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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself & my friend booked in here for 3 nights in an 8 bed dorm. This was ok but the other people were clearly staying long term and had stuff everyware! On arrival we had to fight our way into the room and move there stuff to find a spot for our bags. Also only discovered 2 plug sockets in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as it was affordable for a family of 5 in central Melbourne. We booked online for a pretty reasonable rate. Location is great - short walk to free tram zone for free travel into the CBD. Rooms are standard YHA - we had room 1 which is basically a two bedroom apartment with kitchenette. Perfect for what we...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend asking to stay with someone young if you are a young traveler, it will be much more enjoyable as we had to share a room with an older lady and she was very bossy and rude, so that made things really uncomfortable and unwelcoming.

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

When myself and 3 other of my friends arrived at YHA we had a bit of a nightmare. We booked through Expedia and had a family room - which we were told on delivery that we couldn't have the family room without children. To have 4 adults in that room would increase the price incredibly. However, Troy on reception really...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Bed was very hard but comfortable. Room was small but very clean. Staff were very friendly & helpful. Quiet area, short walk to trams, buses, pubs, resteraunts, cafes, shops & Queen Victoria Market. Rooftop area with lovely views of city skyline. Couldn't find the free breakfast, but great hostel, would stay again.

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Italy
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Friendly staff! Quiet location. Big common areas, very clean spaces and close to Queen Victoria Market (cheap and good food) and close in walking distance to free tram zone. I prefer this YHA instead of the other one in Melbourne, this is more modern.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights with my girlfriend in an 8 bed mixed dorm - always the luck of the draw with so many people and we pulled the short straw. We had a terrible sleep both nights thanks to the Chinese couple. Uncomfortable and creaking beds didn't help much. Not much going on here - close to the...

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Leah K, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Metro YHA, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're sorry that you didn't have as a good of a stay as possible as providing quality facilities and satisfying stay is really important to us. We appreciate your feedback and have passed it on to management as part of our continual improvement.

Mortlake, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The Metro is a great, economic choice for families staying in Melbourne. The family rooms are clean and the beds are comfy. Bathrooms are shared but they are also spotlessly clean. Reception is open 24 hours and the staff are friendly and helpful. The rooftop has a BBQ, sink and spectacular views of the city at night. The location is...

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Mortlake, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Before you book you need to understand that it's a hostel. We stayed overnight and booked a room for 4 (@$35ea). The bathroom facilities are shared and you need a passkey to get around. It's clean and tidy enough and I guess good in terms of hostel accommodation. We also parked onsite for $10 extra but I thought paying extra...

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Taiwan
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I was on the epack package so I have to check out from Central YHA to Metro YHA. Just when I arrived reception, I don't like it straight away. No smile faces, no "hi." "hello." "how are you doing?" "how can I help you?", staff are arrogant and helpfulness. There is a guy especially terrible with poker face and with...

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Leah K, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Metro YHA, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're sorry that you didn't have a good of a stay as possible as high quality customer service and friendly staff is very important to us. We've passed your feedback on to management as part of our continual improvement program.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melbourne Metro YHA is a modern hostel located on the city fringe in leafy North Melbourne. This hostel is your relaxed home away from home that's only minutes from famous Queen Victoria Markets and walking distance to all the major attractions - the best of both worlds! Facilities include a tour desk for all your tour and transport needs within Victoria and Australia, free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus option also available), fully equipped self-catering kitchen, communal lounge areas, launderette, secure car parking (subject to availability - $10 per day) and DVD's for hire. Enjoy the rooftop with panoramic city views as well as a BBQ and lounges perfect for socializing and meeting fellow travellers. Each room is heated and comes with lockers and an individual bed light. Bathroom facilities are shared. Guests can choose from a range of bed types, including 4 and 8 multi-share, twin/double rooms with optional en suite, and family rooms. We can also book groups of up to 120 people, ideal for schools, sporting groups and international exchange programs. Within the hostel there are always lots of great activities on including movie nights, Safari Pete travel auctions, free comedy, wine & cheese nights and a great weekly pub crawl! Activities are updated regularly so check with our friendly reception to see what's on and to get the best local tour and travel advice. Talking about what's on, Melbourne is the events and sporting capital of Australia! Getting around is simple with a free map and MyKi cards available for purchase at the hostel reception. A tram stop is located just 500m from the hostel and the $5 Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Bus stop is only 5 minutes walk which loops Melbourne's best attractions. Take advantage of the cities vibrant events calendar including the Spring Racing Carnival, Australian Open Tennis, AFL matches, Melbourne International comedy festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne Festival, Melbourne Cup and year round markets, live music, film, food, art and fashion activities and events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melbourne Metro YHA

Address: 78 Howard St, Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia (Formerly Queensberry Hill YHA)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
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Price Range: $33 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Metro YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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