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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I stayed here several times in August 2014. The great thing for me at that time was the secure carpark. Period. It did have a very good kitchen and laundry facility too. Wifi was avalable and was the BEST available in the 8+ yha hostels I stayed at in OZ this year.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I stayed in a quadshare at the YHA Metro for a couple of nights. The room was nice, the lockers are a little on the small side, but I still could fit everything in. There was a desk in the room, and lots and lots of sockets. There even was a floorlenght mirror. The bathrooms were clean - I was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I frequently visit Melbourne usually stay with YHA. When I have a need to rent a Car I usually stay here because street parking is plentiful and have no issues with noise due to its location in a quiet residential suburb. Location is not right in the city centre but a tram stop is close by. Place always seems to...

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Como, Italy
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

I stayed here three nights and I really liked this place! It's YHA quality, so it's clean and tidy and well organized. We had a car and we could park in the hostel parking lot ($7 per day, which is not too bad). The staff at reception was kind and helpful, the kitchen was big and well equipped and clean,...

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Reviewed 12 July 2014

This was an acceptable YHA and okay place to rest my head. It is pretty far from the central part of Melbourne but still walkable. Staff was friendly and helpful. Room was okay. Bathroom was a bit dirty. The roof top view is really beautiful.

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London
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We stayed as a couple, but in both separate and mixed dorms to save cash. Pros: Huge kitchen Lovely clean rooms Friendly place A variety of travellers here. Chilled out Activities provided Cafe Good wifi Nice view from rooftop Rooftop lounge with BBQ outside Great location near Vic Market Cons: Showers are ok, but a little bit tired-looking.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Checked in one evening on short notice and was superbly looked after by the yha crew. The Friendly staff Sophie and Doosh had exceptional customer service skills and the room was very comfortable, quiet and clean. Great attention to detail and service with a smile! Coming to melbourne? YHA is the place to stay

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Burnley, Lancashire
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I ended up staying here for 5 months whilst working in Melbourne, the atmosphere is amazing and I made so many friends, including a lot of the staff too! The rooms are clean and comfy, the common areas, bathrooms and kitchen are cleaned often and are excellent. Every Tuesday (was Wednesday until recently) a travel auction is held by Safari...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2014

The Metro YHA is a bit further out than I was expected - about a 45 minute walk into the city. (I tried taking the tram but ended up paying a fortune!) There are get-to-know-you activities organised but the one I went to, everybody seemed to already know each other and didn't seem up for chatting to new people which...

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Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our five night stay here in a mixed 4 bed room :) Pros: Very very clean hostel! Close to Queen Vic markets Good vibe, quiet place Great cafe, cheap dinners Most people in our room were friendly :) Cons: Bathroom door would slam at all hours!! People don't realise others are sleeping at 4am.. (Get earplugs) Lockers in the...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
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Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: RM113 - RM442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Metro YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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