Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel

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  • Great hostel, great staff

    Janine P. (September 2014)

    Hi, We really enjoyed our stay at Alice Springs for 6 nights recently. Parking opposite was handy. The kitchen was great as was the atmosphere with friendly staff all round and interesting travellers and people to talk with. The showers were clean...

    Victoria M. (September 2014)

    thank you YHA once again. a welcome oasis in the centre of things. comfortable, accessible and value for money

    paula s. (September 2014)

    Had a nice stay here, brilliant location as it's within walking distance of everything! Would definitely recommend as a stopping point for Uluru and everything Red Centre! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

    Zoe F. (August 2014)

    Very nice stay. Peaceful, clean, good staff, I only stayed overnight but it was great. - The bunk beds did not sqeak!! Good quality!!

    Joan F. (August 2014)

    Never had a problem and friendly people all the time. it was a pleasure being there.

    Brian P. (August 2014)

    Nice hostel at good location

    Wendy G. (August 2014)

    I loved my stay. All fantastic, 3 minor exceptions hot water in some of the showers poor sometimes kitchen facilities sometimes not cleaned up (other guests not washing their dishes, not the fault of staff) and somethings not advised of - individ...

    heather h. (August 2014)

    Very comfortable beds! Friendly and helpful staff.

    Jean R. (July 2014)

    Romantic place, modern building, comfortably assembled and well maintained. Strongly dedicated management and staff which honors the original Youth Hostel idea. Pleasant atmosphere. We had a family room. Our stay at ASP YHA compared favorably with A...

    Martin G. (July 2014)

  • Alice Springs YHA is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theatre, in a great location in the centre of this atmospheric outback town.

    Our hostel has a big outdoor movie screen showing movies nightly under the stars.

    All rooms are air conditioned, and there is a BBQ, swimming pool and tour desk offering a full range of discount backpacker tours to see the West MacDonnell Ranges, Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon.

    Base yourself in this centrally located hostel and explore Australia’s famous outback.

    Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.

  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Food Store
    • Games room
    • Internet
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk     
  • Activities

    • 4WD Tours
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horseriding
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Mountain Biking
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Wilderness
    • Wildlife
  • Things to do

    Alice Springs, an outback town full of character, is the capital of Australia's Red Centre.  
    • Explore the Western MacDonnell Ranges including Simpson's Gap, Standley Chasm, Glen Helen and Ormiston Gorge.  
    • Visit the Alice Springs Desert Park, School of the Air and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. 
    • Go camel riding and hot air ballooning. 
    • Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel is the perfect stopover before exploring Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kings Canyon.


    Read about the hostel's rich history.

     Alice History Board


    Enjoy outdoor movies at night on the hostel's big screen. Try one of several restaurants, including Bojangles or the Overlander Steakhouse, with menus that offer camel, emu, crocodile and kangaroo, among more traditional dishes. Backpackers who want to check-in back home should visit Bojangles, which has a live streaming webcam! Alternatively, grab some take-away and dine under a thousand stars!

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