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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.
There are friends from all over the world without racial discrimination. We can talk and live with all kinds of people freely. Supermarket and public traffic are convenient too.
ZHETIAN W. (January 2015)
There is a bar next door and the patrons are very noisy when they leave- take your ear plugs! Rooms are quite warm too
Julie B. (January 2015)
Super clean, fresh hostel with a lovely rooftop garden :BBQ facility and 2 hammocks to chill in .
The coffee shop provides breakfast at a very reasonable price. Best poached eggs I have had in a long time !
Malin Z. (January 2015)
Was my best Hostel until now in cleanliness, also really nice stuff, good location, nice roof top. I was completely satisfied.
Heiko H. (January 2015)
One of the best I ever live in!! =D
Chun Kit L. (January 2015)
Great location close to the pedonal area. Ten minutes on foot from the bus station. Large dorm, comfortable beds, full airconditioned. Large and well equipped kitchen.
LUISA M. (January 2015)
Great atmosphere, good facilities, clean and close to transport. It is easy to feel safe in this YHA.
margaret a. (January 2015)
Fantastic location, clean rooms and friendly staff
Venkatarajesh S. (January 2015)
Centrally located, clean tidy rooms and awesome roommates!!
Margy Z. (December 2014)
Lovely place, good kitchen, great outside deck area, really nice relaxed atmosphere here
Naomi P. (December 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
Great open spaces, culture and history. Good escape from the hustle and bustle elsewhere!
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!
Ph: 02 6226 1470
Ph: 02 6248 8200
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)