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Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

The Rocks, Sydney, NSW

Stay at Sydney's only backpacker hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning views.

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    Reviews (7044 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    well worth the money
    Patricia S June 2015
    Excellent for attending Writers' Festival events,
    Rosemary L May 2015
    View from terrace is among Sydney's best. Quiet and friendly.
    Jennifer W May 2015
    Comfortable double room with a great view of the Opera House and Circular Quay
    Alan B May 2015
    If you want a private room with ensuite check out other types of accommodation where rooms are serviced daily. Plenty of cheaper options available even during Vivid.
    Helen C May 2015
    Fantastic location, helpful friendly staff.
    Glenda W May 2015
    Quite a bit more expensive than other hostels, but worth it for the clean facilities and the view from the roof terrace!!
    Victoria S May 2015
    Pricey for a YHA but a cut above. RECOMMEND
    Michael K May 2015
    I stayed here with my husband for two nights. As requested we stayed in a triple room with a view. The room was clean and quite spacious. We appreciated the tea and coffee making facility in our room and made good use of it. The room became very warm in the evenings though the hallway and reception areas were quite chilly, this was remedied by opening the windows slightly. The beds were comfortable and very quiet. the location is wonderful especially as VIVID was in full swing and we had a bird's eye view of the Opera House and the lights reflected on it's sails. In all a very pleasant stay indeed.
    Roslyn P May 2015
    Great family-friendly accommodation that is in the perfect spot and at the perfect price for families. The facilities in the room are basic but clean and comfortable. Perfect spot to stay when going to Vivid or doing the Bridge Climb or just exploring The Rocks.
    SHANTHI R May 2015
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