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Hostel | 65 Berkeley Street, Charing Cross, Glasgow, Scotland G3 7DX

80.7% Overall Rating

950 out of 1351 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/04/2014)

"I had a great time at this hostel - the staff were super friendly and helpful and there was always drinking games and fun people hanging in the common area. Great for people travelling alone."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Backpackers only. No people under 18 will be allowed. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged the full price of the first day of the booking Property will charge the credit card for the full amount upon booking if the booking is for 5 or more people Please note that as of April 01, 2011 our prices include VAT of 20%. Please note that after you have made a booking on www.hostelbookers.com with a debit card, the property will charge the full amount of your stay on your card."

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80.7%

Overall Rating

950 out of 1351 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Bluesky Hostel'

Atmosphere
84.8%
Location
83.2%
Facilities
74.4%
Cleanliness
70.4%
Staff
88.8%
Value
83.2%
Safety
80.0%
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54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

22 July 2012

Liked: Staff were friendly!

Disliked: It was really dirty and it smelled! Waking up and there were huge clumps of hair in the sink! It's morelike a squat then a hostal! I've stayed in a lot of hostels and this one was very bad.

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Bredel Harold

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

20 July 2012 Bredel would recommend this property

Liked: Bluesky Hostel est très conviviale, on y trouve tout ce dont on peut avoir besoin et il se situe à quelques pas du centre ville.

Disliked: RAS

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

18 July 2012

Liked: The staff were helpful, the other backpackers lovely.

Disliked: The showers and toilets were broken; the bedrooms were cramped and a the beds broken.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Pierre GRISEL

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 July 2012 Pierre would recommend this property

Liked: very good and clean hostel, staff is very nice, party and hot tube are amazing very good night in this hostel

Disliked: Pierre left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

11 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff and good party! Amazing hot top and great environment!

Disliked: Nothing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly helpful staff, super location walking distance to everything, no curfew, liberal atmosphere;) I'll stay again if I'm lucky enough to be back in Glasgow:) thanks guys!!

Disliked: Can't complain!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Phoebe Dennis

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals

03 July 2012

Liked: Well priced and located

Disliked: Internet and computers hardly worked

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Alexandra Bunge

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 June 2012 Alexandra would recommend this property

Liked: Such a good time! Staff were great

Disliked: Alexandra left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Mariana Fraga

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 June 2012 Mariana would recommend this property

Liked: Staff really helpful, great location, free tea and coffee all the time! wifi that actually worked.

Disliked: A little bit dirty. If you are looking for a quiet place, this might not be it.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Michael Solling

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday

22 May 2012 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: The kitchen, the price.

Disliked: We stayed across the road but as part of the hostel and the wifi sucked over there. The dog is cool but it's not hygenic to hang around the kitchen and sit on the seats the customers sit on

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Caroline Craffigan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

22 May 2012 Caroline would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were fantastic! Everyone was super friendly and helpful. It's a great value, and the beds are comfy. The location is pretty good, lots of things to do in the area and plenty of buses to take you elsewhere.

Disliked: Caroline left no negative feedback.

37.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 May 2012

Liked: Not much it was pretty run down and grotty

Disliked: The hostel as a whole, dark, run down, horrible beds, 1 good shower the rest rubbish, not particularly clean, no real atmosphere. I wouldn't recommend it..

The property's response is...

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

12 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was super great when I checked in at 1:30am. He waited for me to get there. Decent rooms and bathrooms.

Disliked: No wifi in the rooms. A bit far out from the center of the town, but not too bad of a walk.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

12 May 2012

Liked: the hot tub, even though we had to wait 4 hours before they could get it going. also free internet access on a computer is good

Disliked: the owner was very rude and a drunk.

The property's response is...

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

09 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, excellent atmosphere (everyone is super friendly), cheap, close to pubs, free internet use.

Disliked: Could use an upgrade (sooner rather then later), and a better equipped kitchen.

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

07 May 2012

Liked: location and the helpful staff

Disliked: rooms could do with lick off paint...pictures on wall..carpet

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

alpesh yagnik

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife

30 April 2012

Liked: Reception staff was very friendly. The room was enough spacious.

Disliked: No reception after mid night. In the morning while were leaving hostel one guy with yellow t-shirt and wheat sandback color capri was so rude he behave like owner of hostel and didn't allow us even to touch coffee machine which was they said during start of stay free. he asked us to leave the hostel now and he closed the common room and reception gate. absolutely rubbish experience on holiday .

40.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

muhammad ifzal

As a family with children

City break
Family Holiday

24 April 2012

Liked: Its not in the bad locality. they book too many people and then send them another buildings though on the same roads which are not shon on their webside.

Disliked: Its not very bad but the problem is that the staff not very rude and not helping. Took security of £5 for each key, doen not matter are you with family or not.If you want to give key back then reception is only available between 9 or 10 PM to evening. No one pick up reception phone if you want to leave early or in any case of emergency.

The property's response is...

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing

24 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, good central location

Disliked: No left luggage place

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Callum Storey

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 April 2012 Callum would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Really helpful staff. This place has a HOT TUB!!! Kitchen is well equipped. Really Good value for money.

Disliked: It is on the older side but they are working on it to maintain it and for the price it is excellent.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Zoe Billing

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 April 2012

Liked: Close to the west end, self catering. Cheap

Disliked: You get what you pay for. Lukewarm showers, very few travelers, not enough toilets.

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

11 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere and very friendly staff. The hostel is near a big beautiful park.

Disliked: The beds were a bit old and noisy

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to bars, friendly staff, cute dog, good wee place to rest your head at night and the hotttt tubbbb

Disliked: hot tub was too hot i couldn't stay in long enough :P

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

30 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really really nice staff, good location, very unique and good atmosphere!!

Disliked: We had to buy a padlock in order to keep our valuables safe.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

29 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Not to mention that staff was really helpful and friendly, the hostel is very clean and nice.

Disliked: -