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We like to inform our guests about what is going on in our local area and of course let them know when there is a great deal available. Read all about it below and get in contact with us if you would like to chat.

We visited the rudest bathroom in Glasgow and it’s unashamedly risqué

The newest cafe to open in Shawlands also happens to be the rudest and is claiming to have a bathroom made just for those 18 and over. Glasgow Live had to go see the NSFW space for themselves.

Topolabamba to open second Glasgow restaurant with expansion into the west end

Topolambaba has announced that it will be expanding into the west end after a very successful opening in the city centre. The Mexican street food restaurant will be opening next month.

The Arches in Glasgow to open as nightclub venue for first time in eight years

The Arches was an iconic nightclub in Glasgow for years before it was closed down. Now, a new club night has been announced to take place at the venue.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong coming to Glasgow – how to get tickets for hilarious show

The hilarious show has been touring for a while now and now the cast and crew behind the popular show are set to come to Glasgow – and it’s not one you will want to miss.

Ninja air fryer slashed in price to £99 as Amazon shoppers ‘ditch their ovens’

The Ninja air fryer is slashed in price with many Amazon shoppers raving about how fast it cooks their food. And priced at £99, it is one you’ll want to snap up fast.

Heinz Ketchup and Lick collaborate for ‘limited-edition paint’ and there’s only 570 tins

In a “world first” people will be able to decorate their homes in a “one-of-a-kind opportunity to bring Heinz Tomato Ketchup into your home like never before.”

The idyllic town just 90 mins from Glasgow just named one of the best in the UK to visit

Which? readers were asked to rate inland towns and villages across the UK for their peace and quiet, scenery, food and drink and more and one of the top Scottish entries lies not far from Glasgow.

Glasgow’s historic Provan Hall dating back to 15th century to open after £3.5m refurb

The medieval mansion is said to be one of the most haunted buildings in the city, and it is opening to the public this week – offering a range of activities including ghost tours and history talks.

Ex-Celtic star Dion Dublin spotted in Glasgow pub pulling pints and having a laugh with staff

Dion Dublin may no longer be waving the Hoops’ flag but the former footballer was spotted enjoying a pint inside a city boozer – and even got behind the bar himself.

Hampden Park confirms return of Saltire Square with street food and live music for Scotland game

Fans heading to the match against England at Hampden Stadium this evening can look forward to the hospitality at the Saltire Square Fan Zone in the Toryglen car park.

Walk, Run or Support the next AJ Bell Scottish Run – 01 October 2023

When Glasgow hosts a 10k or Half Marathon such as the AJ Bell Scottish Run, something special happens.

Huge Interest in St. Patricks Day Events Sparks Early Bookings

We are so looking forward to one of the most beloved dates on the Calendar, St. Patricks Day

Glasgow’s upcoming September Festivals & Events roundup

The McQuade Group of properties can offer you and your group unrivalled value and a friendly welcome in a variety of locations across the city to suit your needs and budget.

All you need to know about SWG3, Glasgow’s premier entertainment venue

A venue located just north of the River Clyde, and in fact just a 20-minute walk from the Acorn Hotel

The Willow Tea Rooms – A famous Glasgow Treasure

The Willow Tea Rooms are to Glasgow like Harrods is to London, or Macy’s is to New York!

A Visit to the Glasgow Necropolis

If a tour of a cemetery fills you with dread rather than excitement, read on, you may just change your mind. Unbelievably Glasgow Necropolis walking tours are incredibly popular both with locals and visitors to Glasgow.

Celtic Connections 2022, a festival like no other.

The Celtic Connections festival will be held January 20th to February 6th, 2022. The festival started in 1994 and showcases traditional home-grown talent but also attracts acts from all over the world.

Glasgow gets ready for COP26 – 31 October to 12 November

The city of Glasgow as we know it, is in the final stages of preparation for the climate conference COP26, which takes place from 31 October to 12 November 2021.

The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

Just at the opposite end of the beautiful Kelvingrove Park from The Acorn Hotel is the amazingly fresh and modern Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

Walking Tours in Glasgow

Glasgow City centre has some great walking tours on offer for all ages and interests. Each of these sights and tours are all easily accessible from the Acorn hotel!

Glasgow Comedy Festival

The festival returns for its 18th year between 12th – 29th March 2020 and will feature your favourite comedy friends, top television names and spectacular stand-up stars to stages across Glasgow.

Christmas Markets at St Enoch Square

Glasgow’s Continental Christmas Markets open this month, bringing with them the best of traders and stalls from all over Europe. The St Enoch Christmas market will open open between 9am and 10pm from Saturday, November 9 until Sunday, December 22.

Historic Glasgow

The Acorn Hotel may only be a short walk from Glasgow’s modern metropolitan centre. However, the surrounding area also has plenty of rich history to offer.

Alexander “Greek” Thomson

The Acorn Hotel was designed by eminent Glaswegian architect Alexander “Greek” Thomson in the mid 1800s.

Top Eating spots in Glasgow

Glasgow is blessed with many a fine eatery – from casual dining to fine dining and everything in between! Our cosmopolitan city invites you to sample what’s on offer with cuisines from the four corners of the globe.

Pride Glasgow 2019

Scotland’s biggest LGBT festival, is back with much fanfare to its new stamping ground on the concourse of the Riverside Museum!

Glasgow Café Culture

If you love coffee – Glasgow’s cafe scene is where it’s all happening! You’ll get to experience Glasgow’s renowned friendliness, and the city is jam packed with independent cafes and coffee shops in which to chill out with your friends.

Best City Deals For Your Stay

At the Acorn Hotel we always have our guests’ best interests in mind and are on the lookout for ways to explore Glasgow without breaking the bank.

TRNSMT 2019 Discount!

This year’s lineup was not to be missed and we know next year won’t disappoint either; if you’re looking for a new music event to get involved with for 2019, TRNSMT is a great option. 

48 Hours in Glasgow

Glasgow’s got so much going on it’d be impossible to do it all in two days! We wanted to give you a flavour of what’s possible if you’ve got just 48 hours in Glasgow!

10% Off At Five March

The place has already garnered itself a storm of great reviews. Get 10% discount on all food and drink purchased there to hotel guests.