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Sydney Harbour YHA

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rooftop terrace”(89 reviews)
“opera house”(198 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a doubleroom with privat bathroom for one night and were delighted.the room is clean and the shower big.the view to the harbour bridge from the top of the roof is amazing. Friendly and helpfull stuff, WIfi is working only in the lounch but...More

Thank Katrin S
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 5 days ago

Hi Katrin - glad you had a great stay. We have free wifi in the lounge and rooftop communal areas, but guests can upgrade to premium wifi for use in the rooms for $5 a day. Hope we see you again another time.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 6 nights in a 4-bed female only dorm which had a spacious ensuite bathroom. It was really clean and had a large locker space for each person. The rooftop views of the harbour are incredible and The Rocks area is really cool,...More

Thank rebeccaevans89
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rebecca - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to meet people. There's an activity every day so always worth checking the What's On noticeboard and digital screens for what's coming up as great way to meet fellow travellers. Hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good staff, clean, good facilities, nice atmosphere with a good age mix, perfect location at a good price and to top it all off a roof Terrance with an amazing view of the opera house, what more could you want?

Thank Jonnyt445
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kitchen is well equipped and the room clean, it’s pricey but good for a couple of nights...staff are honestly worryingly on it...a bit unnerving actually. But it’s in a great location. If I ever felt it necessary to go back to Sydney...i’d stay another...More

Thank lucky l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently close to a train station (uphill walk with stairs, bring your wheelie bag and moderate fitness) with an awesome view of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, cruise ships and Circular Quay, this is a stay I would highly recommend. Our room was clean, and...More

Thank Ruth G
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ruth - thanks for the review. The Rocks are hilly like their name, but we do strongly recommend everywhere that people do not use Circular Quay station when arriving at the hostel. If you get off at Wynyard station instead there is an easy...More

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Top amenities
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$45 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$45 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (294)
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Nearby
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
...More
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SandyPants79
16 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Sandy - every room has air conditioning. The only difference is that it is 'on demand' - in other words it turns off if the windows are open, or when the key card is out of the slot (i.e the room is empty). This makes a... More
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Rachel E
5 February 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Rachel - there are lockers in all the multi share rooms - one per person. You just need your own padlock or you can buy one at reception. All lockers have power inside so you can leave things charging while you are out... More
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Samantha F
2 December 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Samantha - yes, there are a variety of size lockers so your case should fit in fine. There is power in the locker so you can also leave electrical items charging.
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Room Tips
"room with a view"
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"Corner suits are large . Try to avoid the ones near the terrace, Can get noisy!"
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"Ask for a view if possible. Private rooms available."
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"Get a room close to the big gym for free wifi!"
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