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.
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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.
2.3 km from Southern Cross Station and the Skybus terminal.
From Southern Cross (Spencer Street) Station go 400 metres east along Bourke St to William St and catch tram 55 heading North. Get off at stop 11, walk 200 meters west on Queensberry St and turn right into Howard St.
From Southern Cross (Spencer St) Station go 400 metres east along Bourke St to William St and catch tram 55 heading North. Get off at stop 11, walk 200 metres west on Queensberry St and turn right into Howard St.
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) - 26 km
Taxi approx. $43 to Melbourne Metro YHA hostel.
SkyBus to city $18 (24 hours). Once you arrive in the CBD, Skybus offer a FREE city-hostel transfer daily for backpackers (check with driver). Tickets are available from the Hotel Transfer Service Booth at Southern Cross Station.
Avalon Airport - 61km
Bus service between Avalon to Southern Cross Station is $20 adults, $9.50 children (4-14yrs).
Limited parking available for $10 per day. Contact Melbourne Metro YHA directly for parking as bookings are essential. 2.1 metre vehicle height limit. The hostels Melways reference is 2B A10.
TRAM FROM CITY
From Elizabeth St, catch Tram No. 57, to stop 9 (Cnr Howard & Victoria St), turn right and walk up Howard St. Cross over Queensberry St and the hostel entrance is 50 metres on your right.
Melbourne Tourist Map and Walking Directions
Melbourne Metro YHA hostel is ideally located in leafy North Melbourne only minutes from the famous Queen Victoria Markets and free CBD tram zone.
This backpackers hostel has everything you need for a relaxed stay including a free Wi-Fi hotspot, parking (paid), self-catering kitchen, and rooftop lounge with BBQ facilities, bean bags and panoramic Melbourne City views.
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 multi-share, 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!
Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival at the hostel.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Melbourne Metro YHA is the perfect base for you to explore vibrant Melbourne from, just minutes walk from the famous Queen Victoria Markets and close to all the action. 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. Ask our friendly staff for local advice on the best spots and check out our top ten awesome bars in Melbourne.
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