Canberra City YHA

  • Canberra City YHA - Exterior
    • Canberra City YHA - Exterior
    • Canberra YHA Hostel Video
    • Canberra City YHA - Rooftop
    • Canberra City YHA - Pool Table
    • Canberra City YHA - Common Room
    • Canberra City YHA - Spa
    • Canberra City YHA - Twin Room
    • Canberra City YHA - Bytes Cafe
    • Lake Burley Griffin
    • Parliament House
  • 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.

  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Bar
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Disabled Access
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
  • Activities

    • City
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Shopping
  • Things to do

    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.

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    Food Store

    The YHA hostel in Canberra is 250m from the nearest food store

    Accepted cards

    MasterCard, Visa