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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 hoste in Sydney is suitable for group accommodation. For more information, download the group accommodation info pack.
I went to Sydney w/ the goal of spending my time out n about and needed a comfortable place to sleep at night. YHA was this and more. Comfortable, friendly and better facilities than i expected - even spent one of the nights in socialising w/ the o...
Michael C. (October 2014)
As a disabled person, the hostel is in easy staggering distance of Central Station. Clean and well managed, most of the desk staff are helpful and friendly. The restaurant adjoining the hostel absolutely rocks.
The only downside for people with a ...
Maree M. (October 2014)
Janita M. (October 2014)
We arrived at midnight and the bathroom was dirty. We are foreigner and we dont speak english vers good, and the staff dont make an effort to explain us the work of the packback. We paid 15 dollars for wifi but non work a lot. The other services was...
Alexia C. (October 2014)
Services and information are easy to access. Great location for Central Sydney with access to cheap transport. I felt safe, relaxed and welcome.
Robyn M. (October 2014)
Lovely, hepful staff
Elizabeth J. (October 2014)
Ideal location, good price and very clean
Stephen B. (October 2014)
This s a fantastic place. Clean tidy a secure. Begin a large hostel it has hotel style key cards to your room so only you and the other people in that room can get access not the whole hostel. Lockable cubbards for you stuff (you need to supplie lock...
Alan W. (October 2014)
Good location, good place to stay with, most of the staff are friendly and helpful. Just need to pay attention to the food that you put in the kitchen, some of our food gone on the next day.
Wan Ha Vera H. (October 2014)
I will always choose yha. Thank you to the amazing team for making my time in Sydney the best yet.
Victoria H. (October 2014)
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.
Good place to stay with and value for money. The staff at travel desk are so friendly and helpful.
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