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Alba Hostel Glasgow

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   6 Fifth Avenue | Anniesland, Glasgow G120AT, Scotland
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Alba Hostel Glasgow

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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We would like to give many thanks to the owner and staff for their cooperation till the end of stay. They have extended their support for upgrading our stay into nice twin bed private room. Would like come again for any visit to great Scotland.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed here last year while attending a sporting event in Glasgow. The stay was absolutely wonderful, the staff were warm, welcoming and helpful, and provided us with pretty much everything we needed for our stay. Food was available, so we didn't have to worry about breakfast in the morning. the room itself was comfortable and warm, and the shower... More

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Norderstedt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We booked a 2-bed room and got a 6 bed room, but for us alone. Room and bathroom was dirty, electronic locker did not work, heating was out and room lousy cold. After second claim, heating was switched on. The beds with having a metal frame and a wooden "duckboard" we're too old for comfortable sleeping. Never again.

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Terrassa, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I've been living here for two weeks, but I think that I'll stay here for long time. The staff is very friendly, all is very cleaning. I've had the opportunity of meeting very nice people here. I recomand to everybody to want to stay in Glasgow for any reason. This property is available for Commonwealth games in July 2014.

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Lagos, Nigeria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

the hostel is a wonderful place to be,the people there are nice,warm,hospitable and ready to help you when you need help.the hostel is very neat,the rooms,bedspread,bed,bathroom are very clean.i was comfortable and i really enjoyed ma stay here.everything is just so on point.if i visit glasgow again and i need a place to stay i will DEFINATELY come to Alba... More

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Mallaig, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The Hostel was clean and the sheets of the bed were clean at the very least. But I felt very uncomfortable staying there. When I arrived whoever was at reception ignored me for a full ten minutes before paying any attention to me. When I got to my room I met a few long-term residents who very upset as they... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

i received a confirmation for 5 days for 87pound. I then received an email the next morning saying that there was a glitch in the system. They informed me it doubled in price! The i rang them and they refused to take my call, ended up hanging up on me and no less than a day later was informed they... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The first thing we noticed upon arrival is the smell - just like a hospital. We were greeted by a surly member of staff who showed us to our basement room which stank of damp. The bedside furniture was basically pieces of rough-cut wood screwed together, the bed creaked, the springs from the mattress poked me in the ribs and... More

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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Everything was perfect, comfortable and friendly staff. situated on the bus route, highly recommended. Adel (Egypt) Parking was not a real problem and you did not need the car to go to the city centre. Close to different attractions.The management was very friendly and helpful, very much a family run establishment.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

As a student (21) I can usually put up with less than perfect accommodation, especially if it's just for one night, but this place was a complete joke. 11 friends and I booked this hostel as it was close to the site of an event we were attending.We drove 2 hours to get here. We made two separate bookings of... More

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Also Known As:
Alba Hostel Glasgow Scotland
Address: 6 Fifth Avenue | Anniesland, Glasgow G120AT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 37 Specialty lodging in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alba Hostel Glasgow 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Alba Hostel Glasgow is in the west end of Glasgow, offering cheap, clean, modern, safe, comfortable accommodation with great facilities and of course a great atmosphere where you can meet other like-minded people. We have fantastic friendly staff and superb facilities to meet all your needs. If you are looking to meet great people and have a unique, fabulous hostel experience in Glasgow, then Alba Hostel Glasgow is for you. ... more   less 
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