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Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Youth Shack Backpackers

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7.7
Very Good
89 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Marvellous Staff
Awesome Cleanliness

Property Description

Providing air-conditioned private and dorm accommodation, with USB connectivity, funky styling and a laid back atmosphere, the Youth Shack is a home away from home in the tropical north of Australia. Under new management, and recently renovated, Youth Shack, has everything to offer!

Featuring a bar and Bali huts adjoining a large semi-shaded pool, great Sundeck, a huge kitchen indoor-outdoor kitchen and dining area, 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 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 making new friends or hanging out with old ones.

Breakfast included between 6.30 and 8.30am.

Our staff are available to assist with tour and employment inquiries, and make you feel at home.

Reviews & Ratings

7.7
Very Good
89 Total Reviews
  • Security
    8.3
  • Location
    9.2
  • Staff
    7.6
  • Atmosphere
    7.5
  • Cleanliness
    6.7
  • Value for Money
    7.5
  • Facilities
    7.4

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Latest Reviews

8.0
Fabulous
Nov 19, 2022
Had a private room for good sleep but the air conditioner was very loud. The kitchen was nice though.
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Male, 31-40
7.7
Very Good
Nov 19, 2022
A good hostel, nice vibes, we were just out of season so it was a bit quieter, less of a full party vibe, rooms were well air conditioned and the kitchen was sparkling clean! My main issue was that I requested a female only room and was placed in a mixed - when i brought it up to the guy on the front desk he said “it’s only one guy” so shouldn’t be a problem - i think any girl would recognise that this is more scary not less! I also knew that there were multiple all-girl rooms with spare beds so it wasn’t a
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Female, 25-30
7.1
Very Good
Nov 12, 2022
Not a bad stay! Good central location and they seem to have a lot activity wise.
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Female, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • BBQ
    • Air Conditioning
    • Hot Showers
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Jobs Board
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • ATM
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
  • Food & Drink

    • Bar
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi