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Melbourne - Metro YHA

78 Howard St, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, 3051, Australia

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Overall Rating 87%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 65%
Location 95%
Security 95%
Service 90%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 100%

Melbourne Metro YHA is a modern hostel located on the city fringe in leafy North Melbourne. This hostel is your relaxed home away from home that’s only minutes from famous Queen Victoria Markets and walking distance to all the major attractions - the best of both worlds!

  • Dorm
    From $17.06
  • Private
    From $45.76
10 or more people?

Melbourne Hostel

Hostel Melbourne

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Melbourne Metro YHA offers premium facilities only 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre and close to many major Melbourne attractions such as Queen Victoria Market.

The hostel provides shared dorms and private rooms, café, travel desk, 24-hour Internet lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bicycles for hire, TV and in-house entertainment. There’s also an amazing rooftop area which provides 360 degree city views and the chance to enjoy a barbeque.

Melbourne Metro YHA offer loads of great hostel activities to get involved in - join in with wine and cheese nights, movie nights, barbeques on the rooftop, local barefoot bowls, and take the free shuttle service to St Kilda on Fridays! Melbourne is the events and sporting capital of Australia, so there’s always something happening whether it’s the Spring Racing Carnival in November, Summer Music Festivals, Australian Open Tennis, Grand Prix or the many film, arts and fashion events.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • 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
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Type - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - At a cost
  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - At or next to the hostel
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-3-93298599

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Queen Victoria Market (500m to 1km)
  • Melbourne Museum/Royal Exhibition Building/IMAX (2 to 3km)
  • Docklands Precinct (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions



Vor 2 Jahren war es noch wesentlich besser, diesmal war ich eher enttäuscht. Die Küche für so viele Menschen ist zu klein, kaum Platz um Essen zuzubereiten. Die Kühlschränke sind zum Bersten voll, der Essensraum leidet unter verdrecktem Teppichboden. Schlafraum soweit in Ordnung, jedoch etwas dunkel. Badezimmer auch ok, Tür vom WC-Raum dreckig. Im großen und ganzen würde ich ebenfalls sagen: versifft! Es sind wahrscheinlich die Langzeitgäste, die den Aufenthalt etwas unangenehm machen.


Avatar for Klaus


Wed 19 Feb 2020

Great to see food scraps collection - Melbourne Central doesn't do this! Please ask people to clear up kitchen spills around the hobs and to DRY their dishes! At times there were queues to wash up - tricky kitchen design with pairs of sinks close together and narrow space between cookers and benches. Loud voices in a neighbouring room till 3am one night (ground floor).


Avatar for Alison


Tue 11 Feb 2020

Great stay, but please put up a notice in the kitchen reminding people to DRY their dishes promptly, not just clutter up the draining board, and to mop up spills near the hobs and on the dining tables!


Avatar for Alison


Sun 09 Feb 2020


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (3 to 5km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) - 26 km: Starbus $22 (5am-9pm) or SkyBus to city $20 (runs 24 hours). Tickets available from hostel reception online or at Tullamarine airport. Alternatively a Taxi is approximately $48 to the hostel Avalon Airport - 61km: Bus service runs between Avalon and Franklin Street Terminal for only $20 for adults and $9.50 for children (4-14yrs)
Starbus offers a Door to Door service. Otherwise we're 2.3 km from Southern Cross Station and the Skybus terminal (Southern Cross is the main terminus for intercity and interstate trains and buses as well as the Tullamarine and Avalon airport transfer buses). From Southern Cross (Spencer St) Station go 400 metres east along Bourke St to William St and catch tram 55 heading North. Get off at stop 11 walk 200 metres west on Queensberry St and turn right into Howard St.
A Taxi from the airport costs between $40-$60 depending on time of day and takes approximately 30 minutes.
Melways ref: 2B A10. Secure Car Parking is available for $12 a day.
2.3 km from Southern Cross Station (Southern Cross is the main terminus for intercity and interstate trains and buses as well as the Tullamarine and Avalon airport transfer buses). From Southern Cross (Spencer St) Station go 400 metres east along Bourke St to William St and catch tram 55 heading North. Get off at stop 11 walk 200 metres west on Queensberry St and turn right into Howard St.
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.

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