Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

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Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

Voted the Best Mega Hostel by YHA Guests in 2018

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 backpacker hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

See here for walking instructions from Wynyard Station, and here for parking options.

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Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

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

Option up:

  • Towel rental $2

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

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

Premium Rooms include: 

  • Partial city and harbour views 
  • Wide-screen TVs

Optional Extras:

  • Choice of breakfasts

Facilities

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

Experiences

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Skydive Sydney

Sydney's only beach skydive! Over 60 seconds freefall at over 200km/h directly over the coast. Perfect for your first time!
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Open Top Sightseeing Bus

Save over $20 with this great value package that includes 2 nights at Sydney Harbour YHA and a 24 hour hop-on hop-off double decker sightseeing bus!
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Taronga Zoo + Sydney Harbour Express Cruise

Great value! Jump aboard a Zoo Express rocket which gets you to Taronga Zoo quickly whilst also enjoying the epic Sydney Harbour! SAVE $10 with YHA.
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Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

Save 5% with YHA! The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. See Australia your way, on your schedule.

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. Multi-share 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

88% customer rating, based on 14195 reviews
  • I liked it very much undeed!
    100%
    Nils C 13/01/2020
  • Outstanding.
    100%
    Timothy J 13/01/2020
  • This hostel is excellent. I would recommend to anyone.
    100%
    Angela R 11/01/2020
  • Prefect for New Year!
    98%
    Lynsey T 6/01/2020
  • Our favourite
    100%
    Keith P 6/01/2020
  • More of an hotel with shared room than an hostel
    72%
    Antoine P 5/01/2020
  • Great time here - we loved it and the terrace views, staff and location made it excellent.
    85%
    Loretta C 5/01/2020
  • Fabulous place to stay
    100%
    Jing-Fung H 5/01/2020
  • The best hostel we,ve ever stayed in! Location is excellent, activities are excellent and it is extremely well run!
    95%
    Faye K 5/01/2020
  • Great location, lovely staff, great activities and recommendations! Easy to meet people and really clean!
    95%
    Rebecca S 4/01/2020
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FIND US...

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

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

24 hours

Check in 2pm - 5am
Check out until 10:00am daily
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