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Red Shield Hostel - Darwin

Red Shield Hostel

49 Mitchell Street
PO Box 189
Darwin, NT, 0800

Phone: (08) 8981 5994
Fax: (08) 8981 0454

Email: hostel.darwin@aus.salvationarmy.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

After Hours:
Staff are on duty between 4:30pm and 8:30am daily (open public holidays and weekends).

Red Shield Hostel


  • Provides budget priced single rooms to self supporting adults and short term crisis accommodation to families
  • All rooms are accessed via internal staircases
  • There are no lifts in the building
  • Bookings can be made between 8:30am and 10pm daily
  • Rent is payable in advance, we do not give credit
  • Promotes a drug-free, alcohol-free, and violence-free environment
  • Guests are required to observe hostel rules
  • No pets allowed
  • On site car parking


  • Rooms are available on a medium to long term basis.
  • Rooms are fan cooled and contain a single bed, table, chair, storage cupboards and small fridge
  • Hostel staff service all rooms on a weekly basis and provide fresh linen
  • Communal kitchen, male and female amenities are located on each level of the building
  • Coin operated laundry is located on the ground floor

Red Shield Hostel


  • Family units are available to families and couples in crisis on a short term basis
  • Units are fan cooled, contain bedding, linen, kitchenette, fridge, storage cupboards and ensuite
  • Parents are responsible to ensure their children’s safety at all times
  • Fresh bed linen is provided weekly and guests are required to clean the unit regularly