Sydney Central YHA

  • Sydney Central YHA - Exterior|Hostels & Backpacker Accommodation
    • Sydney Central YHA - Exterior|Hostels & Backpacker Accommodation
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    • Sydney Central YHA - Dining Lounge
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    • Sydney Central YHA - Exterior
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  • I enjoyed the book exchange, there were some interesting books which was good as I was travelling alone.

    Catherine S. (January 2015)

    Bonne hotel et propre. Ambiance moyenne, hotel de passage.

    William L. (January 2015)

    确实是一个地理位置绝佳的地方,各种交通工具近在咫尺。省钱又省力。更好的是: 软硬设施堪称一流。 强烈推荐给各位驴友!!!

    Joanna w. (January 2015)

    Room was kept very clean and quiet. The hostel has nice facilities. I enjoyed very pleasant stay there. I would love to stay there again.

    HYUNSEOK R. (January 2015)

    A secure and quiet place to stay in the busy city

    Robert C. (January 2015)

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    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. 

  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Bar
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Disabled Access
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Parking
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Meeting Room Info Pack 
  • Activities

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

    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.

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    Food Store 

    Cafe in building & mini supermarket next door.

    Accepted Cards

    MasterCard, Visa