Flagship budget hostel smack bang in the middle of the city
Just a short walk from the central railway station, the Euro Hostel Glasgow is ideally located for those entering the city via public transport. Offering the choice of individual dorms or private rooms and apartments, this is also an ideal location for those travelling as a group or families.
Somewhat unique for buildings of this type, the hostels 115 rooms all include en-suite bathroom facilities. Bedrooms range from single and twin rooms, some with bunk beds, to dorms that house up to 14 people. All include bed linen and are very reasonably priced. Those staying in single or twin rooms will find towels in their room.
This flagship Euro Hostel also features a stylish bar. Mint & Lime, as it is known, serves low price drinks and food. It also features a pool table (free during the day), Wi-Fi internet access (free all day), as well as a host of entertainment. Punters can expect DJs, live sport on the big screen, and even acoustic performances.
Guests can make use of a self-catering kitchen as well as a laundry. A lounge features a huge TV, internet stations with free Wi-Fi and internet telephone packages, a chill-out room, a snooker table, and a lockable values section. The top floor of the building, known as No-mans Land is exclusively for use by female guests. Rooms here include a full length mirror, hairdryer, and extra hanging space.
The Euro Hostel Glasgow is popular with those visiting the city for a wide range of reasons. Its not solely used by backpackers and travellers. Those attending sporting events, music concerts, hen and stag parties, and general tourists are all known to frequent the well-appointed establishment.
Glasgow isnt shy of things for people to do either. The city centre is bubbling with lively entertainment. Whether visitors are looking for fine dining, drinking venues, or culture, theres plenty on offer. Pubs, clubs, restaurants, and take away stores are in abundance here, making the nightlife particularly vibrant.
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) hosts a wide variety of events, including pop and rock concerts and sporting events. Alternatively musical venues are available (including the O2 ABC Glasgow and Barrowlands) whilst sports fans may like to make a visit to Ibrox or Celtic Park, homes to Rangers and Celtic football clubs respectively. Golfers can enjoy plenty of courses also.
Those in search of a little culture will be fascinated by some of the citys traditional and ancient architecture, as well as some of its more modern attempts. Theatres can be found throughout. Here performances of everything from opera and ballet to cabaret and comedy can be enjoyed. A host of museums and galleries will also sate the appetite of those hungry for history.
Those looking for something a bit more outdoors will revel in the knowledge that Glasgow is the Gateway to the Highlands. As such, guests at the Euro Hostel Glasgow can move on to the countrys fantastic landscapes and wildlife after their visit. Alternatively, a ferry ride to Ireland and Northern Ireland is only a short distance away.