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Melbourne Central YHA

562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Basic accommodation but clean and secure. Good central location. Great value for money and friendly helpful staff. There's a great little cafe next door for breakfast and also a reasonably priced launderette which is part of YHA. I will stay again and will recommend to other solo travellers.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can tell when staff want to be at work and the crew at this YHA are great at providing quality customer service. The rooms & bed are what you would expect for a budget stay & the shared showers were clean each time they were used. Friendly, relaxed bar area with free wifi and options for the overseas traveler... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location, so close to Southern Cross Station, Crown Casino, Etihad, Aquarium, Eureka Tower, etc. Tram outside front door! Unfortunately the staff are aloof and disinterested and the accommodation very basic. Only 1 thin pillow per bed, only one towel ($2 to "hire" another one!), badly stained doonah cover, shower head broken, housekeeping staff barge into rooms uninvited every morning,... More 

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Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re glad you loved our location, we really are in the centre of everything! However, we’re sorry to hear that other areas of your stay were not optimal. Friendly staff, a welcoming atmosphere and high quality facilities are really important to us. Your review has been passed onto senior management to discuss as part of... More 

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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to stay one night longer than planned what would have only been possible with checking out, storing the luggage in an extra costing luggage storage and than check in again later. There where no concessions made in this point for me for storing the luggage anywhere for free. This is kind of said so I wouldn't recommend this... More 

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Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we’re glad to hear that you enjoyed the majority of our facilities. We’re sorry to hear that your room extension experience was not as smooth as could be hoped for. Your review has been passed onto the manager to be discussed and used as part of our continual improvement program. More 

Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location to base yourself while exploring Melbourne,easy walk to Souther Cross Station and Crown Casino.Plenty of trams,and within the free tram zone as well. Staff friendly and helpful,there's some communal areas for hanging out,including the roof which I'm sure is better in summer!I ate out,but the kitchen looked good. I booked a private room with bathroom,which was at the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my first experience at a Youth Hostel this was a great introduction. Rooms were spacious and bathroom facilities were pristine. The facilities were very clean and well maintained. The kitchen offered ample cooking areas and the seating was also fantastic. The roof top was fantastic to unwind at the end of the day and the lounge room and level... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is located within walking distance of Southern Cross Station and the tram stop is right outside the hostel entrance which makes travelling a breeze. Dorms were clean and comfortable , there is one power point per bed which is just fine , toilets and showers were very clean. The hostel organizes plenty of activities every evening.The common areas... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This YHA probably had the best bathrooms of any hostel I've stayed at, they were large and very clean. They also had a door separating the bench and the shower so your stuff would stay dry while you were showering. The room was nice and the bed was comfortable. It's also very close to Southern Cross Station. I would definitely... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I didn't find the staff all that friendly while checking in so I'd probably try somewhere new if I were to stay in a hostel in Melbourne again. But it wasn't bad. Big spacious rooms, comfy beds, really really clean bathroom. Like probably the cleanest I've seen while travelling. I may have just caught someone on an off day, so... More 

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Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we’re glad to hear you enjoyed our clean and spacious facilities! We’re sorry to hear that the staff were not as friendly as you would have liked as friendly, helpful staff and a welcoming atmosphere are really important to us. Your review has been passed on to the manager to be discussed and used as... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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218 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed for 2 nights in July and thought the hostel was as good as hostels get. I just wish the room was about $20 less for a small double room with no features like wifi, phone, tv. You can more facilities for a lower price elsewhere. But the hostel is good and I would recommend it. It's a 20-30... More 

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