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Euro Hostel Glasgow is a great hostel right in the heart of downtown Glasgow!
The hostel is located down by the water, with only a short walk to a supermarket, the heart of downtown Glasgow with its bars and art galleries, and of course to McDonald's for the hangover you will have the following morning after partying in this outrageous city. The bus station is about a fifteen-minute walk from the hostel as well. Public transport options to other parts of the city for sight-seeing are also super accessible -- the St. Enoch train station is only a short walk away.
Rooms and Bathrooms
The dorm rooms are good, with a great amount of space for you to move around and put your stuff and they have large lockers in which to store your valuables. The beds are clean and comfortable. There are multiple toilets and showers off the dorm room with a separate sink area as well for hand-washing and teeth-brushing. It makes it really easy to move about and do what you need to do when sharing with quite a few other people.
On the first floor of the hostel, there is a large area for sitting and hanging out. There is a pool table that you can use and a few books on a shelf for reading. Off this large room, there is also an industrial-sized kitchen for cooking meals if you are on a budget; not many people are really in this area, however, and if you want to be in the action, then the bar downstairs is where it is at. The bar isn't just full of hostel patrons -- it is open to the general public. If you are feeling lazy and don't want to cook or leave the hostel, the bar also does food.
This is a really great hostel. It is well organised and has a laundry room if you need to do laundry, and luggage storage if you arrive early or depart late to drop your stuff off. The staff are helpful and friendly and can help you with whatever you need in the reception area.
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Published on 2017-08-09
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This was my 5th visit and I look forward to my next stay!
Age 40 | U.S.
Not as social as I'd hoped
booked a large dorm but when I arrived the next day the booking hadn't come through on their end, as there was a system error. I found out that the hostel was at capacity. When I came back 30 minutes later they'd fixed this and out me in a 2 bed dorm. Quite a nice room too.
Age 23 | Aus
The overall standard is good compared to the price. Only the space in 8 bed dorms are very small. The bathroom and toilet facility was good. They were neat and clean. Nothing could be more expected at this rate.
Age 34 | Bangladeshi
This is a very large, somewhat impersonal hostel. Room was fine, a little noisy when the showers were being used. There was always water everywhere as there were no mats, and nowhere to dry your hands at the sinks. Wifi only works downstairs. It has everything you need, there's just no personality to the place, so if you're wanting to socialise with other travelers I would suggest you pick somewhere else. If you just want a bed to sleep in, it's fine. The staff are really friendly.
Smelly, dirty, and poorly maintained
I stayed one night in a 14-bed dorm. The bed was alright but the hole room was smelly. I mean bad smelling -- the kind of smell that doesn't vanish after an hour or so. The rest was quiet dirty, which is nothing to wonder about in a dorm. Unfortunately the mattress was more yellow than white, as were the linens. Over all it was ok for one night but I wouldn't recommend it if you want to stay longer. Staff was friendly and bar was alright.
Age 27 | Germany
Excellent position within 5 minutes walk from Central Station. Excellent staff. Very good value for money. Excellent Food. Very comfortable bed. Quiet room. Thank you.
Age 62 | United Kingdom
Good for the price
Stock standard big hostel. No frills. Good clean rooms and facilities. Good value for money and location. Would stay here again.
Age 23 | Australia
Great hotel. Cool pub next door with a gorgeous barman. The lifts are totally dodge tho. Had to walk up 9 flights of stairs because the lift wouldn't arrive!
Solid place, pillows are flat as paper. Would stay again.
Perfect location just down from Central Station and only a few minutes from the shops and bars. Could not have asked for a better location .
Excellent cafe and bar .well priced and food was great value .
Large dorms and very comfy beds . Only down slide was the room was very warm with only one window that opened .
Great value and will be back !
The staff was helpful, kind and always ready to give ideas or solve problems. I would stay there again when returning to Glasgow. Fabulous location!!!!!!!
Great spot, good affordable bar, beds arent great and couldve been a bit cleaner but price compared to a hotel is superb so you cant expect everything to be perfect
You get what you pay for! The hostel is more like a hotel so its quite hard to meet people as a solo traveller, but it has most of the things you could need. Not spectacular but gets the job done. The location is something to be desired, the center of town in Glasgow is a rough neighbourhood.
This was one of four different hostels we used during our 11 day trip of Scotland. Euro Hostel Glasgow was our favorite! The mixed door bunk room has toilets and showers just inside the door which is very convenient. The kitchen is spacious and the dining area large. Each bunk is fitted with its own light and outlet.
