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Featured Hostels in Canberra

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Canberra City YHA - Hostel
Canberra City YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT
Free cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
4.1/5 (230 reviews)

Quiet and very clean. Affordable root prices. Git to meet and make friends with my roommates.

Reviewed on 14 Sep,2019
Located in Canberra City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra Centre and National Convention Centre. Australian ...

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Pavilion on Northbourne

Pavilion on Northbourne

242 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT
    4.5 out of 5.0
    4.0 out of 5 (3038 reviews)

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    Novotel Canberra

    Novotel Canberra

    65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
      4.5 out of 5.0
      4.0 out of 5 (2564 reviews)

      Novotel CanberraRM340

      8 Nov-9 Nov

      Novotel CanberraRM340

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're in the market for low-cost places to stay in Canberra, a hostel could be a great choice. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodation options all have the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
      • Budget prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Canberra for good value, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Canberra?

      The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

      • The hottest months are typically January and February, while July and June are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 28° C and night-time temperatures average 10° C
      • April-June: 21° C is the daytime average and 1° C is the night-time average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 17° C and night-time averages are around 1° C
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 26° C during the day and 5° C at night
      • Average rainfall is 579 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Canberra?

      Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • EPIC
      • National Museum of Australia
      • Australian National Botanic Gardens
      Natural Features
      • City Hill
      • Glebe Park
      • Commonwealth Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • National Gallery of Australia
      • Canberra Theatre Centre
      • Canberra Museum and Gallery

      Overall, Canberra is known for its:

      • Restaurants
      • Museums
      • Shopping
      • Art
      • Parks
      • Tours

      How to Get to Canberra and Around the Area

      You can search for flights to the closest airport in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. When you're out and about, you might want to make use of public transport. Train stations including Kingston Canberra Station and Queanbeyan Railway Station make it easy to explore more of the surrounding area.