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Sydney Harbour YHA
110 Cumberland Street
The Rocks, Sydney 2000
Phone: (+612) 8272 0900
Fax: (+612) 8272 0950
Manager: Ross Lardner
24 Hour reception
Check in from 2pm
The hostel is 2.6 kms to the coach terminal at Sydney's Central Station. Catch bus or train to Wynyard Station. Download detailed walking instructions below.
Sydney Harbour backpacker hostel recommends alighting at Wynyard Station which is an easy walk to the hostel. Download our detailed walking instructions below.
Walking instructions from Wynyard & Circular Quay train stations (1.6Mb, PDF)
12.6 kms to Sydney airport. Take shuttle bus to the YHA or airport train to Wynyard Station.
Sydney Harbour YHA hostel is an easy walk to Circular Quay for all the Sydney Harbour ferry services.
There is limited paid parking nearby (with a YHA discount when validated at the hostel). Please see the Parking Information Sheet below, or use public transport.
Parking Options for Sydney Harbour YHA (181kb, PDF)
Wonderful location! Good clean hostel and I loved the archaeological site next door!
Sophie R. (November 2014)
Fabulous location, and loved that the hostel was located on an archaeological site! The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Thank you!
Katherine M. (November 2014)
Very good location in The Rocks only a few minutes away from Circular Quay, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Rooftop Terrace is great. Rooms are big compared to other YHA hostels and I enjoyed having the bathroom in the room.
Sandra A. (November 2014)
it was my second stay at this hostel. Very nice staff. Different room on different level this time. Only issue: in the am (6.30) someone above was moving around furniture and making a lot of noise...
good location, very well kept.
i would definate...
Carolina S. (November 2014)
I love the position of the Hostel and we choose to stay at Sydney Harbour YHA; everytime we go to Sydney!
Lisa D. (November 2014)
I couldnt choose better
Araceli V. (November 2014)
As usual we had an excellent stay in a clean, quiet ensuite room with views for $100/night cheaper than everything nearby! The self cooked brekkie including barista standard coffee was awesome.
Jasmin L. (November 2014)
Great stay! Easy walk from Wynyard station. Quiet overnight. Firm but comfortable bed.
Allison R. (November 2014)
Such a lovely hostel. Amazing location, loved the roof top view. Best hostel in the city centre!
Cerys W. (November 2014)
This is a great hostel, I couldn't believe how close it was to everything! It looks new still, the staff are very helpful and the rooms are very spacious (I stayed in a four-bed dorm). Everywhere is clean and the views from the terrace are great. The...
Jenni L. (November 2014)
Stay at Sydney's only backpacker hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning views of Sydney Harbour.Built above archaeological remnants of colonial Sydney, the YHA combines state-of-the-art facilities with a heritage experience.
Explore Sydney's history and walk to all the major sights whilst staying in the heart of the city.
Multishare and double/twin accommodation, all with ensuites and many with Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House views.
Sydney Harbour Hostel is also suitable for group accommodation. See the Group Accommodation page.
New Year's Eve (NYE) 2014 terrace packages is now booked out.
There is still limited availability for some room types. These remaining beds are selling out fast.
Please see the PDF below for further information.
Sydney Harbour YHA NYE Information
SHYHA awards Feb 2014
Located in The Rocks, Sydney's historic heart, this new deluxe YHA is close to all the major attractions! Explore the Sydney Opera House & Circular Quay, enjoy local historic pubs, walk the Sydney Harbour Bridge or go on a Sydney Harbour cruise.
This new YHA is the only hostel in this part of Sydney.
Check out the numerous historic pubs within The Rocks. Don't miss the largest Australian beer list in Sydney next door at The Australian Heritage Hotel. Experience culture at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company, Dendy Cinemas or The Basement for live music. Many nearby restaurants and night spots.
so very easy to walk to many of the tourist attractions.
Take in the view from the Sydney Harbour YHA rooftop with the live webcam.
Climb one of the world's most famous bridges - the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Experience the amazing 360 degree views of our Harbour City.
Concession entry to the ever changing and always fascinating Museum of Sydney.
Ph: 02 9251 5988
25% off adult tickets.
Ph: 02 9808 3700
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)