Youth Shack Backpackers

Address: 69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 69 Mitchell St, Darwin, is near Mindil Beach, Darwin Wharf Precinct, Darwin Botanic Gardens, and Aquascene.
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          • Outdoor pool
          • Swimming pool
          • Bar/lounge


          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • High-speed internet in room


          • Shuttle bus service
          • Laundry facilities (self serve)

          TravelPod Member ReviewsYouth Shack Backpackers Darwin

          Reviewed by sarahtallulah

          Is what it is...

          Reviewed Aug 2, 2015
          by (13 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          It is what it is, free food comes with a drinks purchase. The dorm rooms were slightly prison like and the bathrooms were a little rustic, saying that has everything you need. Some staff are helpful, as with all Australia no wifi is free but it is expected. The people were good and if you wanted to spend the day lazing on the sun deck it was sweet. They also just recently moved there weekly rent down to $175 so would stay here again for that price.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by lainyb

          Party Hostel

          Reviewed Jun 26, 2014
          by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          The people were lovely but the place is a party hostel. The whole place stank & the rooms were tiny! Got a bar there though!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by shannonsavage

          Cheap Booze but Not Very Clean

          Reviewed Aug 9, 2013
          by (5 reviews) Portishead , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          First time I have ever stayed in a hostel. Wonderful staff, lots to do, nice pool (which we jumped in about 10 o'clock at night!) cheap drinks, thursday - jug of beer + burger for $10, but it could have done with a good clean. It was a shame because it could have been wonderful. But a good experience! :)

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Youth Shack Backpackers Darwin

          3.00 of 5 stars Good

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          Northern Territories

          A travel blog entry by neelsolanki


          I only had a brief stay in Darwin, mainly to catch my flight to Bali from, whist there other than experiencing near 100% humidity, the local nightlight was sampled. In the morning before my flight I managed to walk along the coast and see some of the remnants of Darwin being used as a base during WWII. With the benefit of more time it would have been great to visit the nearby Kakadu national ...

          Traveler Photos Youth Shack Backpackers Darwin

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          The Youth Shack and then there was Plan B
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