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In Glasgow’s vibrant West End, the Alba Hostel offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. Free on-site parking is available, and guests have 24-hour access with no curfew. Alba Hostel Glasgow is set in a 100-year-old building, and features a spacious chill-out lounge with a TV/DVD player. There is also a kitchen, a large dining area, and a terrace with BBQ facilities. The modern dormitory bedrooms at the family-run hostel have large windows and storage space. Hairdryers, irons and laundry facilities are available, and there are plenty of shared bathroom facilities. The Alba is good base for exploring Glasgow city centre, or further afield at Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands. Anniesland Railway Station is a 5-minute walk, offering direct services to Glasgow centre in 10 minutes.

Alba Hostel Glasgow has been welcoming guests since 7 Jun 2010.

Property highlights

Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes both
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Can i stay through the day and leave in the evening. Im just looking for a place to rest during the day because i am working the night shift.

    Yes, guests can stay during the day.
    Answered on 3 December 2019
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Property surroundings *

Facilities of Alba Hostel Glasgow

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Movie nights
  • Badminton equipment
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/beauty shop
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Urdu

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Alba Hostel Glasgow takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:30 to 22:30

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 07:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 5 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash Bankcard Alba Hostel Glasgow accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please specify an estimated time of arrival when booking.

All money paid to the property is non-refundable. This includes payment made online or in cash upon arrival.

Late check-in after 22:30 may be possible by prior arrangement and an additional GBP 10 charge per person applies.

Please note that bookings for EURO 2021 and bookings over GBP 150 must be paid for in full within 72 hours of booking.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform Alba Hostel Glasgow in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Alba Hostel Glasgow

  • Alba Hostel Glasgow offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Badminton equipment
    • Movie nights

  • Check-in at Alba Hostel Glasgow is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Alba Hostel Glasgow is 3 miles from the centre of Glasgow. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Alba Hostel Glasgow may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.