Melbourne's footy finals fever

Hands down, the best time of the year in Melbourne is here - It’s AFL finals time.

Football Supporters at MCG

Melbourne is buzzing with footy finals fever. With only a few rounds left, the battle for the top 8 is on like Donkey Kong and everyone's fighting to be the last team standing on the MCG's hallowed turf on that last Saturday in September.

Can anyone stop the Eagles from taking out the premiership again in 2019? Will the new kids on the block Greater Western Sydney, get their first ever AFL flag? Will Collingwood continue to surprise everyone and get a berth in the Grand Final? All of these questions will be answered this September, so stay tuned footy fans.

Football Supporters at MCG

As soon as you've got your tickets, make sure you book your AFL finals accommodation ASAP. Melbourne will be flooded with football fanatics not only from around the country, but from across the globe, and you don't want to be stuck paying sky high prices for accommodation.

Get in early and book a bed with YHA - your ultimate footy accommodation. We have two great Melbourne hostels to help you with your finals accommodation needs, and each hostel has amazing facilities that'll help you enjoy the best that footy-mad Melbourne has to offer.

Football Supporters at MCG

Football glory, here we come!


Melbourne Central YHA

You'll feel the electric atmosphere that's keeping this footy mad city on the edge of its seat when you stay in this hostel in the heart of the city. Enjoy a bev or two at Melbourne Central YHA's bar before heading off to the game and celebrate your team's win long into the night. Or sleep off the loss in your comfy, comfy bed. 

Melbourne Central YHA bar


Melbourne Metro YHA 

The perfect place to stay for all footy supporters, Melbourne Metro YHA has a variety of room types including multi-share, privates and family rooms. Located in peaceful North Melbourne just one stop outside the free tram zone, you won't need to pay for public transport to get from here to the 'G.

Melbourne Metro YHA rooftop

Nearby Hostels

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    From $24.5 per night
    Melbourne Central YHA
    A short walk from Southern Cross Railway Station and the Skybus Terminal, Melbourne Central YHA backpacker hostel is right in the heart of Melbourne.
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    From $22 per night
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
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