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Melbourne Central YHA

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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it! It was super clean and the staff were really friendly to me throughout. The beds are comfy and its central enough that you are super close to everything. As...More

Thank Kayleigh S
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Kayleigh - we are really pleased that you had a great stay. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Reviewed 1 week ago

They must be using dodgy means to get high rating. Its impossible for a place like this get 4 star rating. I have stayed in many other YHA hostels so I believed this one would be similar being in center of a major Australian city....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at YHA central hostel for two nights. The location was perfect and the building was clean. However, the night staff were very unfriendly and didn’t show any hospitality. On my final night I was starving when I arrived back at the hostel at...More

Thank Hinako M
Response from Leah K, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hinako, We’re truly sorry that you experienced this while staying with us. Having high levels of customer service is of great importance to us and we’re very upset that our staff didn’t treat you with the respect and kindness that you deserve. Please know...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and good cleanliness! However, the hostel is very noisy due to 24 hour trains and a busy street right in front of it. The earplugs sold at reception are of very poor quality, so if you're looking for a good night sleep, bring...More

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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lena - sorry you were disturbed and that the bed wasn't comfy. Always feel free to let the manager know about things like this so we can check if they should be replaced. Our hostel is right in the city - which is why...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place to be! This is a super modern and very cool hostel right in the city center and in walking distance to everything, and in the free tram zone! The common areas are great, a great shared huge and well equipoed kitchen that’s properly...More

1  Thank Estel M
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Melbourne Central YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Estel - glad you enjoyed the rooftop room! The hostel is certainly well located as only five minutes walk from the Skybus from the airport, and with Melbourne's trams right outside the door. Hope to see you again another time.

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US$24 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$24 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
...More
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Adeline S
22 August 2017|
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Response from Leah K | Property representative |
Hi Adeline, We have fans in our 3 bed dorms, but no air con. We have air con all throughout the ground floor, plus free Wi-Fi down there, so you can keep up to date with friends and family while keeping cool. Hope to see... More
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DayleD
21 February 2017|
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Response from F L | Reviewed this property |
the towel is so thin, better pay them some money to hire another one.
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Ima E
19 September 2015|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Ima Yes, our laundries always have an iron/ironing board. Hope to see you soon.
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"Go to other hostels that are free tram ride away"
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"Some rooms are large some very small. Try to get a bigger room if possible"
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"A 4-bed dorm I was in as it was quiet enough as it wasn't always full with other people in there every..."
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"if you are 2 go for a double"
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