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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a bunk in an 8 bed room. Large room with adequate space to store things. Power points aplenty for charging that pesky mobile phone that just eats battery when you are photographing so much. $37.50 per night for a bed and linen, $2 for towel hire. There was a pool, spa and sauna, café and wonderful location right...

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Took a school group here and despite the staff being met with a tragedy in their hotel they took every care to ensure our needs were met. Food was only ok but the accomodation was adequate although there wasn't enough showers in the shared bathroom.

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Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Located right next to the main mall in Canberra, this big hostel offers everything you want, except much chance to meet fellow travellers. All rooms are clean, there are enough bathrooms with good showers, a roof-top and huge common-area, a big kitchen, spacious dorms with dorms and tables, elevators, stable and fast wifi and even the staff is friendly and...

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Batemans Bay, Australia
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Clean, spacious room, helpful staff, friendly guests, great location- best value for money in Canberra. The pool and spa are a real bonus, the kitchen is fully equipped and the portions in the cafe very generous. Good security with lockers in the room and an easy to use key card.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Me and 2 friends stayed here for one night in a private room - overall it was perfect for location, cleanliness and staff being friendly and helpful. Close to everything you need. Didn't check in until 10pm and still it was a very easy check in. The toilets are spotless! I can't comment on the kitchen as we didn't use...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Went to Canberra for 1 night for the Canberra Fun Run. Had a good night sleep in a nice clean dorm, beds all have a locker, plug and light. Staff were great in helping me find a taxi etc in the morning, and there are lockers to hire to leave your stuff. Excellent central location also.

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Kent
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The bathrooms and room were clean and the guy on reception very pleasant. However, there are few things that seem standard in other hostels but here were different; no towels provided had to pay $2 each towel, air con needs to be controlled by reception can't do it yourself, no fridge in the room, pay for lockers, no TV in...

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Melzo, Italia
Reviewed October 25, 2016

*** DISCLAIMER: I usually assign 4 stars when all the services (cleanliness, comfort, location, staff, ...) are great. I assign 3 stars (plus motivation) when any is not. I assign 5 stars when all the services are great PLUS when something excellent can be said about the place. *** This YHA respects all the standards of YHA chain regarding the...

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Punta Arenas, Chile
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Very good hostel with a lot of space, (I stay in a 8 people romm), very clean (the room, bathroom, kitchen and shared spaces). I also like the huge and confortable kitchen that include the use of refrigerator. Another good thing is the chance to buy a card and have fast wifi on the room, en resume, very good hostel.

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I stayed only for one night but i would do it again. The hostel is clean and safe. The dorm room made a good impression. However they charged quite a few dollar to store my bag for a couple of hours which is quite unfriendly.

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YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Canberra City YHA, responded to this review

Hi Lionheart Thanks for staying with us and glad you were happy. We do have a charge for luggage storage because we have opted to have secure individual lockers (with power so you can charge your phone etc securely) rather than a free luggage room. The latter is not as safe so we find people usually prefer the small charge...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation's capital, 5 mins from the interstate bus terminal. Hostel facilities include cafe, indoor pool/spa/sauna, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), fully-equipped kitchen, rooftop BBQ area, TV/games area, and underground bar. Hostel hosts weekly activities and BBQs in summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canberra City YHA

Address: 7 Akuna St, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $30 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra City YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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“There are many types to choose from, at varying level of cost however I believe that all share bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles KymMarie220, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Book ahead for the best deals and rooms”
 of 5 bubbles tulipgk, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
“I would not book a room greater than 6 people.”
 of 5 bubbles DjGabriro, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorm room was a mess, but overall a clean modern building with a location that cannot be beat, good value.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxD_12, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“213 large room with double and a set of bunks and 2 trundles. You could sleep 6 in here. Had a TV and lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles VictoriaRev, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
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