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Youth Shack

69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 801, Australia
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Ranked #19 of 39 Specialty Lodging in Darwin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved the place..Great service and very affordable.Reception staff especially Jason and Tim made the place great. There is so much to do and the travel desk provides great advice!Such a great bar meeting loads of people,cheap drinks.

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Plumpton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose Youth Shack for our stay as we would be returning there as part of our outback trip. It isn't a bad place to stay but it isn't as good as some of the other backpackers we stayed in. Particularly not for children. The hostel centres around the bar which was very loud and also very very packed during... More

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Pfinztal, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a good hostel in the middle of darwin.friendly staff and lots of informations at reception.don't forget your ear plugin's it may be get loud (van and air-condition). The roof top is quite nice to relax. Kitchen is big and you ll find a spot for cooking.we never used bar or pool but its located in the backyard. we are... More

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Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for price. Darwin is a party town so be prepared to get little sleep anywhere you stay on the main street. Room was clean but basic. Was pretty noisey but as a young couple we didnt mind too much. Definatley need to get some new windows as the flip down windows block out NO noise so thats why you... More

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Regional Victoria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our tours through Youth Shack and the lady that helped us went to great lengths to assist us to find the best attractions in the time we had available as we only had a couple of days in this city.

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Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night, worst night ever. Both conditioner and the fan where out of order, rooms are small, so by the end of night you could swim in that air, not that you would want to, because it smelled something terrible. I ended up getting up in the middle of night and spending some hours by the pool, it felt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best hostel in Darwin with the best staff, arrived on the 5th of June was greeted by Jason who was just a sound bloke checked us in real quick and still had a bit of banter with us and from day one he remembered our names over the 3 months I stayed here, while staying at the... More

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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to live in the Youth Shack for 2 month and i have to say it was not a very good hostel during that time. I mean the staff was always friendly, the prices at the bar are alright, they have many events there and free BBQ some nights. The Pool area and the sundeck is ok cause of... More

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Essex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The youth shack is situated right on the main strip so you're not far from shops and attractions etc. the toilets and showers are very dated and in desperate need of updating. They are extremely dirty and the rooms don't fair much better. You're right above a bar so very noisy and they even play loud music in the halls... More

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Ceduna, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The heart of Darwin is Mitchell Street and the Youth Shack is at the very centre. It’s close to the transit centre, where most tours pick up and drop off. Most activities are within walking distance from the hostel, but if they’re not, you’ll need to book it for the bus tours. The first thing to remember is this place... More

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Address: 69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 801, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
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