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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this hostel for three nights. Good hostel, clean and close to the city centre. Staff helpful and friendly. Plenary of places to eat and drink nearby and tram stops right outside of hostel. Facilities are good within the hostel and security is good too- room keycards are used. Good price. Would recommend.

Thank rick198927
Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying there for a week at the end of December and enjoyed the place very much. Location of the hostel is a great advantage. Walking distance to the city center and a tram ( for free) by the door. The staff very friendly and helpful, organises some entertainment in the evening. There is also nice place on a...

Thank katarzyna198
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melbourne Central YHA (former Markilles Hotel) at 562 Flinders Street. It has budget accommodation. It is on the Victorian Heritage Register. It is better located than the North Melbourne hostel It is part of the Youth Hostel Association and is a good pace to meet fellow travellers

Thank Peter M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My sister and I had 4 nights in Melbourne and stayed in a 3 share female dorm. We had a great experience. The hostel has a great vibe, good areas to hang out in and the facilities like kitchen and bathrooms are great. We also found the location very handy, especially with a tram stop right out front that is...

Thank Melinda K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The staff were awesome and energetic on arrival, despite me being half asleep after about 30 hours of travel! They didn't let up for the 3 weeks I was there, great people. Really helpful, if you have any enquiries, just ask them, they know the answer! The 4 bed room was spacious with secure lockers, might want to fix the...

Thank Curtis A
Leah K, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHA, responded to this review

Hi Curtis, Thanks for your review - we're glad to hear that you had such a fantastic time at our hostel. Just a heads up for next time you stay with us, if there's anything broken in your room, let reception know so we can fix and/or replace it ASAP. Looking forward to seeing you again next Aus Open!

Reviewed 1 February 2017

The hostel was clean and in a decent location, a lot of people stay in St Kilda but the YHA is just 15-20 minute walk to downtown and you don't need to get the shuttle all the time, plus we went to St Kilda and it's pretty far away and the beach was mediocre. I stayed in the 12 bed...

Thank Jtorce
Port Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Amazing facilities... super clean and felt like I was in a proper 4 star hotel with shared accomedations. The staff were very helpful and the location is amazing if you want quick access to the heart of the city. The roof top patio is amazing to lay out on after a long day of walking exploring the city.

Thank SunSand11
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

really nice and clean hostel. the location is good and the stuff are friendly and helpful. don't go there if you're by yourself.. it's not the place to make friends and travel mates. not a party hostel but close to all the good spots.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I arrived at the hostel and as I was checking in the receptionist made an extremely offensive and derogatory comment about my name. The staff in general were not helpful except for one of the managers, who apologized for the incident when I checked in. The staff didn't know anything about the surrounding area; they couldn't tell my friend where...

Thank crvenazastavapsn
Leah K, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHA, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we're sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay as high level customer service and clean, working facilities is really important to us. Management has spoken to the staff member to ensure what you experienced doesn't happen again. We are aware of the mouse and it has been baited. In regards to your room, if there...

New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, with helpful advice on what to do in Melbourne & Victoria, as well as booking trips across Australia. Super central location, just a short walk from either Southern Cross Station or Flinders Station (trains), and within the free tram zone too - there is a stop right outside. Dorm rooms are a little tired (lick of paint would...

Thank ExplorerMeg

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Stay in the centre of the action and explore vibrant Melbourne with Melbourne Central YHA. Located in the heart of the city our friendly hostel never closes with 24 hour reception and our staff are always ready to answer your questions and help you make the most of your trip. Now with a terrific ground floor communal area opened in late 2014, our YHA offers modern facilities as well as an amazing rooftop complete with BBQ for you to enjoy the city views and meet new friends. On the ground floor and decked out in Melbourne's urban cool style, you'll find our 24 hour reception, tour desk, lounge, brand new self catering kitchen, TV room and Free Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available for purchase). Upstairs, choose from a range of rooms including 3, 4 and 6 multi-share, twin/double rooms with optional ensuite and exclusive rooftop private rooms. All rooms have lift access and heated with included bed linen and each bed has individual reading lights. There's always plenty to do in Australia's sport and events capital! Melbourne Central YHA is only a short walk to Melbourne's main attractions including Federation Square, ACMI, Yarra River, Bourke St Mall, Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Docklands, Crown Casino, Etihad Stadium, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Aquarium and so much more. The free City Circle Tram and the $5 Melbourne Tourist Shuttle stops directly out the front of the hostel and will take you to all the iconic Melbourne sites like the MCG, the Shrine of Remembrance and Rod Laver Arena. Book a room at Melbourne Central YHA and experience Melbourne for yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melbourne Central YHA

Address: 562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 1,859 - ₹ 6,178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Central YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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