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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.
Relaxed and cruisey vibe within easy reach of the beautiful scenery of the blue mountains.
ELISSE H. (October 2014)
Very clean, everything you could ask for
Adam B. (October 2014)
It was the best hostel I ever stayed at. Everything was really clean and they have these nice sitting areas in the lounge and in the garden. You could feel that the people there did a lot of thinking, what people might need while travelling.
Rena R. (October 2014)
facilities are excellent. private room with shared bathroom was not bad.
Carol T. (October 2014)
Stacey A. (October 2014)
so much charm and warm atmosphere in the wonderful old building !!!!
selma A. (October 2014)
Fantastic hostel. Friendly staff. Great facilities and walking distance to world class sights. What more could you ask for?
Martin R. (October 2014)
Clean, secure, convenient location. Towels and soap provided but shampoo is not. Close to supermarkets, restaurants, and a short drive (or walk) to the Three Sisters.
Vincent T. (October 2014)
We had a double room with private en suite. Room was clean and quite large. Coffee and tea were provided. Staff were excellent.
Jonathan M. (October 2014)
Good size ensuite double room. Very convenient to supermarkets.
Diane N. (October 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 walks a well marked in the Mountains area which is very useful for inexperienced bushwalkers (as long as you stay on the tracks).
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.
Ph: 02 4751 1067
$5 off Blue Mountains All-Day Trolley Tour.
Ph: 02 4782 7999
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)