• Garden
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating
  • Parking on site
  • Facilities for disabled guests

Located just one street away from the Great Ocean Road, this environmentally-friendly hostel features a rooftop terrace, 2 self-catering communal kitchens, BBQ facilities and an organic herb garden. Apollo Bay Eco YHA Hostel is a 2-minute walk from restaurants and cafes in Apollo Bay town center. It is a 45-minute drive to Cape Otway Lighthouse and a 90-minute drive to the Twelve Apostles. Guests have access to shared dining areas, communal living areas and recently refurbished bathrooms. Free on-site parking is provided. A variety of accommodations is available, all offer shared bathroom facilities, heating, individual lockers (in shared rooms) and bed lights. Apollo Bay coach terminal is just 656 feet away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Apollo Bay Eco YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 24, 2012
Hotel chain/brand:
Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Meredith
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Great location walking distance to restaurants and the waterfront. Quiet and enough space for our family of four.
  • Nino
    The room wasn't that big for a 4-bed-dorm since it was fully booked but for 1 night it was ok. What I liked more were the kitchen and living room as well as several other rooms (for TV and for using the laptop more privately). It was great that...
  • Laura
    really clean rooms and beds and bathrooms. comfortable beds and pillow and you get a towel. staff were really friendly and helpful. kitchen is big and super clean. there is a common space with a tv to watch a movie.
  • Will
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Impeccable facilities and amenities. Kitchen and common spaces were so neat and well stocked! Location and views are incredible. Best hostel I've ever stayed at, fantastic value!
  • J
    Kitchen , lounge, family room. Casuarinas eco features
  • Rachael
    great location, value and it had a koala on the property!
  • Heather
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Lovely staff! Great value, with a lovely kitchen and sitting room with fire. They even have an herb garden you can use, and koalas who hang out in the tree behind the hostel!!
  • Sameer
    The location was excellent, not ocean facing but in close access to the main street. The bathrooms were excellent and modern. The kitchen and lounge areas were spacious.
  • Maysturman
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Really nice bathrooms and TV room, loved the koala that was staying in a nearby tree
  • Dong-han
    Great hostel for solo travelers. Room and bathroom is nice and clean. Large dining area with fully equipped kitchen.

Property questions and answers
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  • good morning! I would like to find out if you need to be vaccinated to book in. please advise me on the matter. thanks. Nora

    Hi Nora, No. In line with current Victorian Covid regulations, we are no longer required to ask for vaccination evidence. Kind regards, Dylan - Apo..
    Answered on 5 January 2023
  • hi,we are two female adult,noticed this option written‘ the option fit less than 2 guests’means we will not in same dorm room?possible to arrange?

    Hi there, Thanks so much for your enquiry. Please let us know your preferred dates and we can check availability. Warm regards, Becca Apollo Bay YHA
    Answered on 6 September 2022
  • Hi Is there a restaurant/ding nearby, Thanks Simon

    We are a 1 - 2 minute walk from pretty much everything you could ever need! Restaurants, super markets and the beach ;) Becca & Dylan New Management
    Answered on 8 July 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes we do. There are lockers in all dormitories and locks are available for purchase at reception. We're also happy to keep your luggage secured at r..
    Answered on 8 July 2022
  • is there any shared day trip available from your accommodation for the rest of Great Ocean Rd?

    Hello, thanks so much for your question. At this stage we do not offer tours of the Great Ocean Road (though it's something we're looking at offering..
    Answered on 13 September 2022
  • Hi, do you have any rooms with a private toilet?

    Hello, All of our facilities are communal within the accommodation. However, there are bathrooms on each floor of the building, which have also been r..
    Answered on 28 June 2022
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Amenities of Apollo Bay Eco YHA
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Apollo Bay Eco YHA takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Cash Apollo Bay Eco YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The supervision of guests under 18 years of age remains the responsibility of their parent or legal guardian while at a YHA property.
Guests under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in Co-living shared dormitory rooms, they can only be accommodated in private rooms. For further information on the YHA child safety policy please contact the property directly.

For bookings of 10 or more guests, different prices, policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property directly.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

Please inform Apollo Bay Eco YHA of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Apollo Bay Eco YHA

  • Apollo Bay Eco YHA is 1,500 feet from the center of Apollo Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Apollo Bay Eco YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Apollo Bay Eco YHA. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Apollo Bay Eco YHA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Apollo Bay Eco YHA is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.