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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, our properties are implementing all the government’s social distancing guidelines and safe hygience practices. Guests will need to follow them.

During this period YHA has arranged to provide low cost, good quality residential accommodation on a weekly or monthly basis in exclusive use rooms (private or single) onlyCheck out our weekly rates under our SPECIALS tab and save*.

Staying longer? Check at reception for our monthly rate deals.

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!

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Tea & coffee
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & open fireplace

Option up:

  • Ensuites

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen provided and lockers
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & open fireplace


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


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2 Day Blue Mountains Tour

For travellers keen to truly explore. Inlcudes a full day tour + second day of self guided walks or for the more adventurous, an epic canyoning adventure. Save $20 with YHA!
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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. Book with YHA to save $10!

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.


93% customer rating, based on 6246 reviews
  • Always friendly staff and the services are great !!! Always stay @ the YHA when I head to THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
    Benn C 22/03/2020
  • best place to stay in Katoomba open fires, massive kitchen and lounges; located in between the town and the adventures
    Stephen L 20/03/2020
  • Beautiful building in a great location
    Michael W 19/03/2020
  • Always make me feel relaxed and safe
    Qianxing Z 17/03/2020
  • Very friendly staff, close to major supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, plus a short walk from echo point and train station.
    Diana P 17/03/2020
  • Best place to stay in Katoomba, get on it!
    Stephen L 10/03/2020
  • Perfect location. Clean. Great staff.
    Chris B 4/03/2020
  • The hostel is a great place to relax and take in the chilled atmosphere . And the amazing beauty of the Blue Mountains
    Kerri M 18/02/2020
  • Loved it! Will stay there again. Wish I new this existed earlier.
    Andreas M 11/02/2020
  • It was a lovely comfortable place will stay again and recommend
    Donna O 6/02/2020
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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

8:00am-10:00am, 4:30pm-9:00pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 4:30-9PM. 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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