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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stayed here overnight as I was going to the cricket international at Manuka oval. Clean and friendly. Close to many bars and shopping areas in Canberra. Close to the bus station for the cricket. Parking was an issue had to park a fair way away.

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Forchheim, Germany
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Canberra is a town which is nice to where there, but it's not really necessary to go there ... The hostel is one of the "bigger" YHA's with all the pro's and con's ... (there are clean areas and some areas are not so clean, etc. - all kind which happens if you have a big YHA/hostel) In general the...

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Just as another YHA, a good place to stay. Met a lot of great people in this hostel which made it totally worth the stay. Hostel itself is fine, clean and it has great places to sit and chill, there are even good tvs and a big roof terras where you can also use the barbecue. Has a big kitchen...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Like most YHA hostels, this place was conveniently located, clean and comfortable enough. Staff were helpful and parking was nearby. School groups do stay here, however, and can be noisy in the evenings (though not after 10pm).

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

We arrived at the hostel at around 4 am and although there was a guy at the reception, we were not aloud to check in. After some negotiations, we were given a room. Other then that, the hostel itself is really nice and comfortable. The kitchen was clean, rooms too, and free tea was avalable.

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Chester
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I've stayed at quite a few YHAs, and I usually like the experience. With this YHA, its saving grace were the lovely people I met whilst I was there. None of the showers are not consistently hot, and the standard of bathroom differs drastically from floor to floor. Level 3 (women's) is old and worn, whilst level 2 is newly...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2014

best hostel Iv stayed in ever! So clean ,tidy and all the facilities are excellent !! Kitchen is massive with everything you need! Bathrooms are the cleanest Iv ever seen! Dorms are huge with plenty of room! There's a cool cafe and pub next door . And to top it all off there's even a pool and sauna in the...

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Italy
Reviewed 12 November 2014

we were in a room very dirty, the breakfast is not included and we didn't like the general presentation of the hostel very much. the wifi was not included too and it is a nonsense because it should be an hostel for backpackers and you should have a free wifi at least.

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1Thank Chiara R
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights Pros -Huge kitchen, great stoves lots of food storage, big place to eat -Rooms good, big, decent bed, clean sheets. We had a balcony. -Lockers in rooms -Good location, ALDI market pretty close. We walked to the war memorial and old parliament area, might be far for some. -Great recreational areas. -staff was friendly and kept...

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1Thank Nickessa P
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I've stayed here four times, every time has been good, clean kitchen, helpful staff & good location for food & shopping, great hostel to stay in before hitting perisher for four months of work. Also has a pool which I never used.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $40 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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