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Short Shopping Breaks

May 2, 2011

Ideally located the Argyll Hotel is convenient for both Glasgow city centre and west end shopping. Shop at the St Enoch Centre, Buchanan Galleries or Princess Square in the city centre or visit the cosmopolitan Byres Road area of Glasgow’s west end. The Argyll Hotel is also within easy reach of Braehead Shopping Centre and Ikea Glasgow.

Buchanan Galleries

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

600,000 square feet of retailing situated at the top of Glasgow’s Buchanan Street the cities most stylish shopping thoroughfare. With over 80 of the best high street shops including John Lewis, Mango, Gap, The Whisky Shop, Virgin Cosmetics and Boots, you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Princes Square

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Set in a renovated square dating from 1841, the city’s most unique shopping experience combines the best in contemporary and classic fashion, gifts, accessories, crafts and affordable luxuries. Cafes/restaurants, exhibitions and entertainment.

St. Enoch Shopping Centre Glasgow

St. Enoch Square Shopping Centre

St Enoch Square, Glasgow


The St. Enoch Centre has an enviable collection of department stores, big brand names and independent retailers offering everything from Fashion to Footwear …

Italian Centre: Glasgow Shopping Breaks

Italian Centre

Located in the trendy Merchant City area of Glasgow and just off of George Square the Italian Centre in Glasgow offers some of the biggest names in designer clothing. Set amidst stunning surroundings you will find chic and exclusive boutiques. Not to be missed!

Braehead Shopping Centre: Glasgow Shopping Breaks Braehead Shopping Centre


Over a 100 brands in over 100 stores over the centre and retail park. Opening Hours: Weekdays 10am-9pm, Saturday 9am – 6.30pm, Sunday 10am -6pm. Facilities include: Ice Rink and Food Mall, Free Kids Entertainment, Play group for children

 Clyde Waterbus: Glasgow Shopping Breaks

Clyde Watersbus

Glasgow to Braehead
i. Regular daily sailing

This extremely comfortable vessel the Pride O’ The Clyde with its own refreshments bar, shows you the sights, ships and shipyards between Braehead Shopping Centre and the very heart of Glasgow at the Central Station bridge. Sailing between Braehead shopping centre and Glasgow city center, famous sights along the way, includes the Clyde Auditorium, the Finnieston Crane and the Glasgow Science Centre.

House of Fraser

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

The famous House of Fraser department store located in pedestrianised Buchanan Street is a must for quality shopping in Glasgow

Jenners Department Store

Loch Lomond Shores

Within a 40 minute drive of Glasgow you shall reach the astounding beauty of Loch Lomond. Visit Jenners on the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond and enjoy the scenery at the same time. See Loch Lomond Shopping.


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What our guests say

“First visit to Glasgow”

We have just returned from a 3 night 4 day break at the Argyll.We can not praise this hotel enough. On entering we were greeted by very friendly reception staff. Our room a double was very clean and tidy. The breakfast was wonderful and a member of staff Linda couldn’t do enough.We could order the eggs we wanted and nothing was to much trouble.We would definitely recommend this hotel.

Janet C, TripAdvisor