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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.
Highly recommended. Service with very good personal touch.
Cheong D. (August 2014)
Relaxed and friendly hostel. Our double room was beautifully clean and the doona was very warm.
Bridget B. (August 2014)
This hostel is amazing: agreeable atmosphere, lots of common space, staff are really nice and they know all about bush walking tracks.
Julie T. (August 2014)
Very nice hostel with super friendly staff. Recommend it :)
Mara E. (August 2014)
clean and neat place. about 5-10 mins walk from train station but its in the center of attractions like echo point and Leura cascade which takes around 10-15 mins walking.
Kar yan c. (August 2014)
Great hostel, will stay again.
Michael H. (August 2014)
Our extended family decided to stay at Katoomba YHA for the weekend as we could have private rooms but still have the bonus of shared lounge and kitchen. Our stay was excellent from booking to leaving. The hostel staff were friendly, efficient and h...
Sandra B. (August 2014)
Great hostel! Clean rooms, huge common area, and a big fire place to curl up around after a day of hiking. This hostel is 100% for sure.
Eileen K. (August 2014)
An excellent hostel not to be missed.
joan C. (August 2014)
The hostel was nicely situated at the bottom of the hill on Katoomba street, an easy walk to most of the nice hikes as well. The main hang out room was enormous and there were plenty of tables, couches, beanbags, and even a fireplace. Very spacious...
Adam B. (August 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
The hostel was close to the national park, a good 20 minute downhill walk there and a massive uphill walk.
Escape the city with a 2-day Blue Mountains adventure with overnight accommodation at Katoomba YHA 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
Ph: 02 4751 1067
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)