COVID-19: Safe stay measures are being taken at all of our hostels and YHA are following all relevant State based travel restrictions.
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Sydney Central YHA

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Sydney Central YHA

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

During this period Sydney Central YHA has arranged to provide low cost, good quality accommodation on a daily and weekly basis in dorm and private rooms at reduced occupancy. Check out our weekly rates under our SPECIALS tab and save*.

Sydney Central YHA is in the heart of the city centre and close to all the action! Opposite Sydney’s Central Station, in the hub of the backpacker precinct, this hostel offers backpackers accommodation at its finest quality. 

 

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen provided
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property 
  • Lockers & air conditioning
  • Access to communal kitchen & cinema room 
  • Access to rooftop with BBQ & swimming pool

Option up:

  • Ensuites 
  • Car parking $30

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen provided
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property
  • Lockers & air conditioning
  • Access to communal kitchen & cinema room
  • Access to rooftop with BBQ & swimming pool

Option up:

  • Towel rental $2
  • Car parking $30

Facilities

  • Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Disabled access
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting Room

More about Sydney Central YHA

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 best backpackers hostel that never closes with 24-hour security access. Group accommodation and disabled access is also available.

The new Sydney light rail line stops right across the hostel and the train station is 100 metres away, making it very easy for guests to travel through the city to the Harbour and much further away.

Reviews

95% customer rating, based on 16826 reviews
  • Friendly smiling staff who were very kind, helpful and engaging. Exceeded my expectations 🙂🙂🙂🤩
    100%
    Michaal L 24/07/2020
  • The YHA staff were amazing - so welcoming and friendly. The best hostel staff we have met on all of our travels in Australia :)
    100%
    Maria G 20/07/2020
  • We enjoyed the stay. Great lacation.
    98%
    Yvonne N 18/07/2020
  • Great stay wonderful experience The staff friendly Wonderful
    98%
    Sandra J 12/07/2020
  • Was good but I thought as a private room it still needed a wash basin in the room otherwise all and all was good
    100%
    Richard L 9/07/2020
  • A perfect place for short or long term stay with excellent facilities.
    98%
    Hazel N 5/07/2020
  • Great location, friendly staff and great prices.
    100%
    Karen W 1/07/2020
  • It’s like going home for me. Friendly & very helpful staff!!!
    92%
    Carmel T 22/06/2020
  • Was very impressed with the staff and there service they were so helpful
    100%
    Richard L 21/06/2020
  • Squeaky clean. Lots of nice communal areas. Decent wifi. Amazing staff who are always happy to help. Good social distancing measures in place. Always a pleasure staying at Sydney Central YHA
    100%
    Amy M 16/06/2020
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FIND US...

Address: 11 Rawson Place, Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)
Sydney,
State: NSW, 2000
Email: sydcentral@yha.com.au
Phone: (+612) 9218 9000
Hostel Manager: Sam Badans
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

24 hours

Check in 2pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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