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Canberra City YHA

7 Akuna Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glenelg, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed with my school for 6 days. The dinner was bland and was what I would consider a small serving. The beds were just a foam mat and the pillows had no stuffing left. The quilts were very thin and not warm even with winter pj's on. Breakfast was a choice of just right, coco pops, nutragrain and toast.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Noise is problematic, if they could sound proof the rooms then everything about this hostel would be tops. Cant beat the location and the communal facilities are better than most yhas in Australia. Wifi better than YHA's in Sydney $ Melbourne.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed a place to crash for one night, as I was only in town for a Cat Power gig. No complaints. The bed was clean, the sheets were fresh. Even the communal showers were squeaky clean and immaculate. Never saw a queue there. Hot water was fine, water pressure - perfect. Airco was fine. The bed was equipped with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So so close to the city's centre and lots of good restaurants, Canberra City's YHA is a great place to stay. It's very clean and has great facilities. Only problem-- the walls are super thin. Free Foxtel tv and a rooftop balcony with hammocks and seating is a great place to chill out and listen to music. Comfortable furniture is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a private double room. It was clean and spacious with powerpoints and tea making facilities. The communal space on level 1 was pleasantly quiet with a TV and couches. The hostel staff politely enforced the 10pm quiet time, which is good for allowing guests to sleep. Bathroom was clean but hot water inconsistent (at 8pm there was... More

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Canberra City YHA, responded to this review

Hi Andrew Thanks for your review and sorry your sleep was disturbed. The bar is independently run and unfortunately patrons leaving are not always considerate of guests nearby. We appreciate the information about the issues with the shower hot water - our plumber has been called to come and fix the problem. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two young men in the next room were really rowdy for several hours between about 3am and 6am - yelling, screeching and throwing furniture around. Staff seemed to have no process for dealing with this type of behavior so just let it continue.

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Canberra City YHA, responded to this review

Hi Jo_Carly We are sorry that your stay was disturbed by some inconsiderate fellow guests. This property does have a 24 hour reception, and we encourage guests to always let us know if there are issues with noise like this as our staff will immediately deal with it. Subsequent to your stay, the people in question were asked to leave... More

Peterborough, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty much what you'd expect from a YHA. Decent facilities but a distinct lack of space for food storage. The whole place is cleaned daily with the exception of the dorms being vacuumed. As a result they are hair-filled. The 10 bed dorm is actually quite spacious and has its own balcony. Beware the wifi which cost $5 a day,... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The rooms were nice enough and it has a huge kitchen (though no ovens) as well as a grill on the balcony. The room had A/C at night and good bedding. The bathrooms were stalls, so toilets and showers were in the same room, though some of the showers were quite nice. The biggest complaint was that the common room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I loved to stay there. Its very central and very clean. Its just a little bit expensive. You pay a lot but therefore you also receive a lot! I think to enjoy a couple of days in Canberra it is the perfect accommodation and I would defenitely choose it again.

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I stayed 2 nights in a 8 female beds room. It was very very clean also the bathroom, and everything in general. I slept very well, no noisy at all. The mattresses are very new and every single bed has a small lamp that is very useful during the night. Also the are a lot of plugs, probably because the... More

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Also Known As:
Canberra City Yha Hotel
Canberra City Yha Hotel Canberra
Address: 7 Akuna Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 21 Specialty lodging in Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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, internet, fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area, TV/games area, and underground bar. Hostel hosts weekly activities and BBQs in summer. ... more   less 
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