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97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Darwin YHA
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Ranked #13 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Darwin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, standard YHA facility. Great, safe atmosphere with helpful staff. The rooms were great and the eating area around the pool was a great place to 'hang out'. Short walk to town and regular bus available.

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Leixlip, Ireland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average, clean and quiet non-party hostel with good location in Darwin CBD. There is a nice pool available for guests. Only down side is that WiFi is poor and costs. Overall; a bit pricey though, but I'd stay again.

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Bangalore, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives : Close to city centre with plenty of restaurants and bars at a walk able distance Room was neat and clean. Negative : The family room Room # 17 where we were put up didnt have proper cross ventilation. Good enough to spend a night. Neutral : Unlike most YHAs which have a common shower but this place didnt.

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9 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed in YHA for 1 week although a little bit more expensive than other YHA we have stayed in, we had no problems at all. It is close to the CBD and quiet enough at night, kitchen was good although got a bit too busy at peak cooking time. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm with ensuite, beds... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The staff wasn't that friendly and the construction was annoying. It was quiet though and if you weren't trying to work on your tan the pool was nice. There weren't any power points right next to my bed but there were plenty in the room for everyone to have their own (6 bed room). I also wish there was somewhere... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband & stayed in Room 21 upstairs. Nice having our own shower & toilet plus fridge & jug in main room and being able to look out a window. it was clean with a good bed & quiet on the nights we were there Also at our age 73, we had good lighting & plenty of power points in... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Best hostel experience during my stay in Australia - clean, good facilities (including fridge, table in the room), friendly staff. I had room to myself, no so cheap, but at least you get good quality for that money, unlike some other Aussie hostels.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is by far In my opinion the best hostel in darwin... But the choice isn't great! The rest of the hostels in darwin are dirty and very small rooms... Yha has big rooms and clean private bathrooms and a great clean pool.... The majority of the staff are great and very helpful... The only thing that let's this hostel... More

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Armadale, Western Australia, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Always had a cold shower, no hot water. I understand YHA is about 35 dollars a night but then I thought about it, this place is getting about $210 per night per room, given that I think they could perhaps provide better mattresses. I will admit my dislike for this YHA my have been the other guests in the room... More

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

Hi Dion Thank you for your important feedback and our apologies about the difficulties you had with the hot water. We have a number of tanks and one of them was out of operation recently, requiring repairs. This obviously affected your room at the time you wanted to shower, so again our apologies for that. If you are ever having... More

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122 reviews 122 reviews
39 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I stayed here at each end of an Adventure Tours trip of the national parks. I stayed in a double room on the first floor on two occasions, and the rooms were very clean and well presented. I did find that the room rate was a big on the high side, but as I am not a YHA member I... More

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Address: 97 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 168
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