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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Tourism & Interests in Glasgow

Scotland's largest city is a friendly, bustling town with imposing 18th/19th-century buildings, great theatre life, and a vibrant music scene that any music lover would appreciate, as well as home to great local artists, Glasgow hosts many concerts throughout the year and watering holes that run the gamut from trendy bars to traditional pubs.

The city's buses and metro system make it easy to explore. Don't miss the re-opened Kelvingrove Art Museum, the Victorian Necropolis, or the surprisingly delicious local delicacy, deep-fried pizza. Glasgow is the gateway to the Highlands and Islands.

When in Glasgow do not miss out on the opportunity to visit the Highlands of Scotland and experience some of Europe's most splendid scenic views amongst the Glens of Glencoe, Glen Nevis and the home of the UK's highest peak Ben Nevis.

Glasgow is a vibrant mix of historical, contemporary, cultural and stylish attractions and has a great music scene. Top attractions in Glasgow include Kelvingrove Art Gallery, The Mackintosh Ten, The Burrell collection, Glasgow Cathedral, Gallery of Modern Art, Peoples Palace, Museum of Transport, Botanic Gardens, Museum of Transport, Glasgow Science Centre and Glasgow University.

Glasgow Speedway

Great afternoon out whether going as a family, with a friend, or on your own-it's such a friendly place, you'll soon be one of the gang! The racing is exciting, the fans are friendly, and there's...

City Chambers

Attraction Type: Government Building, Architectural Building

Glasgow Cathedral

Attraction Type: Religious Site, Historic Site

Museum of Transport

Attraction Type: Museum

Hunterian Art Gallery

This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.

Attraction Type: Art Gallery

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

This art museum contains some of the UK's best examples of British and European art.

Attraction Type: Art Gallery

Mackintosh Buildings

House of an Art Lover, Mackintosh School of Art, the Lighthouse and The Hill House a short journey away from Glasgow in Helensburgh.

Attraction Type: Art Gallery, Architectural Interest

Bon Accord

Attraction Type: Bar/Club

Provand's Lordship

Attraction Type: Historic Home, Museum

King Tut's Wah-Wah Hut

Attraction Type: Bar/Club

The Burrell Collection

This museum houses the private collection of Sir William Burrell.

Barras Weekend Market

Attraction Type: Market

Tenement House

The Tenement House is one of many heritage locations belonging to the National Trust for Scotland. It is a typical Victorian four-room flat from around 1892. Not much in the flat has been updated...

Attraction Type: Historic Home

Grand Ole Opry

Attraction Type: Bar/Club

People's Palace & Winter Gardens

Attraction Type: Museum


Attraction Type: Group Tour, Boat

The David Livingstone Centre

The birthplace of Scotland's greatest explorer.

Attraction Type: Historic Home

Souter Johnnie's Cottage

Attraction Type: Historic Home, Museum

Mugdock Country Park

Attraction Type: Park

Royal Troon

This beautiful golf course was once home to the British Open.

Attraction Type: Golf Course

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