Melbourne Metro YHA


Melbourne Metro YHA

78 Howard Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051
Tram 55 (stop: Queensberry Street/Peel Street), 57 (stop: Howard Street) Bus 402, 546
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(03) 9329 8599
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One of the best YHAs
17 March 2008
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needs more computers!
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bar/cafe
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I loved this hostel. It was very clean, the staff were very friendly, and it is one of the best YHAs I have stayed in. Only problem is that it's a bit expenisve. The rooms are lovely, quite spacious and very clean. Showers are clean and the kitchen is nice, but little bit small. The bar/cafe area is very good, and you can get good food there. It's a good place to just chill and meet people. Sometimes they have films on the big screen in there, but you can't really hear them coz it's a bit noisy. Very good atmosphere though, lots of backpackers. The location is quiet and it's only a 10-15 minute walk to the city centre. This is a great hostel, I would definitely reccomend it.

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Absolute gem of a hostel
27 September 2006
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Nothing bad to say about it.
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Friendly, helpful staff, wonderful penthouse lounge
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Spotlessly clean hostel, really comfortable. Staff who are willing to go out of their way to make you feel welcome, and who know what they are talking about, amazing lounge on the top floor with barbie space and wonderful views of Melbourne. Close to city and just around the corner from Victoria Markets but located on a quiet street so you're guaranteed a peaceful night's sleep. :D :D :D :D :D

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Anonymous
OK as a first stop
15 August 2003
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Not the best YHA, but not bad either, it is clean and tidy and quite well organised with a good kitchen and common area. There is a reasonable atmosphere and the dorms are quite nice. The main problem is its location- most backpackers will probably want to spend time in the south of the city and this is quite a long way from there, although the trams are quite good. If you're arriving from the airport or train station, this place is quite handy to go to and get your bearings- after that you'll probably want to move down to St Kilda or somewhere.

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Kate Grimwood
A great place to stay!
23 March 2003
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I stayed here for a while during my gap year in Australia in 2001. It was the best hostel I stayed in (and I stayed in a lot!). Most of the staff were extremely friendly and entertaining. The rooms and bathrooms were always clean. There was a good, friendly atmosphere amongst the guests, although you probably wouldn't feel that if you only stayed a few days. The food was quite tasty as I recall, though a bit expensive. (I think it was about 3 quid for egg on toast!!) I would definitely go back here again.

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The Fish
Excellent value for money
11 March 2003
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I found it a great place to stay, people are friendly (staff & guests). The facilities are pretty good and its very clean (rooftop space and BBQ are a nice touch). The food isn't bad at all (i dont know what the other guy was complaining about). Its a great location: Not bang in the middle of the action but only a short walk away. I suppose it is a bit pricier than some other hostels but look at what you get for your money. A great place to check out if you need somewhere to stay.

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Anonymous
Modern, clean, good bed but boring place
1 October 2002
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The staff- where very helpful if you were a girl, it also helped if you where good looking they would bend over backwards. e.g looking out the window at you as you left the building. The rooms- small but very clean - beds were comfortable - warm The position- far away from the action.

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Anonymous
Good facilities, security and very clean
17 September 2002
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As other reviewers have noted, it lacks atmosphere, a bit too big. That aside it is very clean, the bathroom is excellent, rooms are kept very clean. Was very quiet. Staff were helpful. Day trip facilities were very useful, could organise trips without leaving the hostel.

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Anonymous
the best most modern hostel in melbourne
18 October 2001
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this place is excellent, modern, clean and well kept,i enjoyed my stay here, and could not find fault with this hostel, staff excellent, facilities excellent, ok it may be a bit more expensive than some other melbourne hostels but it is worth the money to the reviewer who only gave it one star and complained about most things get over it, it is a yha not a hilton if you want hilton standards pay hilton prices

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Anonymous
cool, clean, laid back hostel
15 August 2001
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this place has everything you really need, and it's not too far from town. Yeah, you can get a tram, but it's more fun to walk! the hostel was sparklingly clean, with big communal areas, tv, roof-top etc. okay, the rooms are a bit small, but again they are clean and you get your own bedside light and locker! a bit on the expensive side, but i reckon it's worth it for the quality of the place.

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Kristi
Clean, comfortable and fun
26 June 2001
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The Queensberry Hill YHA is a big, lively place, complete with pool tables and cafeteria. The rooms are clean and medium size. There is a fun rooftop area for gathering with other backpackers. The only real downfall with the hostel is its location. While it is in a rather quiet area, it is a bit far from the downtown Melbourne nightlife and waterfront areas.

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Anonymous
The food and service was the worst I have ever seen
31 May 2001
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What I thought was wrong and needs inprovement - The receptionist was rude. - The food was gross... people staying with me bought sandwiches to eat instead of your tea. - We got hardly any food... a big plate with hardly any food. - The carpet was terrible. - The elevator was slow and kept on stuffing up. What I found good at your hotel. - Lots of showers. - Clean bathroom. - Beds were comfortable.

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Gumtree
good, clean hostel
27 February 2001
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queensberry hill is a good, clean and safe place to stay (lockers for your backpack only need a padlock) the rooftop (with BBQ) is excellent and gives good views over the CBD of melbourne. the hostel has over 250 beds and misses the atmosphere you would get in smaller places.

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