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Alba Hostel Glasgow

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   6 Fifth Avenue | Anniesland, Glasgow G120AT, Scotland
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Ranked #19 of 38 Specialty lodging in Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warwick, England
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

About a year ago I booked 11 beds for friends/family in order for us to stay in this hostel for the Commonwealth Games - they had advertised availability through hostelbookers.com - I paid my deposit - which they took and acknowledged my booking. Several months later - they told me that Alba Hostel would be closed at that time for... More

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Perth, Australia
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52 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the nicest hostel we stayed at in Scotland thats for sure, but good value considering how expensive everywhere else was (and everything else was full on a weekend). The service here was very good, and the rooms a good size with private bathrooms for each room which was great. The issues we had were: the pillows had hair on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at this place, booked a private room was put in a room with a Nigerian Lady, bathroom was filthy, receptionist was unhelpful, place generally smelled, refused to give us towels for showers and demanded I paid £48.50 in the morning, I refused to do this, they have since charged my card an extra £15.00, front door was open throughout... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great location in the heart of the west end of Glasgow with close-by train station and buses providing easy access to both the city centre as well as hub to take trips out to Loch Lomond etc. Good clean facilities, high quality showers, friendly service and wi-fi, what more can you ask.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
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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
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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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Address: 6 Fifth Avenue | Anniesland, Glasgow G120AT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alba Hostel Glasgow 2*
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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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