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Alice Springs YHA

Cnr Parsons St &, Leichhardt Tce, Alice Springs, 0870, Australia

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In the centre of town, this hostel is in the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theatre, and screens FREE movies nightly under the stars. Free Wi-Fi hotspot.

10 or more people?

Alice Springs Hostel

Hostel Alice Springs

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Alice Springs is built within an historic outdoor movie theatre. This unique modern hostel is the perfect base to explore Australia’s Red Centre attractions including the McDonnell Ranges, Simpson’s Gap, Kings Canyon or take a tour to Ayers Rock.

The hostel, located in the centre of town, has a range of 3-8 bedrooms with air-conditioning, a lovely outdoor living area and swimming pool. There's also a barbecue area, internet access and tour desk.

The hostel has a big outdoor movie screen showing movies nightly under the stars.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • No membership purchase necessary, it is included for this booking.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 20:30
From 13:00 to 10:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-8-8952-8855

Fax. +61-8-8952-4144

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • School of the Air (3 to 5km)
  • Royal Flying Doctor Base (2 to 3km)
  • Alice Springs Desert Park (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



The staff or reception is extraordinary!!! Friendly! Helpful! Great!


Avatar for Patricia


Wed 23 Oct 2019

We were a family of 4 with 2 children (13 and 11). Decent hotel and friendly staff. Basic rooms, but comfortable. We got a room with 4 bunk beds on the first night. Then on the second night we got a room with 2 bunk beds and a full bed. Wish there were more recycle bins around though.


Avatar for Balaji


Wed 11 Jul 2018

Super location and the staff are friendly. I really liked the kitchen because it was central.


Avatar for Bryony


Sun 10 Jun 2018

-Friendly staff -Non-working (really old) air con - As front desk is not occupied all the times, native people not being guests of the hostel walk in and try to sell stuff to the guest


Avatar for Doris


Tue 27 Mar 2018

Kaputte/veraltete Aircon Dauernd überfüllte Recyclingbehälter


Avatar for Doris


Mon 12 Feb 2018


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

15km to Alice Springs Airport. Airport shuttle available operated by Alice Wanderer.
All long-distance and tour coaches drop off and pick up close to YHA.
2km to Alice Springs train station. Regular 'Ghan' services available to and from Adelaide and on to Darwin. Town shuttle bus to hostel $9 per person/

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