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Canberra City YHA

Canberra, ACT

Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation's capital, 5 minutes from the interstate bus terminal.

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  • Getting here by train

    6 km to Canberra station. Daily services to Sydney.

    Getting here by bus

    800 m to terminal/stop. Daily services from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Serviced by Greyhound and Murrays Buses.

    Nearest airport

    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.


    Budget parking near the hostel, refer to Canberra City YHA Parking Information 

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Australian War Memorial
    • National Gallery of Australia
    • Lake Burley Griffin
    • Parliament House
    • National Museum of Australia
    • Australian National Botanic Gardens
    • Questacon 
    • Old Parliament House
    • Mount Ainslie 
    • Royal Australian Mint
    • Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
    • Commonwealth Park

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Restaurants and Pubs
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Cycle Paths
    • Golf Courses
    • Picnic Areas
    • Hot Air Balloon Rides
    • National Dinosaur Museum 
    • Big Splash Water Park
    • Sporting Events at Manuka Oval
    • Bushwalking Trails
    • Beautiful Gardens
    Find us...
    Address 7 Akuna Street
    Canberra, 2601
    Phone (+612) 6248 9155
    Hostel Manager Monique Ribeiro
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS, Cash
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  • Canberra City YHA

    Canberra City YHA is located right in the heart of the nation’s capital and is just five minutes from the interstate bus terminal.

    The hostel is well-serviced, featuring a cafe, indoor pool/spa/sauna, free Wi-Fi hotspot (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area, TV/games area, and an underground bar.

    To keep you entertained, this popular Canberra backpackers hosts weekly activities and BBQs in summer.

    If you’re looking for a safe hostel that is centrally located, look no further than Canberra City YHA.

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    • Great location, fantastic facilities, extremely helpful staff and very suitable for a family
      Rebecca S July 2015
    • Canberra YHA is at the hub of civic! It allows you to relax and sleep comfortably at night and then travel wherever you like during the day; it is close to the bus terminal and has loads of information and leaflets. Easy, friendly and perfect location.
      Jennifer N July 2015
    • Cold in Canberra but warm at the YHA.
      Jill B July 2015
    • It has great facilities, everything was very clean and modern, the location was great and staff were both friendly and helpful. I'll definitely stay here again if I find myself back in Canberra.
      Atli K July 2015
    4195 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 284 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Families
    • Group bookings


    • Airconditioning
    • Bar
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Disabled Access
    • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television


    • City
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Shopping
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    Address 7 Akuna Street
    Canberra, 2601
    Phone (+612) 6248 9155
    Hostel Manager Monique Ribeiro
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS, Cash

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    24 hours

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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