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Melbourne Central YHA

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Rooftop is a great place to relax and enjoy a drink. The Hostel has excellent security. You need your key card to go up and down the lift, and onto the Rooftop. The Reception staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful. My cousin/friend and I...More

Thank Laurene J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stayed for 1 night only on our last day in Melbourne before heading out to airport via Skybus at the Southern Cross Station which was only a short walk from the hostel. Great location, in front of the tram station and near 7-eleven. Good security...More

Thank Aniss Fadilah N
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Aniss - glad you had a good stay. There is key card access throughout the hostel so only guests can move around the building. Look forward to seeing you here again soon or at one of our other 80 YHAs around Australia!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice hostel Really clean and well cared for. Clean hallways, showers, toilets, rooms. Had a single room (2 people) was quite small but okay for a short stay. There was a really good security, you couldn't go in after 8pm i think without a badge....More

Thank Femke V
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Femke - thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. YHA hostels offer a free WiFi hotspot which is usually in the lounge area but not in the rooms. You can upgrade to a premium connection for $5 a day which is...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I had such a great stay here! Even though I travelled alone, it's hard to feel lonely with the friendly staff and other guests. Craig at reception was so kind and helpful to get me my bunk earlier so that I could rest after my...More

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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Ttianen - so pleased you had a good time at our hostel. It is right in the centre of Melbourne, so some traffic noise and the clanking of the famous Melbourne trams is around but is part of the experience. As you probably found...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you're interested in microbrews and small bars, Scott is a oracle of knowledge. His recommendations for activities were awesome! The hostel is comfortable and the staff and guests are friendly. I enjoyed my stay.

Thank Shane D
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$31 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$31 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Adeline S
22 August 2017|
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Response from Leah K | Property representative |
Hi Adeline, We have fans in our 3 bed dorms, but no air con. We have air con all throughout the ground floor, plus free Wi-Fi down there, so you can keep up to date with friends and family while keeping cool. Hope to see... More
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DayleD
21 February 2017|
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Response from F L | Reviewed this property |
the towel is so thin, better pay them some money to hire another one.
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Ima E
19 September 2015|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Ima Yes, our laundries always have an iron/ironing board. Hope to see you soon.
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"A 4-bed dorm I was in as it was quiet enough as it wasn't always full with other people in there every..."
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"if you are 2 go for a double"
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"You get the option of different sized rooms. We had a 3 bed dorm. We were very happy with our room."
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"I was in room 308 - very quiet. Lovely. Great sleep."
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