​The Y Hostel in Darwin City

YMCA of The Northern Territory offers Short to Long Term accommodation to disadvantaged people in Darwin. The Hostel is a multi-story accommodation block which has shared kitchen, laundry and toilet facilities. There are single and double/twin furnished rooms available with a secure car park, swimming pool, kiosk and weekly provision of clean linen. The Hostel is located in the Darwin CBD district. Reception is open Monday - Friday 8am to 4pm.

Location: 7 Doctors Gully Road, Larrakeyah


Phone: 08 8981 6504

Rental charge:

​Room​Weekly (7 Nights)​Daily (minimum 5 night stay)
​Single Room (no air conditioning)$205​$35
​Single Room (air conditioned)​$245​$40
​Double/Twin Room (air conditioned)​$306​$50

Security Deposit: All guests are required to pay a refundable $50 security deposit. The security deposit is only refundable if there are no damages to the room, there are no outstanding money owing on the Guests account from late check out and the key and fob is returned. Check out time is 10am. Security deposit refunds will only be refunded onto a card, no cash refunds will be given. 

Disability Access: 9 ground floor rooms (availability limited) 

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm.

Elig​​​ibility Criteria

Short - long term people over the age of 18 years. The primary target group is older or prematurely aged people on a low income who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 'Older' people are those aged 55 years and over. 'Prematurely aged' people are those whose life course (e.g. a history of homelessness) has seen them age prematurely and/ or are in Transition for Territory Housing.

  • No Illicit Drugs
  • No Alcohol
  • No pets; exception service dogs
  • No threatening behaviour to staff or fellow residents
  • Valid photo ID and payment in advance required (payment is $50 security deposit and 1-2 weeks rent)
  • Smoking in designated areas only
  • Dress Standards Apply
  • Visitors access during office hours only
  • Long Term Accommodation is subject to periodic room inspections


Asse​​ssment Procedure

Agency referral or walk-in's accepted, rental references preferred. Assessment interview pre-accommodation required. Conditions of Stay must be signed by the applicant.


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