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Darwin YHA

Darwin , NT
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AUD$24.00
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Description

Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA is the friendly, quieter option on popular Mitchell Street in the city's entertainment precinct. Experience our new ensuite bedrooms all with air-conditioning, plus our outdoor pool and BBQ area, internet and WiFi. The hostel's tour desk can help you find the best backpacker tours and travel options around Darwin including Tiwi Islands, Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve.

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YHA Grading: 3

Facilities

  • Airconditioning
  • Barbeque
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Parking
  • SwimmingPool
  • Television
  • Tourdesk
  • Video

Guest reviews

Customer ratings for this hostel

85% average
Cleanliness: 85%
Condition of Facilities: 80%
Efficiency of Service: 90%
Friendliness of Staff: 89%
Location: 91%
Overall Atmosphere: 80%
Security and Safety: 84%
Value for money: 82%
345 customers have rated this hostel

Latest reviews (49 reviews)

  • Wei, December

    97.5% average
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  • Julia, December

    65% average
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  • Adrienne, December

    97.5% average
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    Its in a very central location. Staff great. Kitchen facilities and eating facilities bit cramped and limited but lovely pool area. Staff were really helpful; and friendly.Great & cheap shuttle service from the airport right to hostel 15Aus$. I upgraded to single and this was very reasonable and easy to do. Internet $5 for 24 hours, $10 fr 3days. Single room best yet with fridge & en suite. Hgh Rm

  • A, December

    55% average
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  • Thomas, December

    90% average
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  • Marlene, December

    100% average
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    Staff was very accommodating and upgraded our room when he found out we only needed the room for a few hours while we waited for a connecting flight.

  • Tarashankar, November

    97.5% average
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  • Karen, November

    92.5% average
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    If you are not looking for a 5 star and want quality and friendliness this is the place. Could do with a bit of updating but staff very friendly and very good.

  • Mana, November

    80% average
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  • Stephanie, November

    95% average
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    I was very surprised at this hostel, you have a bathroom in your room (only 3 of us in the bedroom it may have been a problem if the full 6 were in), fridge in your room, plug sockets at each bed, don't need a deposit for cutlery or anything like that, the staff were super friendly and helpful. Really enjoyed myself and will definitely be recommending this place.

  • Hilary, November

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    Darwin YHA is in a great location- close to the bars, restaurants and shops, but just far enough to be quiet. The staff are all really friendly and helpful. I stayed 2 nights, left my luggage to go on a 3 day Kakadu tour, then returned for a third night. I had my own double room with en-suite (room 21)- it was nice and large, and quiet. I'd recommend staying here.

  • Geoffery, November

    80% average
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  • Sara, November

    77.5% average
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  • Milena, November

    90% average
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  • chia yang, November

    80% average
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  • Janet, November

    100% average
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  • Eyal, November

    95% average
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  • Merridee, November

    90% average
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    We booked the 4bed female dorm and were thrilled to bits with its very quiet location- ideal for the older traveller! The bathroom in the room was nice and clean as was the room. There were heaps of powerpoints for charging cameras and phones. We will definitely stay there if we go again to Darwin.

  • Kristina, October

    70% average
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    Staff could be friendlier. Threatening signs around the place saying to clean up and that there were cameras everywhere & you'd be kicked out for not cleaning up offset the vibe a bit. For me it made the atmosphere tense & untrusting. I've been to a few yha backpackers & general cleanliness was good without the signs.

  • Karen, October

    80% average
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  • GAETANA, October

    82.5% average
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    don't book in advance your excursions : in YHA youn can do it better

  • WAI WAI, October

    82.5% average
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  • Jonas, October

    87.5% average
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  • Oliver, October

    85% average
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    I really liked yha darwin. Most of the Backpackers are looking for a cheap hostel, here u are completly right! You have all you need here. So everyday the yha staff were cleaning your room, here is a kitchen where u can cook for yourself and you will meet much of other Backpackers outside in a bbq-area.

  • anthony, October

    87.5% average
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    Staff friendly and helpful in explaining local environment. Very laid back which seems the way in Darwin.

  • Adam, October

    70% average
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    No lockers... was kinda shocked by this! Unacceptable in a shared dorm no matter how safe you think it is! Key card system rather than keys and a password would be better too (like most YHAs) Staff gave good advice but I felt like a hindrance to them sometimes.

  • Roberto, October

    80% average
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  • Isabel, October

    75% average
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  • David, October

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    Quiet rooms, right in centre of Darwin, swimming pool was lovely when you return from a hot walk. will recommended.

  • Michal, October

    92.5% average
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    Good central location. Clean rooms and clear policies.

  • Kathrin, October

    75% average
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  • Henna, October

    87.5% average
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    Good place to stay for a couple of days. Near to the center but quiet location. Nice swimming pool and kitchen. No lockers in the dorm rooms.

  • Sophia, October

    87.5% average
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    Good proximity to bars and attractions but still relatively peaceful

  • Jonas, October

    60% average
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  • Caroline, October

    77.5% average
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  • Jesse, September

    95% average
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  • Susanne, September

    100% average
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    Friendly, caring staff, close to restaurants shops etc. If going on a tour, you will be picked up at the door.

  • Laura, September

    90% average
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  • Jessica, September

    82.5% average
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  • Ching Yi, September

    90% average
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    the room and the toilet inside the room are clean.

  • Alexander, September

    82.5% average
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  • Pascal, September

    85% average
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  • kathryn, September

    82.5% average
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    staff very friendly and helpful. fairly clean. Quite

  • kathryn, September

    82.5% average
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    Staff very helpful, Quite and quite clean.

  • Silke, September

    95% average
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  • Charlotte, September

    52.5% average
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    Positives: Nice location, nice pool. The door to the en-suite in our 4-share dorm did not lock. There were ants all over, both in the room and in the kitchen. The kitchen is *way* too small for a hostel that size, is not very clean, and is not air conditioned. There is nowhere indoors to eat your meals unless you bring it up to your room, and not enough space outside to sit and eat.

  • Laura, September

    85% average
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  • miranda, September

    80% average
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  • pesa, September

    97.5% average
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Darwin

97 Mitchell Street
NT 0800

Call (+618) 8981 5385
darwin@yha.com.au

Reception hours:

6am to 10pm

Directions

Bus:

0.5 km to terminal/stop from hostel. Regular Greyhound services.

Train:

25km to station from hostel. The Ghan train from/to Alice Springs and Adelaide.

Nearest Airport:

15km to airport. Airport shuttle bus to hostel.

Please contact the Darwin YHA hostel directly for check-in after 9pm. $20 deposit required for room key and kitchen kit.

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