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Glasgow Youth Hostel

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   8 Park Terrace, Glasgow G3 6BY, Scotland (West End)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our rooms had their own toilet(s) and shower(s), which was very nice. There were towels available for each one. Rooms have view on a park or on the back of other buildlings. It's a very big hostel, so you might walk a lot (of stairs) to your room. Kitchen is down down, and there's a lot of space to cook... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I found this to be a really nice hostel, I liked having an ensuite in my dorm room, as well as in my private room when I transferred. The building itself was really cool, and it was in a great location. I also loved the map I got from the front desk, it was written by locals and hilarious, as... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Vicki112 Thanks for posting your feedback on your recent stay at Glasgow YH, we are happy to read that you were comfortable in both of your rooms and that our staff looked after you. Wi-fi, we are reviewing this, its not as simple as just making it free, we need to be sure it wont slow our own systems down... More

Matthews, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

SYHA Youth Hostel - 8 Park Terrace, Glasgow G3 6BY, Scotland (West End) - a great location, tops for value, friendly ambience. During our Glasgow visit we, again, opted for this superb hostel we booked a private en suite room with large window overlooking Kelvingrove Park, echoes from Glasgow University’s deep voiced bell marking the hours. Hostel Staff were cheery,... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Jim L Thanks for this really positive review, we love our Grand old Building in the West End of Glasgow and we LOVE GLASGOW. We thank you for all your comments, the beds are brand new, and we hadnt thought about or had anyone mention the shelves before, we will keep an eye on what you have mentioned and going... More

Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have stayed Youth Hostel for 6 nights. It was my first time to travel alone. Youth Hostel definitely gave traveler a very clean environment to live. From bed-sheet to bathroom, not to mention excellent kitchen and public reading room. Staying there, I could appreciate great scene by over viewing the western of Glasgow. Also, Youth hostel's security makes me... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

297A_Q We are so happy to read that you loved our Glasgow Youth Hostel, we love it too. Its a grand old building with some of the best views in the city, so you picked the right place for your 6 night stay. We have a great team at Glasgow Youth Hostel and I am so glad to hear that... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stayed here mid-October 2013 after a really harrowing day in Glasgow. Was very uncrowded -- my friend K and I were the only people staying in our room, even though it was a dorm. No complaints at all with the hostel. Staff were very friendly, despite our late check-in, and recommended relaxing in the beautiful hostel lounge (with incredibly comfy... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Libby A Thanks for the review, we love to hear from happy guests and so glad that you got to hang out in our big lounge and admire the views. Our team at Glasgow also loved reading that you found them all so helpful, we really do pride ourselves on our customer service. We love the views, the location and... More

Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night in April 2014. The hostel is in a lovely old building right on the edge of Kelvingrove Park with great views across the park and the city. (It was especially good because it was warm and sunny when I stayed). The staff and the other guests were very helpful and friendly. There is plenty... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Alice M thanks so much for your great feedback, we really appreciate it. We think Glasgow Youth Hostel is a magnificent building also and the views and location are one of the best in Glasgow. All the bedrooms at Glasgow Youth Hostel are ensuite and we are just about completed in upgrading 80% of the shower rooms to make them... More

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I stayed for one night in a dorm and was very happy with how clean and tidy the place was. The building itself has a good 'feel' to it, the lounge is large and comfy, and on the whole it's a nice place to be. It's a short walk to the city, but its location gives it some fantastic views.... More

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22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed at the Glasgow Youth Hostel for 2 nights in January and really enjoyed our stay. We were after somewhere a bit cheaper than your average bed and breakfast. We booked a double room with en-suite it ended up being about half the price of a bed and breakfast. We arrived before our room was ready so we have... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

A surprisingly pleasant week in this nice area of Glasgow. Cheap parking, comfortable large double room and pleasant staff. I'm not fond of budget hotels but on a budget this place gave good service. My only negatives were the ridiculous charges for internet usage - WiFi really should be as much as the service as a bed and shower these... More

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I booked a room at the Glasgow Youth Hostel last minute as we were coming through to Glasgow for Hogmanay, we were not looking for anything special just somewhere to lay our head and as the reviews on here were good I decided to go ahead and book. The hostel is about a 20minute walk from Charing Cross Station and... More

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Address: 8 Park Terrace, Glasgow G3 6BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Glasgow Youth Hostel 4*
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Situated in the historic and cosmopolitan West End of Scotland’s largest city, we offer great value, quality accommodation. Awarded 4 stars by Visit Scotland our Youth Hostel is perfect for independent travellers, families and groups and is the ideal base from which to explore Glasgow’s famous art galleries, glorious architecture, friendly culture, shopping and fantastic nightlife. The Youth Hostel is located in an impressive architectural area and nowhere is this more apparent than in our grand main hallway and staircase. We believe we have created a seamless blend of old and new, with ensuite bedrooms, internet access and excellent catered and self catering facilities. ... more   less 
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