Malmaison Glasgow – The Big Yin


When you rock up to your room and the door plaque simply reads ‘The Big Yin’, you can’t help smiling at each other and feeling like you’re about to open the door to Christmas.  Even Mr K was excited, oh yes, he was there too.

So we opened the door and there’s this roll-top bath, raised on a bed of glowing rocks, staring back at us from the corner of our lounge.  ‘The Big Yin’ truly gives all other hotel suites a standard to strive for – there were so many high points that I can’t begin to talk about them all or even post all the photos (so I’ve made an album for the rest on Facebook!).

Outstanding service and delicious food and perfectly mixed Gin Brambles and a four poster bed and beautiful toiletries by Arran Aromatics and a tartan bath and fluffy robes and smiles all round and dog friendly.  Not dog tolerant like most hotels, Malmaison is dog friendly; Mr K was offered a basket (he preferred the cool floor of the double monsoon shower though, he’s posh like that) and the end of the husband’s venison shank was wrapped up in Mal waxed paper for the doggy bag – the doggy was suitably impressed.

And now we know what they’re talking about when they say ‘That’s Mal Life’!

Huge thanks to the Malmaison Glasgow team who indulged us with ‘IT’S YOUR TIME TO SHINE’
Overnight stay with breakfast
• 3 course á la carte dining
• Professional make-up application
• Professional hair cut with blow dry and finish
• Professional photoshoot
• Complimentary Champagne at salon
• £25 voucher towards prints from your photoshoot
£125 per person (I’m guessing maybe more if you want ‘The Big Yin’ though!)

For bookings go to the Malmaison site or call 0141 572 1020 and quote ‘GLAM’

You can see my post about part one of the package here.


P.S.  Complementary Vogue!  Need I have really said anything else?



  1. 22 Mar / 12:11 pm

    What a lovely look. I love your sense of style and the blog design.
    Follow me on bloglovin please and i do follow you back:)

    • Wendy
      22 Mar / 9:31 pm

      thank you MolDiva!x

  2. Gayle
    22 Mar / 9:02 pm

    Looks like you had a fantastic time! I love all the finishing touches, the Mal on the froth on the coffee, and was that really “Toast the day” actually on the toast?! Gayle xxx

    • Wendy
      22 Mar / 9:30 pm

      it was great! the coffee did have ‘Mal’ on top but the toast was just the breakfast menu 😉

  3. 23 Mar / 6:02 pm

    It seems like great fun!! Love the quality of images and how well Karhu blends into the good life!! 🙂
    Perfect time!

    • Wendy
      23 Mar / 9:57 pm

      he sure does blend into the good life ha!x

    • Wendy
      27 Mar / 8:50 am


  4. Dog lovers ni
    12 Jan / 4:45 pm

    Malmaison No longer allow dogs

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