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Sydney Central YHA
11 Rawson Place, Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)
Phone: (+612) 9218 9000
Fax: (+612) 9218 9099
Hostel Manager: Jennifer Palmer
24 hour reception. Check-in from 1pm.
100 metres to Sydney coach terminal.
100 metres from hostel to station. Sydney Central YHA hostel is located opposite Central Railway Station.
10 km to airport. Take train to Sydney Central Station, or catch taxi or shuttle bus to the door of the hostel.
From the city centre, take any bus down George Street and alight at Rawson Place beside Sydney Central YHA.
Undercover parking available for $25 per day. Bookings essential. Small/medium cars only.
Our hostel in Sydney is suitable for group accommodation. For more information, download the group accommodation info pack.
Sydney Central YHA is in a convenient location, close to shops, transport and attractions. The kitchen facilities are great and were always tidy. The pool and sauna area on the roof is really nice. Staff are friendly and helpful.
Alyshia B. (February 2015)
I've stayed here on many occasions and always have a great stay. The hostel is well located, has amazing facilities (rooftop pool, sauna, balcony), and activities (movies, city walking tours, pub crawl). Highly recommended.
Lisa E. (February 2015)
I loved staying there, it's clean, organised & quiet.
JESSICA V. (February 2015)
Fantastic location, near to Darling Harbour and next to coach and train station so from flight to room in 30 minutes. Cannot recommend highly enough.
Peter H. (February 2015)
Laurynda G. (February 2015)
Visiting Sydney? Stay smack bang in the city centre at Sydney Central YHA Hostel close to all the action!
Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, in the hub of the backpacker precinct, offers backpacker accommodation at its finest.Our hostel offers panoramic rooftop with awesome city views, free activities, a basement bar, heated pool, sauna, cinema, travel agency and so much more.
Sydney Central YHA is a three-time winner (and Hall of Fame) in the Australian Tourism Awards and is housed in a heritage-listed building.
It's the backpackers hostel that never closes with 24-hour security access. Group accommodation and disabled access is also available.
Getting to Sydney Central YHA (72kb, PDF)
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.
Sydney Central YHA hostel is a short walk to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Star Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, Sydney Entertainment Centre, shops, backpacker pubs, cafes, clubs and cinemas.
The budget backpacker accommodation is close to all the major attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Rocks area and Centrepoint Tower.
You can catch the light rail (tram) to Sydney's Star City Casino, Darling Harbour and Fish Markets from opposite the hostel.
Check out Scubar, Sydney Central YHA's own backpacker bar located in the basement. Pool comps, theme nights, pub crawls. It's a short walk from the hostel to the cinemas and a number of Sydney's main theatres. Cafes and cheap and cheerful eats nearby in Chinatown and Surry Hills.
best/ nearest shop for earphones etc turn left out of the YHA Central and walk down hill and look for a small narrow store go into the back and all the gear is there.
Spend 2 days experiencing the natural wonder of the Australian bush in the famous Blue Mountains, only 1.5 hours from Sydney. *** EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL YHA PRICE ***
$50 off overnight and extended tours. $20 off mountain biking, 4-wheel drive, hiking and kayak day tours.
Ph: 2 9913 8939
10% off purchases, crystals, jewellery and gift ware.
Ph: 02 9247 4982
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YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)