Melbourne Central YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    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.

    Getting here by bus

    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.


    Nearest airport

    Melbourne Airport is 28km away from the hostel. Catch the Skybus to the city and walk to the hostel.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Laneway Graffiti Street Art
    • Cafes, Restaurants & Bars
    • Eureka Skydeck 88
    • Federation Square
    • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
    • Yarra River

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium
    • Crown Casino
    • National Gallery of Victoria
    • Royal Botanic Gardens
    • Free City Circle tram
    • Southern Cross Station
    • Queen Victoria Markets
    • St Pauls Cathedral
    • The Shrine of Remembrance
    • Melbourne Zoo
    • St Kilda Beach 
    • Brighton Beach Huts 

    Find us...

    Address: 562 Flinders St
    Melbourne , VIC 3000
    Phone: (+613) 9621 2523
    Hostel Manager: Bronwyn Adams
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Melbourne Central YHA

    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.



    • Sleeps 244 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms


    • 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


    • City Sightseeing
    • Cycling
    • Parks
    • Galleries & Museums
    • Shopping
    • Restaurants & Cafes
    • Bars & Nightlife
    • Tours


    87% customer rating, based on 6364 reviews
    • Very clean, modern and stylish hostel with nice breakfast options! :-)
      Vanessa R May 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 562 Flinders St
    Melbourne , VIC 3000
    Phone: (+613) 9621 2523
    Hostel Manager: Bronwyn Adams
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    24 hours

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

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    Things to do in Melbourne

    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.

    Melbourne is perfect for those exploring on a budget. Our top free things to do include -

    • Exploring Federation Square. Located in the heart of the city, Federation Square is home to the Ian Potter Gallery, ACMI gallery and plenty of free concerts and events
    • Seeing the sights from the free City Circle Tram. The free city circle tram stops right out the front of Melbourne Central YHA and gives you commentary while showing you Melbourne CBD's famous sights and sounds
    • Discovering Melbourne's famous laneways. Filled with quirky cafes, bars and amazing street art, your guaranteed an amazing day out
    • Strolling through the Queen Victoria Markets. Whether your into food, souvenirs, live music or just soaking up the atmosphere these markets are a Melbourne tradition that's not to be missed. Open Thursday - Sunday and Tuesday day and Wednesday night
    • Get back to nature in Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. Relax by the pond and beautifully manicured gardens. Complete your outing by stopping in at the neighbouring Shrine of Remembrance and discover Australia's important wartime history


    Book your bed today and experience vibrant Melbourne for yourself.

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