Best Places for Backpackers in Glasgow, Scotland.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Top 22 hostels in Glasgow, Scotland.

These are the 22 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Glasgow, Scotland.

1
Argyll Guest House

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Argyll Guest House

The Argyll Guest House Glasgow offers cheap accommodation. The Guest house is a Victorian 3 star guest house based on 2 levels. Being a small private accommodation, we feel that we have created a happy, homely atmosphere with a number of helpful staff who hope to make your stay as comfortable as pos...
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Scotia Airport Hotel

95 /100

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Scotia Airport Hotel

A Hundred Thousand Welcomes To All Welcome to Scotia Airport Hotel near Glasgow Airport which is located in a quiet residential area of Paisley. Our beautiful Georgian House building has undergone extensive upgrading to intertwine contemporary elegance within it’s beautiful original character to...
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Beersbridge Lodge

91 /100

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Beersbridge Lodge

Beersbridge Lodge Guesthouse, overlooking the beautiful grounds of Kelvin Grove Park, is situated in Central Glasgow, just 50 yards from Sauchiehall Street. We are close to local bars, cafs, restaurants and the lively nightlife of Glasgow as well as being perfectly situated for shopping. The Scot...
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Merchant City Inn

91 /100

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Merchant City Inn

Located in the heart of the vibrant Merchant City district of Glasgow and just off Argyle Street, the Merchant Lodge is one of Glasgow's oldest buildings. Room rates are inclusive of a full continental breakfast and vat, served by the friendliest staff in Glasgow. Our superb location means a host of...
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University of Glasgow - Cairncross House

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University of Glasgow - Cairncross House

Ideally situated for Glasgow city centre, the West End and the SECC, Cairncross House is a comfortable and affordable option for those looking to visit the city. Newly refurbished in 2016 , it offers modern affordable accommodation. Surrounded by many local bars, cafes and restaurants, Cairncross...
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6
The Heritage Hotel

86 /100

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The Heritage Hotel

Enjoy affordable accommodation at the Heritage Hotel. The Heritage Hotel boasts a fast WiFi internet connection to allow guests to stay connected. The decor throughout is simple and relaxing, so you will be assured of a comfortable stay during your time in Glasgow. Once you've enjoyed our full cooke...
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The Hampton Court Guest House

85 /100

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The Hampton Court Guest House

The Hampton Court Guest House is situated in the heart of the city centre. 24 hour reception, continental or Scottish Breakfast and open all year round. We are a Family Run Guest House here to help you make the most of your trip whether it be for Business, pleasure, Shopping, Sightseeing or just to...
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8
Glasgow Metro Youth Hostel

84 /100

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Glasgow Metro Youth Hostel

Perfect for a summer city stay, Glasgow Metro Youth Hostel is open from June to August in Glasgow School of Art's Margaret Macdonald House, minutes from the city centre and Bath Street with its many bars and restaurants. The hostel offers great value, city centre accommodation for backpackers, st...
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9
Crosshill House

82 /100

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Crosshill House

Crosshill House is a newly developed property with lot of green area. Continental breakfast buffet is available for a price if required. Wifi is free of charge. Plenty of parking in the premises. Located in the close proximity to the shopping area and also only 20/25 mints walk to city center of...
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10
McLays Guest House

82 /100

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McLays Guest House

McLays Guest House offers great value budget accommodation in the heart of the city centre. We are superbly located for visiting Glasgow’s many museums and art galleries and just minutes away from Glasgow’s finest shopping streets Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan Street where in addition you shall fi...
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11
Glasgow Youth Hostel

81 /100

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Glasgow Youth Hostel

Glasgow Youth Hostel offers four star VisitScotland accredited accommodation in a fabulous Victorian townhouse overlooking beautiful Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow’s lively West End, close to award-winning Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, numerous cafes, restaurants and bars. Within easy reach of m...
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12
Alba Hostel Glasgow

81 /100

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Alba Hostel Glasgow

Alba Hostel Glasgow based in the West End of Glasgow. We offer a high hostel standard and a unique home away from home experience to travellers. We offer affordable city accommodation with spacious rooms, free parking, free high speed Wi-Fi and no curfew and no lock out rule. Our staffs are frie...
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13
Euro Hostel Glasgow

80 /100

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Euro Hostel Glasgow

Euro Hostel Glasgow is right in the heart of Glasgow's city centre, overlooking the River Clyde. The perfect place for backpackers, shoppers, sports fans, students, concert-goers, conference delegates and groups of all sizes to find accommodation at prices to suit any budget. Offering hotel qualit...
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14
Charing Cross Guest House

77 /100

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Charing Cross Guest House

Welcome to Charing Cross Guest House, in the heart of Glasgow. The guest house is situated in an ideal location whatever your reasons for choosing to stay in the cultural capital of Scotland, with museums, art galleries, plenty of quality shops and boutiques and easy access to the busy city centre....
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15
Kelvinhaugh Gate

73 /100

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Kelvinhaugh Gate

Kelvinhaugh Gate is secure with locks on all flat and bedroom doors as well as secure access to blocks. Office (Cairncross House reception - see below for keys) is open 7 days a week with security patrolling the area at night. Please note that you may be sharing flats with guests that you may not kn...
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Clyde Hostel

71 /100

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Clyde Hostel

“We are a backpacker hostel, not a hotel. if you are not a backpacker don’t come here you will not be happy!” Clyde Hostel is a great place for single backpackers and small groups, catering to ages 18 to 35. Clyde hostel offers a choice of traditional multi-share accommodation and private rooms,...
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17
Hot Tub Hostel

71 /100

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Hot Tub Hostel

Our goal at the Hot Tub Hostel is to provide quality accommodation to the independent traveller in a fun, safe, and comfortable space. We boast a cozy and clean environment with a great social atmosphere and friendly staff. Best of all our 8 person Jacuzzi for you to relax and unwind. Hot Tub H...
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18
The Victorian House

71 /100

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The Victorian House

The heart and soul of any great city is its people, and the environment in which they live. Whoever is interested in dining out, theatre, cinema, music, dance, art, architecture and shopping will find delight in Glasgow, a city that ranks with the best Europe has to offer. And the Victorian House is...
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19
St Enoch Hotel

68 /100

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St Enoch Hotel

Whether you're in Glasgow to explore the city, experience Glasgow's nightlife, go shopping, catch up with friends, maybe go to a concert, or go to the football, with great transport links only minutes walk from Glasgow Central Station, Queen Street Station, and Buchanan Street Bus Station and a 24 h...
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20
Smiths Hotel

67 /100

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Smiths Hotel

The Smiths Hotel is a warm, friendly, family-run hotel consisting of 42 bedrooms located on Glasgow's bustling Sauchiehall Street. We offer good-value budget accommodation & are minutes away from Glasgow's many museums, art galleries, theatres, entertainment venues, night clubs & shopping streets....
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21
Tartan Lodge

66 /100

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Tartan Lodge

***********VISIT SCOTLAND 4 STAR RATED*********** Tartan Lodge provides affordable accommodation for budget and business travellers in mind, comprising of a selection of double bedrooms and twin rooms all with ensuite bathrooms and LCD Tvs. Additionally, our boutique hotel has shared dormitories f...
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The Clifton

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The Clifton

The Clifton Hotel, an exclusive boutique hotel in Great Western Road offers an idyllic sanctuary of calm to unwind in. Our guests can appreciate and enjoy the tranquillity within a city environment where our warm and welcoming staff are nearby to fulfil any requirements and queries you may have duri...
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