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Sydney Harbour YHA

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rooftop terrace”(88 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 accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights in winter season, hostel was really nice. I arrived early and the staff let me check in and get into my room before 2 which was great. The kitchen area is quite large, I never had a problem finding...More

1  Thank Abs359
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 1 week ago

Hi there - glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the view! All our rooms are ensuite - dorms and private rooms - so a little bit of luxury for all guests. Hope to see you again here or at another YHA around Australia.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

I and another teacher took a high school group to stay here in the historic Rocks district whilst in Sydney for an educational tour. The students stayed in dormitory like rooms with bunk beds, and in addition to their own shared bathroom, they had access...More

Thank Maria C
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Maria, thanks for the nice and detailed review. Glad you and your group had a good time and it seems that all went well despite the little changes of plans. I will pass on the feedback to the hostel manager. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I’m on a family room and it is clean, spacious, tasteful. The ensuite far exceeds anything we’ve been in since we started the road trip 5 days ago. (Motels). We aim to find clean and reasonable, but this place is fantastic. Value for money! Laundry...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This hostel is very clean and is a great place to stay. Rooms are big and roomie, the bathrooms are as well and are very clean. Management are very polite and nice. Hostel is only a short walk from train station which was a bonus....More

Thank Chloe C
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 4 July 2018

Hi Chloe, glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your lovely review and hope to see you again soon at one of our YHA hostels.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

I was attracted by its location, the views it offered and the prices compared to hotels in the area. We stayed for eight nights. Overall, I was delighted with the experience and would recommend this place to families except for a couple of irritants. It...More

1  Thank Srini-AZ
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 4 July 2018

Hi there, glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your lovely review and feedback, we will take them on board. Great tips for other guests too! Hope to see you again soon at one of our YHA hostels.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$41 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$41 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (514)
Room & Suite (294)
Dining (14)
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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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Taylor S
15 August 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Taylor - all our multi share rooms have a large locker (big enough for a regular size pack, but not a super size case!). You just need to bring your own padlock (or you can buy one at Reception). Nearly all YHAs around... More
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SandyPants79
16 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Thanks everyone for adding to this. We should have also mentioned that the premium private rooms do have an Air Control panel in each room that guests can use. This was put in as part of a recent upgrade.
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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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"The rooms on the other side away from Cumberland St are quieter and have breathtaking views."
121MariaC
2 million years ago
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"room with a view"
tomtom755
2 million years ago
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"Corner suits are large . Try to avoid the ones near the terrace, Can get noisy!"
2 million years ago
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"Ask for a view if possible. Private rooms available."
jt2407
2 million years ago
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