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Melbourne Central YHA

  • 562 Flinders St. Map It
  • City Center
  • Trusted Brand

Pros

  • Good price
  • Good location

Cons

  • Shared bathrooms
  • Student feel may not appeal to all

Updated 11/21/2013

Fodor's Review

This budget hostel is run by Youth Hostels Australia (YHA), an organization that likes to occupy heritage buildings or those with plenty of character. This hostel is no exception; it's located in the former Markillies Hotel, a five-story Edwardian-era structure built in 1915 and once a working man's hotel. Today it has a great rooftop terrace with barbecue. It is well situated near Southern Cross Station, the DFO discount shopping center, and Docklands. There are 43 multi-share

or dorm rooms, with separate dorms for males and females, and eight double rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Other twin and double rooms share bathroom facilities with the dorms. While the name implies a younger crowd, the hostel is open to all ages, and guests with a YHA card get a 10 percent discount. It's recommended to book YHA accommodation well in advance. There are several kitchens, guest lounges with Internet terminals, and Wi-Fi throughout the building.

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Hotel Information

Address:

562 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia

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Phone:

03-9621–2523

Website: www.yha.com.au

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 74 rooms, including 48 twin or double rooms
  • No meals

Updated 11/21/2013

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