See other Darwin properties

Youth Shack

69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Australia, Distance from city centre: 0.3km

Rating: 67% from 3 reviews

  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 66%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 60%Value for money
  • 70%Facilities

Real Reviews

Real reviews from fellow travellers

These are trusted reviews from guests who have actually stayed here. We hope you find them helpful.

Note: we only give a property a rating once it has received a minimum of 3 reviews.

  • Sort By:
  • Traveler Type:
  • Age:
  • The place was filled with partying people and there was loud music until early in the morning. There was even loud music coming from speakers in the halls of the hostel. The facilities weren't any good: it was the worst bed we ever slept in (you can't even call that a mattress) and there was no warm water to take a shower. There was a bad smell all over the hostel. When you want to check out outside office hours, you have to call the night guard which is pretty expensive whith a "foreign phone".
    Owner Comment

    Thank you for feedback it is appreciated. We do like to call our selves a fun hostel and often provide live entertainment and DJ's which comes at a cost to the hostel. We insure all music is turned off at 10pm all over the hostel. Unfortunately having 300 beds in the hostel there sometimes is one that needs replacing this of course needs to be bought to receptions attention to fix the problem.

  • 43%
  • 10 Jun 2012 Marjolein
  • I love YOUTH SHACK!!!! Other then Bunk Backpackers it has been the best hostel I have been in! :) Thanks for the cake, help and laughs!
  • 100%
  • 09 Apr 2012 Danika
  • Room was dirty; long black hair in drains in sink and shower.
    Owner Comment

    HI There! We have recently moved all our long term guests to one floor away from short stay travellers. This has since resulted in alot more positive feed back regarding the bathrooms and shared dorm accomodation. Kind regards, Youth Shack Team

  • 60%
  • 11 May 2011 Joyce
City Guides and Information

Video guides, travel podcasts, city maps & free city guides. What to eat, where to stay and things to do and see - our travel guides have it all.

Find a guide »
Latest Blog Post

Whether you want to get down'n'dirty in Austin or stay up all night in Berlin, live music is an unforgettable way to get to know any city's secret rhythms. But what cities have the best gigs? Here's five of our favourites...

Read more »
Great Value and Choice

We offer the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 35,000 great places to stay in 180 countries. The ultimate online resource for hostels everywhere.

Find great value hostels »