It was our first time traveling to Melbourne and despite maybe a few unpleasant reviews, i chose to stay here anyways. And i did make a good decision.
If i must give a constructive comment, i'd say maybe one of the front office staffs need to be more friendly. But nonetheless, he was very helpful. And his being less-friendly did not ruin our stay.
MCYHA is less than 10 minutes walk from Southern Cross Station and strategically located near most must-go places in Melbourne, halal restaurants (Nando's, Es Teler 77 and Lord of The Fries, to name a few), and two 7-Elevens. Try to beat that (then again, maybe there are lots of 7-Elevens in Melbourne City, plus points!)
The room (we got a twin room) and (common) bathrooms are clean and comfortable. There are kitchens and TV room on every floor. Security-wise, it is very safe here as you need to swipe your card at all doors to get in (you don't have to swipe your card to get out). The rooftop is also a very nice place to hang out at.
You may either opt for WiFi (at a fee) or go to the internet cafe, just next door. There's the Neighbours Center next door - it's like a one-stop center for information and tours. Flinders Street Station is also in the same street; ditto Federation Square. There's a tram-stop right in front of the hostel.
We didn't even use the public transport within Melbourne as it was easy to move around (again, because of MCYHA's very good location). We even walked around the city until close to midnight; it was safe :D
I'm glad that i chose MCYHA and i will not hesitate to stay here again. Staying here made our visit to Melbourne a great experience. Thank you MCYHA :D
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Melbourne Central Yha Hotel Melbourne