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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.
Great location and great facilities in hostel. Breakfast in cafe is very slow.The pub downstairs and the worlds loudest rubbish trucks meant it was very noisy late at night and early morning ... Nice and quiet during the day though
Ryan V. (October 2014)
Excellent location in town. Bar downstairs has a good range of craft beer on tap.
Staff were helpful and friendly. Good value.
Josh B. (October 2014)
I just stay for two night, the staff is friendly, and the environment overall is good.
Sui Yin C. (October 2014)
Bedding is good. My husband is 6ft5 and bed length can be an issue but not in this hostel. Bathrooms are extremely clean and fresh. Staff are very helpfull
Toni v. (October 2014)
Really happy with the hostel, very clean and good general facilities. My only concern is the extremly unfriendly managment, they arent willed to handle customer concerns and the general dealings with the customers is very rough, its the opposite from...
Jonas B. (October 2014)
Great hostel. Pleasant stay with plenty to do see and eat.
Darren B. (October 2014)
Everything went smoothly.
Geoffery B. (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
When going to Floriade, park in the city and use the overpass to walk there.
There are lockers at the Murrys bus terminal where you can leave your luggage and check out the city shops or grab a bite to eat.
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 6287 8400
$14 movie tickets (+ $1 for 3D) upon presentation of a valid YHA membership card at any of Dendy Cinema's national locations.
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)