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97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 39 Specialty lodging in Darwin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling as a couple, we were a bit worried about sharing a 6-bed mix dorm with other people but our roomies were great and trustful. The room was big, clean, modern with private bathroom and a fridge. Aircon was a bit noisy but I had my earplugs and had one of the best sleeps of my life. The room we... More

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Swan Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical YHA with good value for money. The room we had was better than average as it was quite spacious with a double bed, bunk bed and it's own ensuite. There were three of us and we had plenty of space for suitcases without them being in the way. There are limited car parks which are allocated on a first... More

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Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

When I was looking for accommodation in Darwin I was pretty amazed by how bad the reviews were. Coming from SEAsia I would never have to pick anywhere under 4 stars so I was a bit unsure. However, I was pretty happy with the accommodation and I'm not really sure why there are so many bad reviews. The room was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Good location and value for money. Kitchen was a little on the small side. Nice pool and BBQ area. WIFI should be free though. Dorm rooms very spacious and ensuite. Staff could have been a little more assertive with a very unfriendly guest.

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Koudekerk aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We walked in here after our reservation at the YMCA didn't work out. Clean 6 bed dorms, good shower, fridge in the room and a nice pool. We could store our bags for free. You do have to pay for wifi which I believe is a bit outdated nowadays. The location is good, a 5 min walk from the closest... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This hostel is highly recommended! It is located just on the side of all the action, which means that you're really nearby but also far enough from all the noise. The hostel is clean, professionally run, staff are friendly and cooperative, there is a nice swimming pool and a great bar right next door. Great base for tours of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I stayed here in November and liked the place. The place is essentially and old motel and retains that feel with the rooms arranged around the pool area. My room was clean, the shower excellent, had a fridge and much much needed air con. Darwin is possibly the hottest place on Earth! The communal kitchen wasn't that busy when I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great staff, ensuite in the room and I enjoyed lazing by the pool when I wasn't working, the reception staff were helpful when booking my trips, I'd recommend staying here to my friends plus it's not far from most places in Darwin and i can get a good nights sleep here

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed there 5 nights the room was discussing, smelly, the bathroom was not cleaned properly, room's floor covered was covered with tenants items, the AC was barely cooling the room, there were 3 guys living in it, all of them were workers, and not tourists, they have been living there for weeks, this is despite, hostel policy allows for max... More

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Darwin YHA, responded to this review

Hi Ali Thanks for your feedback on Darwin YHA which have been discussed with the manager and are valuable to us. The bathroom cleaning has been discussed with housekeeping as this is not representative of the high standard YHA have at our properties. New checks will be implemented. YHA does have a 14 day limit on staying but during the... More

Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We booked there for 3 nights..We tought it was a hostel..but surprise, it's actually a motel! All the rooms have a beautiful view on the carpark and its noise... The kitchen is very small..only 4 gas stove for all the hostel! There is no common room and only 2 table around the swimming pool (where people are eating...) But the... More

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Address: 97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
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Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA offers all the essentials you would expect of a YHA, plus air-conditioning in all rooms, outdoor pool, and lively bar that opens out onto popular Mitchell Street in the city's entertainment precinct. The hostel's tour desk can help you find the best tours and travel options to the Top End's Tiwi Islands, Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and Arnham Land. ... more   less 
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