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“Liked the hostel, rates on the high side” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Adelaide Central YHA

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Adelaide Central YHA
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Antwerp, Belgium
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81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Liked the hostel, rates on the high side”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

The hostel itself is pretty ok. When I stayed there it was fully occupied and then the 8 bed dorm got a little packed. Beds are very good though. Prices are a little over average in Adelaide, but the facilities are okay. Most of the staff is very friendly, I suppose the other person might just have had a bad day...

I travel Australia with my car, so in cities I pay a lot of money for car parks. Adelaide Central YHA offers a parking at 10 dollar a night which is pretty safe. Parking is very limited though so do not forget to reserve your spot!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tom P
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Thanks for taking the time out of your travels to write a review of your stay.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and maybe we will see you again some time in the future.

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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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sydney
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014

Great location, helpful staff, clean shared bathrooms, good showers and large rooms. The beds were amazing after a week in the outback AND the rooms have dark, thick curtains so you can sleep forever! One of the better hostels I've stayed at.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Chillijam1980
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, January 12, 2014
Hi

Thanks for taking the time to review us.
We're so glad to hear you had a great, comfortable stay.
All the best with the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again one day.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2013

Arrived 4dec for a stay of a week in a double room shared bathroom.First time in a YHA since 1963.Was apprehensive at time of booking because of my age with so many young people.I was far from the oldest,this is a place for everyone,familes, couples, as well as solo.Its safe ,well run,and quiet.With all the amenites you expext from a YHA.The staff are so helpful.Its in a great location in the center of town.Would stay here again in a heart beat.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Malcolm B
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, December 11, 2013
Hi

Thanks so much for your kind words.
We really enjoyed all the fun folks that came for The Ashes and just wish that everyone could have been a winner!
Hope that it wont be another 50 years until you stay in a YHA again.

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Porlock, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
137 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

Great central location for this large, well run hostal. Our double room was large. The showers were good and clean, the kitchen large and well equipped ... and heavily used. There are good common areas and the staff were friendly.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MillOaks
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Hi

Thanks for staying and taking the time to write a review - we're really glad you had a good stay and enjoyed our service, location and facilities.
Hope to see you again in the near future.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

If you are like me and came to youth hostel staying - later in life, then you are in for an absolute treat. This is my 3rd visit and I love it more and more! Why - the staff are unbelievable friendly and helpful. The facilities are very high standard in cleanliness, etc. The rooms are basic but you have everything you need. What do I like best? The ambience and atmosphere - being around people from all around the world - travelling and enjoying life. My favourite thing is the communal kitchen and lounge/dining area. Are you nuts you ask? No, as a single person - the hostel gives me freedom to do my own thing - but the opportunity to mix and mingle with others when I want and need company - holidays in a solitary hotel room are not fun! So, regardless of whether
single, partnered or married with kids check it out! PS try the one in Vancouver and British Columbia as well.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Peta7777
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, December 1, 2013
Thanks so much for staying at Adelaide Central YHA and then taking the time to write such a beautiful review.
You have summed up all that we strive to achieve from friendly staff and clean facilities to an atmosphere that makes solo travellers and groups equally comfortable to make new friends or take time for theirselves.
We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Happy travels
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

This hostel felt clean, modern and friendly. Social areas were big and spacious and the kitchen had plenty of cooking facilities. Free pancakes every morning were also a bit hit, but make sure you get there early to avoid queueing! Staff were really helpful and location was fab. Would stay here again for sure!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Charlotte K
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Hi there

Thanks for your review and more importantly, thanks for staying.
We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Happy Travels
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Lima, Peru
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605 reviews
185 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

My husband and I just stayed two nights in an ensuite and would definitely stay here again. The location is superb. The common room is enormous. There are two tv rooms and an outdoor balcony that runs along the north side. The kitchen had 10 stoves and at least a half dozen sinks, more than enough for the size of the hostel. The staff is very congenial and helpful. All the goins on about town and the activities are well advertised in the elevator and in the stairwell. Fantastic on that. There is also a quiet policy after 10pm, and it was, even on a Saturday night. Everything was clean and well taken care of.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AdventurePhiles
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AdelaideCentral, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Central YHA, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Hi there

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our property - we're so glad you had a great stay and enjoyed all that we offer. We pride ourselves on not only providing modern, clean, comfortable & affordable accommodation but a great experience as well - something you can only get when you have the opportunity to meet others and exchange ideas and stories.

We look forward to seeing you on your next visit
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Property: Adelaide Central YHA
Address: 135 Waymouth St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 55 Specialty Lodging in Adelaide
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Adelaide Central YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 235
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NOW FREE AT ADELAIDE'S FAVOURITE BACKPACKER HOSTEL • Wifi Hotspot - that's right, we've got free Wifi for all of our guests • Pancakes on Monday and Friday mornings • Cool activities - ping pong competitions, city walks, pub nights and more • Lovely white linen for you bed • Luggage storage Adelaide's coolest backpacker hostel is just a short walk to the city's favourite markets, hip bars, shopping areas with easy access to the nearby hills, beaches and wine districts. Save money and make new friends in a multishare room or relax in the privacy of your own (newly renovated) private twin, double or family room - all ensuite rooms now include TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Cook for yourself in the well set up kitchen or head out and see why Adelaide has an amazing reputation for food and wine. The huge, well designed lounge, dining and social area overlooks a beautiful park making it one of the best locations in the city. Adelaide Central YHA's friendly, helpful staff are very keen to help you have the best time possible in this city known as rAdelaide and can also assist you with your tour and travel bookings beyond. ... more   less 
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