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97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is one of the better options of hostels in Darwin. Moved into here after vacating another hostel. The staff were great with all their advise & smiles. They also booked me into two tours for Kakadu & Litchfield which were great on their advise! The rooms could use a little work though, better drapes to block out light pollution... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Accommodation is pretty over priced in Darwin so YHA was a pleasant surprise. It is a renovated hotel so all the rooms have ensuites which is a plus if you don't enjoy having to stumble out in the middle of the night to a shared bathroom. AC works, bathrooms are clean, would stay here again if passing through. The kitchens... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Spent three nights here while getting to know Darwin. At the end of one of the main streets, it was a great base from which to explore. Everything was easy to reach on foot. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Our double room with ensuite and mini-refrigerator was perfect for our short stay. It was clean and comfortable. Tours picked... More

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Adelaide, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I stayed here 2 nights, the first night I was really tired and so "treated" myself to a single room as, as i told reception I really needed a good night's sleep. Unfortunately the room they gave me was close to the neighbouring hotel's large air con and the curtains didn't close completely so I also suffered from light pollution.... More

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Darwin, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a mixed 6 dorm. The room was cleaned every day a bit earlier than necessary, waking everyone up at 8.30 am. We were fortunate because the majority of the time only a total of three beds were occupied. There is a kitchen area as well as a pool. The kitchen area is very small and gets cramped... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

After flying into Darwin, we stayed at the YHA in a private room with private bathroom. Very basic, but comfortable. Good air conditioning, pool looked nice but we never went in it. Staff were reasonably friendly, some nights were difficult due to loud guests at the pool until late, seemed to be able to hear everything! Good place to meet... More

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Also Known As:
Darwin Yha Hotel
Darwin Yha Hotel Darwin
Address: 97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #14 of 38 Specialty lodging in Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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