Canberra City YHA


Canberra City YHA

7 Akuna Street, Canberra ACT 2601
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(02) 6248 9155
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Can't complain
24 February 2009
Cons
Could do with a bit of a clean
Pros
Modern
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I have to admit, I wasn't looking forward to staying in this hostel, I thought it was going to be a very dull and boring week, a)because it was in Canberra, and b)because it was a YHA, But I was pleasantly surprised. It had a great atmosphere, and strangely enough a strong party vibe (something I was not expecting from a YHA or Canberra) The facilities are pretty good, a neat balcony, good common areas and a not too bad kitchen. It also has a dodgy little pool. The location is great. Walking distance from the bus terminal, and in the centre of the "city". For a YHA hostel, this place is excellent.

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Ok stop over but there is nothing worth doing in Canberra
12 August 2007
Cons
its in Canberra, there isnt great areas for getting to know other backpackers
Pros
the hostel is professional, clean, well maintained, excellent facilities, in a good location
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If your going to Canberra then I would recommend staying here although there is a lack of atmosphere this could be a result of Canberra not being a very lively place. Its as if they built a great city but forgot to put any people in it.

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Excellent hostel but a parking nightmare
29 December 2006
Cons
Not much atmosphere, no parking
Pros
Excellent in general
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As with a lot of YHAs, this place was in good condition but was lacking in atmosphere. There was also no parking available and finding free parking nearby was difficult (I was lucky that I was there at a weekend when several car parks are free - not sure if you could avoid paying during the week). The hostel's location is good from the point of view of proximity to the city centre, and you can walk to all the major places of interest without massively exerting yourself. I'd stay here again.

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