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Sydney Central

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Sydney, NSW

Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, in the hub of the backpacker precinct, offers backpacker accommodation at its finest.

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  • 100 metres from hostel to station. Sydney Central YHA hostel is located opposite Central Railway Station.

    100 metres to Sydney coach terminal.

    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.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Darling Harbour
    • Chinatown
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Sydney Harbour

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Fish Markets
    • Centrepoint Tower
    • Star City Casino
    • Capital Theatre
    • Galleries/Museums 
    • Powerhouse Museum 
    • Sydney Aquarium
    • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum 
    • Paddy's Markets
    • Paddington Markets
    • Glebe Markets
    • Chinese Gardens
    • Sydney Cricket Ground
    • The Queen Victoria Building
    • Restaurants, Pubs, and Nightclubs
    • Lightrail/Trains/Buses 
    Find us...
    Address 11 Rawson Place, Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)
    Sydney, 2000
    NSW
    Email sydcentral@yha.com.au
    Phone (+612) 9218 9000
    Hostel Manager Jennifer Palmer
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Sydney Central

    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, free Hot Spot, 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. 

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    • Very clean and quiet - the staff were lovely! The kids loved the indoor rooftop pool! The cafe was amazing: good value for money food. Thank you!
      97%
      Bek A April 2015
    • Great place for the young to commune with life and share experiences
      100%
      Maureen S April 2015
    • Perfect place for budget travelers.
      100%
      Ramakrishna B April 2015
    • Excellent location, clean, safe, lots going on with a great in building cafe.
      87%
      Cheryl H April 2015
    • Outstanding qualities about this hostel are: 1. Location 2. Cleanliness 3. Facilities
      100%
      Nyook Voon C April 2015
    8799 customers have rated this hostel

    Accommodation

    • Sleeps 556 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Group bookings

    Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Bar
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Disabled Access
    • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
    • Parking
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool (Temporarily Out of Order)
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Meeting Room Info Pack 

    Activities

    • Beach
    • City
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
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    Find us... Show location map
    Address 11 Rawson Place, Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)
    Sydney, 2000
    NSW
    Email sydcentral@yha.com.au
    Phone (+612) 9218 9000
    Hostel Manager Jennifer Palmer
    Payment MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year
    Reception

    24 hours

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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