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
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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.
100 metres to Sydney Central station.
Catch the train from Sydney Airport to Central station, this Sydney hostel located across the road.
100 metres to Sydney coach terminal.
Shuttle buses must be pre-booked.
10 km to airport. Take train to Sydney Central Station, or catch taxi or shuttle bus to the door of the hostel.
Taxis can drop off directly outside hostel entrance.
Sydney Central YHA is smack bang in the city centre and close to all the action! This heritage-listed Sydney backpackers hostel is opposite Sydney’s Central Station, in the hub of the backpacker precinct, and offers backpackers accommodation at its finest quality.This 5 star rated Sydney hostel has panoramic rooftop views, free activities, a basement bar, heated pool, sauna, cinema, free Wi-Fi hotspot, travel agency and so much more! This hostel has best facilities among all Sydney hostels.
Sydney Central YHA is a three-time winner (and Hall of Fame) in the Australian Tourism Awards and is housed in a heritage-listed building.
It's the best backpackers hostel that never closes with 24-hour security access. Group accommodation and disabled access is also available.
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.
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YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Sydney Central YHA hostel is a short walk to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Star Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, Sydney Entertainment Centre, shops, backpacker pubs, cafes, clubs, and cinemas.
The budget backpacker accommodation is close to all the major attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Rocks area and Sydney Tower.
You can catch the light rail (tram) to Sydney's Star City Casino, Darling Harbour, and Fish Markets from opposite the hostel.
Check out Scubar, Sydney Central YHA's own backpacker bar located in the basement. Pool comps, theme nights, and pub crawls. It's a short walk from the hostel to the cinemas and a number of Sydney's main theatres. Cafes with cheap and cheerful eats nearby in Chinatown and Surry Hills.