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Sydney Harbour YHA

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant place to stay, great facilitys and staff. It also has an amazing rooftop veiw of the Sydney Opera house. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful the rooms are clean spacious and comfy.

Thank Jarvisbt
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jarvis - that view is something else isn't it! Even better for the next few weeks as Sydney's Vivid festival lights up the Opera House and Bridge. There are awesome views of the lights each evening for guests.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: A very high quality hostel with clean facilities. Common areas are cleaned multiple times a day. Rooftop offers superb views of the harbor. Ensuite bathrooms are modern and clean. Cons: The usual semi-trained staff at the reception but that is a norm everywhere. Kitchen...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel location is near to all the tourist's spot. Walking distance to the ferry terminal, Sydney Opera House. They offer a free bar tour services to the oldest bar in the town by foot. A good beer must be paid by yourself.

Thank Hanaooi
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - glad you had the chance to take part in a hostel activity - there is something on most days so great way to get to know other travellers. Enjoy your travels in Australia.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my 2nd time staying in YHA Sydney Harbour. Love how this hostel is located near to all the tourist spots in Sydney. Walking distance to the ferry, train and buses. Shared kitchen and room is clean and adequate. Additionally, the sunrise from the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Sydney Harbour YHA a few years ago and had the double room (no TV) with a nice view of the opera house. This time i reserved for a double premium room for a higher price and was told we'd be given a...More

Thank k l
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - sorry about the misunderstanding about your room this time. There are actually no premium rooms with a view of the Harbour Bridge as the building faces the Opera House and the bridge is at a right angle to it, so impossible to have...More

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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
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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 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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