Sydney Railway Square YHA

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    Reviews (5485 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Woken at 5.50am by a staff member. Opened the door turned the lights on and started asking who rented the room. I had rented the whole room for six people so when I replied to her she simply said 'well it's not on own system' and then walked out! The room was rediculously hot, no fresh air and none of us could sleep, especially after been woken by the rude staff member. The staff member apologised when we were checking out and offered a full breakfast to all of us. That sounded good until we went and had a look at what was on offer.
    Todd B June 2017
    Great location. I was catching a train to the airport early the next day so it made things very easy
    Kirsten H June 2017
    Central location is great; friendly helpful staff; good facilities; liked the idea of sleeping in a railway carriage.
    Joy D June 2017
    We are two visitors over 60 years old, who loved staying in this friendly place.... so close to places we wanted to visit and public transport.... we enjoyed being around visitors from lots of different countries, lots of different ages mingling happily together.... and yes, enjoyed the variety of good, inexpensive food that was available in the nearby cafes and restaurants.
    bente v June 2017
    Absolutely love this hostel! Very clean with friendly staff. This was my home for nearly 6 months & I will definitely be back in the future!!
    Hannah L June 2017
    As usual yha is still one of the best hostels...totally recommended. Italian traveler...
    Nick C June 2017
    I have had an amazing time at the Railway Square YHA. Friendly and staff always there to help with good knowledge about everything to do around Sydney. I felt really safe and enjoyed the great atmosphere!!
    Celina T June 2017
    Staff extremely helpful. Location superb.
    John M June 2017
    Very convenient for take the train to airport!
    YuShan L June 2017
    Great staff! Especially the guy who helped adn assited me to carry my big-heavy box as i come back in Philippines today. Thank you very much YHA!had a great stay. And always will ❤️
    Nina J June 2017
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