Glasgow Youth Hostel  4 stars

8 Park Terrace, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G3 6BY  show mapSave
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Located in the west end, this four-star hotel has recently undergone a renovation and offers quality stay nearby a cluster of galleries, architecture, shopping and night clubs.

Combining old and new, this hotel offers a stay with free Wi-Fi and fax/photocopying.

All rooms are complete with private safe, high-speed internet and satellite TV.

There is a restaurant and a bar at the hotel.

Central train station is within a few minutes driving.

Number of rooms   30.

City Center Glasgow - 1.0 mi
Airports Glasgow International (GLA) - 6.0 mi, Prestwick (PIK) - 27.6 mi
Train Stations Charing Cross - 2700 ft, Glasgow Central Station - 1.2 mi
Underground stations Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station - 2300 ft, St Georges Cross SPT Subway Station - 2700 ft
Bus stop - 1700 ft
Restaurants The Coachman Hotel & Restaurant - 300 ft, An Clachan Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian, Café, Family Fare) - 700 ft
Parks Kelvingrove Park - 600 ft


All rooms are designed with modern touches yet in traditional style and offer satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone and a bathroom with hair dryer.

Rooms offer extra beds, high chairs, pool table and cots available upon request.

Dining options

Breakfast is served daily at the hotel's bar.

The bar is decorated in modern style and offers extensive choice of drinks.

Abundance of restaurants and bars are adjacent to the hotel.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 4.50 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 6 per person per night. 


Fax and photocopying are available.

Free Wi-Fi is available through the hotel.

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  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Cloakroom
  • Garage

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is GBP 4 per day.

  • Billiards
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Kitchen facilities
  • Kitchen
  • TV



from  2 pm


until  10 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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All rooms are designed with modern touches yet in traditional style and offer satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone and a bathroom with hair dryer.

Rooms offer extra beds, high chairs, pool table and cots available upon request.

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Bed type: Double Or Twin Beds

Glasgow Youth Hostel LocationWhat's nearby

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  • Underground stations
  • Train stations
  • Parks
  • Tourist attractions
  • Museums
  • Convention centers
  • Stadiums
  • Food and meals
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What's nearby

What's nearby.

Loch Lomond, a popular water ground is within 37 minutes

New Lanark, a historic village is 46 minutes away

Stirling, a nearby city is just 43 minutes driving away

Edinburgh Central with unique architecture is an hour away

University of Glasgow(600 m), the fourth-oldest university in England was established in 1451

Reach: three miles from the city center Taxi to the West End costs approximately £15-20

Kings Theatre Glasgow (700 m), Scotland's most historic theater dates back to 1904 when it was established and since than has played host to many famous faces including architect Frank Matcham.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery (800 m) has recently undergone a renovation and today boasts of its red sandstone exterior being inside complete with historic exhibits, sculptures and various art works.

Reach: adjacent to the Kelvinhall train station.

Open: Monday to Thursday and Saturday at 10am – 5pm, on Friday and Sunday - 11am - 5pm

Admission: free

Tourist attractions
  • Annan Gallery
    1000 ft
  • Gerber Fine Art
    4300 ft
Places of interest
  • Renfield St Stephens Church Centre
    2700 ft
  • The Glasgow School of Art
    3700 ft
  • St Aloysius R C Church
    4000 ft
  • Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour
    4000 ft
  • The Arc bridge
    4300 ft
Train stations
  • Charing Cross
    2300 ft
Convention centers
  • SECC
    3000 ft
  • The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
    3300 ft
  • CCA: Centre For Contemporary Arts
    3300 ft
Shopping areas
  • McLellan Galleries
    3000 ft
  • Big Apple
    2300 ft
  • Glasgow Film Theatre
    4000 ft
  • The Golf Lounge
    4600 ft
Monuments and Landmarks
  • Sauchiehall Street
    3000 ft
  • Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena
    2700 ft
  • 3000 ft
  • Royal Highland Fusiliers Regimental Museum
    3700 ft
  • Glasgow Science Centre
    4300 ft
Universities, Institutes
  • University of Glasgow
    2000 ft
  • King's Theatre
    2300 ft
  • Kings Theatre Glasgow
    2300 ft
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station
    2000 ft
  • St Georges Cross SPT Subway Station
    2300 ft
  • Hillhead SPT Subway Station
    3300 ft
  • Kelvinhall SPT Subway Station
    4000 ft
  • Cowcaddens SPT Subway Station
    4300 ft
Food and meals
  • Oran Mor
    3700 ft

Local Attractions

  • The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
    1.0 mi
    100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow
  • National Piping Centre
    1.0 mi
    30 - 34 McPhater Street, Glasgow
  • The Lighthouse
    1.2 mi
    11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
  • Gallery of Modern Art
    1.2 mi
    Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow
  • Govan Old Parish Church
    1.3 mi
    866 Govan Road, Glasgow

Near the hotel

  • Kelvingrove Park
    600 ft
    Otago Street, Glasgow
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
    2100 ft
    Argyle Street, Glasgow
  • Hunterian Museum
    2100 ft
    Glasgow University, Glasgow
  • Mitchell Library
    2200 ft
    North Street, Glasgow
  • Clyde Arc Bridge
    2200 ft
    Finnieston, Glasgow
  • Highlandman's Umbrella
    2300 ft
    Argyle Street, Glasgow
  • Hunterian Art Gallery
    2500 ft
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow

Restaurants Nearby

  • The Coachman Hotel & Restaurant

    300 ft
    Park Street

    Phone: 01236 821649

  • An Clachan Cafe

    59% likes this, based on 74 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Café, Family Fare, Scottish
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 24

    700 ft
    Kelvin grove Park

    Phone: 07846463614

  • Arcaffe

    73% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

    1000 ft
    11 North Claremont Street
  • the Sisters

    73% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

    1000 ft
    1a Ashwood Gdns
  • Mother India

    79% likes this, based on 494 reviews

    1400 ft
    28 Westminster Terrace, Sauchiehall Street

    Phone: 0-141 221 1663

Getting there.

Glasgow Airport is within driving distance.

By car from the M8 motorway westbound, take Junction 18, marked Charing Cross and Kelvingrove, and follow signs for the hostel. If traveling eastbound, take Junction 17, marked Dumbarton, then merge left onto the A81. Turn left at the first set of traffic lights and right at the next set of lights and you'll find yourself on Woodlands Rd. Follow the signposts from here.

Getting around.

Central train station and Queen Street station are a short drive away.

From Central Station take bus number 44 or 44A (destination: Knightswood, Cowdenhill Rd). Get off the bus at the the first stop on Woodlands Road. Follow signs for our hostel up the hill.

From Queen Street station reach Buchanan Street Underground that is of easy access from Queen Street station with trains leaving every five minutes. You need to travel to the Kelvinbridge Underground then exit right through the car park and swing park and climb the stairs to Gibson St. Walk up through Kelvingrove Park bearing left until you reach the statue at the top of the hill. Exit the park and turn right onto Park Terrace. The hostel is on the left hand side of the street.

Buchanan Bus Station is within driving distance, so you should take the bus number 44 or 44A (destination: Knightswood, Cowdenhill Rd) from Central Station (Hope St) or from Bath St if you are coming from Buchanan St bus station. Get off the bus at the the first stop on Woodlands Rd. Follow signs for our hostel up the hill.

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