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City Stay Family Holidays

Australian cities can be some of the most expensive in the world - and that's before you have to find room for an entire family. YHA has great family friendly hostels in all major capital cities. Save on your accommodation while enjoying unique properties in great locations with brilliant facilities like free wifi, shared kitchens and laundries.

SAVE 10% WHEN YOU BOOK 3 NIGHTS WITH FLEXI-SAVER

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Sydney, The Rocks, NSW

The only hostel in Sydney that has views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Sydney Harbour YHA is the best place to stay in Sydney for the New Years Eve fireworks!

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North Melbourne, VIC

Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.

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Adelaide, SA

Located right in the centre of the city, Adelaide Central YHA backpacker hostel is only a 7-minute walk to Adelaide Central Market and a short bus ride to Adelaide Festival Centre and Adelaide Zoo.

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Hobart, TAS

Hobart YHA is the perfect base for all of Hobart's galleries and museums including MONA. Located only a block from the city's waterfront.

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Perth, WA

Perth accommodation in the centre of the CBD. Perth City YHA is central to The Perth Mint, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Perth Zoo

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Brisbane, QLD

An award winning backpackers hostel, Brisbane City YHA is close to Suncorp Stadium, Roma St Transit Centre, South Bank, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Museum. Oh, and did we mention that we have a pool overlooking the Brisbane River?

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Canberra, ACT

Whether you're travelling solo or with family there are plenty of attractions to keep you busy in Canberra. Located just 5 minutes from the interstate bus terminal.

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FAMILY THINGS TO DO 

Check out YHA's guide for Sydney, Brisbane & Canberra:

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RENT-A-YHA

If you’re travelling with other families or the whole extended family, consider our Rent-a-YHA scheme. When you Rent-a-YHA at selected properties around the country, your group will be able to rent the entire property to yourselves and enjoy complete privacy and exclusive access. Find out more

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