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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Had a terrible time here and ended up leaving 3 hours into my stay without bothering to ask for a refund. Had been caravanning around Scotland and chose the hostel as a pit stop to rejuvenate but our room didn't even have a functioning ceiling light. Our room was changed upon arrival from one with a private bathroom to a... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Hello Dear Thank you for your stay at Alba Hostel and very sorry to listen that you had issues during your stay. May I ask you that you reported your concerns to reception at anytime? I myself sit at reception every morning till 4pm but I never heard from you but these are not excuses. Its our resposnsbility to provide... More 

Western Finland, Finland
1 review
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Hi, I thought it was wonderful (supportive, kind staff - very understanding ... ) of my situation ( not quite well ... ) Like a residence - not a standard hostel - nice, place - to "transition" - recover ... if you, will... My best, to them and the staff ... Sandy

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Me and my friend stayed here for a night in an 8 bed dorm I love hostels but this one fell shy of others I've been in the beds need to replaced they are too small and too rickety and make so much noise when you move in them a little noise is good but this was ridiculous, the maintenance... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you very much for your honest review from which we learned a lot, and we are on it to fix all the problems you mentioned. We are planning to drastically improve on the maintenance, and will make sure nobody should have a bad experience. I am really sorry to hear the person who was in charge in... More 

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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are really nice and the beds are comfy, The breakfest rhey're offering is also good, with some options. The bests point for booking this Hostel: it is very well located, at the city center, but quiet. And the price is worth it for what you get.

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Had an amazing time in there, everyone kinda knows each other and the overall atmosphere is great. There are people from all around the world and you can have a good time even in the hostel. The area is very beautiful and the station right across the road. The hostel is surrounded by greenery so there's great view from all... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 29, 2016

At £20 per night this hostel was pretty good value for money. It's a bit out of town, located in the Anniesland neighbourhood. It is however just around the corner from a pub and a train station so fairly well connected. My dorm was clean and comfortable with good bathroom facilities and a relatively quiet setting. Overall a good place... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I enjoyed my stay very much. Zolton who worked at the front desk throughout my stay was very polite and helpful and very nice to chat to. He is a wonderful man and Mahmud, the owner of Alba Hostel is very lucky to have him working there. Clean, friendly staff and nice atmosphere around the whole place especially Zolton who... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

1 review
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Nice people. Its a ways out of town (hour to a hour and a half walk) but the train station is just across the street and that only takes 10 minutes once you're on a train, maybe 10 - 15 minutes for your train to arrive and it only cost 2.40 pounds for a return ticket to down town. this... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed July 7, 2016

I enjoyed my stay at Alba Hostel. Its location is great. Its only a short bus ride or walk away from the bustling Glasgow City Center. Nearby are shops and cafes. It has a homely and cosy feel to it which is very welcoming. The staff are also warm and welcoming. I would emphasize more than anything of the Value... More 

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Alba_Hostel_Glasgow, Manager at Alba Hostel Glasgow, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time. Best wishes, the Alba Hostel Team More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This hostel is quite a way out of town. I was allocated a bed in a mixed dorm for which there was no notice on the website. I asked to be moved but they had no beds available in an all female dorm. I got a bottom bunk - there was a smell of smoke coming under the skirting boards... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Alba Hostel Glasgow

Address: 6 Fifth Avenue | Anniesland, Glasgow G12 0AT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range: $20 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba Hostel Glasgow 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Bring slippers, toiletries and a towel if you don't want to rent (1£)”
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“The train is half the price of the bus if you get a return ticket. 2.40”
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“Talk with the reception and ask for an advice.”
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