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Sydney Central YHA

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11 Rawson Pl Cnr Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia See on map
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Sydney Central YHA hostel is Sydney's hostel with everything and the best value choice in the centre of the city. It is housed in a heritage-listed building opposite Central Station. It has panoramic views of ...More Sydney from the rooftop and outdoor area, heated pool, sauna. Sydney Central facilities include kitchens, laundries, games/TV rooms, locker hire, limited parking, group accommodation/meeting rooms, disabled access, 24 hour security access, YHA Travel desk, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), bistro, convenience store. There is even an in-house cinema with free movies a day! Regular activities include pub crawls, sporting events, market tours and BBQs. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 31 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sydney Central Yha Hotel Sydney
Central Sydney Yha
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Dining (18)
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Amenities (30)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Easy check in. Very friendly. The room was clean. I had a shower and toilet in my room. The bed was comfortable. I've never stayed at a backpackers place before, I've seen those movies! Lol. Not like that at all. However, no air conditioning, the...More

Thank Kate K
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Sydney Central YHAResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kate - thanks for the feedback and hopefully we've converted you to hostels - YHA has more than 70 around Australia you can try! This hostel actually has central air con, and the windows can't open because of building regulations for an 8 storey...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been in YHA Central Sydney for five nights. The hostel is very well located few steps to Central station. The four people shared room is quite good, clean and with the basics that you need. Shared toilets and showers are good and clean....More

Thank raffacc
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Sydney Central YHAResponded 3 days ago

Thanks raffa - we are always pleased when our staff have helped guests out and made them welcome. Hope to see you again here or at another YHA hostel around Australia.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was fantastic for what we needed. Quick and simple check in. Private room. Clean, tidy and affordable. If i visit sydney again i will be staying here. Excellent location, everything you need is close at hand. Close to china town, the train station...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good facilities but quite comfortably the worst ran hostel I’ve ever been in. Forced to move rooms 3 times in my first 3 days, when I did eventually get a decent room, I found a random middle aged man passed out drunk in my...More

Thank Matt123456668
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Central YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Matt - we are really disappointed that you had a poor stay with us. That is not at all what we hope for all our guests, or our normal experience. Please always feel free to come and speak to the manager at our hostels...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very central to both the city centre eg shops, transport routes and Central railway. Would be good if you only had to use public transport. Has all the basics ie kitchen, tv and smoking areas. Can be noisey depending on the location of your particular...More

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Mai V
13 August 2018|
Response from tmac100 | Reviewed this property |
Call them and get thd snswer "from the horse's mouth".
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.
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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