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Canberra City YHA

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2014

This hostel is in a brilliant location - in the city centre but also walkable to other Canberra attractions (30 minutes to the National Australian Museum, the war memorial, 10 minutes to Lake Burley Griffiths and about 50 to the national botanic gardens). Staff were pretty friendly, although from my YHA experience, didn't give as much information/tips on check in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2014

YHA is great for providing a nice location and upper class schwanky lodgings to the greasy haired, unkempt backpacker. But from what I have seen they charge an arm an a leg for what you get. However in the YHA in Canberra the lodgings bucked the YHA trend and was reasonably priced. The place was very well located right in...

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Thank Peter B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I can always rely on YHA throughout Australia. While the price is generally more compared to hostels in nearby locations, I have found its always worth the extra. I have never had any issues with noise, and the facilities provided are what you would expect. The common areas are very clean and hygienic. Whilst in Canberra I drove everywhere and...

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Thank Jsmithaus
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I traveled to Canberra for one night and this was a great choice of a hostel. The location is unbeatable. Close to the city centre, bus stops, a heap of food places, Floriade and a only a short walk from the main sites such as Parliament House. Firstly the front desk staff were some of the friendliest peope I have...

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1Thank Elizabeth L
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 28 September 2014

YHA is always one of the best hotel chains in Australia for travelers. The location is in the centre of Canberra, a short walk to the bus station and shopping centre. Clean room and nice staffs are other plus point, they also provide the locker for whom want to have a short trip in Canberra.

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Thank Nguyen Cuong D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I stayed here for the weekend, it was a bit of a walk from the greyhound bus station (about 7 mins), The staff were very friendly and helpful and the rooms are really clean. The only change I would suggest is to change the bathroom on lvl 3 to match the ones in lvl 2. Location wise is really good,...

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Thank Banester1989
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I was in Canberra to replace my missing passport. I did not really expect anything because I didn't plan the whole trip but I spent three days here during Christmas 2010. It was my first backpacking experience & I'm glad I did. it was worth the money for only $30 per night. I met a lot of people and gladly...

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Thank AzizulKadir
Perth
Reviewed 11 September 2014

A great place to stay in the centre of Canberra. Modern and clean facilities, good staff and an excellent location near the major sites of the nation's capital. I took a school group and I found this accommodation was the best I had stayed at for school groups after many years of interstate and international school tours.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Really nice place. Pool, great kitchen. Bedroom so clean, bathrooms amazing. Nice tv room. Staff were okay, nothing special. Good keycard system, safe. Nothing too bad to say about my stay here really!

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Good old YHA. Booked a private room without bathroom and definitely met expectations, as did most of the YHAs we used on Oz. Let down a bit by a huge school group who were up plaŷing games all night but the team did all they could to manage that. Bonus that they have a sauna and a pool which would...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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