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Adelaide Central YHA Reviews

135 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, Australia

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314 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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I liked the staff and the overall cleanliness of the place but couldn't figure out the price.


Overall it is fantastic, it would be more fantastic to add some Aromatherapy to everywhere.

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great hostel in heart if Adelaide CBD.


Top marks in every category. A perfect example of the very best of YHA/HI hostels worldwide. Great kitchen, great dorm rooms - with requisite power point and reading light at each bed., and great hangout rooms. Then, too, fellow guests turned out to be top-notch. All in all one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at in 50 years (yikes) of globetrotting and hosteling.


A very good hostel, one of the best I've stayed


We stayed in a Private Double Room and it was very comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful.


Hands down the best hostel I have ever stayed in in Australia. Quite possibly the best anywhere. Very clean, very friendly and near on perfect location close to abstractions, shops and transport. Huge kitchen facilities and lockers in the room. Friendliest staff around and plenty of activities. Already know where I'm staying next time I'm in adelaide


Decent rooms. Decent location. But the term youth hostel should not be applied to somewhere that accepts all ages, both old and very young. Nice social areas, but these are impinged upon by the fact that there could be 10 rowdy 15 year olds swearing, shouting, and being a nuisance. Other hostels in the area looked pretty dingy though, so best to invest in this hostel as it is very nice and clean.


Really lovely hostel. Very clean and new. Lots of space in the rooms and good security. My key card stopped working a few times (I think I have magnetic hands) and the staff were very helpful at replacing the cards.


Every room had a blue folder with all sorts of info. It stated free coffee and tea in my folder but when I asked the older gent at reception he chuckled and pointed to a coffee machine behind me.. $2.. Everything else great!

  • 13th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Serbia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very nice hostel. Loads of common rooms. And massive lockers in rooms.


It's been a while since I stayed in a hostel and this was just perfect for me. I stayed in a 4 bed female dorm, and it was nice and clean, bunkmates were friendly. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful, but very busy helping everyone. If you managed to get one free they did everything they could to help arrange trips/tours or answer questions. My favorite thing about this hostel was the common areas, and the fact that it was very family friendly and all ages staying here.

  • 15th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very safe very good location friendly people big common room


all was great and we loved the pancake breakfast the staff was helpful the rooms super clean and the beds were good

  • 23rd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


Very good and well equipped hostel with nice atmosphere and everything a backpacker needs. I was fully satisfied and enjoyed my stay very much.

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