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Sydney Central

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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    Reviews (8797 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    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!
    Bek A April 2015
    A very convenient location for you to go anywhere of Sydney. More information on using local transport can be provided to facilitate visitors from other countries or states.
    Wai Yu C April 2015
    NOISE loud talking past midnite and early hours. Walls are thin. Thought there r houserules cutoff time. When i asked this at the reception on checking in .... he merely said "it's a hostel, what do you expect". I was shocked at his answer. Houserules implemented? Any security staff go on their rounds especially late n wee hrs. Our room was 1 floor below pool. Appreciate yr kind attention.
    Monica Y April 2015
    The best thing about this hostel is its location. We stayed with our 4 grandchildren, so made good use of the kitchen and tv lounge.
    Kay D April 2015
    Had an extremely kind and helpful staff member, which was much appreciated after a very long overnight bus journey! :) Everything was the best you could expect from a hostel. Great experience here all round!
    Kerrie M April 2015
    Hostel is more like a hotel but with impersonal and unwarm staff, antiquated facilities and not a lot of bang for your buck. Sydney is expensive but after staying in hostels in other Australian and Asian cities, the overall value and service here was shocking. I would not recommend it.
    Jessica B April 2015
    This is my favourite YHA. I am a late middle aged woman, usually travel alone and always book one of the rooms with a bathroom. I feel very comfortable at Sydney Central YHA. There is no need for a car as it is so convenient to get around on foot or by public transport (bus, tram and train). It also has a nice cafe if you just want to eat in.
    Sharron H April 2015
    Great location. I love the seating area on the 1/F as it is nice and quiet during the day.
    Henry L April 2015
    Great place to stay, it was clean + tidy friendly staff and would definitely stay there again :-))
    David B April 2015
    Great place for the young to commune with life and share experiences
    Maureen S April 2015
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