Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland filled with activities.

But for some visitors, chilling at a luxury hotel might be all you need.

And we know a few places with swimming pools onsite so you can relax all day.

Some properties also have hot tubs and spa treatments to go with their heated pools.

There’s even a 5-star hotel if you want to splurge.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best luxury Glasgow hotels with swimming pools.

Book one of these rooms and you can start or end your day with a relaxing swim.

1. Kimpton – Blythswood Square Hotel 

Originally designed for the aristocracy, this landmark hotel still exudes class.

Inside the recently renovated rooms, you’ll find stunning Georgian architecture.

A choice of 113 guest rooms and suites boast marble bathrooms, edgy artwork and luxury amenities.

The facilities are as slick as the accommodations.

There’s a well-loved spa which includes a pool, steam room, sauna and gym.

Guests can dine at the onsite seafood restaurant iasg, or enjoy a cocktail or coffee at The Salon.

Location wise, it’s hard to beat as the city center is just a stone’s throw away.

As the only 5-star property on our list, this is definitely the best Glasgow hotel with a swimming pool.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suites
  • Address: 11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, G2 4AD, United Kingdom

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2. Crowne Plaza Glasgow, an IHG Hotel 

The Crown Plaza Glasgow is set on the banks of the River Clyde.

Bedrooms are blessed with stunning views of the river and city.

You are guaranteed a good night sleep thanks to the ‘Sleep Advantage program’ which ensures quiet zones and premium bedding.

Leisure facilities include a fitness center, spa, restaurant, bar and outdoor terrace.

There’s also a heated swimming pool and sauna.

This is an excellent option if you’re heading to the city for business…

There’s a total of 15 meeting rooms with the largest boasting a 800 person capacity.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: One bedroom suite
  • Address: Congress Rd, North West, Glasgow, G3 8QT, United Kingdom 

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3. DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central

If you’ve stayed at a DoubleTree hotel before, you’ll know your stay starts with a warm cookie at check-in – delicious.

It continues with large ensuite rooms which are both quiet and comfortable.

The hotel’s signature restaurant Brisket is headed up by a multi-award winning chef.

There’s also Cask Bar where guests can hangout and enjoy local or craft beers, and a Costa Coffee.

Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, fitness center, sauna and steam room.

For foodies and fashionistas, the location of this hotel is second-to-none.

It’s walking distance to both the shopping of Buchanan Street and the restaurants of Bath Street.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: One bedroom king suite
  • Address: 36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, G2 3HN, United Kingdom

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4. Village Hotel Glasgow

The Village Hotel is situated close to Finnieston which was named by ‘The Times’ as one of the hippest places to live in the UK.

The area is peppered with cool bars, gig venues and top-notch restaurants.

Onsite, you’ll have access to the Village Health & Wellness Club which is packed with state-of-the-art facilities.

Guests can expect the latest gym equipment, whirlpool, sauna, and the all-important 20 metre heated swimming pool.

When it comes to sleeping, there’s 120 well-appointed rooms which all feature large TVs with Sky channels.

For a quick coffee there’s a Starbucks onsite too.

Or, for something more substantial, there’s a stylish bar and a Grill restaurant.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Club room
  • Address: 7 Festival Gate, Pacific Drive, South, Glasgow, G51 1DB, United Kingdom

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5. Hilton Glasgow

The rooms at the Hilton Glasgow are modern and stylish.

Inside, you’ll find air conditioning, flatscreen TVs, and complimentary toiletries.

Check out the suites if you want the most comfortable stay.

For dining, guests are treated to some excellent F&B options without stepping out the hotel.

The Tea Lounge by Dilmah offers an innovative afternoon tea, while you can experience authentic haggis at Tart & Lobster.

The Livingwell Health Club is where the swimming pool can be found.

There’s also a fitness center with plenty of cardio equipment, and a sauna and steam room to relax in.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: King Hilton suite
  • Address: 1 William Street, Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, G3 8HT, United Kingdom 

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6. Glasgow Marriott Hotel

In a perfect spot to explore the city, the Marriot is close to many attractions, shopping and nightlife.

But, when it’s time to relax, the spacious rooms here are pretty perfect too.

You’ll find luxury bedding, large flatscreen TVs with movies and a work desk.

The leisure club is home to a fabulous indoor pool, as well as a modern gym and sauna.

If more low-key well-being activities are on the agenda, there’s a serene spa where you can unwind.

The flagship restaurant Cast Iron Grill serves British cuisine with a contemporary twist.

For drinks, the Brew Bar Lounge is a better hangout spot.

Or, if you’d rather not leave your room at all, 24-hour room service is available.

  • Guest Rating: 8.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe double room
  • Address: 500 Argyle Street, Anderston, Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, G3 8RR, United Kingdom

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7. Glasgow Argyle Hotel, BW Signature Collection

If you’re looking for a quiet stay, that’s still within easy reach of everything, the Glasgow Argyle is spot-on.

There’s 141 bedrooms available – all of which come with complimentary WiFi, plasma TVs and tea and coffee facilities.

For those who prefer a little more space and independence, there are also 12 self-catering apartments.

All meals can be enjoyed in the hotel if you so wish.

The Breakfast Room serves up tasty brekkies and evening meals are best enjoyed at the Argyle Bar and Lounge.

The swimming pool is a decent size and you’ll love the spa bath.

If you’re more active, there’s a gym to work out in too.

  • Guest Rating: 7.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior apartment
  • Address: 27 Washington Street, Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, G3 8AZ, United Kingdom

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FAQs

What’s the best 5-star hotel in Glasgow with a swimming pool?


The Kimpton – Blythswood Square Hotel is the only 5-star hotel with a swimming pool on our list.

It’s the only hotel in the city to have AA accreditation.

As well as the swimming pool, we love the lush gardens and swish rooms.

What’s the best luxury hotel in Glasgow with a pool and spa?


You can find Spa In The City at Glasgow Marriott Hotel.

There’s a full treatment menu including facials, massages, and beauty treatments.

After a treatment, you can enjoy the facilities such as the swimming pool and sauna.

What’s the best luxury hotel in Glasgow with a pool and hot tub?


Most of the hotels will have a hot tub or Jacuzzi next to the pool.

But if you want the best experience, check out the thermal experience at Kimpton.

Although there is an additional charge.

Besides the hot tub, you’ll also have access to the sauna, steam rooms, jetted pool, and ice fountains.

You may also be interested in our guide on the 10 Best Glasgow Hotels With Private Bathtub in Room.

What’s the best luxury family hotel in Glasgow with a swimming pool?


The Glasgow Argyle Hotel has excellent accommodation and facilities for families.

The self-catering Superior Apartments based in the old mill are spread across two stories.

These offer families plenty of space to spread out.

Summary

Luxury Glasgow HotelsBest Rooms
Kimpton – Blythswood Square HotelSuites
Crowne Plaza Glasgow, an IHG HotelOne bedroom suite
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow CentralOne bedroom king suite
Village Hotel GlasgowClub room
Hilton GlasgowKing Hilton suite
Glasgow Marriott HotelDeluxe double room
Glasgow Argyle HotelSuperior apartment
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