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Hobart Central YHA

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Hobart Central YHA

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

Hobart Central YHA is the most centrally located traveller accommodation in Hobart, only one block from the city's waterfront. The hostel is an easy walk to the MONA museum ferry at Constitution Dock, Salamanca Place and a multitude of bars, restaurants and cafes. 

Hobart is the ideal base to explore Tasmania's incredible natural wonders. Check out our favourite (and epic) experiences here! 

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Wi-Fi, heating, & lockers
  • Access to communal kitchen & reading room

Option up:

  • Ensuites, TV, & fridge
  • Tea & coffee

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Wi-Fi, heating, & lockers (except 4 share female rooms)
  • Access to communal kitchen & reading room

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Double bed single bunk
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning

Optional Extras:

  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • TV (ensuite rooms only)
  • Bar fridge (ensuite rooms only)
  • Tea and Coffee (ensuite rooms only)


  • Bar
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Reading room
  • Television
  • Tour Desk
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property


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Famous 5 Day Tasmania Tour

The original Tasmania backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of this amazing island state over 5 epic days. Includes two nights at Hobart Central YHA for before and after your tour.
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Super 7 Day Tasmania Tour

Enjoy 7 days of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, wildlife and stunning scenery on this action packed loop of Tassie. Includes pre and post tour accommodation at Hobart Central YHA.
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1 Day Bruny Island Tour

Visit renowned artisan producers on an all inclusive wilderness adventure whilst discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania's favourite island.
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1 Day Wineglass Bay and Freycinet Tour

Visit one of the world’s top 10 beaches on this an action-packed, huge day out, exploring Freycinet National Park and the very best of Tasmania's East Coast.

More about Hobart Central YHA

Hobart Central YHA has clean and comfortable private and co-living rooms, a social/lounge room with TV, communal cooking facilities and fabulous, friendly staff ready to help you with loads of local tips and tour bookings.

MONA Hobart is an absolute must see when visiting Tasmania. This Museum of Old and New Art is like nothing else in the world. Be sure to save a full day for the MONA experience. There are also loads of great bar and dining opportunities, whiskey distilleries, local markets, nearby bushwalks, scenic Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Derwent River.


93% customer rating, based on 3340 reviews
  • This was my first time at a youth hostel and didn't know what to expect. It was excellent and the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to be helpful.
    Alex H 11/05/2021
  • I travel frequently and have had a variety of experiences with accommodation and this is indeed up there with the best. Try for yourself, you won't be disappointed.
    Elizabeth H 23/04/2021
  • Will definately return. Best location in Hobart. Good facilities in the rooms. Cosy in winter. 😊
    Susannah F 30/03/2021
  • Very central location and really helpful staff. We went on a great free walk looking for platypus with a knowledgeable guide, sadly we didn’t see any but still learnt a lot about these unique animals
    Gareth S 27/03/2021
  • The location of hostel is really convenient. The staffs are friendly and willing to help us for everything. Thank you!!
    Da-Yun D 22/02/2021
  • Great Location. Friendly staff and great help getting around the city. Great Environment 👍👍
    Matthew L 18/02/2021
  • Amazing! The staff and atmosphere are wonderful, very friendly and safe place to go! Other hostels don't even try to cultivate the same culture of community that the YHA does so well! If backpacking, it's a must!!
    Izak V 17/02/2021
  • It was a comfortable stay, the staff were friendly and helpful.
    Suranga B 6/02/2021
  • Perfect central location- walking distance to everything you need. Clean rooms, comfy beds and super friendly & helpful staff. Thanks for a great stay! :)
    Kyla E 2/02/2021
  • It's a home away from home
    Brianne B 20/12/2020
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Acknowledgement of Country

Acknowledgement of Country


Address: 9 Argyle Street
State: TAS, 7000
Phone: (+613) 6231 2660
Hostel Manager: Nadia Fadel
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

New hours: 8am - 9pm If arriving after 9pm, please call the number located on the front door to speak to the night supervisor.

Check in 2pm-9pm - If arriving outside of these hours please contact the hostel directly.
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.