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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

first time we stayed there in a room for 8 people we took up 6 beds mixed female and male room in our 20's. the other 2 beds slept 2 males who were quiet and respectful also. on the way back through canberra we stayed again this time in a 4 bed girls as well as a 4 bed boys... More 

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was clean and tidy, amenities are the same. A nice touch is being able to hire a guitar or bike. Showers were only luke warm on the first night. Noise from other travellers is a problem, I had teachers from a school group talking loudly outside my door from 6.15 am despite 'quiet time until 8am' sign a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed for one night. Booked online while i was walking there. Got a 4 share mixed dorm for $40 a night. Swipe card access to all rooms etc and 24 hour reception. Has a couple of cool common areas. I would stay here again.

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Berkeley Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights, this place is comfortable and reasonably priced. Only minutes from Parliament House, Australian war memorial and only 2 1/2 hours from the snow. Plenty of things to do indoors should the weather be unfriendly. Didn't use the kitchen but looked fairly good to work in. Rooms are spacious and clean some with ensuite otherwise shared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Very clean, modern rooms. Had a big locker and bedside light for each, very spacious too with a table and chairs in the middle. Plenty of power sockets. Staff were friendly and polite. Free wifi downstairs- always a bonus! Located right in the city centre next door to the shopping centre and near bars, restaurants etc. only a short walk... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights, was a nice clean hostel with a friendly atmosphere. Great central location, as I was hear for a Monday/Tuesday night, I didn't really get to experience much in the way of nightlife except for Tuesday at Transit, which is located next door/underneath the hostel, Tuesday was a busy night there with Karaoke and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

One of the better hostels I've stayed in all the YHA in Australia seem ok so far. This hostel has a TV in the room, a sofa and provided towels for free. The wifi isn't brilliant and only works down stairs. You can purchase some for 24 hour for $5, which works in the rooms and is faster. Very clean... More 

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

Hi Bethany Thanks for staying with us in Canberra. Just to let you know about Wifi. YHA now has a free Wifi hotspot in all our large hostels - this is usually in the communal areas so everyone can access it. Some smaller hostels will have the signal cover the whole building, but in the bigger ones, there is paid... More 

Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I've stayed at the YHA Canberra City twice this year. Both times I reserved a private room for myself. The private rooms are an inexpensive place to stay for a business traveller when Parliament is in session. The first room I booked was obviously a family room as I had two three single bunk beds and a double to choose... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I booked a doublebed room for myself, it was a huge room, very clean and everything what you need. The hostel is good located, just a few minutes from the center. The Staff was very friendly and helpful👍🏼 If I would go again to Canberra, I would go again!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Canberra City YHA is a terrific backpacker's hostel, or even if you are simply a regular traveller like myself. The hostel is very clean, tisy and well-maintained, and the staff are very friendly, polite, professional and courteous. The YHA has fast wireless internet, a pool, spa and a sauna, and a rooftop area where you can relax, meet people... More 

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