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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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Blue Mountains - Katoomba 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 Blue Mountains 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*.

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 everyone.


If you are booking Scenic World Special, please indicate your preferred date and time in comments upon booking or through the form you can find on the confirmation page / email, as the entry date and time to the Scenic World needs to be booked in advance.  

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

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Double bed and single beds
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Desk and chair

Optional Extras:

  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Tea and Coffee (ensuite rooms only)


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

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! 


91% customer rating, based on 6336 reviews
  • Really great hostel. Highly recommended
    Joshua W 9/08/2020
  • Great location, warm as toast throughout
    Jim s 3/08/2020
  • Friendly, cosy and warm ! Friendly atmosphere thanks to a warm dining room with outdated decor. Clean rooms.
    Marie K 27/07/2020
  • Excellent Service.
    William C 26/07/2020
  • Great hostel, very good facilities, welcoming atmosphere. A great central place to stay in the Blue Mountains.
    Anja P 26/07/2020
  • Excellent YHA, very comfortable and clean
    Gregory B 25/07/2020
  • Excellent overall experience; highly recommended for families, enormous fun for the kids.
    James S 18/07/2020
  • Very good hostel managing COVID restrictions well. Stayed in school holidays so mostly family groups.
    Holly P 16/07/2020
  • Beautiful hostel, lovely spot, great vibe
    Ian R 14/07/2020
  • Homely
    Joshua W 13/07/2020
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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

9:00am-10:30am, 4:30pm-7:30pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 4:30pm-7:30pm. If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
Check out until 10:00am daily
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