Hobart Central YHA

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Hobart Central YHA

Hobart Central YHA is the most centrally located backpacker 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. 

After tickets to MONA (Museum of Old and New Art)? We sell them! Check out our MONA ticket and accommodation deal here.

Hobart is the ideal base to explore some of  Tasmania's incredible natural wonders. Check out out tours page for loads of great offers or come and see us for expert local advice and the best way to see our beautiful island.

Shared Dorms

All shared rooms include:

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

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


  • 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

This is the original Tasmanian backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of the island state over 5 fun-filled days.
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Hobart, Port Arthur and Wineglass Bay

Short on time? Base yourself at Hobart YHA and spend 3 days exploring Port Arthur, Wineglass Bay, Mount Wellington and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

More about Hobart Central YHA

Hobart Central YHA has clean and comfortable private and shared 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.


88% customer rating, based on 2876 reviews
  • Great location and superb staff. Nothing was too much trouble and this has been my experience over the last seventeen years staying at the hostel.
    Jeffrey H 3/12/2019
  • It is an inexpensive backpackers and is very well located.
    John M 3/12/2019
  • The staff, particularly the blonde lady, her name escapes me, was exceptionally helpful.
    John M 29/11/2019
  • Great place to stay in Hobart so close to the cbd and waterfront l had a room to myself with fridge and tea making facilities. I highly recommend
    Jan S 23/11/2019
  • It was great, the rooms are clean, it was quiet and peaceful. I recommend it!
    Laura B 22/11/2019
  • We based ourselves here whilst we walked the Three Capes track- a wonderful experience
    Greg H 19/11/2019
  • The staff were lovely and super helpful and cheerful.
    Samantha A 8/11/2019
  • Excellent. Friendly atmosphere, very helpful staff. Fellow guests were also lovely.
    Ingrid V 15/10/2019
  • It was the best hostel that I been in Australia. I already been in other hostels of group YHA but the others don't compare with this hostel.
    Ana A 15/10/2019
  • It was by far the best hostel I've ever stayed in. Cheers!
    Pablo H 9/10/2019
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Address: 9 Argyle Street
State: TAS, 7000
Email: hobartcentral@yha.com.au
Phone: (+613) 6231 2660
Hostel Manager: Nadia Fadel
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8:00am to 10:00pm If arriving after 10pm, please call the number located on the front door to speak to the night supervisor.

Check in 2pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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