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Melbourne Metro YHA

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    Melbourne Metro YHA Exterior
  • YHA has great private rooms
    Melbourne Metro YHA Double Ensuite
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    Melbourne Metro YHA Family Ensuite
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    Melbourne Metro YHA Rooftop Herb Garden
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    Melbourne Metro YHA Exterior
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    Melbourne Metro YHA Kitchen
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    Melbourne Metro YHA Lounge Area

Melbourne Metro YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.

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Located on the outskirts of the CBD in leafy North Melbourne and one stop outside the free tram zone, Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a relaxing stay. Facilities include a large self-catering kitchen, free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property, pool table, paid parking, a rooftop lounge with BBQ facilities & stunning views of the Melbourne skyline. 

Melbourne is famous for vintage trams and great coffee but don’t miss the secret bars found on a hidden laneways tour or the incredible views from the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. During winter a Mt Buller Ski tour from Melbourne, a soak in the hot springs or a cheese and wine tasting tour in Yarra Valley are popular top Melbourne activities

Free Wi-Fi at this property with Ultra High Speed Internet 400Mbps Fibre Connection*

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Ensuites, linen, & individual bed lights with powerpoint
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Lockers, fan & heater
  • Access to communal kitchen & rooftop BBQ area

Option up:

  • Ensuites, TV, & DVD player
  • Tea & Coffee

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed lights with powerpoint
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Fan, heater, desk, lockers & chair
  • Access to communal kitchen & rooftop BBQ area

Option up:

  • Towel rental $3

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Double bed and bunk beds*
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee facilities (ensuite only)

*Depending upon room capacity may include a trio bunk - double bed (bottom), single bed (top)

Optional Extras:

  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • TV in room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Kitchenette
  • Breakfast


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property
  • Outdoor Rooftop BBQ Area
  • Communal Dinning Room
  • Indoor Rooftop Lounge
  • Self-Catering Kitchen
  • Limited Paid Parking
  • Pool table
  • Board games for hire
  • 24 hour laundry
  • Bike Storage
  • Reading Room
  • TV Lounge
  • Tour Desk

More about Melbourne Metro YHA

Each room is heated and comes with lockers and an individual bed light. You can choose from a range of bed types including 4 and 8 co-living rooms, twin/double rooms with optional en-suite, family rooms and an exclusive 5 bed self-contained apartment complete with a private kitchen, lounge and bathroom.

With more reasons to stay in Melbourne now than ever, book a room at Melbourne Metro YHA and experience it for yourself!

* The Internet speed the guest will experience will be subject to Wi-Fi coverage in the building.


86% customer rating, based on 7595 reviews
  • Staff are always very friendly and welcoming. The location in a quiet, leafy street, and yet very near to the city, is an amazing combination. All the facilities and entertainments, but without the noise and hassle.
    Ray T 24/05/2021
  • Great facilities and staff, stayed a few months, highly recommend!
    Justin C 14/12/2020
  • Very friendly staff. Clean and comfortable.
    Tien T 20/07/2020
  • Great Customer Service from staff & convenient location.
    Lucas B 8/07/2020
  • Great hostel caused too the ongoing situation it was extremely quiet and empty.
    Fabian H 22/06/2020
  • The staff here are always kind and do what they can to help you out.
    Emma N 24/04/2020
  • Best hostel in the world❤️
    Stella P 29/03/2020
  • Perfect location, super staff and excellent value.
    David H 11/03/2020
  • very good
    Bo T 11/03/2020
  • I really enjoyed my stay as it was very conveniently located to what I had to do
    Robert S 10/03/2020
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the Boonwurrung & Wurundjeri peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: 78 Howard Street
North Melbourne,
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State: VIC, 3051
Phone: (+61) 3 9329 8599
Hostel Manager: YHA Australia
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8:00am to 4:00pm. After hour check-in is available, please contact reception during opening times to make alternative arrangements.

Check in Check in 1:00pm – 3:00pm & 5pm - 7pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.