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Melbourne Metro YHA

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Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The service was the best part. Great people doing a great job. Was with a school group who didn't get a whole floor to themselves, but managed pretty well for budget accommodation. Upstairs was nice but we would have benefited from our own meeting area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

located in a quiet Melbourne North. good service, i like the cool but easygoing reception staffs.Spacious public areas with lots of comfortable sofas, good price compared to Central YHA, good lights and excellent view on the well designed rooftop. still sth ned some equipment like water taps r old

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Metro YHA, responded to this review

Hi Adam - thanks for your review. We are always working on improving our hostels, so glad you enjoyed the changes at Metro. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a double / twin room. First of all lets talk about the room. It came along with 4 beds, a double bed and a bunk, so the room was somehow big. It was clean, like in most YHA's, only a odd smell which was impossible to get rid of. No big Deal, just a...

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

This was a hostel in a great location!! It was near the tram lines and the market. The workers at the hostel were very nice and helpful. The rooms and bathrooms were also nice and clean. I would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Poor hostel, it's overpriced for what you get. $36.50 a night 8 dorm room. No air con and only 1 plug socket in the room which someone had claimed. Room was dirty, rubbish under the beds, covers and sheets hadn't been changed/cleaned as they stunk. When asked them to change them they suggested I should do it, then they finally...

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YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Metro YHA, responded to this review

Hi Ben We are disappointed that you didn't have a great stay with us as that is our aim with every guest and we obviously fell short. Your review has been helpful for us to work on things - so thank you for the feedback. There is a new manager at the hostel so this is useful for him. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The location of his hostel is fab, and that's pretty much what you're paying for. It's situated in a cool part of North Melbourne, easy to get the tram or walk into the centre from here, and some good restaurants situated nearby. The hostel itself though can't cater for the amount of people staying there. Even in the 8 bed...

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YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Metro YHA, responded to this review

Hi Rachel Thanks for the feedback, especially about plugs! With a lot of buildings around Australia, we are constantly upgrading our electrics to cope with demand - so we will make sure to action some work at Metro on this. With squeaky bunks - please just mention this next time to reception as this is something our onsite maintenance team...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Myself & my friend booked in here for 3 nights in an 8 bed dorm. This was ok but the other people were clearly staying long term and had stuff everyware! On arrival we had to fight our way into the room and move there stuff to find a spot for our bags. Also only discovered 2 plug sockets in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Stayed here as it was affordable for a family of 5 in central Melbourne. We booked online for a pretty reasonable rate. Location is great - short walk to free tram zone for free travel into the CBD. Rooms are standard YHA - we had room 1 which is basically a two bedroom apartment with kitchenette. Perfect for what we...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I would recommend asking to stay with someone young if you are a young traveler, it will be much more enjoyable as we had to share a room with an older lady and she was very bossy and rude, so that made things really uncomfortable and unwelcoming.

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

When myself and 3 other of my friends arrived at YHA we had a bit of a nightmare. We booked through Expedia and had a family room - which we were told on delivery that we couldn't have the family room without children. To have 4 adults in that room would increase the price incredibly. However, Troy on reception really...

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melbourne Metro YHA is a modern hostel located on the city fringe in leafy North Melbourne. This hostel is your relaxed home away from home that's only minutes from famous Queen Victoria Markets and walking distance to all the major attractions - the best of both worlds! Facilities include a tour desk for all your tour and transport needs within Victoria and Australia, free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus option also available), fully equipped self-catering kitchen, communal lounge areas, launderette, secure car parking (subject to availability - $10 per day) and DVD's for hire. Enjoy the rooftop with panoramic city views as well as a BBQ and lounges perfect for socializing and meeting fellow travellers. Each room is heated and comes with lockers and an individual bed light. Bathroom facilities are shared. Guests can choose from a range of bed types, including 4 and 8 multi-share, twin/double rooms with optional en suite, and family rooms. We can also book groups of up to 120 people, ideal for schools, sporting groups and international exchange programs. Within the hostel there are always lots of great activities on including movie nights, Safari Pete travel auctions, free comedy, wine & cheese nights and a great weekly pub crawl! Activities are updated regularly so check with our friendly reception to see what's on and to get the best local tour and travel advice. Talking about what's on, Melbourne is the events and sporting capital of Australia! Getting around is simple with a free map and MyKi cards available for purchase at the hostel reception. A tram stop is located just 500m from the hostel and the $5 Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Bus stop is only 5 minutes walk which loops Melbourne's best attractions. Take advantage of the cities vibrant events calendar including the Spring Racing Carnival, Australian Open Tennis, AFL matches, Melbourne International comedy festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne Festival, Melbourne Cup and year round markets, live music, film, food, art and fashion activities and events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melbourne Metro YHA

Address: 78 Howard St, Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia (Formerly Queensberry Hill YHA)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
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Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $21 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Metro YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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