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Railway Square YHA

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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New Lambton
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My wife and I stayed 1 night at this hostel for the first time and were very pleasantly surprised. We had a double ensuite room, which was a really good size, plenty of room for our packs etc. The ensuite/shower was capacious with excellent instant hot water. The room had the usual YHA bed, with a double bed under a...

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Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Great stay, staff were fantastic and so helpful. Very clean and well looked after. Would definitely stay again on my next trip to Sydney. Amazing central location making sight seeing and getting around easy.

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2Thank Mike O
Paide, Estonia
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

My favourite hostel in Sydney so far. Comfy clean rooms, well equipped kitchen and a good coffee in their cafe. Would stay again, good value for money. Looking forward to stay in another YHA hostels in Australia.

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1Thank Gretes
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Wow! Absolutely fantastic hostel. Amazing location, extremely helpful & friendly staff and very clean and comfortable. Nice and quiet considering the brilliant location. The staff made us feel extremely welcome and were very knowledgable on local attractions & information. Will certainly stay here again!

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I stayed at this hostel for one night since I had a sleepover at Sydney international airport. The hostel is very convenient for this purpose. It's just by the train station so you can travel easily to/from the airport. I stayed in a 4 female share. The bedroom was nice and clean and there was one more girl sleeping there....

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2Thank mipontal
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Hostel is so centrally located you can't go wrong. Have stayed in the railway carriages both times I have stayed here & never had a complaint. Perfect for being close to the airport still as the station is only round the corner & takes 13 mins on the trains.

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1Thank Korrine G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2014

So, sometime ago, the Sydney Transit authority decommissioned a train platform at Central station, and somehow, YHA Australia swooped in and transformed it into a hostel. Honestly, that was a stroke of brilliance. The location is amazing. You get out of the train at Central station, and only a few platforms across is the hostel itself. All the facilities are...

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1Thank Matthew C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Great hostel to stay, rooms very clean and tidy, 2 times I stayed at this hostel, staff always helpfull and always clean everywhere in hostel $$ price good prices for rooms. I recommand this hostels to anyone. The location is very central which is great and next door to Cental Train Station. Peter J

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Sundsvall, Sweden
Reviewed 3 May 2014

I spent five days at this hostel and I had a great time. I slept in a 8-bed railway carriage dorm. My room was just next to the train platform and during the day you could see trains coming in on the other side of the platform and people walking by just outside your window. Very little noise though, I...

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1Thank Niklas A
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Amazing experience of a first time staying in a hostel. The staff were friendly and helpful, cheap lockers to rent while I adventured around Sydney after checking out, clean facilities, and couldn't get a better central location! Wished I stayed an extra night. Thanks Railway Square YHA.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sydney's most laid back hostel, Railway Square YHA adjoins Central Station, in the heart of Sydney's backpacker district. Stay in one of the funky railway carriages on the former Platform Zero or one of the comfy rooms in the historic 1904 main building, now converted into contemporary accommodation. Hostel features a spa pool, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), 24-hour access, tour desk, indoor and outdoor communal areas, self-catering kitchen. Walking distance to the best pubs in Sydney, Chinatown and Darling Harbour. Please note that our pool is currently under renovation and might be out of action. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Square YHA

Address: Railway Square Yha 8 - 10 Lee St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $39 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Railway Square YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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“Ask for a single room.”
PeterJ905, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Carriages are a little quieter, there are lots of backpackers here but they are wonderful people.”
ayling845, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the train carriages are super awesome and unique but slightly smaller than the rooms and you are by the train station so it can be nosier.”
O2097VUrebeccam, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The carriages may be fancy, but they are somewhat quite smaller than the classic dorms.”
57JamieJB, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Approach from Railway Square bus interchange - walk 50 m, behind the Adina apartment block.”
janetabula, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
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