Glasgow Youth Hostel offers 4-star VisitScotland accredited accommodation in a Victorian townhouse overlooking Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow’s lively West End, close to award-winning Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, numerous cafes, restaurants and bars.

The hostel offer guests a great range of comfortable en-suite rooms and spacious shared accommodation with private lockers. There’s also a self-contained apartment sleeping up to 6 people.

WiFi is free for all guests and other facilities include a large lounge with views over the park, television room, games room, laundry, secure bike store and luggage storage.

Reception is open 24 hours a day. There are no car parking spaces at the hostel, but limited on-street Pay & Display spaces can be found in the surrounding area. Glasgow Youth Hostel is within easy reach of many of Glasgow’s main attractions, including the SSE Hydro and SEC.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Glasgow Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 30 Nov 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)


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Max adults: 6
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Max adults: 6
Two-Bedroom Apartment (6 Adults)
  • 1 double bed and 4 bunk beds
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Max adults: 8
Family Room
  • 8 single beds
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kelvingrove Park
    0.2 miles
  • University of Glasgow
    0.3 miles
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Sauchiehall Street
    0.4 miles
  • St Mary's Cathedral
    0.4 miles
  • University of Glasgow Library
    0.4 miles
  • King's Theatre Glasgow
    0.5 miles
  • McLellan Galleries
    0.6 miles
  • Whyte & Mackay
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar DRAM!
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Glasgow Science Centre
    0.9 miles
  • Riverside Museum of Transport and Technology
    1 miles
  • Buchanan Galleries
    1.1 miles
  • Glasgow Queen Street Station
    1.2 miles
  • Glasgow Cathedral
    1.9 miles
  • House for an Art Lover
    2 miles
  • Glasgow Necropolis
    2 miles
  • Pollok Country Park
    3.2 miles
  • Celtic Park
    3.2 miles
  • Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome
    3.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Clyde
    3.2 miles
Public transport
  • Train Charing Cross
    0.5 miles
Closest airports
  • Glasgow Airport
    5.9 miles
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    27.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    35.9 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Breakfast Room

    Cuisine: Scottish

Facilities of Glasgow Youth Hostel
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules Glasgow Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 21:30

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

Check-out

05:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Full payment for all bookings will be charged at the time of booking. All major credit & debit cards are accepted excluding American Express.

All bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).

Individual reservations (Up to 9 persons) - can cancel free of charge until 3 days before the arrival date. If cancelled within the 3 days before the arrival 100 percent of the total price will be charged.

Groups reservations (more than 9 persons) - different policies and additional supplements will apply. More than 8 weeks (57 days or more) 20% of total cost. 8 – 4 weeks (56- 29 days) 55% of total cost. 4 – 0 weeks (28 - 0 day) 100% of total cost.

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

Should guests be entitled to a refund or part refund please note that these are processed by Hostelling Scotland National Office, Stirling. It may take 7 to 10 working days from the date of cancellation request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used.

From the age of 12 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of the same gender when booking a bed within shared accommodation (Please note that due to demand at this location shared accommodation can be unisex). Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in private rooms, where available

Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots.

Check-in from 17.00 until 22.00 and check-out from 08.00 until 10.00. The hostel is closed during the day between 10.00 and 17.00, though access may be arranged – please contact the hostel in advance.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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 Glasgow Youth Hostel

  • Glasgow Youth Hostel has 2 restaurants:

    • Breakfast Room
    • Breakfast Room

  • Glasgow Youth Hostel is 1 miles from the centre of Glasgow.

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

    • Billiards
    • Games room

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Glasgow Youth Hostel by:

    • Car 16min
    • Bus 30min

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

  • Check-in at Glasgow Youth Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Glasgow Youth Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking