Conference venue & meeting rooms in Glasgow

Conveniently located in the heart of Glasgow and adjacent to Glasgow Central Station, The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow is a much-loved city icon ready to welcome guests for events of all types. An award-winning venue for business meetings, conferences, training events, and more, the hotel is an attraction in itself, making an event within its walls that much more memorable.

Following a £250k refurbishment, the Grand Room has now undergone a full decoration to bring 21st-century touches to the rich heritage and detailing of the original room. With capacity for up to 400 people, it is one of the grandest event spaces in Glasgow. 

Enjoy ease of planning with the help of a dedicated event manager, and modern amenities to host guests—including excellent dining options, comfortable accommodations, and proximity to attractions and things to do.

At a glance

  • Located in Glasgow's city centre, adjacent to Central Station, and is 8 miles from Glasgow Airport
  • Home to 21 meeting rooms and two dedicated conference floors with flexible presentation and seating configurations
  • Accommodates events large or small (up to 400 guests)
  • Provides in-house AV support for all technological requirements
  • Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 100Mb is available throughout.
  • Serves fresh, locally sourced and inspired dishes to fuel and satisfy guests
Room arrangements
  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Cabaret
  • Classroom
  • Dinner Dance
  • Theatre
  • U-Shape
Room NameFloorBoardroomCabaret (with front projection)Cabaret (with back projection)Classroom (with front projection)Classroom (with back projection)DinnerDinner DanceReceptionTheatre Style (with front projection)Theatre Style (with back projection)U-ShapeWedding
The Grand RoomEx248224336312400360600400300x360
The VictoriaEx160128200180240200300300250x200
The RegentE487256846010080180100x50180
The BuchananE2432x24x40x4036x2440
The Great WesternE2430x24x50x5050402450
The WellingtonE3030x24x50x5050x2450
Campbell112xx12x12xx12x10x
Carnegie112xx12x12xx12x10x
Chamberlain112xx10x12xx18x10x
Drummond110xx8x10xx12xxx
Hamilton112xx12x12xx18x10x
Mandela112xx10x12xx18x10x
Melville112xx10x12xx18x10x
Bells112xxxx12xx12xxx
Caledonian112xx10x12xx12x10x
Erskine112xxxx10xx18x10x
Kingston112xxxx12xx18x10x
St Andrews114xxxx14xx20xxx
The Clyde150564030x80601080x4080
The Queens1xxxxx40x6040x2540
The Queen Mary1xxxxx20x30xx1020
The Queen Elizabeth1xxxxx20x3010x1520