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Welcome to The Village Hostel Canberra: Your Gateway to the Capital

Immerse yourself in the heart of Australia’s capital at The Village Canberra, a prime destination for those exploring this vibrant city. Recognised as one of the top hostels in Canberra, The Village Hostel offers the perfect mix of convenience, comfort, and fun.

The Village Canberra is situated in the bustling city centre, putting you within easy reach of the city’s most famous landmarks, from the Australian War Memorial to the National Museum of Australia and Parliament House.

The Village Hostel Canberra offers more than just a prime location; it promises a unique and unforgettable experience in one of Australia’s most picturesque cities. The hostel features shared and private rooms designed with a traveller’s needs in mind, with work desks and air-conditioning, plus private bathrooms, TV and tea/coffee-making facilities available in select rooms. For social butterflies, our rooftop terrace offers a sunny spot to relax and mingle. The communal kitchen and dining areas are perfect for whipping up a meal and sharing stories with fellow backpackers.

Explore Canberra: A City of Surprises

Canberra, a city known for its beautiful parks, rich cultural scene, and history, awaits your discovery. As a guest at our fun-loving hostel in Canberra, you’re ideally placed to explore all the city has to offer. Take a leisurely 10-minute walk to Lake Burley Griffin or hop over the bridge to discover iconic Canberra attractions like the National Gallery of Australia and Questacon.

The hostel is located just 10 minutes from Canberra’s coach terminal, making connections to Sydney and Melbourne a breeze. 

After a day of sightseeing, unwind at The Shaking Hand Bar, located right under our hostel. It’s the perfect place to relax with live music, dance the night away with our DJs, or simply enjoy a cold beer, cocktail, or fresh slice of pizza. Whether you’re in Canberra for its history, culture, or the great outdoors, The Village Hostel Canberra offers an unbeatable base for your adventures.


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7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT 2106


From the airport

If you are travelling by car, taxi or uber, the hostel is just a quick 10–15-minute drive away. It will normally cost about AUD 25 for the journey. Alternatively, if catching public transport bus route 3 from Canberra airport to the city every day from 05:58 to 21:28, with buses coming approximately every 15 minutes. The journey time is around 20 minutes, costing approximately AUD 5 one-way, making it a great transfer option for those travelling on a budget. The hostel is just a 1-minute walk from the Legislative Assembly London Cct bus stop.

From the Canberra Railway Station

If you are arriving at the Canberra Railway Station, bus line 2 is across the road from the station. It is a 20-minute journey into the city centre. Once arrived at Legislative Assembly London Cct bus stop, the hostel is just a 1-minute walk away.


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