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Canberra City YHA

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shared dorm”(3 reviews)
“hostel offers”(3 reviews)
“adequate space”(3 reviews)
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The location was 11 mins walk from the Greyhound bus stop (so fine to walk with bags). Location is great for getting buses and walking; I managed to fit in Old / Parliament House, the gardens, Anzak Walk and the memorial all in a day...More

Thank Rosie S
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Canberra City YHAResponded 7 December 2017

Hi Rosie - glad you got to see so much of Canberra! There is a heap of places to visit, and many of them are free which is a bonus. Pleased the hostel was comfortable and you enjoyed it. Just on luggage storage - we...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in a double room. The room was big, with a comfy bed and tea and coffee making facilities. The communal bathroom was clean. The location is great. We didn’t get a chance to use the pool or kitchen. Great...More

Thank josaraclarke
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here while Floriade was on. It was a good access location to get to and fro other places. Parking was a bit difficult nearby but we eventually got something a 10minute walk away. Staff were friendly but not overly knowledgable to give advice. The...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Stayed at the YHA for a week and found it to be a very pleasant experience for a hostel. It is more quiet than some of the hostels in the bigger Australian cities I have been to so if you are looking for an all...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It's the best place for small budgets, it's clean and practical. It just feels a bit impersonal because of its big size and the staff doesn't go the extra mile to help... They are obviously busy, but maybe they should rethink how it is managed...More

Thank M'sieu P
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Free Internet
Pool
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Indoor pool
Pool
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Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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."
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"Really we didn't have a choice as we couldn't get into the Dixon Backpackers although we were booked."
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"There are many types to choose from, at varying level of cost however I believe that all share bathrooms"
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