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The Village Canberra is located in the heart of Canberra’s city center, making it the perfect spot to see the many sites Canberra has to offer, grab a meal, have a shop, or take a stroll through manicured and lush public parks. The Village Canberra features a sunny rooftop terrace to relax after a big day of exploring. Guests can hang out in the games room, or enjoy a meal in the BBQ area. The large communal kitchen and dining areas are perfect to whip up a delicious meal, or guests can grab a drink and a slice from The Shaking Hand bar located below the premises. The Shaking Hand Bar is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day of exploring the city, to enjoy live music, or a dance the night away with DJ’s who keep the party going late into the night! With cold beer, wine, spirits, frozen margaritas and pizza by the slice, The Shaking Hand bar has everything you need for a great night out. All rooms are air conditioned and feature a work desk. Some rooms have a private bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The Village Canberra is a 5 minute walk from the coach terminal, which offers connections to Sydney and Melbourne. It is a 5 minute drive from the Australian War Memorial, the National Museum of Australia and Parliament House. Canberra Airport is a 15-minute drive away. Lake Burley Griffin is just a 10 minute walk away. The whole of Canberra is at your fingertips when you stay at The Village Canberra!

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
and
1 bunk bed
4 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.3
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.9
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kengo
    Australia Australia
    The Village Hostels Canberra provides a great experience with its central location, clean rooms, and well-equipped kitchen. The friendly staff and inviting atmosphere make it a top choice for a pleasant stay in Canberra.
  • Ray
    Australia Australia
    Rooms were clean, beds were comfy, and the staff were awesome. The common areas and kitchen were spotless.
  • Ray
    Australia Australia
    Rooms were clean, beds were comfy, and the staff were awesome. The common areas and kitchen were spotless.

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Shaking Hand
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of The Village Hostels Canberra

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Village Hostels Canberra takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Village Hostels Canberra accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

You must show a valid photo ID upon check-in.

Please note that children are welcome at this property, but cannot be accommodated in the shared dormitory rooms.

Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian, who must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in the private rooms. This includes school groups.

Please note that this property reserves the right to ask guests to leave if there are problems with antisocial behavior or excessive noise.

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.

Please inform The Village Hostels Canberra 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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Village Hostels Canberra

  • The Village Hostels Canberra is 1,150 feet from the center of Canberra. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Village Hostels Canberra offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at The Village Hostels Canberra is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Village Hostels Canberra may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Village Hostels Canberra has 1 restaurant:

    • The Shaking Hand