Glasgow Youth Hostel

8 Park Terrace, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G3 6BYshow map
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FabulousBased on  48 reviews
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Overview

The budget Glasgow Youth Hostel is ideally set within a 15-minute walking distance from The Hydro. Renovated in 2004, this hostel combines comfort with Victorian architecture.

This hostel is placed in Glasgow City Centre district, known for a museum and a gallery. The Coachman Hotel & Restaurant with Italian specialties is just around the corner.

Charing Cross train station is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms

It comprises rooms like Private Twin Room, Apartment, Two-Bedroom Apartment and Private Suite, some come with a panoramic view of Glasgow. The provision of heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a private kitchen, a closet and a sofa in the rooms makes Glasgow Youth Hostel comfortable for every guest. Rooms are fitted with twin beds and bunk beds. Glasgow Youth Hostel provides guests with private bathrooms. Guest toiletries and towels are also available.

Eat & Drink

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 4.50 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 6 per person per night. 

Services

A luggage storage, a car park and a meeting room can be used on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   107.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Paid parking

Kitchen facilities

Dryer

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Snack bar

Breakfast room

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Sports activities

Billiard tables

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiard tables

Services

  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Board games
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Dryer
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out05:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Charing CrossCharing Cross2700 ft
SECCSECC3000 ft
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and MuseumKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum2000 ft
Kings Theatre GlasgowKings Theatre Glasgow2700 ft
Kelvingrove Art GalleryKelvingrove Art Gallery3000 ft
Kelvinbridge SPT Subway StationKelvinbridge SPT Subway Station1700 ft
St Georges Cross SPT Subway StationSt Georges Cross SPT Subway Station2300 ft
Hillhead SPT Subway StationHillhead SPT Subway Station3300 ft
University of GlasgowUniversity of Glasgow2000 ft
Sauchiehall Street Sauchiehall Street 2400 ftSauchiehall Centre 179 Sauchiehall Street
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The Coachman Hotel & RestaurantThe Coachman Hotel & Restaurant400 ftPark Street
An Clachan CafeAn Clachan Cafe800 ftKelvin grove Park
the Sistersthe Sisters1100 ft1a Ashwood Gdns
U JarkaU Jarka1100 ft5 Park Grove Terrace
Mother IndiaMother India1500 ft28 Westminster Terrace, Sauchiehall Street
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Glasgow Central StationGlasgow Central Station1.1 mi
Buchanan GalleriesBuchanan Galleries1.1 mi
Prince's SquarePrince's Square1.2 mi
Museum of TransportMuseum of Transport1.0 mi
Fossil GroveFossil Grove2.3 mi
Royal Concert HallRoyal Concert Hall1.1 mi
Gallery of Modern ArtGallery of Modern Art1.2 mi
Partick SPT Subway StationPartick SPT Subway Station1.1 mi
Govan SPT Subway StationGovan SPT Subway Station1.2 mi
Merchant CityMerchant City1.1 mi GlasgowScotland
George Square George Square 1.3 miGeorge and St. Vincent Sts.
Glasgow CathedralGlasgow Cathedral1.8 mi2 Castle Street
The Burrell CollectionThe Burrell Collection2.8 mi2060 Pollokshaws Road Pollok Park
Pollok HousePollok House3.2 miPollok Country Park 2060 Pollokshaws Road 2060 Pollokshaws Road
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Getting around
Airports
Glasgow International (GLA)5.9 mi
Prestwick (PIK)27.6 mi
Train
Charing Cross3000 ft
Glasgow Central Station1.1 mi
Underground
Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station2000 ft
St Georges Cross SPT Subway Station2700 ft
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  48  reviews
  • 2.0
    Guest rating

    Very good and the cheapest hotel. I liked it. I visited here for my project discussion and it was successful cleared. Thank you Glasgow team.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Beautiful view from the room, wonderful area and close to everything we needed.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    friendly staff, good parking availability

    lightweight small duvet, dirty carpet in room

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Nous avons d'abord ete impressionnees par le caractere victorien de la maison et la belle situation (surplombant la ville).

