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Sydney - Railway Square YHA

8-10 Lee St, Sydney, 2000, Australia

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Overall Rating 77%

From 8 Reviews

Hostel rating (8)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 67%
Cleanliness 73%
Location 91%
Security 82%
Service 69%
Comfort 78%
Green rating 80%

Sydney's most laid-back hostel, Railway Square YHA adjoins Central Station and offers railway carriage rooms in the heart of Sydney.

  • Dorm
    From €24.94
  • Private
    From €80.21
10 or more people?
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Sydney Hostel

Hostel Sydney

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Sydney's most laid back hostel, Railway Square adjoins Central Station and is in the heart of Sydney's backpacker district. For something different, guests can stay in one of the funky railway carriages on the former Platform Zero, or try one of the comfy rooms in the historic 1904 main building, now converted into contemporary modern accommodation.

Hostel facilities include a spa pool, Internet cafe, 24-hour access, tour desk, indoor and outdoor communal areas and a self-catering kitchen. This fun Sydney hostel also has an activities and entertainment program. In a convenient location, guests can walk to nearby pubs, Chinatown and Darling Harbour.

Australia’s largest and most famous city, Sydney is home to beautiful beaches, iconic buildings, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and a uniquely vibrant culture. From the breath-taking views of Sydney Harbour to the peaceful Hyde Park, Sydney has something for everyone.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • BBQ
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
From 13:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-2-9281-9666

Fax. +61-2-9281-9688

railway@yha.com.au

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Sydney Opera House (2 to 3km)
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (2 to 3km)
  • Darling Harbour (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

I really loved to stay at the railway! The people and especially the staff has been so friendly! I really enjoyed the activities the hostel offered, for example going to a rugby game as a big group, quiz night or just playing pool!

100%

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Verena,

Sun 24 Apr 2016

Great location for a train traveller!

90%

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Otto,

Sun 17 Apr 2016

I am disabled and requested a bottom bunk, Sydney Railway, desk staff made no attempt to secure a bottom bunk for me. Sydney Central, Sydney Backpackers, Brisbane Backpackers, Cairns Nomads, and Auckland Hostel all make sure I had a bottom bunk. I informed front desk that ants were crawling on food storage area, the staff got a can of insect spray and when to the kitchen and sprayed the shelf and food with insecticide. This is the worst hotel I stayed at on my vacation

50%

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Leslie,

Sun 27 Mar 2016

Unfriendly, unhelpfull, and not at worth to call "YHA". NEVER AGAIN!

47%

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Sandra-Lia,

Tue 12 Jan 2016

I really like to stay there. Good location.

90%

Avatar for Barbara

Barbara,

Sat 02 Jan 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Distance to Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (1 to 2km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
10km to Sydney airport. Take an airport shuttle to front door or train to Central Railway Station.
Bus
150m to the coach terminal.
Rail
50m to the station entrance.

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