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    Reviews (10435 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Best Hostel i ever stayed in, guys seriously. Would come back anytime
    Lisa I April 2016
    YHA Central has a really friendly atmosphere, the staff are great and very helpful, would definitely stay again!
    Molly V April 2016
    Good backpackers to stay few nights.
    Alexandre F April 2016
    Fantastic location. Reasonably priced. Noisy though and the men's bathrooms were smelly
    Ian W April 2016
    Some guests were very drunk on Saturday and behaved extremely poorly, and this went unchecked by YHA staff. This aspect needs to addressed, and poorly behaving/alcohol-affected guests need to be controlled or removed from the premises. Staff need to be more "onto it" and assertive in dealing with poorly-behaving guests.
    Bryan K April 2016
    Mattresses really comfortable and pillows ok. Rooms spacious and equipped with private lockers. Bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper as the only way to shut doors from the outside is with a bang.
    Elaine W April 2016
    The toilets absolutely stunk of urine. Even after they were cleaned. The cleaner was impressed with their once every 24 hour clean. Wasn't good enough. Could do with a 12 hourly clean especially after a weekend in the morning. Level 3 male toilets btw. Besides that such a perfect location to do anything
    Stephen W April 2016
    I've stayed here many times on my way to an early flight from Sydney International Airport. This is a very functional and comfortable hostel. What stands out to me is the staff. Always friendly, calm, knowledgeable, helpful and efficient. Very nice staff culture! Well done staff and manager!
    Robert B April 2016
    Great place to crash at and store bags in while exploring Sydney's nightlife
    Scott W April 2016
    Guest car park is absurdly tight and high risk of causing a scratch
    Wai Wai K April 2016
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