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The Library Apartment -Historic building in Glasgow Merchant City-Best location

Bedrooms 1
Space 70 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One bedroom apartment- sleeps 4 -with all home comforts- Very central location

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION - The apartment is not minutes from Glasgow City Centre -- IT IS Glasgow City centre!

Award winner 2011 and 2012 -this aprtment will not disappoint. Yards from Argyle St and Buchanan St with George Square next block up. Restaurants, shopping, transport, tourist sights - all at your doorstep. Its at the hub of public transport to take you to places such as Loch Lomond, Argyll. Ideal base to explore the city and further afield - even the Highlands.

The apartment is in a fabulous historic building with original features. There are high ceilings and large windows and hardwood floors. There is a large lounge with Bang & Olufsen entertainment system; a very well equipped separate kitchen; modern bathroom with bath and shower and a large double bedroom. The sofa bed in the lounge provides an extra double bed. A double air bed is also available. We can also provide a cot on request. The flat is centrally heated and despite being right in the heart of the city, location is deceptively quiet. Gated access for security

Location Location Location: This really is the best location in Glasgow City Centre. You are right in the heart of everything yet it is still quiet as the street has no through traffic. There are restaurants withing 50 metres, a traditional pub accross the street; all transport is nearby; tourist sites very close; shopping literally on your doorstep. Everything you could possibly want from a very comfortable home from home!

Luxury living - quiet city centre location: This is a new apartment in a historic building and will offer you all the comforts of home during your visit to Glasgow Scotland. The building was once home to the Stirlings Library. You can read all about the history of the building at our website (please, do not hesitate to contact us for website link).

There are hardwood floors and large double glazed full windows as well as high ceilings. We furnished it personally and are very proud of our home in Glasgow. We hope you will visit and also be pleased with our apartment - we are sure you will!

It is cheaper than staying in a hotel and you have all the freedom to cook for yourself if you want to - plus you have a superb entertainment system with free internet and comfortable bedroom. You can even book online by visiting the link to our own website. So go there now and Book a Place in History!

More Details

Ronnie Green
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About Ronnie Green

I am a Glaswegian living in West Sussex. I still love Glasgow and loe to share my apartment with liesure and business visitors. The property is personally managed by family.

Ronnie Green purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Ronnie Green chose Scotland

Location Location Location! Simply the most central and convenient location you will find - but still quiet despite its city centre street cred.

What makes this apartment unique

Historic building with unique original features. When i saw the old Stirling Library was being transformed into luxury aprtments my property search in Glasgow was offer. Historic lovely apartment in a fantastic city centre location. What is there not too like! Going by the reviews the visitors endorse my decision!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We did enjoy our visit. Of the three apts we rented yours was our favourite. It was the cleanest and best equipped. In fact it was beyond our expectations. It felt very homey. I felt like I was in a Parisian apt. It was very elegant and my husband really appreciated the living room chair and footstool. If we ever get back to Scotland I would make your apt. the home base to travel from. I will also recommend it to friends that may travel to Glasgow.
Oct 2011
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Glasgow Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Modern luxury bathroom
  • The bathroom is like a hotel bathroom - full mirror and a towel rail. There is a shower over the bath and a glass shower screen. There is also a heated towel rail.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Cot available on request.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Also a double airbed provides flexibility
  • The bedroom has a double wardrobe and large chest of drawers. There is a full length mirror on the wall. All bedding and towels etc are supplied as well as hair dryer, iron, ironing board. There is a cute little breakfast table in the room and also an IPOD dock. There is an LCD TV & DVD on the bedroom wall with satellite channels (free-sat) A double airbed is also available to provide flexibility with sleeping arrangements (max 4 persons). We can also provide a travel cot on request.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
The building only has 5 apartments so is quite exclusive and quiet- no noisy neighbours!. Our apartment is on the 1st floor. The top floor has a communal area and is a magnificent space as it is flooded by light from the original cupolas. Internet access is free - use the laptop provided or bring your own laptop. The Entertainment system is Bang & Olufsen and there is a 32' flat screen TV with satellite channels; VHS recorder; DVD player; IPOD dock; wireless headphones and a radio/Cd player. There is even an LCD TV & DVD on the bedroom wall! The apartment retains original features with hardwood floors and high ceilings. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is dining area for 4 persons. You can also use this area as a work area with desk lamp. There is a little library with books and DVDs as well as a few games. Maps and guides are also available. We also privide free use of a UK mobile phone on pay as you go. UK rates for making reservations etc and accepting calls.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

The Library Apartment -Historic building in Glasgow Merchant City-Best location
average rating of 4.8541665 based on 49 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, beautifully fitted and Ronnie was an absolute delight to deal with. We have told all our friends and family about this apartment. We'll absolutely be back. Just perfect - I cannot praise our experience enough!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. Its great to know that our visitors share our views on the location and comfort of our apartment. This view is supported by a number of repeat bookings and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Library Apartment!.
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Blowing Rock, NC

Perfect location for a week in and around Glasgow.

