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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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    Blue Mountains YHA Hostel - Twilight Exterior
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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here.

Stay at the award-winning Blue Mountains YHA hostel and enjoy the comfort of the log fire in an impressive former ballroom, 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.

Find out the best things to do in and around the Blue Mountains HERE.

Free Wi-Fi at this property with High Speed Internet NBN 100Mbps Fibre Connection*


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


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Blue Mountains Canyoning Adventure

The most epic way to spend a day in the Blue Mountains; an awesome abseiling + canyoning adventure. Full day tour.

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! 

* The Internet speed the guest will experience will be subject to Wi-Fi coverage in the building.


88% customer rating, based on 6597 reviews
  • Staff were warm and friendly and informed. Nothing was a bother. The atmosphere was relaxed and I would certainly recommend to others and hopefully return.
    Janet F 23/04/2021
  • Thank you very much, everything was perfect and the staff were extremely accommodating and helpful. I’ll be back for sure
    John D 23/04/2021
  • Wonderful hostel with gorgeous staff members. The room was lovely and clean and it is one of the best hostels I’ve stayed in. Can’t wait to stay again!
    Elizabeth C 4/03/2021
  • Lovely hostel, the staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. Will definitely come back here again next time we go to Katoomba!
    Floria D 11/12/2020
  • Liked it so much I stayed a few extra days to explore!
    Sophie J 5/12/2020
  • Such a great big place, environmentally thoughtful, perfect communal spaces, super comfy beds!
    Alice d 9/11/2020
  • Great, for all ages
    Paul M 1/11/2020
  • It’s clean and tidy, the common areas are great. It’s quiet and I slept well. Staff were lovely.
    Meagan L 28/10/2020
  • Comfortable hostel in the heart of Katoomba
    Gerda C 23/10/2020
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the Burra Burra peoples of the Gundungurra & Darug Nations. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: 207 Katoomba Street
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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

Check in 4:30pm - 7:30pm. If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements. Please note we can store your luggage until the check-in time if needed.
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.