Come and stay at Sydney Central YHA, the only 5 star hostel in Sydney in a spectacular heritage listed building located directly opposite Central Station in the heart of the backpacker precinct. This is backpacker accommodation at its finest, boasting a rooftop pool, sauna and sunny outdoor area with panoramic views of the city.

Extensive facilities include two large well equipped kitchens, spacious dining and lounge areas, cinema, pool table, TV rooms, Internet, meeting rooms, YHA Travel desk, cafe, mini supermarket and one of Sydney's most popular bars, 'Scubar'.

Sydney Central hostel is close to all the major attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Rocks area and Centrepoint Tower. You can catch the light rail (tram) to Sydney's Star Casino, Darling Harbour and the Fish Markets from opposite the hostel.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Relaxing
  • Shopping
  • Socialising

Green rating



+easy to find, near central station. daily offer - i enjoyed a walk through downtown. cinema, sauna, roof terrace, friendly staff - please more hooks in sleeping and bathrooms,


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