Canberra City Yha - Hostel

7 Akuna Street , Canberra, Australia, 2601  show map
 4 stars
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Canberra City Yha - Hostel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

Canberra City Yha - Hostel is a convention property, set walk from the beachfront.

National Convention Centre Canberra, Anzac Parade and Lake Burley Griffin are 5 minutes' walk away. Guests can dine in the bar Waldorf on London located just 50 meters away.

Canberra airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hostel.

Rooms

The hostel offers 65 rooms featuring a dressing area, a writing desk, heating, coffee/tea makers and a TV. Rooms are fitted with single beds and bunk beds. There are private bathrooms available.

Eat & Drink

The café bar serves toasts. The hostel offers a communal kitchen.

Services

The facilities at Canberra City Yha - Hostel include a luggage storage, a tour desk, a safe deposit box, a designated smoking area and an elevator.

Relax

There are a spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a sauna for recuperation after a busy day.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hostel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   65.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • BBQ facilities
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Canberra City Yha - Hostel Canberra location
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Hostel Address:

7 Akuna Street , Canberra, Australia, 2601

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City Center
  • Canberra
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    4.0 mi
Train Stations
  • National Gallery of Australia
    1.3 mi
  • Canberra Railway Station
    2.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Waldorf on London (cuisine: Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Digress Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, Indian)
    200 ft
Ski areas
  • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
    1.3 mi
Beaches
  • Batemans Bay
    1200 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    65

Rooms and availability

Canberra City Yha - Hostel photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 155 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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This room features a work desk and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

Room facilities
    Canberra City Yha - Hostel photos Room
    Family Room
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room features a private bathroom, a work desk and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 6 (see Hotel Policies).

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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Canberra City Yha - Hostel Canberra location
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      Hostel Address:

      7 Akuna Street , Canberra, Australia, 2601

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Canberra
        1.9 mi
      Airports
      • Canberra (CBR)
        4.0 mi
      Train Stations
      • National Gallery of Australia
        1.3 mi
      • Canberra Railway Station
        2.5 mi
      Restaurants
      • Waldorf on London (cuisine: Contemporary)
        100 ft
      • Digress Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, Indian)
        200 ft
      Ski areas
      • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
        1.3 mi
      Beaches
      • Batemans Bay
        1200 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        65

      Canberra City Yha - Hostel Location

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      What's nearby

      Train stations

      • National Gallery of Australia - 1.2 mi

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      • Australian War Memorial - 5000 ft
      • National Museum of Australia - 5000 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Anzac Parade - 3700 ft

      Stadiums

      Museums

      • Glebe Park - 1000 ft

      Business areas

      • Canberra Centre - 1000 ft
      • British High Commission - 5000 ft
      • Embassy of the People's Republic of China - 1.4 mi

      Golf courses and Country clubs

      • Questacon - 1.2 mi

      Local attractions

      • National Museum of Australia - 1.0 mi
        Lawson Crescent, Canberra
      • Corroboree Park - 1.1 mi
        Paterson & Corroboree Park Streets, Canberra
      • National Portrait Gallery - 1.2 mi
        King Edward Terrace, Canberra
      • Australian National Botanic Gardens - 1.1 mi
        Clunies Ross Street, Canberra
      • National Library of Australia - 1.2 mi
        Parkes Place, Canberra

      Near the hostel

      • Canberra Museum and Gallery - 600 ft
        Cnr. London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra
      • Lake Burley Griffin - 1300 ft
        CanberraAustralia
      • Albert Hall - 2000 ft
        Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra
      • Becker House - 2800 ft
        Gordon Street, Canberra
      • Canberra Centre - 800 ft
        148 Bunda Street, Canberra
      • Batemans Bay - 1200 ft
        Eurobodalla Nature Coast, Canberra
      • Floriade - 2600 ft
        Commonwealth Park, Canberra

      Restaurants nearby

      • Waldorf on London - 100 ft

        Address: 2 Akuna Street
        Phone: 02 6262 9623

        54% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 26

      • Banana Leaf - 400 ft

        Address: 240/250 City Walk
        Phone: (02) 62485522

        69% likes this, based on 91 reviews
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 101

      • Ardeche - 600 ft

        Address: 222 City Walk
        Phone: (02) 6230 4800

        65% likes this, based on 42 reviews

      • Digress Restaurant & Lounge - 200 ft

        Address: 11 Akuna Street
        Phone: 6248 6183

        76% likes this, based on 56 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Indian
        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 29

      • Aasia Sizzle Bento - 500 ft

        Address: City Walk
        Phone: (02) 6262 6022

        Cuisine: Japanese

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        65
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      Canberra City Yha - Hostel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Canberra City Yha - Hostel

      Average guest rating

      7.4out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 66 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Canberra City YHA is conveniently located close to bus stops, shops, eateries and tourist attractions. A variety of people stay at the hostel and the facilities available are quite adequate.