Very good for the price. I booked a single room. I'm tall so the bed was too short because of the metal edge. Had to put the matras on the floor. Good location very close to centre and railway station.
Served it's purpose but a lil bit crummy. Seems all their lockers are in bits and not enough in each dorm room so if you're conscious of your stuff being taken be prepared. Bathrooms aren't ventilated and the lift is very slow/frustrating.
Most of the staff members were quite rude and unhelpful.
Kitchen closes ridiculously early, so be aware of this. You arent allowed to eat your own food in the bar, despite buying drinks and the dining room was filthy- so not inviting at all.
Only 6 lockers in a 12 person dorm, my friend had two unusable lockers in her 4 person dorm. First come first serve, as I was told after I came down to ask why this was. Bit ridiculous that a hostel of this caliber couldnt replace broken lockers, even so, the ones available didnt look very secure. Ive stayed in dingy hostels in India that had better security for bags than this place.
Excellent location value for money will use again
Very long check in process
Very nice staff! Comfy bed. Shower could've been cleaner, but it was fine. Good value for your money. Would return!
Efficent check in and out. But (7th floor) room very hot! Appreciate heat rises so not that much you can do about it and A/C expensive (and not eco friendly either).
Hated the music in the bar - whats wrong with peace and quiet/ambient noise from folks chatting?
My shower tray was dirty/hairy (yuk).
Apart from that it was great and fine for an over-nighter :-)
Charged me twice. Staff not prepared for the situation.
No lockers in the room. In a hostel this is ridiculous!
No indications on the beds so everyone can take your bed.
My husbands bed was missing the plug to charge the phone.
The lifts are strange.
I should have paid 10 euros more and stayed in the Safestay close to the city center as well.
No toilet paper.
Ad says check out at 11 but reception says 10:30.
Pancake pillow, tiny lifts, tiny showers, dusty rooms, broken lockers, but staff are very nice and friendly but overall its just grim.
The bar area downstairs was fun and lively!
Accommodations were nice, with a private bathroom in the 4 bed room that I was in. Age range of people staying at this hostel varied greatly (definitely not a youth hostel). I do wish I could have checked in earlier and had a place to put my stuff for the day, but I understand this is not always possible
Staff was extremely helpful.
The beds were not marked as who got them, so that caused some issues between the other people staying at the hostel.
Overall you get what you pay for but in a great location. Plus a shoutout to the staff who were just super friendly and really helpful.
The hostel staff was kind. The room was fine, having the bathroom and shower in the room is a huge plus. The breakfast was okay, but a good value.
Looked like blood spatter on my bunk bed
Why pay more than you have to? You're in town to explore the city, or to go shopping, catch up with friends, maybe see a band, or go to the football, not to spend time in an expensive hotel room. We can offer you most of what the big hotel chains do anyway.... just with twice the fun and half the price. Now you can truly ‘budget stay, your way’.
We have a huge selection of rooms from single or double private rooms with all the trimmings to twin rooms, family rooms, mobility enabled rooms or large dorms. Even with this massive choice, every room is ensuite. We supply all bed linen and lockers for secure storage. We have the Osmosis Bar with cheap everyday prices. During the day we're showing your favourite sporting events and offer free jukebox and pooltable.
All our twin and double rooms have coin operated TV's at a tiny £1.00 per day. We have a guest kitchen, two TV rooms with huge TV and SKY, Chill-out room, secure luggage and bike store, Internet access, FREE WiFi in Osmosis Bar, towel hire or purchase and a guest laundry. It’s your stay, so do it your way. What more could you ask for?
We welcome groups of all sizes throughout the year and make an ideal choice for sports teams, university groups and concertgoers. All bedrooms are on the upper floors so there's plenty of room for the late-night party animals to continue the night without disturbing the peace of other guests. Our staff can organise all of your group activities and tours.
Euro Hostel Glasgow is our flagship property and we are very proud of it. It's clean, safe, friendly and loads of fun. Not only do you enjoy cheap, clean accommodation, but because we're right in the heart of the city, you save those bus and cab fares too.
*Please note that check in time is at 3pm, however early check-in (or late check-out) can be arranged at just £3.00!*
Location and Contact
• From Glasgow Central Station: • Take the Union Street exit, turn right and walk straight down Union Street past KFC and continue onto Jamaica Street. We are located at the corner of Jamaica & Clyde Street. You can't miss us, we are the HUGE white building!
318 Clyde Street, City Centre, Glasgow,
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