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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 Hostel, very clean and well-situated. Helpful and friendly staff.
Anton K. (March 2015)
Very nice hostel to stay, very friendly and helpful staff, walking distance to Woolworths, other stores and restaurants, bars. Good for single, couple, families to stay, highly recommended!Thank you, katoomba YHA!
Shiqiao D. (February 2015)
very clean, safe, friendly, affordable, walking distance to the sisters
Vamshi B. (February 2015)
Great atmosphere and efficient, welcoming staff.
Julie-Anne L. (February 2015)
Love this place. We come regularly for weekend trips from Wollongong. One of the best hostels we have stayed in.
gabrielle Q. (February 2015)
Maybe the best hostel I've stayed in so far - facilities, cleanliness, location, staff all great. Couldn't ask for more.
Dan P. (February 2015)
Great experience. Great location.
Andrew C. (February 2015)
Great location with good clean kitchen facilities, showers/toilets always clean during multiple stays.
David M. (February 2015)
Nice hostel and close to town!
John E. (February 2015)
Brilliant stay here, clean, comfortable, well run and peaceful, well worth a visit, loveld the art deco experience, thank you
Cate A. (February 2015)
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
The trolley bus tour is a great way to spend a day seeing some sights and doing some short strolls, and YHA discounts, though ideally stay longer and explore this beautiful area
Escape the city with a 2-day Blue Mountains adventure with overnight accommodation at the Blue Mountains YHA in Katoomba plus a 1/2 day Mini Jump abseiling experience on day 2.
$10 off full day trips. $5 off half day trips.
Ph: 02 4782 6224
10% off Jenolan Caves Tour Packages.
Ph: 02 4751 1077
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)