Major refurbishment for Clyde Suite at Glasgow Marriott Hotel

Major refurbishment for Clyde Suite at Glasgow Marriott Hotel

It has been the scene of glittering award ceremonies and celebrity-filled charity fundraisers for many years and the Clyde Suite at Glasgow Marriott Hotel has now undergone a major refurbishment.

At the heart of Glasgow’s social scene for over 34 years, the Clyde Suite has now benefitted from significant investment to upgrade the event space and adjoining bar area.

New lighting, decoration and floor coverings have revitalised the iconic space which has welcomed hundreds of thousands of guests throughout its history.

Chris McGuinness, General Manager of Glasgow Marriott Hotel, said: “The Clyde Suite is one of Glasgow’s most popular venues with almost 150,000 people attending functions over the past two years alone.

“We know the function room holds special memories for many Glaswegians however, we also recognise the importance of continuing to invest in the hotel and look forward to many more people enjoying events in the Clyde Suite.”


One of the key dates in the events calendar for the hotel is for the Bridgeton Burns Club, the biggest Burns club in the world. The hotel has been the venue for the traditional Burns Supper every year since it opened in 1985. The venue has also hosted the annual Quarriers Noel Lunch for more than a decade.

Since the completion of the refurbishment, the hotel has seen an increase in bookings for ladies’ lunches and corporate and business events with many dates already confirmed for 2020.

Chris McGuinness added: “We have seen a shift in the social calendar over recent years with a greater demand for bespoke events as well as the more traditional dinners and corporate events that we are renowned for.

“As part of the refurbishment, we have ensured that we have the flexibility to meet ever-changing needs and respond to the trend for experiential and memorable events whether it is a new car launch or street food style networking for up to 600 people.

“In this age of social media, we also recognise the importance of events being ‘Instagram friendly’ so our dedicated sales team ensure that every event is memorable whether it is a feature doughnut or balloon wall, fashionable gin bar or pop-up cocktail masterclass.”


One of the first events to be held in the refurbished Clyde Suite will be a Ladies Lunch on Sunday 6th October as part of the partnership between Glasgow Marriott Hotel and Ronald McDonald House Glasgow.

Stephanie Beglin, Fundraiser from Ronald McDonald House Glasgow, said: “This October, our Ladies Lunch guests will be among the very first to experience the new look of the Clyde Suite in the Glasgow Marriott Hotel; tastefully updated and refurbished creating the perfect setting and atmosphere for our event.

“The entire Glasgow Marriott Hotel team always give 100 per cent to help us deliver our plans and put on the perfect event from Ladies Lunches to Sports Dinners. Their professionalism and superior standard of facilities keep us coming back year after year, and we’d like to thank them for their invaluable and continued support. With these new stylish surroundings our 21st Lunch will be one to remember!”


To be one of the first to view the new space call Carolynn Morrison, Sales Leader 0141 226 1540.

Last Updated: 25 September 2019 14:10

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