COVID-19: Safe stay measures are in in place at all properties. YHA are following all state-based travel restrictions.

Adelaide Central YHA

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    Adelaide Central YHA - Three Storey Mural
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    Adelaide Central YHA - Double Room - with TV
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Adelaide Central YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.

NYE 2021/22 – Adelaide Central YHA is the perfect place to crash this New Year's Eve, when the city hosts a slew of awesome, food-centric events this  including Light Up and 5 separate 'Midnight Moments' (all with fireworks included)! See the latest info here.

If you have a SA Great State Voucher - click here for details on how to use it.

Adelaide Central YHA hostel is located overlooking a leafy square in the CBD, just a short walk to the city’s favourite Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide Oval, small bars and live music venues. Adelaide is a culinary playground with adventures for the foodie, water baby or outdoors explorer. Find and book all your experiences online here to make your time exploring South Australia extraordinary.

Free Wi-Fi at this property with Ultra High Speed Internet 400Mbps Fibre Connection*

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Wi-Fi & air conditioning 
  • Access to communal kitchen & games room
  • Access to BBQ, movies, & social area

Option up:

  • Ensuites, TV, Tea & coffee
  • $12 car parking

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers, & air conditioning 
  • Access to communal kitchen & games room
  • Access to BBQ, movies, & social area

Option up:

  • $12 car parking

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Double bed and bunk beds
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Ensuite bathroom and hair dryers
  • TV & Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee facilities 

Optional Extras:

  • Ensuite bathroom and hair dryers
  • Balcony
  • Breakfast 


  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the entire hostel
  • Air conditioning
  • Great communal kitchen
  • Huge lounge/dining/social area
  • Barbeque
  • Disabled Access
  • Games room
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Parking
  • Reading room
  • Television
  • Tour Desk
  • Movies available
  • Luggage storage
  • Groups room
  • Conference room

More About Adelaide Central YHA

Cook for yourself in the fully set up kitchen or head out and find out why Adelaide has an amazing reputation for festivals, fine food and wine of the country.

Check out our SPECIAL DEALS

NOW FREE at Adelaide’s favourite traveller hostel:

*WiFi - that's right, free WiFi for all guests throughout the entire hostel.

*Free linen.

*Free luggage and bike storage.

Making new friends in a co-living room or relaxing in the privacy of your own private room with friends and family – all ensuite rooms now include TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The spacious, well designed lounge, dining and social area overlooks a beautiful park making it one of the best traveller accommodation in the city.

Adelaide Central YHA’s friendly, helpful staff are very keen to help you have the best time possible in this city and can also assist you with your tour and travel bookings beyond.

Book a room at Adelaide Central YHA, experience our excellent facilities and hang out with our friendly local staff.

Make Adelaide your starting point for amazing unique adventures like:

* The Internet speed the guest will experience will be subject to Wi-Fi coverage in the building.


93% customer rating, based on 7773 reviews
  • I've slept like a Baby each night, met some great people and enjoyed my stay. Thank's!
    Christina D 16/06/2021
  • this is the most comfortable hostel i ever been to. i love how friendly the staffs are in this hostel. the environment is so welcoming. rooms are clean and well facilitated.
    Sonu P 19/03/2021
  • Best backpackers/hostel in Adelaide!!!
    Grace M 17/01/2021
  • Great value. Had a private room which was very clean, cheap and perfect for a place to stay.
    Mark N 8/11/2020
  • It’s value for your money and staff professional and curtious
    frank c 25/10/2020
  • Awesome place always recommended yha its the best!
    Emma K 24/10/2020
  • Very warm and friendly atmosphere and amazing staff willing to help with anything
    Daniel S 3/09/2020
  • Friendly staff. All the amenities needed for a pleasant stay. Centrally located.
    Ernesto G 2/09/2020
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the peoples of the Kaurna Nation. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: 135 Waymouth Street
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State: SA, 5000
Phone: (+618) 8414 3010
Hostel Manager: Will Underdown
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

7am - 11pm. If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in from 1:00pm daily. If you are planning on arriving after 6pm, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.