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Canberra City YHA

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The bathrooms and room were clean and the guy on reception very pleasant. However, there are few things that seem standard in other hostels but here were different; no towels provided had to pay $2 each towel, air con needs to be controlled by reception can't do it yourself, no fridge in the room, pay for lockers, no TV in...

2Thank itsbooma
Melzo, Italia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

*** DISCLAIMER: I usually assign 4 stars when all the services (cleanliness, comfort, location, staff, ...) are great. I assign 3 stars (plus motivation) when any is not. I assign 5 stars when all the services are great PLUS when something excellent can be said about the place. *** This YHA respects all the standards of YHA chain regarding the...

1Thank DjGabriro
Punta Arenas, Chile
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very good hostel with a lot of space, (I stay in a 8 people romm), very clean (the room, bathroom, kitchen and shared spaces). I also like the huge and confortable kitchen that include the use of refrigerator. Another good thing is the chance to buy a card and have fast wifi on the room, en resume, very good hostel.

Thank Monadadb
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed only for one night but i would do it again. The hostel is clean and safe. The dorm room made a good impression. However they charged quite a few dollar to store my bag for a couple of hours which is quite unfriendly.

Thank Lionheart92
YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Canberra City YHA, responded to this review

Hi Lionheart Thanks for staying with us and glad you were happy. We do have a charge for luggage storage because we have opted to have secure individual lockers (with power so you can charge your phone etc securely) rather than a free luggage room. The latter is not as safe so we find people usually prefer the small charge...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I was so impressed! From the moment I arrived, rushing in the door to use the reception bathroom, I was pleasantly surprised to see how clean it was! As was my shared room and shared shower facilities. There was a kitchen, laundry. There was heaps of little lounge areas throughout the hostel. There was bikes to hire, (I only paid...

Thank TheTravellingStudent
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I was in room 301, a 10 bedroom dorm, upon entry the room was littered, my top bunk was difficult to make with the persons belongings below me strewn all about. There was someone living there? Had a large screen TV strapped to the bed and a small trunk load of gear stacked beside. Smoking was happening on the balcony,...

1Thank Max D
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best hostel in Canberra. The rooms are simple but nice. The facilities are better than I had expected in a hostel. The bathrooms are nice and clean as well as all areas of the hostel. The staff is friendly and helpful. And not to forget: they have a small pool!

Thank Highwaypirate
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Had no set plans on arrival into Canberra yesterday. Looked at a lot of hotels on Agoda along with Kayak and the AMEX travel site.... Nothing really jumping out. All were between $170 & $230 per night but just your standard hotel type rooms. Checked Agoda once more and was surprised to see the Canberra City YHA. I've been a...

Thank captaincs50

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $40 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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“I would not book a room greater than 6 people.”
 of 5 bubbles DjGabriro, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorm room was a mess, but overall a clean modern building with a location that cannot be beat, good value.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxD_12, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“213 large room with double and a set of bunks and 2 trundles. You could sleep 6 in here. Had a TV and lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles VictoriaRev, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I had a front facing room on 2nd floor, quiet room, peaceful nights”
 of 5 bubbles Clazz71, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The beds were extremely comfortable and I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the entire hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles christinesW9429ZY, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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