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 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Buffet


Availability

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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
8.7
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Hannah
    Germany Germany
    lovely hostel, situated just across the park. Nice area to explore and a huge hostel. Feels really special and a bit like a boarding school (the good kind) with old wooden staircases and details. There are plenty possibilities to spent the day...
  • Veronika
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    Great location, friendly staff, kitchen, Living room
  • Ј
    Јеремић
    Austria Austria
    This place is absolutely amazing! Better than all the hostels and even better than most of the hotels I've been to.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Glasgow Youth Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
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.
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Glasgow Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00 to 22:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
From 07:00 to 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 option.
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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

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.

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.

Please inform Glasgow Youth Hostel 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.

FAQs about Glasgow Youth Hostel

  • Check-in at Glasgow Youth Hostel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at Glasgow Youth Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Darts

  • Glasgow Youth Hostel is 1 miles from the centre of Glasgow. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.