Contact Details

Alba Hostel Glasgow
6 Fifth Avenue
G12 0AT

Tel: 0141 334 2952
Fax: 0141 255 0414
e-mail: Click here to e-mail us

Our Facilities

  • Bed linen and bedding
  • Full central heating
  • Unlimited hot and powerful showers
  • All areas cleaned daily
  • Guest message centre
  • Lockers (free if you bring your own padlock
  • Luggage storage after checking out is 2
  • Clothes iron and iron board facilities
  • Sewing Kit (office hours)
  • Hair dryer (office hours)
  • Shoe polish during office hours
  • 24 hour TV/ DVD video viewing room
  • 24 hour social/dining room
  • 24 hour well equipped self catering kitchen
  • Mixed sleeping rooms
  • Female sleeping rooms
  • Private rooms
  • 24hr free wi-fi access
  • Laundry service
  • Towel hire

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Location of Alba Hostel in Glasgow

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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.


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

Bus 11: Robroyston - Parkhall Via Anniesland
Bus 16: Blairdardie - East Kilbride Via City Centre
Bus 18: Glasgow - East Kilbride, Greenhills
Bus 18A: Glasgow - East Kilbride, Lindsayfield
Bus 20: Drumchapel - East Kilbride Via City Centre
Bus 66: Mountblow - East Kilbride Via City Centre
Bus N66: Mountblow - City Centre Via Anniesland
Bus 92: Partick - Drumchapel Via Gartnavel Hospital
Bus 94: Maryhill - Knightswood Via Anniesland
Bus 118: Buchanan Bus Station - Duntocher
Bus 118A: Buchanan Bus Station - Duntocher


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

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.

Distance from Alba Hostel Glasgow

Glasgow International Airport 7.9 miles
Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station 3.1 miles
Glasgow Central Station 4.5 miles
Glasgow City Centre 3.9 miles
Glasgow Queen street 5 miles
Glasgow University 2.0 miles
Byres Road 1.9 miles
Botanic Gardens 1.6 miles
Loch Lomond 21.5 miles
Edinburgh City Centre 49.2 miles

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