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Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel

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8 Share Female Dormitory (Shared Bathroom) | In-room safe, desk, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, desk, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking, Ensuite | In-room safe, desk, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, desk, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel

Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel

3.0 star property
City centre hostel within walking distance of Queen Victoria Market

8.0/10 Very good

244 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
The price is AU$100
Price available on 5/2/2023
78 Howard Street, North Melbourne, VIC, 3051

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In North Melbourne
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex - 33 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Market - 4 min drive
  • University of Melbourne - 4 min drive
  • Collins Street - 8 min drive
  • Melbourne Central - 8 min drive
  • Marvel Stadium - 9 min drive
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 12 min drive
  • Rod Laver Arena - 12 min drive
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 13 min drive
  • Aami Park - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 19 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 22 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) - 53 min drive
  • Showgrounds Station - 6 min drive
  • Spencer Street Station - 24 min walk
  • Flinders Street Station - 28 min walk
  • Flagstaff Station - 13 min walk
  • Melbourne Central Station - 16 min walk
  • North Melbourne Station - 20 min walk


  • Code Black Coffee - 5 min walk
  • Maria's Trattoria - 5 min walk
  • Prudence - 6 min walk
  • The Leveson - 6 min walk
  • Last Jar - 6 min walk

About this property

Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel

When you stay at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex. Other features include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi. Public transportation is close by: Flagstaff Station is only 13 minutes on foot.


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 360 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Secured on-site self-parking (AUD 15 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • BBQs


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between AUD 8 and AUD 10 per person (approximately)


  • Secured self-parking costs AUD 15 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Melbourne Metro YHA Hostel
Metro YHA Hostel
Melbourne Metro YHA
Metro YHA
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel North Melbourne
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
As of 1 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel on 5 Feb 2023 start from AU$100, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 15 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (11-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel and nearby?
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Code Black Coffee (5-min walk), Maria's Trattoria (5-min walk) and Prudence (6-min walk).
What's the area around Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel like?
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel is in North Melbourne, a short 6-minute walk from Queen Victoria Market and 7 minutes' walk from University of Melbourne. Travellers recommend the hostel for its quiet location.



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4/10 Fair

Slightest move in bed made loud metal scraping sound. Showers filthy and had to have outside door open to get into shower. Guests allowed to scream and yell in the middle of the night. Worst one ive ever stayed at.
Jodie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good location and good money..
Wan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rowena, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean & tidy. Staff friendly. Great location & proximity to CBD
Sharon, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best rooftop view and beds so comfy!!!! The bathrooms always available and with great pressure and hot water too
Sarah, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Elizabeth, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Glenda, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Usual high YHA standards. Expensive to park in their private car park but you can get 2 hrs free day parking on the street and overnight from 7pm to 9:30am
Francis, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very good!
Tamara, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The lift was noisy and old and the showers were very low pressure but on the whole it was a nice place to stay
Nicole, 4-night family trip
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