Sydney is pure magic: tonnes to see, do, eat, drink and experience – so big, you’ll never get bored. So, it’s best to base yourself in your perfect neighbourhood – is it the artsy Glebe YHA, the surfy Collaroy Beachouse YHA or right in the hustle and bustle of Railway Square YHA?

Railway Square YHA


Don't pack your bag just yet - you're here now, may as well explore and enjoy and see if this is your new home. See Reception to extend your booking at a discounted rate! 

If you’re looking to stay in the literal heart of the city – this one’s for you. Located on Platform Zero of Central Station, you’re living in the action – and you’ll love the oodles of restaurants, bars, landmarks, shows and exhibitions you can get to in mere minutes from the hostel! Railway Square is really focused on sustainability and offers cool amenities like sleeping in a converted train carriage, grabbing herbs and spices from their vertical garden and renting bikes to explore the city (or get to work!). 

Collaroy YHA


There’s a reason it’s called Sydney Beachouse – you can literally hear the crash of the waves from your bed. This hostel is a budget option for long-termers, is a 30 minute bus ride from the CBD, a 2 minute walk from one of Sydney’s greatest beaches (and pubs!), and is perfect for those folk who want to experience a true Aussie beach lifestyle – waves, beers, sand, salt and good times. Sydney Beachouse YHA also have really great connections with local and city companies, which means they can help you find a job super easily!

 Glebe YHA


Arguably the best coffee scene in the city. More markets than you could ever possibly visit. Vintage book stores. Live gigs on every corner. Home to the craziest crab racing you’ll ever attend. Glebe is Sydney’s creative, artsy, alternative corner, but only about 15 minutes away from the city centre by bus! Home to heaps of working holiday makers, Glebe Point YHA has great local connections and can assist you in finding work really quickly, and offers a really affordable weekly rate for long-term guests. Plus, you score a free pizza night and a free BBQ night per week on their weekly rate!

The choice is yours – where will you call home? Make sure to add #YHAoz to all your pics to make your mates (and us) jealous! 

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