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Alba Hostel Glasgow

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The Alba Hostel has nice facilities and is clean. The beds are pretty comfortable. The staff is so kind and accommodating!We didn't book enough nights and they were able to extent our stay easily, and also allowed us a late check out the day we left. They were awesome! It's a great find at a great price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I have stayed this hostel a week, it was a good stay.. I'm an Indian I temporarily stayed here about a week. quite good and nice place, nearby restaurant, Morrison super market and anniesland railway station

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I booked 4 nights in a dorm while I was having a business trip there. It is very affordable and the room was nice. Most import thing is that the staff there was nice and always very helpful. 出差格拉,偶然找到了这家旅店,虽然订了6人间的宿舍,体验还是不错。这里的前台服务人员很友好亲切。 The bathroom and dining room also very clean. 厕所和厨房也收拾得很干净。 Though the location was not so near to the city centre, the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

A part from management they also should look for a professional cleaning company. Toilets and rooms are not very nice and tidy. The living room is nice, so why close it at 11pm we are not in prison ;-)

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

Hello Dear Thank you for your stay with Alba Hostel and I am very sorry that you feel that cleaning was not upto the standard. May I ask you that if you have reported this to reception on the day? This will help us to address the right problem on time and we can notify to our cleaning person at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Coming from a party hostel, Alba was a nice change. It's owned by an Indian man who converted the house his kids grew up in to a traveler's haven. The layout and rooms are simple...not a lot of flash...but the you can't beat the accommodations for the price. The staff are friendly and helpful...had 0 problems during my 4 night... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I Stayed for two nights in a dorm, while visiting the University of Glasgow. The location was a little out of the way of the city centre and the west end, but there are many good public transport options nearby so it wasn't really a problem for me. Staff are friendly, rooms are spacious, the breakfast was good for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Before booking, I phoned to check that the rooms would be single sex ones and was reassured it would be. The first night was fine but on the second night two males turned up to the room. It was late and after a fuss with the lock, I asked if they were in the wrong room? BUT NO,they had keys... More 

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

Hello Dear Thank you for your stay at Alba Hostel and happy to listen that you liked our hostel facilities, rooms, cleaning and staff. I am sorry that you had problem with your stay. we have 2 female 6 bed dorms in our hostel and only female are allowed to stay and there is no key of room instead a... More 

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  • 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 G120AT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range: $21 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba Hostel Glasgow 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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