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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 center, or further afield at Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands. Anniesland Railway Station is a 5-minute walk, offering direct services to Glasgow center in 10 minutes.

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

Property Highlights

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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Amenities of Alba Hostel Glasgow
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Movie nights
  • Badminton equipment
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Hair/Beauty salon
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Urdu
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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


From 3:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 5 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash Debit card 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 nonrefundable. 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 is 3 miles from the center of Glasgow.

  • Check-in at Alba Hostel Glasgow is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Alba Hostel Glasgow may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Badminton equipment
    • Movie nights