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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

Katoomba, NSW

In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire and cosy warm rooms.

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  • Hourly trains to/from Sydney. 650 metres to Katoomba station. 
    From Katoomba station, walk down Katoomba Street, the hostel will be on your right, just after Aldi supermarket.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Blue Mountains National Park
    • Nepean/Hawkesbury River
    • Abseiling
    • Canyoning
    • Bird Watching
    • Bushwalking/Hiking

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Waterfalls and Lookouts
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Mountain Bike Trails
    • Rock Climbing
    • Horseriding 
    • Canoeing/Kayaking 
    • Picnic Areas
    Find us...
    Address 207 Katoomba Street
    Katoomba, 2780
    Phone (+612) 4782 1416
    Hostel Manager Bronwen Johnston
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

    Stay at the award-winning Blue Mountains YHA hostel and enjoy the comfort of the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), large kitchen and free Wi-Fi hotspot (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). Located in the heart of Katoomba, Blue Mountains, the adventure capital of NSW, this YHA is ideal accommodation for backpackers.

    Housed in a beautifully restored National Trust building, the hostel is a stone’s throw from breathtaking national parks and bush landscapes of Leura, Echo Point and Three Sisters.

    Whether you are after a city break or are travelling around Australia, you won’t be disappointed with your stay at our Blue Mountains YHA.


    Yulefest Weekend Away: Winter is a magical time in the Blue Mountains - come celebrate Christmas in July with us with this Yulefest Special including breakfast and Christmas-themed dinner!

    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 at the hostel.

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    • We thoroughly enjoyed our first family stay in a youth hostel. The kids really enjoyed the stay and our eldest is planning her youth hostel escape!
      Kirsten J July 2015
    • Staff were fab. Polite, friendly and and genuinely interested in having a chat and sharing local knowledge of the are. We will be back.
      Wayne B July 2015
    • comfortable, central heating great. good location very clean and well managed
      Patti C July 2015
    • Great place to relax after a hard day of bush-walking. It was great to have the bedroom centrally heated - very comfortable.
      John B July 2015
    • Nice and clean room and close to a variety of shops and restaurants, and of course the Echo Point platform. Great stay!!!
      Billy W July 2015
    • YHA is a great place to stay in Katoomba, It's handy to the town centre and to the bush walks, the Three Sisters lookout point, plus it has a homely, friendly atmosphere. to Three Sisters and the town
      Trevor G June 2015
    • Amazing! Probably the best hostel i have ever stayed in. Such a beautiful big old building that has a great ambiance to it Awesome location right near the walking tracks, shops and restaurants. Staff very nice and super helpful.
      Rebecca T June 2015
    • Excellent family room, very clean bathrooms. Excellent kitchen facilities and very helpful staff.
      Alan B June 2015
    • Fabulous stay! Great location! Very friendly!
      Caleb F June 2015
    2888 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 200 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Barbeque
    • Disabled access
    • Games room
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot 
    • Premium Wi-Fi Plus
    • Open fireplace
    • Parking
    • Reading room
    • TV


    • 4WD tours
    • Abseiling
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canyoning
    • Caving
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horseriding
    • National Park
    • Rock Climbing
    • Wilderness
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    Address 207 Katoomba Street
    Katoomba, 2780
    Phone (+612) 4782 1416
    Hostel Manager Bronwen Johnston
    Payment MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    Sunday - Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm 

    Friday & Saturday: 8:00am-9:00pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

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