  • 5 of 5

My first stay in Glasgow was made even better because I stayed in such a lovely place. Light, airy, clean and in a safe area with lots of restaurants and shops. Glasgow Central and Queen St. stations were a only short walk. Took the #500 bus to the airport - only a 2 minute walk away.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for confirming what a great location we have for the apartment! I am glad you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment to be comfortable, modern and secure. We would love to welcome you back Ronnie & Nicolette
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Large and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I stayed for a few days while looking at University.

We found the apartment to be much larger and nicer than we expected. All the amenities were present--including dishwasher and washer dryer. The location was great. We had no problem walking there from the bus stop with our large suitcases. I slept on the sofa without pulling it out into a bed and was perfectly comfortable that way.

My only comment would be that it was hard to cook because there were very few usable pots and pans. We were only there for a few days to managed. If staying for a long time, would need a few supplies.

We were very pleased and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 4 nights in this wonderful apartment. Ronnie was great to deal with, excellent to deal with from the beginning. He provided a travel cot for my six month old, and responded positively and encouragingly to having us stay there with two children. The apartment was comfortable, bigger than expected, and had absolutely everything you could possibly need (and I mean everything - there was even sewing supplies in a drawer I used to fix my daughter's dress, a travel adapter, shampoo!). Easy to get the keys, easy to find, less than a 10 min walk from the airport bus, comfortable to stay. I didn't find it any noisier than any city apartment I've ever lived in - we had very comfortable sleeps. We ate breakfast in the apartment, packed lunches and "cooked" (heated up take away or boiled pasta) in the kitchen, which saved us loads. Damage deposit was refunded promptly. I would recommend this apartment to any couple or young family traveling to Glasgow.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glowing praise! It is good to know that our aim in providing quality accommodation in a very central location is being met. It is also reassuring that your sleep was undisturbed despite being in the heart of the city centre.
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well-located, cozy and stylish apartment

  • 5 of 5

I spent 3 nights when visiting Glasgow. Satisfied with the apartment.

1) well-located, M&S, supermarkets, subways, shopping streets and restaurants are close-by by walk;

2) the apartment is clean, comfortable; the kitchen is well-equipped, if you prefer cooking by yourself, you can do it easily;

3) the apartment is stylish, high-ceiling, big windows and nice books;

4) the owner is helpful and friendly, providing you with the instruction and assistants.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you found the apartment to be in a great location and enjoyed the comfort and amenities it provided.
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Santa Ana , California

Do Not Miss This One!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was by far, the most spacious and most well-appointed one out of four that we rented during our 3 week stay in Europe. The location was outstanding, within walking distance of train station, bus and underground. Food market at M&S was great to have around the corner with everything you need. The people in Glasgow were so friendly and engaging we wished we could have stayed longer. We took the train to Edinburgh for the day and had a terrific time touring the castle and a great lunch in a local pub.

Ronnie the owner was very helpful in answering our questions and takes pride in the apartment, as you can see. We would recommend staying here and hope to return one day.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a wonderful review. It is indeed a great location with comfortable stylish accommodation. We hope to welcome you back soon. Ronnie
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Queen street
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The location for the Library Apartment is second to none. It really is Glasgow city centre. You couldnt be better located which makes it very convenient to sample all that Glasgow has to offer. lt is also in the heart of the Merchant City with its cutting edge theatres, galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants . The exact location is Miller St- very close to all transport such as subway (metro) stations, train stations and buses. A car is not required but if you bring one parking is available close by. The main square, George Square is only yards away. Glasgow's famous shopping streets are literally on your doorstep and art galleries such as The Gallery of Modern art are less than a block away. The SECC exhibition centre is minutes away and also the Glasgow Art Gallery & Museum -home to Salvador Dali's famous painting of Christ. The location is quiet and has restaurants and bars and traditional pubs on the doorstep. It is only 1 hour away to Loch Lomond and to the Trossachs

Other Activities: Theatres, restaurants, shopping, supermarkets, museums - everything you could possibly want is nearby!


Rates & Availability

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$121 **
$831 **

Additional information about rental rates

Sofa bed hire $ 12.78 per person per night
Refundable damage deposit $127.82

see also owners own website at for up to date prices and availability.

price per night based on 1 or 2 persons. Additional supplement of £10 per night for 3 or 4 persons Supplement also applies for 2 persons if sofa bed is also being used.
£650 per week reducing for longer stays- please ask for a quote

Prices shown subject to change.
All rates based on 2 person occupancy. Apartment can sleep max 4 using sofa bed - additional charge of £10 per night for use of sofa bed.
A cot is available - ask for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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