group Jumeirah has announced it will open a “five-star super deluxe” hotel and
serviced-apartment property in Glasgow.
Hotel is due to open in 2011, and will be housed within a 25-storey building designed
by Ian Simpson Arhitects (also responsible for the forthcoming W Manchester –
see online news September 3), located in the city’s International Financial
There will be 160
guest rooms and suites, as well as 85 Jumeirah Living serviced apartments. Other
facilities include an infinity pool, Talise Wellness gym, rooftop cocktail
lounge, and “several restaurants and bars”. For business travellers there will
also be a 630-seat ballroom, and a club lounge.
The Glasgow hotel
is the fifth Jumeirah property either open or under development in Europe. The
brand currently has two properties open in London (The Jumeirah Carlton Towers
and nearby Jumeirah Lowndes), with a third due to open on the Southbank in 2011
(see online news July 30, 2007). Jumeirah also has a resort and spa project
under development in Mallorca.
information visit jumeirah.com.
Report by Mark