Alba Hostel Glasgow


6 Fifth Avenue, Glasgow, Anniesland, Lanarkshire, G12 0AT

    We are located on Fifth Avenue behind Esquire House, Wetherspoons. WALKING From Anniesland Cross, walk east along Great Western Road, travel under the railway bridge. You will see Esquire House Wetherspoons on your right, turn right on to Fifth Aven

    Alba Hostel Glasgow is based in a 100 year old Victorian building, in the west end of Glasgow. We have been recently refurbished our building to a high standard, offering a unique experience to travellers. We offer safe, comfortable budget accommodation with great facilities and of course a great atmosphere where you can meet other like minded people.

    Our Hostel is not only affordable but the rooms are incredibly spacious and enjoy high ceilings. The staff is dedicated and very friendly, there is also no curfew and no lock out rule, which is great for those late nights.

    We offer free car parking and are also located close to good bus and rail links. We are close to city centre of Glasgow, and outlying areas such as Loch Lomond and the Highlands of Scotland. Please see our "Location" page to find out how to get to us.

    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 and we hope to see you soon!

    Our Hostel is popular with:

    • Backpackers and Independent Travellers
    • People on working holidays
    • Bands on tour, sports teams, educational groups, concert goers, house-hunters, contract workers
    • Young and "young at heart" adults visiting the region
    • Young adult groups welcome
    3 Hostel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Bunk Beds
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towel Charge
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • Arabic spoken
    • Hindustani spoken
    • Polish spoken
    • Punjabi spoken
    • Urdu spoken


    • City Location
    • Mountains area
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available
    • Reception Facilities


    • Breakfast Available continental breakfast is only £2 per person per day
    • Tea & Coffee Available tea and coffee making facilities available. also continental breakfast for only £2 per person per day can be bought.


    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • Smoking Restricted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Airport Transport Supplied Glasgow international airport pick and drop available for £15 one way in day time. Taxi also available for all airports and train stations of Scotland.
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station

    Road Directions

    We are located on Fifth Avenue behind Esquire House, Wetherspoons.

    From Anniesland Cross, walk east along Great Western Road, travel under the railway bridge. You will see Esquire House Wetherspoons on your right, turn right on to Fifth Avenue. We are the first building on the right.

    Anniesland is well connected for travel by car.

    From the east, leave the M8 at junction 17 (signposted "Dumbarton"). Turn right at the traffic lights and then head straight along Great Western Road to Anniesland Cross (3 miles), before Anniesland railway bridge you will see Esquire House Wetherspoons on the left, turn left onto Fifth Avenue and you will find us first building on the right hand side.

    From the south use the Clyde Tunnel, travelling straight ahead until you reach Anniesland Cross.

    Once you have reached Anniesland Cross, follow signs for "City Centre". Go past Anniesland railway bridge and turn first right. We are the first building on the right hand side.

    Public Transport Directions

    We are located on Fifth Avenue behind Esquire House, Wetherspoons.


    A large number of buses use Great Western Road - alight at the first stop before Anniesland railway station (traveling west). The following buses travel through Anniesland.

    Bus 6/6A/6B: Drumchapel - East Kilbride Via City Center
    Bus 4A: Mountblow - East Kilbride Via City Center


    The nearest train station is Anniesland, served by fast and regular services from Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street Stations.

    On leaving the station turn left, cross Great Western Road and head towards Esquire House, Wetherspoons. You will find us located behind Wetherspoons on Fifth Avenue, approx. 3-5mins walk from Anniesland train station.


    Pls note that taxi services available 24/7 anywhere in Glasgow. Cheap option is calling private hire companies like:

    Network Private Hire: 0141 557 1110 or Western Cabs: 0141 334 2828 Hampden Cabs: 0141 332 5050

    For more info pls login: also there is app for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry that provide comprehensive travel information to help plan your journey throughout Scotland

    Distance from Alba Hostel Glasgow
    Glasgow International Airport 7.9 miles
    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station 3.1 miles
    Glasgow Central Station 4 miles
    Glasgow City Center 3.5 miles
    Glasgow Queen street 4 miles
    Glasgow University 1.5 miles
    Byres Road 1 miles
    Botanic Gardens 1 miles
    Loch Lomond 21.5 miles
    Edinburgh City Center 49.2 miles

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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 one or more bedrooms

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

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

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