32nd World Conference
International Society for Music Education
Glasgow, UK 24-29 July


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Accommodation is being held in a wide selection of hotels and serviced apartments in Glasgow city centre.  For information regarding student accommodation, please see the bottom of the page.

Please note that the hotel will require a credit card valid at the time of your stay to guarantee your reservation.

Your credit card details will be forwarded to the hotel prior to your arrival to secure your booking and may be charged the full amount of your stay.

In the event of non-arrival or cancellation after 1st June 2016, the hotel may charge to the card an amount up to the equivalent of the full stay. Please note that any reduction in room nights after 1st June 2016 will be treated as a cancellation by the hotel/serviced apartment.

Rates quoted are per night inclusive of breakfast (unless stated) and VAT at the prevailing rate. The information provided is correct at the time of publication.

Please find below a map of the accommodation available through the secretariat.

To reserve accommodation please CLICK HERE.

For information on student accommodation, please scroll to the bottom of this page for more details.

Apex Bath Street – 0.2 mile/5 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

110 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 2EN

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Enviably situated on the trendy Bath Street, the hotel is just a short walk from the conference venues as well as the shops of Buchanan Street and the vibrant bars and restaurants of the city centre. The hotel opened its doors in autumn 2015 after a multi-million refurbishment and boasts features including free high speed Wi-Fi and local calls as well as Sky TV in every room.  In addition, the rooms offer spacious walk-in showers with luxury Elemis toiletries, king size beds, desk and chair, fridge, safe, iron and board and a large LED TV. You can also escape the hustle and bustle of the city in the contemporary surroundings of The Lounge with a coffee, casual dining or drinks. Room service is available 24 hours a day.  Please note that the rate includes a continental breakfast only.

£125 Single occupancy

£125 Double/twin occupancy

Glasgow City Hotel – 0.3 mile/7 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Cambridge St, Glasgow G2 3HN

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

The Glasgow City Hotel is a luxury hotel with stunning rooms, a premium leisure club with pool and fabulous food.  Located right in the heart of Glasgow, the hotel will allow you to explore the city centre on foot as well as being just a short distance from the Royal Concert Hall.  Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs, coffee & tea making facilities, iron and ironing boards.  The hotel’s leisure facilities include a swimming pool with spa pool, sauna and steam room.  A fully equipped gym is also available to guests.  Alternatively, guests can enjoy a pampering treatment at Escape Spa and Beauty.  Although there are many places to eat and drink nearby, the hotel has a welcoming and relaxed restaurant as well as the Cabin Bar which serves Starbucks.   24 hour room service is available.

£100 Single occupancy

£110 Double/twin occupancy

Grand Central Hotel – 0.4 mile/8 minute walk  NO LONGER AVAILABLE

99 Gordon St, Glasgow G1 3SF

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

The hotel stands proud on Central Station in the hub of Glasgow’s Style Mile and is close to all major transport links including Glasgow Airport. A combination of Victorian architecture and modern touches create a timeless elegance and glamour.  The rooms are furnished in a relaxing and cosy style and offer free high-speed Wi-Fi, Plasma TVs and a laptop sized safe.  The hotel serves modern and classic dishes at its Tempus Restaurant.  Be sure to visit Champagne Central during your stay, winner of the Scottish Hotel Awards 2015 Bar of the Year.  Frequented by visitors and locals alike, it boasts many original features and is one of the most stylish and glamorous places in Glasgow to enjoy a glass of bubbles. Room service available 24/7.

23 & 30 July - £135 Single occupancy, £145 Double/twin occupancy

24 July - £95 Single occupancy, £105 Double/twin occupancy

25, 26, 27, 28 & 29 July - £105 Single occupancy, £115 Double/twin occupancy

Hallmark Hotel – 1 mile/19 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

27 Washington St, Glasgow G3 8AZ

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Within easy walking distance of Glasgow’s bustling city centre, the Hallmark Hotel offers quiet, spacious, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, leisure facilities and on-site parking. All rooms offer modern furnishings and décor, a 32-inch flat-screen TV with Sky Sports channels, tea and coffee facilities and 24 hour room service. The brassiere restaurant serves a menu prepared with seasonal ingredients. There is also an atmospheric lounge bar with a range of wines and beers.  Guests can enjoy full use of the 15 metre swimming pool, spa bath with massage jets, sauna and steam room or the well-equipped gymnasium.  Treatments can be booked at the Savannah Day Spa which offers a full range of therapeutic and beauty treatments.

