Grab a bargain break in Glasgow and watch top class judo

Special hotel rates have been arranged for judo fans attending the 2013 European Open for men taking place in Glasgow – an event that will see the country’s top athletes battle against the best judoka in Europe over two exciting days of action.

British Judo have partnered with CSE and The Jurys Inn Glasgow hotel to arrange special rates for spectators between 18 and 20 October for the event taking place on the Saturday and Sunday.

The European Open is British Judo’s flagship event, organised in conjunction with the European Judo Union.

It is expected to be a lively and popular event for British fans, being a rare chance to see elite athletes perform in a top competition on home soil and will be the biggest judo event ever held in Scotland.

The three star Jurys Inn offers a perfect location in the heart of the city, situated just two minutes from Central Station and 15 minutes from Queen Street Station, providing easy access to all the attractions. It is also just over two miles away from the Emirates Arena, where the competition is hosted.

Voted European City of Culture in 1990, Glasgow is a bustling city along the river Clyde, with imposing 19th-century buildings and a well connected bus and metro system which make it easy to explore and a vibrant nightlife, music, theatre and arts scene, for further entertainment after the Judo.

If you just want to relax in the comfort of the hotel, the recently refurbished property provides spacious guest rooms, equipped with the latest mod cons. Tasty meals can be enjoyed in the restaurant, or grab snacks in the Grill Bar and Costa Coffee Bar.

How to book:

To make a reservation, call 0870 4100 800, quoting reference Judo 2013.

Rates include buffet breakfast and 20 per cent VAT. Rates are room per room, night per night and subject to availability.


Don’t forget buy tickets for the European Open in advance before the end of August and get a free event programme with every adult ticket. Day tickets are £15 or £20 for the weekend with concessions at half price. Purchase tickets from the Glasgow Life box office via the British Judo website or by calling 0141 353 8000.