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Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

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Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here

During this period Sydney Harbour YHA has arranged to provide low cost, good quality accommodation on a daily and weekly basis in private and co-living rooms at reduced occupancy. Check out our weekly rates under our SPECIALS tab and save*

Built above archaeological remnants of colonial Sydney, the award-winning YHA hostel combines state-of-the-art facilities with a heritage experience. Stay at Sydney's only traveller hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Click the 'Location' tab for parking and walking instructions.

From stunning coastlines, natural escapes and wildlife encounters to world class Sydney attractions- you can book unforgettable Sydney experiences HERE.

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Interested in seeing Sydney’s New Year’s Eve 2021 from our rooftop terrace event? Enter your name and email address here to be the first to be alerted as to when tickets are being released!

*Please note, this is not a waitlist for event tickets. 

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Ensuites
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Air conditioning & hairdryers
  • Tea & coffee
  • Access to communal kitchen & terrace

Premium Rooms include: 

  • Partial city and harbour views 
  • Wide-screen TVs

Optional Extras:

  • Breakfast

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Double bed and bunk beds*
  • Linen and towels provided 
  • Ensuite bathroom & hairdryers
  • TV & Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning

*Depending upon room capacity may include a trio bunk - double bed (bottom), single bed (top)

Optional Extras:

  • Breakfast

Co-living Rooms

All Co-living rooms include:

  • Ensuites & linen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Individual bed lights with powerpoint
  • Lockers & air conditioning
  • Access to communal kitchen & terrace

Option up:

  • Breakfast
  • Towel rental $2

Facilities

  • Air-conditioning
  • ATM
  • Barbecue
  • Laundry
  • Food store
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property
  • TV
  • Tour desk

Experiences

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Climb one of the world's most famous bridges! Experience STUNNING 360 degree views of Sydney as you take the climb of your life! YHA Bucket list adventure.
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Kayak Sydney Harbour

Paddle past all the great Sydney icons before landing your kayak in a secret cove on Goat Island to explore on foot.

More About Sydney Harbour YHA

Built above archaeological remnants of colonial Sydney, the award-winning YHA hostel combines state-of-the-art facilities with a heritage experience. Free and fast Wi-Fi throughout the property, fully-equipped kitchen and rooftop dining and BBQ area ensure a comfortable stay. Explore Sydney's history and walk to all the major sights whilst staying in the heart of the city. Co-living and Double/Twin accommodation, all with ensuites and many with magnificent Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House views. Sydney Harbour YHA is also suitable for group accommodation from 10 to 110 people.

Reviews

94% customer rating, based on 14798 reviews
  • Great location. Room had a View of the opera house. Comfortable room. Best value going
    100%
    Michael G 19/03/2021
  • Very helpful staff, close to transport,shops,cafes,etc. Nice rooftop views
    100%
    Ken M 25/02/2021
  • Best hostel I have stayed in. Amazing location (the rooftop is great with views of the Sydney Harbour) and extremely clean. Absolutely no complaints and I would stay again.
    100%
    George H 14/12/2020
  • The location is perfect, the staff are friendly and helpful. A great experience without a doubt.
    100%
    David R 4/12/2020
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FIND US...

Address: 110 Cumberland Street
Sydney, The Rocks,
State: NSW, 2000
Email: stay@yha.com.au
Phone: (+61) 2 8272 0900
Hostel Manager: Danny Avis
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

7am – 3.30am

Check in from 2pm, for after hours arrival please contact the hostel
Check out until 10am daily
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