    Le premier matin nous n'avons pas eu d'eau chaude pour se laver. c'etait accidentel mais c'est dur de se laver a l'eau froide avant de passer une journee dans le froid de novembre!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    I was unfamiliar with the Glasgow Youth Hostel when I first originally made the booking. I felt like I took a chance with it; it was important to me that we were in a safe neighborhood, it was clean, etc. We were so happy with how safe the hostel was located, the friendliness and the customer satisfaction that were evinced from staff, as well as the fact that they were able to give us a 5 A.M. wake up call (well, not a call; they came to our room and knocked). I will absolutely stay there again while in Glasgow. Also, the hostel itself is an old, beautiful home; I greatly liked the super high ceilings, massive wooden doors and staircase, and the quirkiness from age. It's a 5 minute (or maybe 10) from the museum. The Glasgow Youth Hostel was wonderful. You'll like it too. They even have food and beverages available for a modest fee- beautiful!

  • 6.6
    Good

    it's cheap, good, passion, people there.

    the position is quite far away down town.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The common areas were fine and spacious, the interior design of the stairs was magnificent, en suite bathrooms have their pluses and minuses - an older lady (50+) living in my room turned the lights off at 8.30 every day and as I came back from sightseeing much later I never get the chance to refresh and take a shower. Plus people waking up really early (as early as 6 o'clock) started taking showers early which made it impossible to sleep in. Bedrooms were spacious. There was lots of room for luggage. Rooms were quiet and there was not much noise outside the window.

    The range of age of people in the rooms were really odd - I mean how can you put older ladies (over 45) with 20 something years olds twhen you know exactly that younger people will come back later and older will want to go to sleep earlier and then harass younger people and tell them off if they came later - and by the way I think it is against the youth hostel rules to turn off the lights at 8.30 - even though I always came back before 10 I did not have any chance to get changed and refreshed before I went to sleep and was on a few occassions told off by an older lady leaving in the same bedroom - when probably she shouldn't be allowed to be accommodated in a youth hostel when she cannot stand sharing a room! There are no external bathrooms nor showers. It makes it impossible if you wanna take a shower later at night or really early in the morninig - before you go to the airport. Lockers are not safe - you have to have your own padlock and if you don't - others can steal your things. Shower rooms had no doors - anyone could just bump into you if you were there. No free maps provided and no guided tours - made it really difficult to move around. No evening activities provided as well - no pub crawls nor any other suggestions. No communal socialising. Location was just dreadful - it was really far from the nearest metro station and no buses in the close vicinity as well. It takes around 40 minutes to get to the city centre and at night you have to go past a really dangerous and darkened park - I heard lots of people got mugged there. No shops in the closest area as well - you had to walk for at least 10 minutes to get a bottle of water (not to mention that at the reception they sell all different types of alcohol beverages - but no water! And the vending machines eat your money and are always out of stock). Paying for Internet is just a rip-off. Never had I meet anything like that in any other hostel or hotel that I've been to.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The staff were great

    I'm a vegetarian - so I didn't like it when there was no substitute for bacon and sausage in my cooked breakfast - instead I was offered twice as much of the other things (which I did not want). Good veggie sausages etc (even bacon and ham - look at the quorn range of products - they are excellent). are available at all major supermarkets.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Friendly/helpful staff, great location and site, affordable, good self meals accmodations

    Stairs with lot of bags!

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were nice and clean and very well priced for backpackers or students on a budget. Easy 10 minute walk to the city centre.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Cheap and last minute booking avialable

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    very cheap, at 25 minutes walking to the centre.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Friendly and helpful staff. Clean good sized rooms. (We had a family room with en-suit) Plenty of options for food ie order meals at good prices or self catering kitchen/dining room. Lovely interesting building. Central location. 24 hour reception.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The time of Check-out and Check-in is not convenient for us.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Glasgow Youth Hostel is very central in a really quiet position near the park. Staff is really friendly and helpful.

    Rooms aren't ok but not too clean.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  48 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out05:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Glasgow International (GLA)5.9 mi
Prestwick (PIK)27.6 mi
Train
Charing Cross3000 ft
Glasgow Central Station1.1 mi
Underground
Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station2000 ft
St Georges Cross SPT Subway Station2700 ft
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