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    Sydney Central YHA

    11 Rawson Pl | Cnr Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    • Excellent27%
    • Very good48%
    • Average18%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “cinema room” (14 reviews)
    “large hostel” (11 reviews)
    “great location” (91 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I stayed here for a few days. The hostel is very large covering nine floor and has three lifts. The lifts are extremely slow to call and you can end up waiting 5 minutes for one to arrive. I mean, I have pressed for the...More

    Thank quocvo
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Well, I stayed for one night there. One recommendation is that you should book in advance in case there isn't any room available left, and also, it's cheaper. The YHA Central is well-located, well-decorated and well-equipped with a communal room, theater room, nice notice board...More

    Thank linhvu9x
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I was supposed to stay here for 1 night however ended up having to leave. Credit where its due, I did get a great first impression and Viki on check in was outstanding. The lifts take quite a while, my key wouldn't let me access...More

    Thank Kate E
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Well cleaned and maintained. Great location in Sydney next to central station so a train ride to an pet of the city and beyond. Roof top area and pool nice place for a few drinks, a reasonable cafe attached

    Thank c3017599
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    YHA central Sydney is a nice facility. A bit more pricey than other backpackers around Australia even if you stay in a dorm. Did not get much sleep in the dorm which was crowded and there were no lockers to put your luggage in. shared...More

    Thank save192
    Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Central YHAResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Save - thanks for your review. As you stayed a while ago, just wanted to let you know that all rooms now have big lockers for guests. Hope to see you back again in the future.

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    smoua
    10 November 2017|
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    Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
    Hi Smoua - there are towels in all the private rooms included. If you are in a multi-share room, you can bring your own, or rent one for $2 for your stay. See more information on our website.
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    Sally A
    6 May 2017|
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    Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
    Hi Sally There are no age limits at any Australian YHA hostels. Only requirement is that children under 18 can't be accommodated in dorm rooms - private accommodation needs to be booked. Enjoy your visit.
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    ramonat277
    26 December 2016|
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    Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
    Hi, just confirming that Sydney Central YHA doesn't have bag storage for non-guests, however there is indeed a coach terminal on the external ground floor of central station that offers baggage storage for anyone to use.
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