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Sydney - Sydney Central YHA

11 Rawson Place, Corner Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia

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Overall Rating 87%

From 12 Reviews

Hostel rating (12)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 89%
Cleanliness 85%
Location 95%
Security 87%
Service 83%
Comfort 81%
Green rating 80%

Stay in the centre of Sydney in this premier hostel with everything. Enjoy rooftop views of Sydney, free Wi-Fi hotspot, an underground bar, pool, sauna, cinema, travel desk, activities and more.

  • Dorm
    From €26.43
  • Private
    From €84.70
10 or more people?
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Sydney Hostel

Hostel Sydney

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

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.

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 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
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-2-9218-9000

Fax. +61-2-9218-9099

sydcentral@yha.com.au

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • China Town (Less than 500 m)
  • Darling Harbour (1 to 2km)
  • Sydney Opera House (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Sydney is by far the best hostel of the HI chain I've stayed in. It even surpassed the one in New York which was my favorite. From the moment you step in, you feel as if you're in a hotel rather than a hostel: three elevators, 5 floors, huge lobby. It had activities for every day, congrats on that. I would like to give special thanks to the Curaçaoan girl at reception as well as for the Brazilian guy, they were both very helpful and kind. Greetings from Venezuela!

100%

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Gustavo,

Tue 06 Sep 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

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

Getting to us

Airport
10km to Sydney Airport. Direct trains to Central Station. Shuttle buses also run to the hostel.
Bus
50m to bus stop
Car
Secured underground parking AUD$20 per day
Rail
Central Railway Station is directly opposite the hostel

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