Situated in the popular West End area of Scotland’s largest city, overlooking Kelvingrove Park and Glasgow University, Glasgow Youth Hostel is the perfect base for groups, families and individuals looking to explore the city.

The hostel offers a wide range of shared and private en-suite accommodation, a comfortable lounge, TV room, games room, self-catering kitchen and dining area.

For those with an interest in culture, Glasgow has a host of attractions. These include Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum, Botanic Gardens, Gallery of Modern Art and Glasgow Science Centre. Many of these have free admission making them perfect for families. The hostel is also just a 15 minute walk from the famous Ashton Lane with its unique collection of pubs and restaurants, and only 30 minutes’ walk from the city centre.

With a number of great music events taking place throughout the year, Glasgow’s SEC, Armadillo and Hydro Arena are all within 30 minutes walking distance of the hostel.


If you are looking for large group accommodation or holiday cottages then we have locations across Scotland perfect for groups and family gatherings on a budget. See below for availability or click here for more information and to enquire.


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Food and Drink

  • Alcohol Licence
  • Groups meals service
  • Self-catering kitchen

Hostel Services

  • Bike store
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Distance to nearest shop nearby
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Lockers/luggage store
  • Private rooms available
  • Suitable for groups
  • Total beds 110

Internet Access

  • WiFi access (FREE)


  • Games room
  • Lounge/TV room


  • Distance to airport 10 miles
  • Distance to bus stop 0.25 miles
  • Distance to train station 1.5 miles
  • Parking nearby (free/charges apply) Charges Apply



For more information please download the full access statement for this youth hostel here. This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Open all year

Tel: 0141 332 3004

Reception Open 24 hours

Check in from 15:00

Check out 10:00

Group catering available: Sample dinner menu

For a printable version of this information click here to download youth hostel fact sheet.

Please note that we do not accept stag or hen parties at any of our hostels.


8 Park Terrace, Glasgow G3 6BY Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 141 332 3004



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Glasgow Youth Hostel currently holds a Silver award for Green Tourism. To read more about Hostelling Scotland’s Sustainability Charter, please click here. There are some quick and easy ways that you can make a difference and help us achieve our Green Tourism goals - to read our Responsible Visitor Charter and find out more, please click here.

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