YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
50 metres to Sydney Central station. Follow the Railway Square YHA signs in the station to the YHA Hostel.
150 metres to coach terminal on Eddy Avenue.50 metres to city bus terminals at Railway Square.
10 km to Sydney Airport. Take the airport shuttle to Sydney Central station, exit onto Devonshire St, walk through the pedestrian tunnel to the backpacker hostel.
Gold winner of NSW Tourism Awards – Backpacker Accommodation 2015!
Sydney's most laid back hostel, Railway Square YHA, adjoins Central Station and is within minutes to the best pubs and restaurants in Sydney, Chinatown and Darling Harbour.
Spend a once-in-a-lifetime night in a funky railway carriage on Platform Zero of Central Station or in one of the comfy rooms in the historic main building. This backpacker hostel features a spa pool, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Wi-fi Plus also available), 24-hour access, tour desk, indoor and outdoor communal areas and self-catering kitchen.
Please note that our pool is currently undergoing renovation and may be out of action - stay tuned for an upgraded pool!
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Railway Square YHA hostel is within walking distance to most of Sydney's major attractions. Visit museums, get up close to stars, sharks or snakes at Darling Harbour's Madame Tussauds, Sea Life, and Wild Life attractions. Saunter down to the historic Rocks district, climb the Harbour Bridge, visit the Sydney Opera House and Botanic Gardens, then enjoy a cruise by harbour ferry, catamaran, or jet boat. Shop and cafe/bar hop in the trendy inner city suburb of Surry Hills, just behind Central Station.