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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 private and co-living 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.  

Co-living Rooms

All co-living 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 6421 reviews
  • Super friendly staff, clean and tidy and secure.
    Linda L 16/09/2020
  • It's a wonderful place. The staff is very helpful and friendly and we had a great time overall!
    Waldemar B 13/09/2020
  • Best yha in Australia
    Daniel K 13/09/2020
  • The staffs are very kind, and the place is perfect to be located near the big market and restaurant.
    Kang L 7/09/2020
  • We stay with a young family. It is perfect. Thank you.
    Taryn D 6/09/2020
  • Great character. Excellent location.
    Ian P 6/09/2020
  • Great location, great rooms and facilities, great community
    Olivia B 3/09/2020
  • Was really good. The bedroom clean and tidy. Good value for our money. Totally recommend YHA
    Beatriz M 30/08/2020
  • Love the Katoomba YHA, very clean and comfortable. The staff are very helpful. Highly recommended.
    Greg B 30/08/2020
  • Fantastic no frills place in the heart of town. David at reception is the friendliest bloke you will ever meet.
    Kurush K 29/08/2020
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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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