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Alba Hostel Glasgow

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Pillow-top beds, in-room safe, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Pillow-top beds, in-room safe, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Pillow-top beds, in-room safe, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Overview of Alba Hostel Glasgow

Alba Hostel Glasgow

3 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
6 Fifth Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBotanic Gardens3 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Glasgow4 min drive
  • Popular LocationRiverside Museum5 min drive
  • AirportGlasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area

Glasgow

Located in Glasgow, Alba Hostel Glasgow is connected to a shopping centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kelvingrove Park and Glasgow Green, while OVO Hydro and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Hampden Park or Celtic Park.

What's nearby

  • Botanic Gardens - 3 min drive
  • University of Glasgow - 4 min drive
  • Kelvingrove Park - 5 min drive
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - 5 min drive
  • Riverside Museum - 5 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Sisters Restaurant Jordanhill - 9 min walk
  • Bawarchi - 10 min walk
  • Three Craws - 11 min walk
  • 1051 GWR - 12 min walk
  • 111 by Nico - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Glasgow Anniesland Station - 3 min walk
  • Hillhead Station - 4 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 14 min drive

About this property

Alba Hostel Glasgow

Victorian hostel connected to a shopping centre in Glasgow with free parking
A snack bar/deli, express check-in and express check-out are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and a garden are on-site. All 12 shared rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Kitchens with fridges are standard, and guests will also find coffee makers and hairdryers.
Alba Hostel Glasgow offers 12 forms of shared accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. This Glasgow hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Accommodation at this 3-star hostel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Extended parking on site (GBP 5 per day)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available
  • 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 4 per person

Family friendly

  • Full-sized fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Fridge

More

  • Safe
  • Shared accommodations

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: GBP 10 for check-in between 10:30 PM and 2:00 PM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 10
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:30 PM - 10:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 4 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 15
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: GBP 0 (one way)
  • Extended parking fee: GBP 5 per day
  • Late check-in fee: GBP 10 for check-in between 10:30 PM and 2:00 PM
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche and Eurocard; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Alba Glasgow
Alba Hostel
Alba Hostel Glasgow
Glasgow Alba Hostel
Hostel Alba
Alba Hostel Glasgow Scotland
Alba Hostel Glasgow Glasgow
Alba Hostel Glasgow Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Alba Hostel Glasgow Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Glasgow

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Overall score and ratings

3.5

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 67 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 25 out of 67 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 67 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 67 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 67 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%

3.5/5

Cleanliness

3.5/5

Staff & service

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great overnight stay for cheap
Service was amazing. Clean, easy going and convenient. Wonderful!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice place
Nice quiet hostel with good WiFi and friendly service
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good hostel, stayed in a twin private room and had no problems. Bed was reasonably comfy and good bathroom facilities. Wifi was OK. Staff were very helpful
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2018