Ogilvie Construction has started work on Glasgow’s first YOTEL in a prime location on Argyle Street opposite the city’s Central Station.
Ogilvie is transforming the Westergate building into a 256 room hotel that will be equipped with YOTEL’s signature design and technology-driven hospitality offering. The new hotel will feature Glasgow’s first destination rooftop bar complete with bowling alley.
The new hotel is set to open for business in November 2019 and will be YOTEL’s second hotel in Scotland after Edinburgh and its fifth in the UK.
Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:
“We are delighted to be working with YOTEL to deliver their vision for a unique new hotel in the centre of Glasgow. Our team brings unrivalled specialist knowledge of the hotel and leisure sector and we look forward to successfully delivering another first class destination on the city.”
Known for its seamless technology and cleverly designed spaces, YOTEL Glasgow’s cabins will feature the brand’s signature adjustable SmartBed™ as well as its smart TVs for guests to stream their own content.
Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group, one of Scotland's most consistently successful family owned businesses. The company is over 65 years old and employs over 550 people across its various business operations.
Inspired by the luxury of first-class travel and uncompromisingly designed around guests, YOTEL takes the essential elements of luxury hotels into smaller, smart spaces and deliver extraordinary value and a sense of community with areas for co-working, social gatherings and exercise in sought after locations. Premium Cabins include YOTEL’s signature adjustable SmartBed™ with rejuvenating rain showers and SMART TVs, multi power and USB points and easy connectivity.
YOTEL currently operates four airport hotels in London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris, Charles de Gaulle and three city centre hotels in New York, Boston and Singapore. YOTEL is expanding rapidly with new projects under development globally, including Istanbul New Airport, San Francisco, Singapore Changi Airport, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Geneva, Amsterdam, Miami, Dubai, Mammoth, Park City, Porto and New York Long Island City.
YOTEL’s major shareholders include a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, the Talal Jassim Al-Bahar Group, United Investment Portugal and Kuwait Real Estate Company (AQARAT).
YOTEL was created by YO! founder Simon Woodroffe OBE, who inspired by first class travel, translated the language of luxury airline travel into a small but luxurious cabin (www.yo.co.uk).
Visit www.yotel.com for more information.