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Alice Springs YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    2km to Alice Springs station. Regular 'Ghan' services available to and from Adelaide, and on to Darwin. Town shuttle bus to hostel $9 per person.

    Getting here by bus

    All long distance and tour coaches drop off and pick up close to the Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel.

    Nearest airport

    15 km to Alice Springs Airport.
    Airport shuttle available operated by Alice Wanderer.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Alice Springs Desert Park
    • Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre
    • Larapinta Trail
    • Olive Park Botanic Gardens
    • Western MacDonnell Rangers 

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Kangaroo Sanctuary
    • Mbantua Fine Art Gallery and Cultural Museum
    • Alice Springs Reptile Centre
    • Central Australia Aviation Museum
    • Royal Flying Doctor Service
    • Road Transport Hall of Fame
    • Kings Canyon
    • Horseriding 
    • Camel Rides
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Mountain Biking
    Find us...
    Address Cnr Parsons Street and Leichhardt Terrace
    Alice Springs, NT 0870
    Phone (+618) 8952 8855
    Hostel Manager Roger Wileman
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Alice Springs YHA

    Alice Springs YHA is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theatre, in a great location in the centre of this atmospheric outback town.

    Our hostel has a big outdoor movie screen showing movies nightly under the stars.

    All rooms are air conditioned, and there is a free Wi-Fi hotspot (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), BBQ area, swimming pool and tour desk offering a full range of discount backpacker tours to see the West MacDonnell Ranges, Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon.

    Base yourself in this centrally located hostel and explore Australia’s famous outback.

    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.

    • Great hostel with wide variety of facilities. Never had to wait to use kitchen or bathroom facilities. Nice pool - although we didnt use it! Kitchen is well supplied with plates and pots and pans.
      Margaret R August 2016
    • I had a great time at YHA in Alice Springs. The location is perfect and the staff were super helpful. I've stayed in a lot of hostels in different parts of the world and was really impressed here. Good place to meet people!
      Ben B August 2016
    • Pretty relaxed hostel, lovely staff, and a movie every night in open air. What else would you dream of in Alice?
      Ronnie July 2016
    • Great place! Nice staff!
      Cornelia N July 2016
    1631 customers have reated this hostel


    • Sleeps 108 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Families
    • Group bookings


    • Airconditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Food Store
    • Games room
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot 
    • Premium Wi-Fi Plus
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk     


    • 4WD Tours
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horseriding
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Mountain Biking
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Wilderness
    • Wildlife
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    Find us...
    Address Cnr Parsons Street and Leichhardt Terrace
    Alice Springs, NT 0870
    Phone (+618) 8952 8855
    Hostel Manager Roger Wileman
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:00am to 8:30pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 1:00pm daily; after hours arrivals - ring for check-in details
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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