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
  • Access to communal kitchen & reading room


  • Premium Wi-Fi
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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

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

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  • Ensuites, TV, & fridge
  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Tea & coffee
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  • Bar
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Reading room
  • Television
  • Tour Desk


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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 2226 reviews
  • Close to the nice harbour and located between nice restaurants, shops and the bus station!
    Sofia R 26/04/2018
  • I really enjoyed my stay. Thank you so much
    Cora L 22/04/2018
  • Centrally located, it has enough room to enjoy your stay, watch TV and mix with other travellers.
    Rodney S 20/04/2018
  • Very friendly and accommodating reception.
    Andy K 17/04/2018
  • Staff are very nice and helpful. They gave us many advice and suggestions on traveling around Hobart.
    Grace P 3/04/2018
  • I had amazing time staying there for one week, the people work there were so nice and helpful.
    Lili C 29/03/2018
  • We used YHA the first time and it will not be the last time! Thanks! Ist was very clean sind real good staff👍👍🍀
    Petra K 1/03/2018
  • Kitchen area far too small and minimalistic.
    Glenys R 23/02/2018
  • This was one of the cleanest and most modern hostel I've stayed in so far. Can't beat the location. Keep up the good work!
    Andrea T 13/02/2018
  • Loved it
    Jennifer A 14/01/2018


Address: 9 Argyle Street
State: TAS, 7000
Email: hobartcentral@yha.com.au
Phone: (+613) 6231 2660
Hostel Manager: Nadia Fadel
Payment: MasterCard


Hostel Open all year

8:00am to 10:00pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 8am - 10pm
Check out until 10:00am daily