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Alba Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
6 Fifth AvenueGlasgowScotlandG12 0ATUnited Kingdom

Victorian hostel within easy reach of University of Glasgow
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Good internet service
Great location
Could use a good cleaning
Breakfast can be improved
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Alba Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow

from $18
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Ensuite (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite (1 bed in 8 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 bed)
  • Family Triple Room, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free extended parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Second bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • In-room safe
  • Shared accommodations

Alba Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow’s small print

Also known as

  • Alba Glasgow
  • Alba Hostel
  • Alba Hostel Glasgow
  • Glasgow Alba Hostel
  • Hostel Alba
  • Alba Hostel Glasgow Scotland


This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 2 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15

Airport shuttle service for children costs GBP 0 (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Alba Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow


  • In North Glasgow
  • University of Glasgow - 37 min walk
  • Botanic Gardens - 31 min walk
  • Riverside Museum - 43 min walk
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - 45 min walk
  • Fossil Grove - 23 min walk
  • Mackintosh House - 39 min walk
  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick) - 44 min drive
  • Glasgow Exhibition Centre Station - 8 min drive
  • Glasgow Charing Cross Station - 9 min drive
  • Glasgow Pollokshields East Station - 13 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle

Alba Hostel Glasgow, Glasgow

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