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Angelholm, Sweden
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105 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a youth hostel but we were a family of four sharing one room. It is all very basic but we did not lack anything. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We took a walk to the city centre for dinner, then slept well and had a good breakfast. Very good value!

Thank Anders E
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving at the hostel the staff were able to quickly check me into the hostel without any fuss. In the basement area there is an eating area/cooking facilities. On the ground floor you can purchase some general items amongst a small selection of food and drink. There is also an area where you can meet people or sit and... More 

Thank Vedrina
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is ideal west end accommodation. Cheap, clean and the flat was well equipped. Lots of on street parking which is free Saturday night and Sunday. I've stayed in worse 4 star hotels. Beds were comfy and the place was quiet at night. Friendly staff and you can buy a bottle of reasonable chilled white in the reception. I would... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Friendly staff who were so nice and very helpful. Very clean and modern rooms that were cosy and comfortable. A bit of a walk into town but not too far and it's on a main road so it's a straight walk in. Unbelievable value for money. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank Rachele_J
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Friendly staff. Cozy drawing room. Good breakfast buffet. Located on top of a hill (not in the city center but close to a tube station). Rooms are equipped with lockers. The house is quite astonishing.

1 Thank ke0sch
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to review and for your kind commnets we will be sure to pass them onto our team. We agree the vuews are amazing. Thanks Lorna Padden More 

1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Do not stay here. There is false advertisement about this place all over the internet. No wifi, very far from the city, and the facilities are falling a part. Avoid this place at all costs even if you have to pay a little extra. It will be worth it, trust me!

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

Hello, I am very disappointed to read your comments, and this doesn't sound like our property. We do have Wi-Fi in our public areas and we constantly score highly for comfort, service and our team. To allow us to fully understand any issues you had could you please contact our Manager, Nicola on the below email as we take this... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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394 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 641 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

From Buchanan bus station of Glasgow to the hostel, we walked like almost 45 minutes up the hill to reach this hostel and of course we got so tired. The place is surrounded by lovely park and nice aparments but coming here were kinda exhausting not to mention it's like climbing a hill. The moment we arrived, lovely staff welcomes... More 

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

Hello, Many thanks for your kind words and for taking the time to post, we will be sure to pass these onto our team at Glasgow Youth Hostel. We are a 10 minute ride in a taxi from the bus or train station and it should cost around £6:00, we think when you get here the views over Kelvingrove are... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Positives - The staff were friendly enough and the facility itself was well kept and clean. The beds were pretty decent.The other people in my dorm were friendly and respectful! Negatives - I heard only positive things about this hostel and it didn't live up that expectation. It looked amazing in the pictures with the bright lights and beautiful looking... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay. We have scaffolding at the site for a few weeks as we are having the entire fromt façade painted to continue our investment into our property. Its a grand old building and overlooks Kelvinggrove park, a taxi from the city centre should cost no mmre... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Positive things first - the staff at this hostel are absolutely lovely...some of the friendliest and most helpful I've seen at any of the 20ish hostels I've been to previously. They do a great job making it the best possible experience given the cards dealt. Literally all three stars here are for them. Oh, also the building itself is gorgeous,... More 

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

Hello, Many thanks for your feedback and in particylar regarding our team at Glasgow, we will be sure to pass it on. We are currently reviewing what we can do to improve atmosphere in the building and gets guests off their tablests and speaking. Will keep you posted. Lorna More 

Brundall, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's in a good location in Glasgow, very central. The rooms are clean and tidy, and each bedroom has an ensuite WC and another ensuite shower room. There are lockers, and you can buy a padlock for one from reception. There's wifi, but it's difficult to use. They tell you there's free parking, but only between 6pm and 8am. During... More 

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

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, we have an old building but have recently upgtaed the wifi and we have put additional extension leads into all our dorms rooms to help our guests. Thanks Lorna More 

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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glasgow Youth Hostel is situated in the West End of Scotland's largest city, overlooking Kelvingrove Park. Providing budget accommodation with 110 beds, Glasgow Youth Hostel offers a range of private and multi-share rooms and a self-catering apartment which sleeps up to 6 people. All rooms have an en-suite toilet and separate shower facilities. Glasgow Youth Hostel offers spacious and comfortable common areas including a lounge and TV room, games room, self-catering kitchen and dining room. This youth hostel is perfect for accommodating groups, families and individuals and takes care to ensure rooms are allocated with everyone's comfort and enjoyment in mind. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glasgow Youth Hostel

Address: 8 Park Terrace, Glasgow G3 6BY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range: RM95 - RM410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glasgow Youth Hostel 4*
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“Most rooms require some walking in stairs...”
 of 5 bubbles AndersE663, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Floor 1 is the best as there are no elevators and you'll have to lug your luggage up the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles xxricebunnyxx, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early.”
 of 5 bubbles suziedd2015, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“roughing it in style, it's a youth hostel, so prepare to share.”
 of 5 bubbles 837katt, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Off of the staircase since it is three stories high”
 of 5 bubbles 157barbaraw, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
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