£130 Single occupancy

£140 Double/twin occupancy

Holiday Inn Express Riverside – 0.8 mile/15 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

122 Stockwell St, Glasgow G1 4LW

3 Star, Free Wi-Fi

The Holiday Inn Express Riverside provides affordable accommodation in Glasgow’s city centre. Overlooking the River Clyde, this modern hotel offers many facilities including comfortable en suite guestrooms with flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, work desk and tea and coffee making facilities.  A welcoming lounge and bar is open to all guests, serving a selection of beverages.  The hotel is ideally located for enjoying the numerous restaurants in Glasgow’s stylish Merchant City.

The Holiday Inn Express Riverside will take full pre-payment 28 days prior to arrival.

£95 Single occupancy

£95 Double/twin occupancy

Holiday Inn Express Theatreland – Onsite  NO LONGER AVAILABLE

161 West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1 2RL

3 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Located just a 2-minute walk from Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall, the Holiday Inn Express features a distinctive mast shaped glass tower.  Each bedroom is modern, bright and airy and offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities.  In addition, the hotel’s business centre is open 24 hours, and has PC access, fax, internet/email, printing and copying services.  With the city centre on your doorstep, you wish to explore or relax and unwind in the newly refurbished lounge area whilst enjoying a drink and light snack from the bar.

£119 Single occupancy

£119 Double/twin occupancy

Holiday Inn Theatreland – Onsite NO LONGER AVAILABLE

161 W Nile St, Glasgow G1 2RL

4 Star

Wi-Fi free to IHG Rewards Club members (which you can sign up for at check-in) or at an extra charge to non-members

Following a complete refurbishment of all bedrooms in 2015, the Holiday Inn Theatreland features modern décor and rooms retain a welcoming, boutique city centre feel.  Provided as standard in every room are specially designed Holidreamer beds, ironing centre, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV with free view.  This hotel is situated in the very heart of Glasgow’s city centre and is just a 2 minute walk from the Royal Concert Hall.  La Bonne Auberge is located within the Holiday Inn and is renowned for being Glasgow’s original Mediterranean brasserie.   Its reputation and quality has earned it an AA Rosette award.

£145 Single occupancy

£145 Double/twin occupancy

Ibis City Centre – 0.6 mile/11 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

220 W Regent St, Glasgow G2 4DQ

3 Star, Free Wi-Fi

The Ibis Glasgow City Centre hotel offers a budget friendly base while being located within easy walking distance of both the conference and the restaurants and nightlife of central Glasgow. Contemporary guest rooms include wireless internet access and satellite TV as well as a queen-size bed, en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and a big desk.  The hotel also offers a café serving hot and cold snacks and light meals or you can relax with a drink at the friendly bar.

£90 Single occupancy

£95 Double/twin occupancy

Jurys Inn – 0.6 mile/11 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

80 Jamaica St, Glasgow G1 4QG

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Situated on the banks of the River Clyde, the Jurys Inn offers stylish and spacious rooms which come with a large bed, complimentary toiletries, a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, desk area, air conditioning and room service available 24 hours.  Amenities include a contemporary restaurant, the newly refurbished Grill Bar and the all-day Costa coffee bar.  This hotel is just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city centre and within easy walking distance of the conference venue.

£135 Single occupancy

£145 Double/twin occupancy

Marriott – 0.9 mile/18 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

500 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8RR

4 Star

Wi-Fi is available free of charge in public areas and at an additional cost in bedrooms

The Glasgow Marriott is only a five-minute stroll from the best of Glasgow city centre’s shopping and nightlife and is within walking distance of the Royal Concert Hall.  This modern hotel offers bedrooms which feature deluxe bedding with pillow top mattresses, a work desk, a large flat-screen TV and 24-hour room service. Boasting an on-site fitness centre and spa, guests have free use of the hotel’s modern cardio equipment, weights, indoor pool and sauna.  Alternatively, you may wish to pamper yourself with an appointment at the Distinction Health & Beauty Spa. The American-style Source restaurant offers international cuisine and fine wine. Chat's Bar is a more casual cafe/bar offering speciality cocktails, sandwiches and hot snacks.

