Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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    Blue Mountains YHA - Hostel building
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    Blue Mountains YHA - communal kitchen
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    Blue Mountains YHA - communal lounge

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), or have the place to yourself in the self-contained one bedroom apartment. 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. 

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! 

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.

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.


  • 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


92% customer rating, based on 4716 reviews
  • The hostel was great! It is in the perfect location for some hikes, abseiling and canoeing!
    Marietta G 10/01/2018
  • It is tidy, clean and comfortable. Nice environment and good facilities.
    ERIKA M 4/01/2018
  • Amazing hostel! We had a huge room for such a small prize. Close to the walking tracks.
    Jessica F 31/12/2017
  • Wonderful hostel. Very good site. Staff terrific. Thank you for a great stay.
    Patricia M 30/12/2017
  • Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!
    Patricia B 28/12/2017
  • Very nice, quiet and cosy hostel. The staff was very friendly.
    Sarah Nadege H 25/12/2017
  • Love this hostel - great atmosphere!
    Amanda A 17/12/2017
  • Great venue - and beautiful building. Very helpful staff.
    Bernadette M 13/12/2017
  • Great place to stay. We stayed there with our 2 children, it's very family friendly. Great kitchen facilities. Excellent location. Would definitely stay there again.
    Catherine S 7/12/2017
  • Great YH, the best I have ever experienced. Very clean, many different spaces inside and outside, large rooms, comfy and very well organized.
    Claire D 19/11/2017


Address: 207 Katoomba Street
Katoomba, NSW & ACT
Phone: (+612) 4782 1416
Hostel Manager: Bronwen Johnston
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