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Glasgow Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Impressive Building in an impressive location. Very handy for the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which is free. When you awake and go downstairs you feel like Monarch of the Glen. It's like the inside of a Highlander's Castle. The Self Catering Kitchen is excellent...More

2  Thank Dafydd W
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth HostelResponded 3 August 2017

Hi, What a lovely review, thanks so much, it really is appreciated and we will pass your kind commnets onto our team. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Location a bit out of town, but close to the Uni of Glasgow, and the views on the way in to town do not disappoint. No one in my room spoke English so I kept to myself, but that didn't bother me as I'm pretty...More

1  Thank Jemma O
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth HostelResponded 3 August 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for your kind review, we will pass it onto our team. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 29 June 2017

the room size is good but it lacks a wardrobe or a chess of drawers to put our things in. It's a nice place to stay if you want to visit the city but it's not comfy. I was disappointed when I saw the bin...More

Thank Jay R
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth HostelResponded 7 July 2017

Hello, Thanks for posting but I think you might have posted your review for thee wrong hostel. Our Youth Hostel is located in the west end overlooking Kelvingrove park on Park Terrace we are not near Central station, there are a few independent hostels located...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

I booked this place having encountered very mixed and negative reviews for the other hostels in Glasgow, having stayed at a YHA hostel earlier this year in the Peak District and hence having an idea of what to expect. Some positives: - located well for...More

1  Thank GrainneBaker
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth HostelResponded 7 July 2017

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to post, I am sorry to read some of your comments and will discuss this with our team at site. Thanks for saying the team were friendly and please do try us again. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I would go and tell everyone to not hesitate for one single minute and book this hostel straight away. Our double (private) room (116) is simply amazing. Spacious, clean and with an amazing shower. We booked cooked breakfast which takes a wee while to get...More

Thank Marlies E
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glasgow Youth HostelResponded 15 June 2017

Hello, Thank you very much for posting such a lovely review, our team really appreciate it. I am sorry to read about your bed and be assured that we will get that replaced asap and also check all the others, we expect to purchase new...More

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US$31 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$31 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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31 July 2016|
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Response from SYHAHostelling | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your queries. 1. You can get a bus from Glasgow Airport into the city centre and then get a taxi that will cost approx £5 or you can again get the bus from the airport into the city centre and then get... More
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Response from Emily M | Reviewed this property |
It's almost two miles to the hostel from Buchanan bus station. If you are intrepid you could do it, but it will likely be pouring rain, and the hostel is a bit tricky to find when you've never been there before, so I would... More
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Response from visitorbrum | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure where the bus station is, but I found it a pleasant end to my rail journey to walk to the hostel from the main railway station.
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"Lower floor as there are quite a few stairs to climb"
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"Great Views of the West and South of Glasgow from windows facing out!"
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"ensuite private room"
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"Most rooms require some walking in stairs..."
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