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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel is starting to get a less relaxed air than it once enjoyed and is very busy with many groups of millennial tourists, and others. It always had excellent housekeeping under the supervision of very experienced senior staff and a longstanding team. Now it seems to be cutting corners, and no one can expect the top staff to work... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a week in a mixed 4 bed dorm, the boys in the room absolutely stunk he did not leave the room or shower the whole week we were there! The hostel was really clean, had a nice big kitchen which was cleaned regularly, a TV room which was nice to sit and chill in. Only had... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your thinking about staying in Melbourne this is a must if your on a budget. If your stupid enough not to read where the location is on the website like most negative reviews on here, it isn't that close. Well I believe a 20 minute walk into a major city isn't bad but for some people it is. There... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is one of the better ones in melbourne. It is clean and safe. However there was only one charger in my dorm room which is sad. There eas a very weird guy at the reception who wouldnt believe me when i told him my card wouldnt work for my door. He talked to me like i was stupid.

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Thank Lionheart92
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Good location and value for money. We stayed for 3 nights and extended another one. The family room on the 3F is more spacious and comfy than the 1F one. Soundproofing not too good and we could hear the noise next door, from the corridor and the road. The hostel is just under 10 minutes' walk from the last free... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Room was comfortable enough, if a bit small. Great shower though! Common area was large and cosy. Lots of interesting books in the book corner. Although we didn't participate, the weekly activities looked really fun. The coffee is awesome. Kitchen was really well equipped and large, plenty of fridge space. Staff were really friendly and helpful.

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Thank sannego
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

I ve been here with my girlfriend for one week,sleeping in a 8 Beds Dorm. Below the evaluation: POSITION: 10 - Really close to the middle of the city as CBD + public transport(first tram stop only 30-40mtrs away!) CLEANING: 10 - Once u re travelling,this is the second thing u need after good location in the city. Bathrooms are... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Modern, clean, relaxing and very efficiently run. Great facilities and an interesting activities board. Safe and secure. 24 hour reception and a daytime travel desk. A supermarket and the trams are not far, including the tourist trams called City Circle. Lots of restaurants and the Queen Victoria Market to browse around in. Well located in North Melbourne.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Location is not at the CBD but still ok. The room that I got is clean, the heater is strong enough, The hot shower is good as well. You got wifi as well in the lobby which is quite nice. I would consider to stay there again because this place is quite nice for a hostel level.

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New Zealand
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed here for nights 1 night in a dorm and 1 night in a double. Paid $100aus for the double and there is no single rate. Clean tidy large kitchen and dinning area. On the roof of hostel great relaxing area to read and chill. Good location off main roads but close enough to trans and the market and cafes.... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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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Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $34 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Metro YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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