 or 3 and from the airport – bus number 77.
Should you require more information or assistance with arranging transportation to or from Smith’s Hotel, please contact us and we will be happy to help.