Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Providing air-conditioned four, six or eight bed dorms, Double or Twin private rooms (Shared Bathroom), the Youth Shack has become a home away from home for many satisfied guests during its’ time. Free WiFi.

Featuring a large semi-shaded pool, Poolside Bar, great Sundeck, a huge kitchen with adjoining dining area and a Job Shack desk, the Youth Shack has everything required to make your stay comfortable while in Darwin. Get your tan on atop the first floor rooftop sundeck after a day out adventuring or night out partying.

Soak your miles away in the pool, relax on the sunbeds and catch up on that book you've been meaning to read or just have a few cool drinks in the bar and make new friends or hang out with old ones. In addition to all this, our experienced and helpful reception staff can assist you with all your tours in the Top End.

Ask about our amazing deals on single or multi-day tours to Kakadu, the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, Uluru, if it's available we will get you on board. Experience the natural beauty and culture of Australia’s Northern Territory. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.8

  • Security 7.9

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 7.9

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 5.2

  • Facilities 6.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Jul 2019
    A party place, with enough space that you can chill if you want to. It's fun because I could have fun by the pool, and be introverted in my room should I feel like it.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    01 Jun 2019
    Bar was fun and staff was very friendly. We left early unexpectedly and they let us hold onto a night for future use! So awesome. Will be back.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    18 Jun 2019
    The location is amazingly perfect next to coles and just one step away from the bus interchange, toilet is clean and you got pretty much everything in your room but somehow the fridge isn’t working and it’s so dirty. So many unwanted stuff left in the room and yeah so far it’s all good except the fridge and the sink in the room. Cheers,
    Indonesia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    10 Aug 2019
    Clean and nice AC room. Terrible wifi!
    Philippines, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    01 Aug 2019
    in downtown Darwin, basic, affordable, value for money if you don't have much.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    10 Jun 2019
    They could definitely improve on the cleaning
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    28 Jun 2019
    I spent 2 nights at the Youth Shack. I found the atomosphere (big pool, sundeck, poolside bar and massive kitchen) to be great, but the cleanliness of the bedrooms & specifically bathrooms could use a lot of work. The showers were always disgusting. 50% of the staff were wonderful and so helpful, where as the other half seemed to be annoyed but the few simple questions I asked. The location was great, on the main strip in Darwin, but so were probably 5 othet Hostels.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    16 Aug 2019
    Dirty and the water in the morning was cold.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 4.3


    11 Aug 2019
    We arrive at 2am, our bedrooms were not ready! We waited a good hour and were taken to the bedrooms. When we opened the door, the bottom sheet on our double bed was stained and the top sheet was put in a ball on top of the bed.. We were then offered a bunkbed in a six beds room instead of our double bed private room, which was not ready either We are not even speaking about the noise all night, the cigarettes buts everywhere, the fries in the stairway!!! No joke. Avoid this place!!!
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 4.0


    03 Jul 2019
    Absolutely terrible standard for a hostel. The rooms are a terrible and the beds are a disgrace. Honestly the toilets are disgusting and filthy. What a pity because the location is great. The owners should be ashamed to run a business like this. The staff were polite and about the only good part of the hostel.
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • Pool Table