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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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  • Customer reviews of Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks

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    Reviews (7122 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Amazing location, staff are super friendly and accommodating. Will definitely be coming again and recommending to friends!
    Elise N July 2015
    Convenient, quiet & modern!
    Kirsten S July 2015
    Negotiating the stairs to our room was a bit of a problem but them we are in our 60s in a youth hostel.
    Roma T July 2015
    Amazing open-plan building than has an excellent sense of contemporary hostel that also has preserved a part of Sydney's archaeological history. Truly a unique experience, especially the outdoor BBQ area overlooking the most iconic views of Sydney Harbour.
    Carlie C June 2015
    Your range of ratings don't go high enough. We wanted to give 'Excellent' for everything.
    Liz A June 2015
    Great location. Walls/floors a little 'thin' in regards to noise.
    LYNLEA D June 2015
    Conveniently located and high quality rooms. Towel hire is available, if required! Purchased a $7 cook your own breakfast. The two bacon rashers were equivalent to six in the packs that I purchase at home. Add the two eggs, beans, toast and cup of real coffee, I was set for the day! May you enjoy your stay as much as I did!
    Roni C June 2015
    Already planning the next stay.
    Ian R. D June 2015
    Really enjoyed this hostels spacious rooms and great kitchen and dining/lounge area and of course the views from the roof terrace.
    Karen D June 2015
    Great staff... great everything.
    Zac E June 2015
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