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Hobart Central YHA

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Hobart Central YHA

Great deals: Book a bed for just $19/night for stays between 5 March and 31 May 2020 through the app. This offer is exclusive to the YHA Australia app (download now). 

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. 

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

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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3 Day Hobart, Port Arthur and Wineglass Bay Package

Base yourself at Hobart YHA and spend 3 days exploring the must- sees; 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.


90% customer rating, based on 3106 reviews
  • Ideal location
    Elizabeth E 18/03/2020
  • Kitchen too small. TV room too far away from kitchen, communal facilities should be close together
    Brian F 18/03/2020
  • Lovely hostel with very friendly staff!
    Tinne H 14/03/2020
  • Awesome experience
    Vanessa V 9/03/2020
  • Friendly clean and down to earth. Thankyou
    Noris M 9/03/2020
  • Friendly clean and down to earth. Thankyou
    Maxine C 9/03/2020
  • My first stay in Tasmania and a pretty Good experience helpful staff and clean place. Cheers 🙂
    Sowmith C 9/03/2020
  • Perfect location and super friendly staff, what a winner !!
    Olwen S 5/03/2020
  • Friendly, clean --great location. Highly recommended.
    Anne W 3/03/2020
  • Very Very comfortable. Great city Location.
    Jennifer I 3/03/2020
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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 - 7pm Monday to Friday and 8am - 11am & 4pm - 7pm on Saturday and Sunday. If arriving after 7pm, please call the number located on the front door to speak to the night supervisor.

Check in 4pm-8pm - If arriving outside of these hours please contact the hostel directly.
Check out until 10:00am daily
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