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Alba Hostel Glasgow

  • 6 Fifth Avenue
  • Anniesland
  • Glasgow
  • G12 0AT


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Close to Shops
  • Group Holidays
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Mixed, female & private rooms
  • 24 hr free WiFi/TV Room
  • Message centre

About the Alba Hostel Glasgow

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. 


  • Bed linen and bedding is included.
  • 24 hour free WiFi access and 24 hour TV/ DVD and Video viewing room.
  • Full central heating throughout.
  • Unlimited powerful hot showers.
  • Luggage storage space (after checking out an extra charge of £2 applies).
  • The hostel is cleaned daily.
  • Lockers available - these are free if you bring along your own padlock.
  • Ironing facilities.
  • Sewing kit and shoe polish (office hours only).
  • 24 hour social dining room area and a well equipped self-catering kitchen for guest use.
  • Laundry service and towel hire on request.
  • Free parking.
  • Friendly and helpful staff.


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. 


  • Anniesland Station - 3 to 5 minute walk.
  • Glasgow International Airport - 7.9 miles.
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station - 3.1 miles.
  • Glasgow city centre - 3.9 miles.


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.



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