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4.1 out of 5

"Outside street noise at night made it somewhat distruping to get some slep. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 04 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

Canberra City YHA - Hostel puts you in the heart of Canberra, within steps of Civic Square and Canberra Theatre Centre. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 64 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy sitting areas, WiFi, and desks. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

This business-friendly hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a game room, and a library. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a terrace, and barbecue grills. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available.

Places within a 5-minute walk of this 3-star Canberra City Centre hostel include Canberra Museum and Gallery and Glebe Park.

Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$70* Per night/room 25 Oct. - 26 Oct.

Family Room, Private Ensuite Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Bed in 8-Bed Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Bed in 4-Bed Shared Mixed Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double or Twin Room, Private Ensuite Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Bed in 4-Bed Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Canberra City YHA - Hostel ratings based on 118 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Canberra City YHA - Hostel

Everyone (91) Couples (4) Students (2) Family (17)
4 out of 5
Outside street noise at night made it somewhat distruping to get some slep.

Posted by on 4 Apr. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5
A great stay, perfect location and spacious room! I had a room with an ensuite and it was nicer than most hotels I have stayed in, really appreciated the kettle and tea and coffee supplies in room.

Posted by on 22 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
Very Dated Hostel ok for one night but certainly needs modernising very rough around the Edges.

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5
Only thing good about it was location place was clean but extremely basic

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
Met interesting people and made new friends Good value for money Near to nightlife areas Need improvements: 1. Cleanliness of Toilets 2. Some guests could be rude, lack proper behavior

Posted by , from Sydney on 17 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5
The cafe is pretty ordinary, (poor service, cash only, simple menu), although it is actually open on Sunday morning, which, this being Canberra, is essential. Other youth hostels offer a simple free, self-serve breakfast, which suits me much better - I'd much prefer that.

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Sep. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location and an easy walk to major places in the city.

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2019

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About the Canberra City YHA - Hostel

Location 7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT 2601

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

The following facilities are closed on Sunday and Saturday:

  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Canberra City YHA - Hostel. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Canberra hostel.

  • 64 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Kingston Canberra Station (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)

Room Amenities

Canberra City YHA - Hostel offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with shared/communal kitchens. These individually decorated accommodations have separate sitting areas and include desks. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Sitting area
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Canberra City YHA - Hostel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received their complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

  • Number of children who can stay for free – 3
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 16
  • COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 14

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: AUD 6.5 for adults and AUD 6.5 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Canberra City YHA Hostel
  • Canberra City YHA
  • Canberra City Yha Hotel
  • Canberra City YHA - Hostel Canberra
  • Canberra City YHA - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Alcohol isn't served at Canberra City YHA - Hostel.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.