Temporary accommodation will be available in Greater Glasgow for the duration of the Games.
CampingNinja will set up a number of campsites at sports grounds close to speedy, direct rail access into the city centre. A money-back guarantee is offered to those who would like to book now while still awaiting the outcome of an application to volunteer at the Games.
For those without their own tents, Campingninja is also offering the option of pre-pitched camping at these sites. Tent sizes vary, starting from £20 per night.
Snoozebox is a provider of ‘portable hotels’ for major events, offering the facilities of a conventional hotel such as LCD TV, wi-fi and ensuite wetroom. The company will site units from 22 July to 3 August near Dalmarnock rail station, close to arena/velodrome and Celtic Park, with nightly rates from £150 per room.
Volunteer Homestay Programme
Exclusively for volunteers, the Volunteer Homestay Programme (VHP) is an initiative run by the More Than Gold organisation. Supported by the Scottish Government, they offer low-cost accommodation in private homes for Commonwealth Games volunteers for a total cost of £100 for 10 nights' accommodation.
Volunteers can sign up now via the VHP website or email a VHP staff member with any questions about the programme.
Volunteer Support Pot
Volunteer Scotland is there to help those who have been offered and accepted a role as a Clyde-sider at the XX Commonwealth Games. They may be able to help you with accommodation, travel or carer costs (respite/childcare costs). If you are resident in Scotland, please contact the Volunteer Support Pot. This is a quick and simple process. Alternatively you can call the Volunteer Support Pot team on 01786 849771 or email them.
amiProperty is based in Glasgow and has a range of short-term lets for serviced apartments within the city itself, each of which offers weekly rates for the period of the Games.
Devine Property is a property agent based in the Stirling area, currently offering a range of short term lets in central Scotland during the July/August 2014 period. Details of each property, including weekly rates, can be downloaded in pdf format.
The temporary accommodation options below are listed for your information. They are not in a VisitScotland Quality Assurance scheme, and have not signed VisitScotland’s Code of Conduct. However, they each offer their own code of conduct and terms and conditions, so please check with them directly on their websites or at the time of booking.
Fineholm is a residential letting and estate agency based in Glasgow with short term lets available in the city during the July/August 2014 period.
S1homes.com is a large property website, currently offering a broad range of short-term summer lets from landlords and agents, many of whom will quote rates for Games visitors.
Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list and book accommodation around the world. The website connects visitors with people in world-wide destinations who have temporary accommodation to offer, often in private homes or rooms in private homes. The site lists many properties in Glasgow.
Homestay.com is a global accommodation booking website for people seeking a genuine travel experience by booking a room in another person’s home – each of the properties listed is occupied by the host. The site offers some accommodation in Scotland for this summer.
Sports Events Rent My House
Sporteventsrentmyhouse.com is a community marketplace for people to list and book private rental accommodation close to major global sporting events. The site lists a variety of options for Glasgow.