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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.
Location, location, location! Loved the chance to have D&M conversations with strangers. The cleanliness of the facilities is top rate - 6 star! It's all about getting out there and trusting the vibe. Love the fact that all generations can mingle tog...
Gwenda V. (April 2014)
The cafe downstairs is very good. Excellent bacon and eggs!
margaret m. (April 2014)
Took our five kids for a short stay. All had great time.
Trudy D. (April 2014)
Very clean, convenient and quiet place to stay for a recent study / work trip to Canberra. Friendly staff. Great breakfasts at the cafe. Will stay here again.
H H. (April 2014)
straight up, it's the beans.
Finnegan W. (April 2014)
great location, good facilities, good solid hostel right in the city. thumbs up
Aleksander P. (April 2014)
I only stayed one night but unfortunately didn't get much sleep as the room was on the side of the hostel that has a very noisy bar directly below it which didn't quieter down until the early hours.
The hostel is well appointed and in a good locatio...
elizabeth m. (April 2014)
Great, convenient location. Yummy, good value coffee. The hostel offered everything our family of four needed with the added bonus of a private bathroom.
Angela Z. (April 2014)
The front desk staff were extremely helpful. The hostel was clean and well run.
Kay R. (April 2014)
A real gem. Busy,relaxed,clean.Perfect location. Awesome breakfast in the cafe !
Second time to visit and will definitely stay again.
Rose B. (April 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
The War memorial is an experience I will never forget. Breakfast and lunch - Recommend The Bytes Cafe located at the hostel. Dinner- check out the Honkytonks on the Canberra city walk to enjoy some nice Mexican. Drinks - Hippo Bar is the place to go.
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!
This small group 3-day tour explores Canberra and the national parks en-route from Sydney to Melbourne.
Ph: 02 6287 8400
20% off general admission prices.
Ph: 02 6230 2273
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)