Melbourne Central YHA

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    Melbourne Central YHA rooftop
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    Melbourne Central YHA reception
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    Melbourne Central YHA cafe and bar
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    Melbourne Central YHA kitchen
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    Melbourne Central YHA dining area
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    Melbourne Central YHA ping pong competition
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    Melbourne Central YHA balcony
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    Melbourne Central YHA rooftop bbq
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    Melbourne Central YHA 4 share
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    Melbourne Central YHA double room

Melbourne Central YHA

Hip, cool and very Melbourne, Melbourne Central YHA is a trendy backpackers hostel located in the heart of the city. Close to all of Melbourne top attractions including the Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne Aquarium, Federation Square and a multitude of graffiti covered laneways filled to the brim with cafes, bars and restaurants, this hostel is the perfect base for your Melbourne adventure. 


Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light provided
  • Wi-Fi, lockers, fan & heater
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, rooftop, & balcony

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, towels & bed light provided
  • Wi-Fi, lockers, fan & heater
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, rooftop, & balcony

Option up:

  • TV, hairdryer, towels, soap & fridge
  • Coffee pod machine plus coffee pods
  • Premium Wi-Fi


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Wi-Fi Plus available for purchase)
  • Social Balcony Area
  • Self-catering Kitchen
  • Communal Dining Area
  • Disabled Access
  • TV Lounge
  • Bar/Cafe
  • Rooftop
  • BBQ


per person

Great Ocean road 1 day reverse tour

Beat the crowds to the 12 Apostles by taking the reverse tour and enjoy spectacular ocean views on the return journey to Melbourne.
per person

Melbourne Essentials Package

Build your own Melbourne package! Your choice of 2 x 1 day tours from the best Victoria has to offer and entry to the Eureka Skydeck with edge experience
per person

Great Ocean road 2 day tour

Escape the crowds and take your time along the Great Ocean Road with this 2 day reverse tour. See the 12 Apostles both at sunset and in the morning without the crowds!
per person

Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. Travel on the Greyhound network anywhere around Australia for as long as your time allows. Save 5% when you book with YHA!

More about Melbourne Central YHA

We have a terrific ground floor communal area with free Wi-Fi hotspot, an amazing rooftop and BBQ area for you to enjoy the Melbourne city views and meet new friends. Our bar now has a TV dedicated solely to sports, so you'll never miss a game. We also have fantastic activities. Sign up for our regular trivia nights, table tennis competitions, walking tour and pub crawl, plus extra events on throughout the year.

If you're a gym junkie, we have gym passes to Plus Fitness 24/7 Gym for $5 a day. It's just a quick walk from the hostel, so you can always enjoy your daily workout. 

Our friendly hostel never closes with a 24 hour reception. Our staff are always ready to answer your questions, give you local advice and tips or provide you with more reasons to stay in dynamic Melbourne.

Book a room at Melbourne Central YHA and experience the best Melbourne hostel yourself. 


90% customer rating, based on 7503 reviews
  • I have stayed at this hostel 10 times now, it is very convenient for me and great value for money.
    Gavin C 17/08/2018
  • I would stay here again and again. Great experience all round
    James H 5/08/2018
  • This was my first YHA experience, and I will be back for more.
    Glenyce S 1/08/2018
  • First time with YHA & had a Great time.
    Alexander A 27/07/2018
  • Thank you.. it's like going home...
    Bronwyn A 27/07/2018
  • Everything was perfect
    Akash K 26/07/2018
  • I very much enjoyed the hostels laid back vibe, the staffs friendliness and approachability, and the facility's overall comfort and atmosphere. 11/10 will definitely go back when I visit Melbourne again and shall definitely consider YHA as my first choice when traveling to other areas of Australia!! 😊
    Frederick L 26/07/2018
  • Clean, warm, and good location. It's my favorite Yha in Australia.
    Jhe Yuan W 25/07/2018
  • Central, reliable, clean, affordable, very quiet. Ticks all my boxes!
    John W 17/07/2018
  • Very lovely staff great comfortable beds
    Peteralan F 1/07/2018

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Address: 562 Flinders St
State: VIC, 3000
Phone: (+613) 9621 2523
Hostel Manager: Suzanne Taylor
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

24 hours

Check in from 1:00pm daily
Check out until 10:00am daily