The Piping World Championships will be taking place in Glasgow during August. Please be sure to book your accommodation early, as accommodation is likely to book up fast this year.

We are delighted to be able to offer a package of budget self catering accommodation that offers a self contained flat with kitchen facilities and either shared or en-suite WC facilities.

This package includes registration, 5 nights accommodation (Sunday 9 August to Thursday 13 August inclusive) and transport to and from the conference venue and the conference party.

The rates can be found on the registration page.

To benefit from this deal you must book before 1 May and bookings will be accepted on a first come, first served, basis.

Further details on the accommodation can be found here:

Queen Margaret Residence

This stylish contemporary residence is located within a quiet area of the West End of Glasgow.  The accommodation consists of flats of 5 single rooms clustered with a central kitchen.  All rooms are en-suite with all linen and towels provided.  Laundry facilities are available on site.  Off street parking is available and there is a common lounge/social area. Please note: breakfast is not included.

Murano Street 

Split into self-contained flats, each comprising of lockable single bedrooms, kitchen/lounge and shared WC and shower facilities, this standard self-catering accommodation is a comfortable and affordable option. All rooms are standard with wash hand basin in room.  Again all linen & towels are provided and there are laundry facilities and common room on site. Please note: breakfast is not included.

Check-in and transport for student accommodation
Check in is from 2 pm and guests can pick up their keys from reception. If reception is closed keys will be left with the 24 security.

Check out on the day of departure is 10 am. 

A coach shuttle service will be available during congress hours starting from the SECC between 1pm and 6pm on Sunday 9 August.  The service on Sunday 9th is one-way from the SECC to the student accommodation. Delegates travelling direct to the student accommodation will need to make their own transport arrangements to the SECC to register on Sunday 9th or catch a conference coach on Monday morning at 8am to register before the conference starts.

If checking out on Friday 14th you should bring your luggage on the coach with you to the SECC and it will be stored for you until the end of the conference.

Discounted rates have been negotiated with three hotels close to the conference venue:

The Crowne Plaza
Adjacent to the SECC this is the nearest hotel to the conference venue and has access via a covered walkway

The Hilton Garden Inn
The Hilton Garden Inn is very close to the SECC and overlooks the river Clyde

Hotel Campanile
The Hotel Campanile offers budget accommodation close to the SECC

For rates and booking procedure please click here