YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
Southern Cross Station is the final stop for regional and interstate trains coming into Melbourne. The hostel is a short walk from the station. Exit Southern Cross Station and go right on Spencer St. Turn left on to Flinders St and the hostel will be on your left.
From Melbourne Airport, catch the Skybus to Southern Cross Station and the Skybus Terminal. The hostel is a short walk from Southern Cross Station. Exit the station and go right down Spencer St. Turn left on to Flinders St and the hostel will be on your left.
Melbourne Airport is 28km away from the hostel. Catch the Skybus to the city and walk to the hostel.
Melbourne Central YHA is a trendy backpackers hostel located in the heart of vibrant Melbourne. This Melbourne hostel is ideally situated only minutes walk from Melbourne's main attractions including Southern Cross Station, Crown Casino, Federation Square and the city’s many hidden laneways filled with famous street art, cafes and unique bars.
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.
If you book different room types on consecutive days, then you'll need to check out of your room at 10am and check in at 1pm. You can store your bags in our lockers while you wait for your new room to be ready, however please note that lockers must be paid for.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
There's always something exciting happening in Melbourne! Check out the city's jam packed events calendar, explore the hidden laneways filled with street art and try something new every night at the unique hidden restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs for every taste. Check out our list of top places.
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Book your bed today and experience vibrant Melbourne for yourself.