Blue Mountains, Katoomba YHA

  • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Hostel Entrance
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Hostel Entrance
    • Blue Mountains YHA Hostel Video
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Back Garden
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Relaxing on the Terrace
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Pool Table
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Foyer
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA - Multi-Share Dorm Room
    • Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA- Kitchen
    • Abseiling with High and Wild Blue Mountains
    • Echo Point Lookout Katoomba
  • 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)

    Good for families during school holidays. Other kids means your kids will have playmates.

    Alison H. (July 2014)

    This is one of the best YHA's in Australia, I have been coming here for many years and always look forward to staying again.

    James R. (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.

  • Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Disabled Access
    • Games room
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Open Fireplace
    • Parking
    • Reading room
    • Television
    • Video
  • Activities

    • 4WD tours
    • Abseiling
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canyoning
    • Caving
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horseriding
    • National Park
    • Rock Climbing
    • Wilderness
  • Things to do

    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.

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    Food Store

    Blue Mountains Katoomba hostel is just 100 metres to nearest food store

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