Melbourne Metro YHA
Backpackers Hostel is on the city fringe, with panoramic views of Melbourne from the rooftop lounge and BBQ area.
Melbourne Metro YHA is a modern hostel located on the city fringe in North Melbourne. Situated in a residential street, you can expect the hostel to be quieter than the CBD, but still close enough to walk to all the major attractions - the best of both worlds!
There is a variety of rooms to choose from: multi-share, double/twin (with the option for en suite), family, and one special self-contained apartment. All linen is included.
Melbourne Metro YHA offers excellent facilities including a café, tour desk, and 24-hour state-of-the-art internet lounge, fully equipped guest self-catering kitchen, launderette, and bicycles for hire, showers and deep baths in shared bathrooms.
Enjoy the rooftop barbecue area with 360 degree city views, secure car parking (subject to availability - $5 per day) a library of movies, flat screen TVs, pool table and lounges to socialise and meet fellow travellers.
There are lots of great hostel activities to get involved in, such as movie nights, pancake breakfasts, Sarafi Pete Travel Auctions and a free St Kilda shuttle bus on Fridays! Activities change weekly, so check with reception about what activities are on!
Melbourne is the events and sporting capital of Australia so make sure you check out what's going on. There's the Spring Racing Carnival in November, loads of Summer Music Festivals, Australian Open Tennis in January, Grand Prix in February/March, plus many other film, arts and fashion events all year round.
From you can walk to the Queen Victoria Market, the Melbourne Zoo, Federation Square and ACMI, and the Yarra River.
YHA / Hostelling International Members: Show your YHA / Hostelling International membership card when checking in, or join YHA on arrival and receive a discount of at least 10%
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Card phones
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Bus and Train: 1.4 km to station. From Southern Cross (Spencer Street) Station go 400 meters East along Bourke Street to William Street and catch tram 55 heading North, get off at stop 9, walk 200 meters West on Queensberry Street, turn right into Howard Street.
Plane: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) - 26 km:
Taxi approx $48 to hostel
SkyBus to city $16 (runs 24 hours)
with free transfer to hostel during day-time (check with driver). Tickets available from hostel reception, online or Tullamarine airport
Avalon Airport - 61km: Bus service between Avalon and Franklin Street Terminal for only $16 for adults and $8 for children (4-14yrs). Then follow bus instructions below.
By car: Melways ref: 2B A10
By tram from the city:
From Elizabeth Street, city catch Tram no 57, to stop 11 (Cnr Howard & Victoria Sts) turn right and walk up Howard St, cross over Queensberry St and the hostel entrance is 50 metres on your right
Located at 78 Howard Street, North Melbourne in a residential street, our hostel is far enough out of the city that you can look forward to a quiet night's sleep, but close enough that you can still walk to the main attractions including Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Zoo, Federation Square and ACMI, plus all the unique laneways, bars and caf�s. There's a tram at the end of the street, too.