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Melbourne Central YHA

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Melbourne 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.

Due to current Covid restrictions in Victoria, this hostel is only operating in a residential-mode in accordance with the government’s requirements.

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 adventures. 

*Please be advised there is currently a significant amount of construction around Melbourne Central YHA, which may cause accessibility disruptions and increased noise.

Melbourne Central YHA is a licenced venue and is unable to accommodate anyone under the age of 18 unless accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 21. Under 18s can only be accommodated in private rooms

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, towels & bed light provided
  • Free, fast 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

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

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



  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout property
  • Social Balcony Area
  • Self-catering Kitchen
  • Communal Dining Area
  • Disabled Access
  • TV Lounge
  • Bar/Cafe
  • Rooftop
  • BBQ

More about Melbourne Central YHA

We have a terrific ground floor communal area, free and fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property and an amazing rooftop and BBQ area for you to enjoy the Melbourne city views and meet new friends. We also have fantastic activities. Sign up for our regular trivia nights, table tennis competitions, walking tour and pub tour, plus extra events on throughout the year.

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 9206 reviews
  • Super comfy bed. Great location. Great water pressure in shower.
    Steven H 8/06/2020
  • Love to stay here
    Michelle x 7/05/2020
  • Excellent place to stay
    Patrick D 23/03/2020
  • So handy for early morning departure from MEL - Skybus, VLine, bus.
    Roger S 19/03/2020
  • It's friendly, clean, cheap, and ideally located for the activities I plan.
    Alexander H 17/03/2020
  • This hostel is centrally located within the free tram zone. Very easy to get around. Staff most helpful.
    Adrienne B 10/03/2020
  • Amazing hostel!
    Andres S 8/03/2020
  • Loved it!
    Lisa C 6/03/2020
  • The location is very good, the staff were nice and the bathroom clean. The breakfast is simple, but it is enough.
    Marcela F 5/03/2020
  • It was good to stay one night.
    Seokhyun K 5/03/2020
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Address: 562 Flinders St
State: VIC, 3000
Phone: (+613) 9621 2523
Hostel Manager: Simone Eckersley
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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