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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), great kitchen and free hotspot (Wifi 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.

    Save with YHA discounts on heaps of activities, tours and attractions from the hostel.

    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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    • Staff were very helpful and courteous when I made a last minute booking and when I arrived. This hostel is a lovely place to stay in a beautiful building
      Barbara B June 2015
    • Stayed for one night in autumn/winter. There is a good lounge area with a lot of space to absorb people (even kids) and a wood-burning fireplace. Great base for walks and close to the station.
      Joseph B May 2015
    • Great place to warm up and relax around the fire after a big bushwalk
      HUW A May 2015
    • Very clean. Friendly staff. Good value.
      Darryl H May 2015
    • Perfect place and service to stay.
      Shining Z May 2015
    • Overall a great place to stay. Have been travelling for a month and its the best hostel I've stayed in so far. Staff went above and beyond!
      Shauna W June 2015
    • Great friendly, central hostel and a beautiful old building
      julia a April 2015
    • This is top notch. Great spaces, awesome kitchen and really lovely staff. The position right near the shops is also brilliant. We'll be back!
      Sharon S April 2015
    2820 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 80 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Barbeque
    • Disabled Access
    • Games room
    • Free Hot Spot and Wifi Plus
    • Open Fireplace
    • Parking
    • Reading room
    • Television
    • Video


    • 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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