Offering affordable quality hostel accommodation in Glasgow's West End area, Alba Hostel & Backpacker Accommodation is within a classic 100 year old Victorian building. Recently refurbished throughout and with modern amenities including full central heating, powerful showers and 24 hour free WiFi internet access, this hostel accommodation offers a warm welcome with no curfew and lock out rule, perfect for late nights out. Free parking is available onsite and our friendly staff are always happy to assist.
We are situated on Fifth Avenue just behind Esquire house, Wetherspoons, only a 3 to 5 minute walk from Anniesland Station and within easy reach of Metro links, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the Botanic Gardens and the Scottish Exhibition Centre. The hostel has a welcoming relaxed atmosphere and is a great place to meet new friends and like minded people. We are very popular with backpackers and independent travellers, guests on working holidays, the young (and young at heart), sports teams, all kinds of groups and bands on tour.
Mixed, female only and private rooms are all available and we are open all year round with prices from just £15 per person!
A continental breakfast is available for an additional charge of just £2 per day.
Prices from just £15 per person per night. Long stay packages are available - please call us direct to discuss. Search availability and book direct online.
Our nearest station is Anniesland with regular fast services from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central. Guests on foot should exit the station and take a left turn, cross over Great Western Road and walk towards Esquire House, Wetherspoons. Alba Hostel is just behind Esquire House, around a 3/5 minute walk from the station.
Great Western Road is a drop off point for numerous bus services - visit our website for the full list of bus services.
By car from the east:- exit the M8 at junction 17 signed for Dumbarton. Take a right at the traffic lights and continue along Great Western Road to Anniesland. Before you reach Anniesland railway bridge you will spot Esquire House, Wetherspoons on your left, turn left onto Fifth Avenue and we are the first building on the right hand side.
Driving from the south use the Clyde Tunnel, continue on until you get to Anniesland Cross, and here follow signs for the city centre. Continue past Anniesland railway bridge and take the first right. The hostel is the first building on the right hand side.