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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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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 2 weeks ago 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...

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Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed in a number of YHAs in Australia, my wife and I rate this as one of the best. The place is well looked after, clean, and in a good location (10 minute walk to Flinders station, less to Southern Cross). We stayed in a private double, which was functional and not too small - likewise with their dorms,...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I only booked one night in a 3 Bed Female dorm at the end of my trip. It was conveniently located to Southern Cross, so easy to get back to the airport. The bathrooms were really clean, but this Hostel is MASSIVE. I tend to stay at smaller non-chain hostel groups so it was interesting to see how this one...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The place is offers discounts to YHA members. Choice of rooms. Offers dine-in or dine out. It is conveniently located near the Central Station for train and bus. Convenient access to shops, cafes, restaurants and the Paddy's Market. Walking distance to Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and CBD. Recommended for budget travellers with ability to enjoy certain comfort.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Rooms and bathrooms are clean, staff is very friendly. Centrally positioned in the CBD with a supermarket not too far away. Public transport across the street. Downstairs is a big seating area and kitchen that have more of a coffee-bar feeling to it (which unfortunately takes the homy feeling out of it). There is a cosy rooftop terrace and activities...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 10 November 2016

the location is good! very easy access and easy to do further travel. The only thing stops me to give 5 stars is consider to other backpackers hostel, it is a little bit expensive. Well, but you pay what you got:)

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent YHA, clean, safe, friendly staff. Safest hostel I've stayed in. Keycards ensure only residents can enter. Rooms are locked and there are lockers in each room. Very clean and well equipped kitchen. Bathrooms seem newly renovated and also very clean. Staff is very helpful with organizing trips. They put on some evening entertainment which is fun and helps to...

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is very central and alot of tours pick you up from here. It is a very safe hostel aswell. Luggage storage however was quite expensive. The hostel has everything to offer that you could ask for.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

As Expected, YHA always hold a standard, same here in Melbourne. Clean and Spacious room, common room and staff that help with things a traveler need while checking in. A lot of amenities, and breakfast can be order for a price. Rooms were clean though basic, cozy place for lounging if needed, or just explore the surrouding with such centrally...

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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 St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 1,894 - ₹ 6,193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Central YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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