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Canberra City YHA

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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 the Canberra City YHA parking information sheet.

    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.

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

    • This hostel is very well run, and made me feel at home. It was comfortable, clean and friendly.
      James J May 2016
    • Short stay but really appreciated. Friendly and helpful staff, very good location for transport and locals around. Clean pool ans sauna always available! Only breakfast was not so abundant.
      Filippo F May 2016
    • The best YHA in Australia, maybe the world. If you're visiting Canberra you must stay here - great atmosphere.
      Charles M May 2016
    4876 customers have rated this hostel


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


    • Air-conditioning
    • Bar
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Disabled access
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot  
    • Premium Wi-Fi Plus 
    • Sauna
    • Swimming pool
    • TV


    • City
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Shopping
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    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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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    24 hours

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