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Darwin YHA

97 Mitchell St, Darwin, 0800, Australia

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Overall Rating 88%

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Hostel rating (1)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 90%
Cleanliness 85%
Location 90%
Security 85%
Service 95%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 60%

In the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA is a friendly, relaxing place to stay in the city's entertainment precinct.

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Darwin Hostel

Hostel Darwin

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Darwin YHA is located in the heart of the Northern Territory’s tropical capital. Darwin YHA offers all the essentials you would expect of a YHA, plus air-conditioning in all rooms, outdoor pool, and lively bar that opens out onto popular Mitchell Street in the city’s entertainment precinct.,

The hostel’s tour desk can help you find the best tours and travel options to the Top End’s Tiwi Islands, Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve.

The Darwin hostel is in close proximity to a backpacker's nightlife haven with pubs, nightclubs, outdoor cafes, cinemas and restaurants. The Globetrotters Bar next door will keep you entertained until the early hours.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • 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 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • 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
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 06:00 to 22:00
From 13:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-8-8981-5385

Fax. +61-8-8981-6674

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Kakadu Natioal Park (More than 10km)
  • Mindil Beach Sunset Market (1 to 2km)
  • Tiwi Islands (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



O albergue precisa de obras está um pouco degradado. O seu responsável David não é simpático e quando cheguei estava com roupa suja. Não existem armários e as fechaduras parecem frágeis.


Avatar for Alexandre


Tue 24 May 2016

Oldfashioned, aber OK. Sauber und leise. Dorms mit eigenem Bad, Fußboden: Teppich, Ausstattung: Doppelbetten aus Metall, Kühlschrank, Haken. Free Wifi (an der Rezeption) Lage: sehr zentral. 5 Min bis Coles oder Woolworths und 10 Min bis Waterfront.


Avatar for Bettina


Fri 16 Oct 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (500m - 1km)
  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (More than 10km)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (More than 10km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

15km to Darwin International Airport
500m to bus terminal
Parking is available
25km to nearest station. 'The Ghan' train from/to Alice Springs and Adelaide. YHA/HI discounts available

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