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Melbourne Central YHA

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

You can tell when staff want to be at work and the crew at this YHA are great at providing quality customer service. The rooms & bed are what you would expect for a budget stay & the shared showers were clean each time they...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Amazing location, so close to Southern Cross Station, Crown Casino, Etihad, Aquarium, Eureka Tower, etc. Tram outside front door! Unfortunately the staff are aloof and disinterested and the accommodation very basic. Only 1 thin pillow per bed, only one towel ($2 to "hire" another one!),...More

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Response from Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 24 August 2015

Thank you for your review. We’re glad you loved our location, we really are in the centre of everything! However, we’re sorry to hear that other areas of your stay were not optimal. Friendly staff, a welcoming atmosphere and high quality facilities are really important...More

Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I wanted to stay one night longer than planned what would have only been possible with checking out, storing the luggage in an extra costing luggage storage and than check in again later. There where no concessions made in this point for me for storing...More

1  Thank D4VlD
Response from Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 19 August 2015

Thank you for your review, we’re glad to hear that you enjoyed the majority of our facilities. We’re sorry to hear that your room extension experience was not as smooth as could be hoped for. Your review has been passed onto the manager to be...More

Reviewed 17 August 2015

Good location to base yourself while exploring Melbourne,easy walk to Souther Cross Station and Crown Casino.Plenty of trams,and within the free tram zone as well. Staff friendly and helpful,there's some communal areas for hanging out,including the roof which I'm sure is better in summer!I ate...More

1  Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 13 August 2015

For my first experience at a Youth Hostel this was a great introduction. Rooms were spacious and bathroom facilities were pristine. The facilities were very clean and well maintained. The kitchen offered ample cooking areas and the seating was also fantastic. The roof top was...More

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US$27 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$27 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Adeline S
22 August 2017|
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Response from Leah K | Property representative |
Hi Adeline, We have fans in our 3 bed dorms, but no air con. We have air con all throughout the ground floor, plus free Wi-Fi down there, so you can keep up to date with friends and family while keeping cool. Hope to see... More
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DayleD
20 February 2017|
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Response from F L | Reviewed this property |
the towel is so thin, better pay them some money to hire another one.
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Ima E
19 September 2015|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Ima Yes, our laundries always have an iron/ironing board. Hope to see you soon.
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"Some rooms are large some very small. Try to get a bigger room if possible"
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"A 4-bed dorm I was in as it was quiet enough as it wasn't always full with other people in there every..."
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"if you are 2 go for a double"
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"You get the option of different sized rooms. We had a 3 bed dorm. We were very happy with our room."
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