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Canberra City YHA

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room (4 beds) was clear and you've more space than normal. My bed wasn't ready when I checked in, that was annoying but they did it fast after I asked. A locker is in the room, inclusive plug socket in it. Unfortunately, if anyone closes the door the noise is really loud.. The bathroom as well as the kitchen...

Thank veriibeerii
YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Canberra City YHA, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for staying with us and we hope you had fun in Canberra. We'll get our maintenance crew to have a look at the door as usually this is just a fitting that needs fixing up - so anytime you've a problem with an issue like this, just have a word at reception and they can log it to...

Mudgee, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 4 nights here with a group of cycling friends. We had a spacious double room with our own bathroom. The room was clean and unlike most hostels did have a TV in the room which didnt make difference to us anyway. There is a common room on each floor with a vending machine full of chips and chocolates....

Thank themudgeerambler
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a private room with a double bed. While it will not win any awards for aesthetic the room was very clean and well presented, and the bed was more comfortable than some I have experienced in 4-5 star hotels. It was quiet and I had a great sleep. The bathroom and common areas were similarly clean. When you...

Thank Zerokel
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

1. I found it very nice, friendly, nice linen reasonable, but ask how much it cost to join first, it may save you money 2. It is booked heavily, as my friend and I ask for just a 2 bed, in the middle of the night, 2 strange men came in and slept also, don't get me wrong , they...

Thank beryl c
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I had a bunk in an 8 bed room. Large room with adequate space to store things. Power points aplenty for charging that pesky mobile phone that just eats battery when you are photographing so much. $37.50 per night for a bed and linen, $2 for towel hire. There was a pool, spa and sauna, café and wonderful location right...

Thank KymMarie220
Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Took a school group here and despite the staff being met with a tragedy in their hotel they took every care to ensure our needs were met. Food was only ok but the accomodation was adequate although there wasn't enough showers in the shared bathroom.

Thank Brad B
Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Located right next to the main mall in Canberra, this big hostel offers everything you want, except much chance to meet fellow travellers. All rooms are clean, there are enough bathrooms with good showers, a roof-top and huge common-area, a big kitchen, spacious dorms with dorms and tables, elevators, stable and fast wifi and even the staff is friendly and...

Thank Dryanta
Batemans Bay, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Clean, spacious room, helpful staff, friendly guests, great location- best value for money in Canberra. The pool and spa are a real bonus, the kitchen is fully equipped and the portions in the cafe very generous. Good security with lockers in the room and an easy to use key card.

Thank tulipgk
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Me and 2 friends stayed here for one night in a private room - overall it was perfect for location, cleanliness and staff being friendly and helpful. Close to everything you need. Didn't check in until 10pm and still it was a very easy check in. The toilets are spotless! I can't comment on the kitchen as we didn't use...

1Thank UnitedKingdom44
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went to Canberra for 1 night for the Canberra Fun Run. Had a good night sleep in a nice clean dorm, beds all have a locker, plug and light. Staff were great in helping me find a taxi etc in the morning, and there are lockers to hire to leave your stuff. Excellent central location also.

Thank TravellingPeaSoup

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation's capital, 5 mins from the interstate bus terminal. Hostel facilities include cafe, indoor pool/spa/sauna, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area, TV/games area, and underground bar. Hostel hosts weekly activities and BBQs in summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canberra City YHA

Address: 7 Akuna St, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: ₹ 2,255 - ₹ 6,572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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“At the moment a renovation is taking place next door so rooms at the back can expect an early wakeup call.”
themudgeerambler, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Really we didn't have a choice as we couldn't get into the Dixon Backpackers although we were booked.”
berylc67, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are many types to choose from, at varying level of cost however I believe that all share bathrooms”
KymMarie220, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book ahead for the best deals and rooms”
tulipgk, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would not book a room greater than 6 people.”
DjGabriro, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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