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Kiama, Australia
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103 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

….BUT MAYBE NOT FOR PARTY ANIMALS AND RAVERS Between trips to out of Darwin locations I managed to fit in stays at 3 Mitchell St backpacker joints. The other 2 were YOUTH SHACK and MELALEUCA. I thought YHA the best, but not by a big margin – it seems backpacker joints have lifted their game: I have not stayed at... More 

Thank blackeldo
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't stop in this place.. Sheets dirty,staff unfriendly,kitchen dirty.. Nothing good at all in this place..go straight to a different place .at least you're are in Darwin but any place is better. . . .

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff go out of their way to get the you're answers you're after. Booked a 3 day wet season tour in Kakadu and Litchfield, staff made all the enquiries smoothly and made my stay that much more welcoming. The pool could've done with more of a clean, still quite nice to dip into when you've been walking around all day.... More 

Thank Samskebs
England, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is located on the quiet end of Mitchell Street. We stayed in an en-suite room which was clean and functional. The housekeeping staff were friendly and polite and Jay on reception was very helpful. We booked all our tours via the hostel. The hostel is a 2 minute walk to the waterfront or shops. The kitchen is small and... More 

Thank Steph618
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights after a three day tour around Darwin. It was perfect because it was so quiet and the room (four bed female dorm) was never full, so I was able to get a good nights sleep without being disturbed. It's not a modern hostel but it was clean and the staff were friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank Hollie P
Gold Coast, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had a great stay here last week in a four-bed dorm. The location is pretty good; it's a block or two away from the pubs, which is good for quiet sleeping but less good if you're walking back alone in the dark. Beds were comfortable, ensuite bathroom was very clean and modern. Air conditioning was free and worked pretty well... More 

Thank Jaclyn G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very unfriendly staff, especially the manager. Rooms have their own bathrooms, kitchen is rather small. Outside area has a pool. Yoga was offered, which was very nice. Good location, close enough to the action but just far enough not to be a big party hostel. There is a lack of parking space.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the YHA in Darwin for about 10 days, It's in a good spot, very close to everything but not on top of it all.. Air con in the rooms is quality and every room has its own bathroom as opposed to big communal bathrooms which was handy. Such a friendly atmosphere in the place, Jay on reception is... More 

Thank Anmri92
San Diego, California
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48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed in a 4 bed dorm, ensuite bathrooms, and have nothing to complain about. Easily walkable to anything you would need in Darwin (not a very big place at all). They were responsive to all our questions and helped give good advice about safety and things to do. Wifi in the lobby only, they have a pool area that... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

8 friends stayed in here in 2x4 bunk rooms before doing the jatbula trail. Rooms were clean, bed comfy, bar fridge in room, fan and A/C worked well (and were needed). pool was nice, staff helpful, had no issues with safe storage while we did our bushwalk. close walk to the coles supermarket and restaurants /cafes. good value car hire... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA offers all the essentials you would expect of a YHA, plus air-conditioning in all rooms, outdoor pool, and lively bar that opens out onto popular Mitchell Street in the city's entertainment precinct.Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). The hostel's tour desk can help you find the best tours and travel options to the Top End's Tiwi Islands, Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and Arnham Land. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darwin YHA

Address: 97 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: €23 - €58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Darwin YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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“En-suite room”
 of 5 bubbles Steph618, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't face the manager.”
 of 5 bubbles douweh463, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I have been in different areas and the rooms have always been fine. I have usually been upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 425elizabetht, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 20 had great A/C and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Lee_AnnH760, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the ground floor were easy to get to and nice.”
 of 5 bubbles victoriam790, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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