Sydney Central YHA

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    I use this hostel as a place to stay overnight when travelling by train. It is literally right across the road from Sydney Central Railway Station (country trains side). So whether it is early or late when my train arrives or leaves I don't have far to travel with my bag nor factor in any travel time! LOVE this aspect of the location and as for a place to stay it is all that is necessary for short or long term stays. Enjoy.
    Trish H June 2017
    Great location. Short walk to Darling Harbour and Circular Quay. So handy to railway station for trips further afield. Good kitchen facilities and dining area allowed for comfortable self catering. Quite comfortable lounge area for relaxing and daily movies in the theatre. Many organised activities and meals, however, I was too busy to take advantage of these. Perhaps on my next visit. Stayed at the same time as a school group, therefore there was a lot of noise at night when I was hoping to sleep. Unable to open window so room felt airless and stuffy. Hostel staff attempted to keep areas clean however, patrons seem to be messy. Stayed for 5 nights and my room was unexpectedly cleaned mid-stay. Thank you.
    Morgen K A June 2017
    So central and easy access to airport, train, bus, eateries, pubs price is fantastic for all this in the heart of Sydney additionally I had a room with its own bathroom and tv which i did not expect 10/10 my partner and i stay every time we are in sydney or on our way o/s for business
    Ian T June 2017
    Slept well and had everything we needed for a short stay in Sydney.
    Deborah D June 2017
    Fantastic location, friendly staff and wonderful café downstairs!
    Leah T June 2017
    I found the bed very comfortable and I enjoyed staying in the private room and ensuite. The kitchen was very well equipped and the location of the hostel was very convenient. Thank you
    Cherie C June 2017
    Hostel is well located but lacks atmosphere. Very noisy music playing and echo of people's voice on level 1 makes it difficult to concentrate when doing work on computers. Rooms and hallways are run down and dark and gloomy. Beds are squeaky. Mini theatre is a good idea and kitchen was fairly clean
    Josh N June 2017
    There was a very loud piecing noise in the ladies toilet on level 7.
    Kerri G June 2017
    The new card door-opener (since I stayed a year ago) is a great improvement even though I managed to wipe mine and it had to be reset. The floor I was on (3) seemed to have well behaved residents during my 5 night stay. The toilets were shutting off properly after flushing, which has not been the case on past visits. The increase in the number of tea towel holder brackets in the 24 hour kitchen was welcome. The reception staff were very helpful indeed in several ways. It was a holiday weekend but I had the impression there were not as many staying as usual. Make sure you label your food - perhaps buy a secure bag - my milk, bread and banana disappeared on the first day within 3 hours of their being put ion the frig. Do visit the Custom House at Circular Quay to see the underfloor model of the Sydney CBD. A visit to Sydney for me is incomplete if I don't visit it. I love it. A ferry trip to Parramatta and exploration there is well worth it.
    Helen R June 2017
    I love staying at the YHA because the staff are always so friendly and helpful.
    Greg L June 2017
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