      • Single
        5.4

        Location, friendly staff, elevator.

        $100 for a room with no sink, let alone no bathroom is much too expensive for one person in a youth hostel. The $100 room is huge - big enough to fit a shower/sink/toilet unit and then it would be worth $100 a night. This room as is should be no more than $50-$60 a night for a one-person stay. The room is in a noisy area/ noisy corridor.

      • Single
        7.0

        My room was bright and I enjoyed the tea-making facility. I also used the kitchen. The YH was central.

        However, the pool (one of the main reasons for choosing the YHA) was cold. And the cafe/restau. service was very slow for a cup of coffee and muesli. The room was really basic without own toilet/shower ..... when I went after Canberra to Melbourne and stayed in Best Western, the price was lower! And there was a heated pool, and all facilities in the room. I doubt if I'll stay in YHA again, too expensive.

      • Single
        4.2

        only the central location

        Much too expensive for the standard of room. It was noisy, without any comfort or decoration, with not even a towel provided. I have stayed at YHA's all around the world for 30 yrs and cannot recall feeling less satisfied with the value for money. I was travelling solo this time, and I guess the private room, at $110 per night, may have been better value for a couple.

      • Single
        3.8

        Not much to like - This used to be a really nice place when it was owned by the waldof - now its a YHA its gone to the dogs

        The whole place is pretty dirt as it is cleaned by backpackers... They allow anyone to stay there and don't police behaviour which meant I had to deal with a rampant alcoholic in my room and 'party' of severely drunk Australians being extremely loud all through the night and into the next day. Complaints to the management made no difference, nor did all the cameras they have around NEVER AGAIN

      • Couple
        9.2

        space and confortable bedroom, clean bathroom, pleasant home

        a bit noisy cause of thin walls

      • Group of friends
        4.6

        The location

        That I had to change rooms every day and that I did not share any room with my friends even if we had booked together online 2 weeks in advance!

      • Couple
        9.2

        The location was great, right in the heart of Civic, there is free parking out the back after noon on saturdays and all day sunday. Quiet, with a great view from the top balcony. Secure (although we stayed in a private room), with clean working amenities.

        You get what you pay for. There was no ensuite bathroom, but then the private room was half the price of any hotel in Canberra cbd. The room card did not work in the womans bathroom-it was a hassle to have to go down to reception to get the card fixed.

      • Single
        10.0

        Well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, warm rooms. Great staff.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        It was close to the venue that I needed to go to,everything is central,it's a cool location!

      • Single
        8.8

        Clean simple accom. Great cafeteria for breakfast, coffee and price. Staff fixed small problems immediately.

        Local v early garbage truck nearby a pity due to brief loud noises then when sleeping

      • Single
        10.0

        Very helpful staff, fresh sheets and bedding included

        There was a party going on outside the window, which was noisy, but it was within my expectation of a youth hostel. My fellow room maters were surprisingly quiet, which was great.

      • Single
        7.8

        There was a lot of noise, (singing, stomping, chanting, guitar) from around midnight till 5 or 6 am. I found it very difficult to get a decent sleep. There were also 2 new roomates getting settled into the room very late at night and disrupting myself and the other roomate who were already asleep.

      • Single
        5.4

        location was perfect

        no towels in room and I had to hire one for $2 from front desk, no knob on hotwater tap in shower and still missing when I left 3 days later, shower pressure was poor and water luke warm to cold, room was too hot as air con was operated from front desk and not monitored,

      • Single
        7.0

        Staff Member working in the Cafe Bytes for Breakfast Menu & spitting in the bin, which was located on chairs and table side, disgusting for all patrons to see!!!

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Canberra City Yha - Hostel Canberra location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      7 Akuna Street , Canberra, Australia, 2601

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Canberra
        1.9 mi
      Airports
      • Canberra (CBR)
        4.0 mi
      Train Stations
      • National Gallery of Australia
        1.3 mi
      • Canberra Railway Station
        2.5 mi
      Restaurants
      • Waldorf on London (cuisine: Contemporary)
        100 ft
      • Digress Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, Indian)
        200 ft
      Ski areas
      • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
        1.3 mi
      Beaches
      • Batemans Bay
        1200 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        65