Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

The Blue Mountains are open for business!

Help support the local community during your stay at YHA as bushfire conditions ease and simply call the hostel if you would like more information.

Great New Year's deals: Book a bed for just $25 / night or a private room ensuite room for $79  night for stays between 5 - 20 January 2020 through the app! This offer is exclusive to the YHA Australia app (download now

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, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property. Located in the heart of Katoomba, Blue Mountains, the adventure capital of NSW, this YHA is ideal accommodation for backpackers.

Save money on transport, tours, and experiences with our exclusive YHA deals. Book online before you arrive!

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen provided and lockers
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & open fireplace

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Tea & coffee
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & open fireplace

Option up:

  • Ensuites


  • Barbeque
  • Disabled access
  • Games room
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Open fireplace
  • Parking
  • Reading room
  • TV


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Blue Mountains Overnight Tour

Combines a guided tour + 1 free day in the Blue Mountains to explore; go hiking, canyoning, abseling or check out the famous Jenolan Caves! Book with YHA and save $20.
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Blue Mountains Canyoning Adventure

The most epic way to spend a day in the Blue Mountains; an awesome abseiling + canyoning adventure. Full day tour. Book with YHA to save $10!

More About Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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. 

Only 2 hours from Sydney by road or there are trains every hour from Sydney’s Central Station. Use your Opal card and only $8.30 one way! 

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.


93% customer rating, based on 6112 reviews
  • It is great in I had fantastic interaction with others who stayed.
    Adam B 10/01/2020
  • great place to go!!
    Patrick V 6/01/2020
  • Very nice accommodation. Loved the shared kitchen and atmosphere. No a/c or cooling though on hot day.
    Narinder G 6/01/2020
  • Super budget accommodation in a comfortable family room for a night or two. Very pleasant staff.
    Nicholas M 22/12/2019
  • Great location, clean and functional facilities and plenty of break out areas for families, couples or solo travellers.
    Tracy W 10/12/2019
  • We absolutely LOVED our stay. The staff was incredible (esp David!), and the town was amazing. Wish we could have stayed longer!
    Nikki E 21/11/2019
  • Love it all.
    Michael F 19/11/2019
  • Basic accommodation at value for money prices. Very clean and comfortable. Really enjoy staying at YHA whenever I’m in the mountains.
    Carlo T 7/11/2019
  • Brilliant hostel, great atmosphere and very clean. Good rates as well.
    Will W 30/10/2019
  • Very clean and loved the kitchen.
    Shelby M 25/10/2019
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Address: 207 Katoomba Street
State: NSW, 2780
Phone: (+612) 4782 1416
Hostel Manager: Kylie McInerney
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


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 2PM - 9PM
Check out until 10:00am daily
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