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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a private room with a double bed. While it will not win any awards for aesthetic the room was very clean and well presented, and the bed was more comfortable than some I have experienced in 4-5 star hotels. It was quiet and I had a great sleep. The bathroom and common areas were similarly clean. When you...

Thank Zerokel
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. I found it very nice, friendly, nice linen reasonable, but ask how much it cost to join first, it may save you money 2. It is booked heavily, as my friend and I ask for just a 2 bed, in the middle of the night, 2 strange men came in and slept also, don't get me wrong , they...

Thank beryl c
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I had a bunk in an 8 bed room. Large room with adequate space to store things. Power points aplenty for charging that pesky mobile phone that just eats battery when you are photographing so much. $37.50 per night for a bed and linen, $2 for towel hire. There was a pool, spa and sauna, café and wonderful location right...

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Took a school group here and despite the staff being met with a tragedy in their hotel they took every care to ensure our needs were met. Food was only ok but the accomodation was adequate although there wasn't enough showers in the shared bathroom.

Thank Brad B
Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Located right next to the main mall in Canberra, this big hostel offers everything you want, except much chance to meet fellow travellers. All rooms are clean, there are enough bathrooms with good showers, a roof-top and huge common-area, a big kitchen, spacious dorms with dorms and tables, elevators, stable and fast wifi and even the staff is friendly and...

Thank Dryanta
Batemans Bay, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Clean, spacious room, helpful staff, friendly guests, great location- best value for money in Canberra. The pool and spa are a real bonus, the kitchen is fully equipped and the portions in the cafe very generous. Good security with lockers in the room and an easy to use key card.

Thank tulipgk
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Me and 2 friends stayed here for one night in a private room - overall it was perfect for location, cleanliness and staff being friendly and helpful. Close to everything you need. Didn't check in until 10pm and still it was a very easy check in. The toilets are spotless! I can't comment on the kitchen as we didn't use...

1Thank UnitedKingdom44
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went to Canberra for 1 night for the Canberra Fun Run. Had a good night sleep in a nice clean dorm, beds all have a locker, plug and light. Staff were great in helping me find a taxi etc in the morning, and there are lockers to hire to leave your stuff. Excellent central location also.

Thank TravellingPeaSoup
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The bathrooms and room were clean and the guy on reception very pleasant. However, there are few things that seem standard in other hostels but here were different; no towels provided had to pay $2 each towel, air con needs to be controlled by reception can't do it yourself, no fridge in the room, pay for lockers, no TV in...

2Thank itsbooma
Melzo, Italia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

*** DISCLAIMER: I usually assign 4 stars when all the services (cleanliness, comfort, location, staff, ...) are great. I assign 3 stars (plus motivation) when any is not. I assign 5 stars when all the services are great PLUS when something excellent can be said about the place. *** This YHA respects all the standards of YHA chain regarding the...

1Thank DjGabriro

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation's capital, 5 mins from the interstate bus terminal. Hostel facilities include cafe, indoor pool/spa/sauna, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area, TV/games area, and underground bar. Hostel hosts weekly activities and BBQs in summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canberra City YHA

Address: 7 Akuna St, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $44 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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“Really we didn't have a choice as we couldn't get into the Dixon Backpackers although we were booked.”
 of 5 bubbles berylc67, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are many types to choose from, at varying level of cost however I believe that all share bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles KymMarie220, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book ahead for the best deals and rooms”
 of 5 bubbles tulipgk, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would not book a room greater than 6 people.”
 of 5 bubbles DjGabriro, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorm room was a mess, but overall a clean modern building with a location that cannot be beat, good value.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxD_12, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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