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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The place is offers discounts to YHA members. Choice of rooms. Offers dine-in or dine out. It is conveniently located near the Central Station for train and bus. Convenient access to shops, cafes, restaurants and the Paddy's Market. Walking distance to Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and CBD. Recommended for budget travellers with ability to enjoy certain comfort.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms and bathrooms are clean, staff is very friendly. Centrally positioned in the CBD with a supermarket not too far away. Public transport across the street. Downstairs is a big seating area and kitchen that have more of a coffee-bar feeling to it (which unfortunately takes the homy feeling out of it). There is a cosy rooftop terrace and activities...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the location is good! very easy access and easy to do further travel. The only thing stops me to give 5 stars is consider to other backpackers hostel, it is a little bit expensive. Well, but you pay what you got:)

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent YHA, clean, safe, friendly staff. Safest hostel I've stayed in. Keycards ensure only residents can enter. Rooms are locked and there are lockers in each room. Very clean and well equipped kitchen. Bathrooms seem newly renovated and also very clean. Staff is very helpful with organizing trips. They put on some evening entertainment which is fun and helps to...

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is very central and alot of tours pick you up from here. It is a very safe hostel aswell. Luggage storage however was quite expensive. The hostel has everything to offer that you could ask for.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed September 24, 2016

As Expected, YHA always hold a standard, same here in Melbourne. Clean and Spacious room, common room and staff that help with things a traveler need while checking in. A lot of amenities, and breakfast can be order for a price. Rooms were clean though basic, cozy place for lounging if needed, or just explore the surrouding with such centrally...

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Drake, North Dakota
Reviewed September 18, 2016

this was a very nice place to stay i really liked it i would most definitely stay there again when i travel back threw that city so i can see more of the city i did not get to see every thing that i wanted to see like a rugby match

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is a total hit and miss in every area. Staff are either friendly or very unfriendly. Cleanliness above average. Mattresses are the worst in Australia. You never feel welcome as you are unsure about how the staff are going to treat you. Very uncomfortable beds.

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Thanks for your review. We're sorry that you didn't have as good of a stay as possible while at Melbourne Central YHA. Having friendly staff and comfortable facilities is really important to us, so we've passed your comments on to management as part of our continual feedback program.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay at this hostel. I like the location, as it's easy to get around and close to Southern Cross Station. I stayed in a private room with bathroom, and it's perfectly adequate for sleeping. I would recommend checking your room location, as this time I was on level 1, and the room is next to the...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The location is perfect for a YHA. Walking distance to Southern Cross Station and the Skybus, trams outside the door, Aquarium, casino and Melbourne's fabulous cafes and culture. Its nice to see an old, rundown hotel (Markillies) reinvigorated. Our twin room was very small but adequate for what we needed for a 3 night stay. The reception staff were really...

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Stay in the centre of the action and explore vibrant Melbourne with Melbourne Central YHA. Located in the heart of the city our friendly hostel never closes with 24 hour reception and our staff are always ready to answer your questions and help you make the most of your trip. Now with a terrific ground floor communal area opened in late 2014, our YHA offers modern facilities as well as an amazing rooftop complete with BBQ for you to enjoy the city views and meet new friends. On the ground floor and decked out in Melbourne's urban cool style, you'll find our 24 hour reception, tour desk, lounge, brand new self catering kitchen, TV room and Free Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available for purchase). Upstairs, choose from a range of rooms including 3, 4 and 6 multi-share, twin/double rooms with optional ensuite and exclusive rooftop private rooms. All rooms have lift access and heated with included bed linen and each bed has individual reading lights. There's always plenty to do in Australia's sport and events capital! Melbourne Central YHA is only a short walk to Melbourne's main attractions including Federation Square, ACMI, Yarra River, Bourke St Mall, Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Docklands, Crown Casino, Etihad Stadium, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Aquarium and so much more. The free City Circle Tram and the $5 Melbourne Tourist Shuttle stops directly out the front of the hostel and will take you to all the iconic Melbourne sites like the MCG, the Shrine of Remembrance and Rod Laver Arena. Book a room at Melbourne Central YHA and experience Melbourne for yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melbourne Central YHA

Address: 562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $29 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Central YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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“they where all good”
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“Any room from 3-5 floor”
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“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles kityeekitty, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“Hostels on a busy road. I was at the back but could still hear traffic, remember Melbourne is a city so it's never going to be silent 🙃”
 of 5 bubbles Clazz71, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“inside facing rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles geraldvarley, May 21, 2016 | Read review
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