£129 Single occupancy

£139 Double/twin occupancy

Mercure – 0.4 mile/8 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

201 Ingram St, Glasgow G1 1DQ

3 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Located in Glasgow's upmarket Merchant City and just along from Glasgow’s iconic Duke of Wellington statue, this hotel leaves you perfectly placed for walking to the Royal Concert Hall and enjoying the city centre.  All bedrooms feature a flat-screen TV, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, work space and welcome tray. Food and drinks are available in the bright and airy Bagio Café Bar where you can watch the city go by via the glass front.  Room service at the Mercure Glasgow City Hotel is available around the clock.  Guests staying at this hotel will require to book for a minimum of 4 nights.

£125 Single occupancy

£135 Double/twin occupancy

Millennium Hotel – 0.3 mile/5 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

George Square, Glasgow G2 1DS

4 Star

Wi-Fi is available free of charge in public areas and at an additional cost in bedrooms

Housed in a Victorian building, this upscale hotel is a 5-minute stroll away from the Royal Concert Hall and is located in the historic George Square.  The quintessentially Scottish bedrooms provide flat-screen TVs with cable channels, safe, iron, trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities.  There are plenty of eating and drinking opportunities within the hotel with The Brasserie offering extensive lunch and dinner options as well as views over George Square. Georgics Bar specialises in light bites and pub fare while the Millennium Lounge serves up coffee and drinks while watching the world go by from the conservatory.

£129 Single occupancy

£139 Double/twin occupancy

Novotel – 0.5 mile/10 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

181 Pitt St, Glasgow G2 4DT

4 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Just a 10 minute walk from the conference venue, the Novotel offers bright and airy rooms which come with desks, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. They also include tea and coffee making facilities.  Nestled close to much of Glasgow’s vibrant nightlife, there is plenty to see on your doorstep. However, if you prefer to stay indoors, the hotel has a modern international restaurant plus a relaxed bar with snacks. There's also a sauna and a fitness centre for guests.

£115 Single occupancy

£125 Double/twin occupancy

Park Inn by Radisson – 0.2 mile/5 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

139-141 W George St, Glasgow G2 2JJ

3 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Converted from an historical office building, the Park Inn by Radisson boasts modern rooms with comfortable amenities, such as power showers, air conditioning, flat-screen televisions and free Wi-Fi access.  Just a five minute walk from either Central Station or the Royal Concert Hall, the hotel is enviably located to enjoy the best of Glasgow’s thriving city centre.   A restaurant and bar on the premises offer snacks and meals or a relaxing drink.  In addition, guests are welcome to use the on-site fitness centre.

£125 Single occupancy

£135 Double/twin occupancy

Radisson Blu – 0.6 mile/11 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

301 Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8DL

5 Star, Free Wi-Fi

Featuring award-winning architecture and a stunning atrium, the Radisson Blu hotel is situated mere minutes from Central Station and is the perfect base for both attending ISME 2016 and taking in the sights of Glasgow. The spacious rooms feature wall-to-ceiling windows, an iPod® docking station, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, bathrobe and slippers, top-end toiletries and a mini bar.  The sophisticated Collage Restaurant serves fine cuisine while The College Bar serves gourmet light snacks and a range of beverages. Guests can also relax in the Atrium Bar with fresh coffees and cocktails.  For relaxation, the hotel offers access to Sports Direct, which provides a pool and sauna.

£125 Single occupancy

£137 Double/twin occupancy

Serviced Apartments

Fraser Suites – 0.8 mile/16 minute walk NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1-19 Albion St, Glasgow G1 1LH

4 star apartments, Free Wi-Fi

The Fraser Suites are situated in the prestigious Merchant City and set in a beautifully-renovated 1850s Victorian building.  The chic and modern apartments include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and iPod docks. All have fully-equipped kitchenettes and work areas.  Amenities include an in-house fitness suite, a self-service laundry and complimentary mid week city centre shuttle bus.  A continental breakfast will be available each morning.

Studio apartment - £104 Single occupancy, £114 Double occupancy

1 bedroom apartment - £124 Single occupancy, £134 Double occupancy

To reserve accommodation please CLICK HERE.

University Accommodation

Accommodation at Glasgow Caledonian University is now available by contacting the university directly at: accommodation@gcu.ac.uk

Please note that such bookings cannot unfortunately be made on this site or by the conference administration.

Most accommodation is located at Caledonian Court, Dobbies Loan, G4 0JF.

Please also note that rooms will be subject to availability.   

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