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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The location is one of the USP for this hostel. The main hub, central station is opposite to this hostel

Pros:
1)Location
2)Public transport
3)Dining
4)Facilities in hostel like tours, kitchen, movie night etc

Cons:
1)No free wifi in the rooms

  • Stayed: March 2018, traveled solo
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    • Service
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great hostel for any aged backpacker. I promoted the place for the weekend and it was nothing but a great stay. The staff was super helpful and they were very accommodating. There were so many rooms and the pool and sauna were a great feature!

Stayed: April 2018, traveled on business
Thank dgrab91
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Stayed fri 9/3/18- mon 12/3/18. Check in was smooth and staff member (male) was very friendly and welcoming. Two au$ to hire two towels. Hostel has lifts. I was in a four bed dorm (room 606) very spacious. Had a small balcony very convenient as was extremely warm and with the doors open it was very refreshing and airy in the room. Big size lockers in room -please note to bring a padlock for the locker. No wifi in room 606. Female bathroom on floor 6 -both the toilets and showers were clean. Kitchen/ dining area on floor 1 was clean and spaciou and theme was great.
I would definitely stay here again due to the very central location. However downside no free hostel wifi in rooms!!

Stayed: March 2018, traveled solo
Thank 1sam
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Clean, safe accommodation near everything Sydney! I stayed in both private and dorm rooms in my week there. Considering the sheer volume it’s runs very efficiently. Daily activities run by the up best staff which includes three time weekly roof top burgers or sausages with beers! Pool, sauna, cinema, tour desk and luggage storage. Did I forget to mention both an attached bar and cafe? Large kitchen and restaurant like seating for do it yourself meals. My first YHA experience and you can bet I use them throughout my Australian travels to other cities. Hard to beat this.

Stayed: March 2018, traveled solo
Thank Sinaed
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YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Sydney Central YHA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Sinead - thrilled you enjoyed the hostel and had a good start to your visit to Australia. There are 80 other YHAs to choose from so just check them out on our website where you'll always find the best price. Have fun!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Nice central location.
A bit pricey compared to other backpackers/inn in Sydney.
Everyday have its different activities.
Have a Tv room (3rd floor), swimming pool and sauna at top floor.
Skip bundle with the breakfast as it's not value for money and average only.
They don't ascertain earlier check-in & no AC in the rooms.

Room Tip: Opt for a single bed in a room for 5.
  • Stayed: March 2018, traveled with friends
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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Central YHA, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi there - thanks for the review. Just to correct one thing though - the hostel is fully air conditioned, but it is a central system. Sorry about the early check in - with a busy hostel it is hard to free up rooms early. But we do give guests access to all the communal facilities, kitchen, showers etc while they are waiting as we know many are coming off long flights.

Hope to see you again here or at one of the other 80 YHAs around Australia.

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