Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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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), 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

This tour combines a one day guided tour and a day for you to make the most of your time in Blue Mountains. Spend the day hiking, canyoning or venture a little further to check out Jenolan Caves.
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Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. 5% off all passes with YHA!

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.


90% customer rating, based on 5870 reviews
  • Best hostel in Australia!!
    Karen J 11/07/2019
  • Great Hostel ,...fabulous Lounge and TV Room ,...and a clean well-equipped kitchen,...Great I love this place and the Staff are terrific too!
    Aksel R 11/07/2019
  • It was clean, comfortable and a quick walk to echo point. Staff was helpful it finding places to eat and giving you information on the area.
    Cailee C 11/07/2019
  • Very nice facility with friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend.
    Ronson L 1/07/2019
  • I enjoy staying at the Katoomba YHA, it’s the best one I stay in.
    Greg B 29/06/2019
  • Very friendly helpful staff very clean and very comfortable and a good place to meet people handy to everything
    Wendy H 19/06/2019
  • It's a great place
    Warwick N 16/06/2019
  • Great hostel. Except there were a lot of children running around and stomping non stop in the room above me, which meant none of got a decent night sleep.
    Simon Ashley M 11/06/2019
  • easy, clean and a warm safe feeling environment
    Catherine H 11/06/2019
  • So far, this is my favourite YHA in Australia.
    Prathamesh D 11/06/2019

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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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