Imagery courtesy of Virgin Motels.
Virgin Motels has given a sneak peek at its upcoming Glasgow growth forward of its opening in December this 12 months.
Virgin Motels Glasgow is the second web site for the model within the UK and can characteristic 240 Chambers spanning throughout 15 flooring.
4 eating and ingesting choices embrace the Commons Membership – Virgin Motels’ flagship restaurant and bar that acts as a modern-day social membership; Highyard, for entertaining, co-working and eating; Humorous Library Espresso Store; and the elegant late-night bar, Rocks.
With a chief metropolis centre place, the resort has panoramic views overlooking the River Clyde to the south, and throughout to the center of Glasgow within the north.
Shiny and ethereal with heat textiles and domestically sourced furnishings, the chambers are designed to be a welcoming house to loosen up, that includes Virgin Motels’ signature format with two distinct areas. The Dressing Room features a full vainness, closet house sufficiently big for 2, make-up desk with a well-lit mirror, an extra-large bathe with a built-in bench and toiletries by Arran of Scotland.
A sliding door or material separates it from The Lounge, which options Virgin Motels’ patented ergonomically designed mattress with a tufted headboard, a purple Smeg mini-fridge stocked with a curated number of native merchandise, tv and shops for smartphones, laptops, or different gadgets.
Virgin Motels Glasgow may also supply a number of curated suites. The signature suite, Sir Richard’s Flat, named after firm founder, Richard Branson, contains a retro-luxury design with a private bar and video games desk and a velvet couch, making a sociable house throughout the suite. In a nod to Virgin’s heritage, company of Sir Richard’s Flat will discover musical references all through, together with distinctive items of record-inspired art work.
Impressed and named after Branson’s spouse, Joan, Girl B’s Flat will characteristic ground and wall tiling impressed by alabaster. Unfold over 69 sq m, the suite offers company with a light-weight, ethereal house with beautiful furnishings and a big, curved tub. Moreover, the Moroccan-inspired Kasbah Tamadot Suite options hand-carved heritage wooden panels, together with a toilet embellished with Moroccan-style tiles – impressed by Virgin Restricted Version’s property in Morocco of the identical identify.
All chambers and suites have built-in tech capabilities which may management lighting, thermostats, TVs, and order room service immediately through a cell app, Lucy. Chambers are additionally pet pleasant, with complimentary ‘pet-menities’ obtainable, together with canine beds and meals and water dishes.
The resort was developed by Silk Property Group, which chosen Twenty First Architects to work on the resort. UK-based design agency 4-By-Two was tapped to curate the resort interiors in accordance with Virgin Motels’ localised strategy to design. Siggis Capital supplied funding for the venture.
Virgin Motels’ CEO James Bermingham stated: “We’re thrilled to share our second resort within the UK in a very completely different metropolis, Glasgow. Virgin Motels Glasgow will characteristic neighbourhood-driven design and numerous restaurant and bar choices. We really imagine the resort would be the superb hub for guests wanting to absorb this vibrant metropolis whereas having fun with genuine experiences.”
The model has not less than 5 additional developments presently ongoing across the globe, based on the TOPHOTELPROJECTS database. This contains Virgin Lodge Banyalbufar in Spain, because of open in Q3 2023; the 250-room Virgin Motels Middle Metropolis in Philadelphia, USA; and Virgin Motels Miami scheduled to launch in This fall 2025.