Sydney Railway Square YHA

  • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Exterior from Plaza
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Exterior from Plaza
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Top Floor
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - TV Room
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Railway Carriage Rooms
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Games
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Spa Pool
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Dining
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - Cafe
    • Sydney Railway Square YHA - 4 Share Mixed Dorm Room
    • Double Room private bathroom
    • 4 bed room
    • 4 Bed family room
  • YHA Railway Square is the best positioned, cleanest, with the best kitchen I have stayed at in Sydney. The railway carriages are the best place to sleep.

    Anthony O. (July 2014)

    I had a good time :) , Lovely bathroom and overall hostel, loved the atmosphere.

    ADARIANNA K. (July 2014)

    A comfortable and convenient location and a hostel that suits all ages.

    Michael B. (July 2014)

    Everything was great. I just got home from backpacking around Europe and the YHA is like a 5 star hotel compared to most of the places I've stayed!!

    Carla D. (July 2014)

    Good location, near central railway station. Friendly and helpful staff. Creative design.

    Arnuparp L. (July 2014)

    I enjoyed staying at the YHA as I particularly liked the lounge where you could get a coffee, read or watch TV. Surprisingly being over 50 I didn't feel too out of place!

    Simon P. (July 2014)

    Clean and modern, felt secure and the communal areas are smart and comfortable. The location is excellent, as it's adjacent to Central station and near to George street, so it's easy to navigate from. Would certainly recommend it, certainly if you're...

    Katharine M. (July 2014)

    The location is good! just beside the central station. People are nice here and I like the atmosphere! I would stay here again!

    Joe W. (July 2014)

    the room was very clean. the bed was comfortable.location is perfect, easy to access to all sightseeing spots. so overall, i'd like to recommend it to everyone.

    MINJUAN S. (June 2014)

    I had a lovely stay there as I met lots of friends. The staff is helpful. I had once book tours there, when there were any cancelling of tours, the staff would give a memo to you about it. Also there was quite a number of restaurant down stair, it wa...

    Hoi Yee L. (June 2014)

  • Sydney's most laid back backpacker hostel, Railway Square YHA adjoins Central Station and offers railway carriage rooms in the heart of Sydney.

    Stay in one of the funky railway carriages on the former Platform Zero or one of the comfy rooms in the historic 1904 main building, now converted into contemporary accommodation. Hostel features a spa pool, Internet/WiFi, 24-hour access, tour desk, indoor and outdoor communal areas, self-catering kitchen. Walking distance to the best pubs in Sydney, Chinatown and Darling Harbour.

  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Disabled Access
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Video
    • Secure bike locking, adjustable bike stand, bike tools
  • Activities

    • City
    • Cycling
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
  • Things to do

    Railway Square YHA hostel is within walking distance to most of Sydney's major attractions. Visit museums, get up close to stars, sharks or snakes at Darling Harbour's Madame Tussauds, Sea Life and Wild Life attractions. Saunter down to the historic Rocks district, climb the Harbour Bridge, visit the Sydney Opera House and Botanic Gardens, then enjoy a cruise by harbour ferry, catamaran or jet boat. Shop and cafe/bar hop in the trendy inner city suburb of Surry Hills, just behind Central Station.


    Be seen at nearby Scubar, underground backpacker bar. Mix with the locals at one of Haymarket, Darlinghurst or Surry Hills' bars. Hit Oxford Street, or stroll down to Chinatown to soak up the atmosphere of the night markets (Fridays in summer). Try tapas in the Spanish Quarter (Corner George and Liverpool Streets). Sip cocktails by the water at Cockle Bay.

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