Glasgow Youth Hostel (SYHA)


8 Park Terrace, Glasgow, City Of Glasgow, G3 6BY

    Stunning Victorian townhouse situated in the historic West End of Glasgow, close to museums, art gallery and University, overlooking the beautiful Kelvingrove Park.

    Glasgow Youth Hostel offers great value 4 star accommodation only a stone’s throw away from many of Glasgow’s main attractions. It's ideal for families, independent travellers and groups. Upfront and stylish, Glasgow is an exciting city with lots to offer, including a rich history, culture, friendly locals, energetic nightlife and superb shopping.

    In the youth hostel, old and new blend together seamlessly. There are en-suite rooms, a coffee shop and free internet/Wi-Fi access. Other facilitlies include a lounge and TV room, games room, self-catering kitchen and dining room, as well as a self-catering apartment which sleeps up to six people.

    Glasgow Youth Hostel provides a great base to rest and recharge before getting back out into the city.

    4 Hostel
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    All Year for individuals, familes, groups and private hire
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Glasgow Youth Hostel is open all year round and offers shared accommodation and private accommodation ranging from £14.00 per person to £35.00 per person per night depending on the time of year and special events in the City of Glasgow. Glasgow Youth Hostel is also available for exclusive use hire.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    2 Person Private Twin or Double Room Ensuite
    £18.00 per person per night (room only)
    4 Person Private Room Ensuite
    £18.00 per person per night (room only)
    6 Person Private Apartment (2 bedrooms + living)
    £110.00 per room per night (room only)
    6 Person Private Room Ensuite
    £16.00 per person per night (room only)
    Bed in shared dormitory
    £16.00 per person per night (room only)

    We offer shared accommodation, 2, 4 & 6 person Private Ensuite Rooms and a 6 Person Private Apartment. Prices do vary depending on the time of year. For shared accommodation it ranges from £14.00 to £26.00 per person per night. There is limited two, four and six bedded private Ensuite room’s available so early booking is recommended. These are around £18.00 to £35.00 per person per night. All rates are inclusive of VAT at the current rate. Please note that saver rates are available at a slightly at a reduced price but full payment is required in advance and these are non-refundable.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • City Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access Free of charge
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • City Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available


    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Snack Bar
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Bunk Beds
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom Ensuite rooms are available at a supplement charge. Please book in advance
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towel Charge
    • Towels Provided Towels provide free of charge for pre-booked en-suite rooms.
    • WC EnSuite Ensuite rooms are available at a supplement charge. Please book in advance

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • TV Lounge
    • Television In shared lounge
    • WiFi Free of charge

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • JCB Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Public Parking Nearby

    Road Directions

    From the M8 motorway westbound, take junction 18, marked Charing Cross and Kelvingrove, and follow the youth hostel signs. If travelling eastbound, take junction 17, marked Dumbarton, then merge left onto the A81. Turn left at the first set of traffic lights and right at the next set of lights and you'll find yourself on Woodlands Road. Follow the signs from here.

    Parking outside the youth hostel is free at weekends and overnight during the week (between 6pm and 8am). However, parking charges apply between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the city centre: Take number 11 bus (destination Parkhall) from Buchanan Galleries to the first stop on Woodlands Road or bus number 44 (destination Knightswood, Cowdenhill Road) from Central Station. Follow signs for the youth hostel up the hill.

    Getting there by rail: Glasgow has two main railway stations. Train travellers coming from the north and east will arrive at Queen Street Station, while those arriving from the south and west will arrive via Central Station.

    Low level trains from Buchanan Street Underground leave every few minutes. Travel as far as Kelvinbridge Underground then exit right onto Great Western Road, turning right again onto Park Road. Cut across Kelvingrove Park to the statue at the top of the hill and turn right onto Park Terrace. The hostel is on the left hand side of the street.

    Getting there by air: Catch the bus to the City Centre from Glasgow International Airport. Buses and trains also leave Prestwick Airport for the City Centre. From there, take the number 11 bus from Queen Street Station or the number 44 bus from Central Station to the first stop on Woodlands Road and follow the signs for the youth hostel.


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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    For best available rates and access to saver rates for private rooms then please book direct with .  If booking for 10 or more people then call us to discuss our group rates.

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