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Blue Mountains YHA
207 Katoomba Street
Phone: (+612) 4782 1416
Fax: (+612) 4782 6203
Manager: Bronwen Johnston
Reception Hours: Sunday - Thursday: 8am - 8pmFriday & Saturday: 8am - 9pm
Check-in from 2pm.
650 metres to station. Hourly trains to/from Sydney. From the station, walk down Katoomba Street to the YHA which is on the right hand side, just past Aldi supermarket.
Many package tours stay overnight at Blue Mountains YHA.
Late arrivals accepted - please contact us prior to arrival for security door code
*Suitable for groups. Group information pack available on the group enquiry page.
Great place - warm and comfortable with great staff
Jeannie S. (July 2014)
Beautiful building in Art Decostyle.
Renske O. (July 2014)
Great location, good facilities, great price. Will come again.
Sam W. (July 2014)
We had a wonderful experience here. It was always so warm and cosy, and the staff and all of the guests were so polite and welcoming. Very clean and well kept, I will definitely be returning here again! (especially in winter- it was lovely and just m...
Kate T. (July 2014)
Excellent hostel, the cleanest I have ever stayed in!
Samuel D. (July 2014)
Brilliant stay. Just what we wanted. Clean, spacious, close to the national park and given lots of information on arrival.
Jo D. (July 2014)
We booked the jenolan cave package with a private room. Great value for money. Room was clean and warm with comfy bed and pillows. Bathroom was big but whole floor gets wet after you have a shower- but once we got used to that it was fine. Hostel is ...
Brendan M. (July 2014)
Well this YHA is a delight, my first but not my last stay. Friendly, comfortable and rich with character. Paul
Matthew Francis Paul T. (July 2014)
Stayed for the Yulefest weekend - fantastic atmosphere and great food, really impressed and will come again next year
Sara A. (July 2014)
Leanne B. (July 2014)
Stay at the award-winning Blue Mountains YHA hostel and enjoy the comfort of the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), great kitchen and fast internet. Located in the heart of Katoomba, Blue Mountains - the adventure capital of NSW, this YHA is ideal accommodation for backpackers.
Housed in a beautifully restored National Trust building, the hostel is a stone’s throw from breathtaking national parks and bush landscapes of Leura, Echo Point and Three Sisters.
Save with YHA discounts on heaps of activities, tours and attractions from the hostel.
Whether you are after a city break or are travelling around Australia, you won’t be disappointed with your stay at our Blue Mountains YHA.
Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival at the hostel.
Escape to the Blue Mountains and explore this World Heritage area that is famous for its dramatic scenery, bushwalking and adventure activities. Try abseiling, canyoning, mountain biking, Jenolan Caves tour (tours depart Katoomba 9.45am) or just enjoy the local pubs and cafes. This historic art deco building (see history below) is cosy and friendly, complete with log fire, warm rooms (many with ensuite), kitchen and more.
High & Wild Mountain Adventures
Blue Mountains History (315kb, PDF)
Live music in local venues (Wed-Sun) close to the hostel, Backpacker nights and Night Walks available.
Blue Mountains Katoomba hostel is just 100 metres to nearest food store
I enjoy hiking in the Blue Mountains. There are so many treks to choose from and they all have different characteristics and level of challenge. The area is so scenic. This is my favourite hiking location.
Spend 2 days experiencing the natural wonder of the Australian bush, only 1.5 hours from Sydney. *** EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL YHA PRICE ***
If you are in Sydney and short on time this day tour will suit! Visit the Blue Mountains, pat a kangaroo at Featherdale Wildlife Park and come back to Sydney in style on a River Cruise!
Ph: 02 6332 4232
10% off dinner menu.
Ph: 02 4782 6998
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)