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Canberra City YHA
7 Akuna Street
Canberra City 2601
Phone: (+612) 6248 9155
Fax: (+612) 6249 1731
Manager: Wim Hanse
Reception Hours: 24 hrs
Arrival Times: Check-in from 1pm
800 m to terminal/stop. Daily services from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
Serviced by Greyhound and Murrays Buses.
6 km to station. Daily services to Sydney.
7.5 km from hostel to Canberra Airport. Regular daily Airport Express shuttle services pick up and drop off at West Row Civic. Tickets available at the YHA.
There is plenty of reasonably-priced parking near the hostel, if you're driving to Canberra.
Canberra City YHA Parking Information
*Suitable for groups - see information pack on group enquiry page.
Hostel welcomes families with children, but please contact the hostel direct to discuss your booking first.
Good location, full equipped kitchen, friendly atmosphere
Yuliana S. (November 2014)
The care and friendliness of the reception and cafe staff have been outstanding, as experienced when I needed some assistance looking after my 92 year old mother whilst staying overnight. I have been using the hostel for a one-night-a-week stay for t...
Tim W. (November 2014)
susanne f. (November 2014)
Awesome hostel , by far best YHA Iv ever stayed at!! So so clean !!! Location right next to shopping centre! Kitchen is massive with all equipment you need as a backpacker.
sam p. (November 2014)
Very helpful and friendly staff!
thomas m. (November 2014)
YHA seems to think a bit to highly of itself in my opinion. FFS its still dorm accommodation, no towels provided or mentioned to us as we turned up (granted at 1am) and I had to wait for ages for the door to be answered, on the street, next to the do...
Zoe R. (October 2014)
no water in the room made it hard to make use of the tea/coffee making facilities.
the cost is considerably higher than we were paying out at Bungendore, but i suppose it is all about location location location.
Christian M. (October 2014)
I had a smile on my face the whole 5 days of my stay at Canberra YHA - it was that great!
Marjory T. (October 2014)
Love staying here...
Naomi S. (October 2014)
Great kitchen. Great bathroom. comfy beds
Toni V. (October 2014)
Canberra City YHA is located right in the heart of Australia's capital city and just five minutes
from the interstate bus terminal.
The hostel is well serviced featuring a cafe, indoor
pool/spa/sauna, internet access, fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area,
TV/games area, and underground bar.
To keep you entertained the backpacker accommodation hosts weekly activities
and BBQs in summer.
If you’re looking for safe hostel that is
centrally located, look no further than Canberra City YHA.
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.
Centrally located, the YHA is the perfect base to explore Australia's capital and its many free attractions. Visit the National Museum of Australia, Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, and Questacon. Walk or picnic beside Lake Burley Griffin, and enjoy views from Telstra Tower or Mount Ainslie. Canberra plays host to plenty of festivals during the year, including Floriade, Multicultural Festival, Balloon Fiesta, and International Film Festival. Read about the hostel's history.
Home to four tertiary institutions, Canberra has a lively entertainment scene. The Australian National University hosts a variety of bands during the year, while nearby Garema Place and Northborne Avenue are home to a number of pubs, multi-level clubs and cocktail bars.
The YHA hostel in Canberra is 250m from the nearest food store
Good and safety city
Stay at Canberra City YHA and explore the attractions of Australia's capital city by bike or bus. Don't miss Parliament House, the War Memorial, the National Museum of Australia and so much more!
FREE Paddy Pallin club membership, entitling you to 10% off all purchases, and exclusive member sales of outdoor and travel clothing, footwear and equipment for 12 months. Excludes sale items.
Ph: 1300 654 259
2 for 1 entry
Ph: 02 6253 8533
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)