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Railway Square YHA

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“train carriage”(14 reviews)
“big kitchen”(11 reviews)
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All reviewstrain carriagebig kitchenweekly ratefemale dormlarge lockersdorm roomcommon areaslounge areayour luggagea lot of noisestayed here for nightswould stay here againfree breakfastbeds were comfortablewe've stayedlight sleeperperfect location
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This hostel is right next to Central Station, which is easily accessible and not too far from town centre. The kitchen and dining area is well-equipped, as I expect with YHA properties. Guests generally friendly and out to explore Sydney, and the hostel managed to...More

Thank Jon M
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Jon - thanks for your informative review. There are indeed two types of rooms at this hostel - the ones in the railway carriages (which are double glazed, and the nearest platforms are only used for trains a couple of times a day), or...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Stayed mon 12/3/18- thurs 15/3/18. Stayed in the railway carriage, was great would definitely stay there again !! It was across a real station and could hear the train announcements and everything -loved it all !! Kitchen was big and spacious. Shared female toilets were...More

Thank 1sam
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Positives: Accommodation and facilities are cleab abd well maintained. Hostel actively trues to have some thing on every night wjicj is nice. A real nice mix of guests abd you can not ask for a better locations.breakfast was included and is decent. Breakfast staff and...More

Thank AngelaSJglobetrotter
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We only stayed for one night, however, it has sparked the interest in staying in these again. It has been 25 years since I have stayed in a YHA and they are still as good. They are a fantastic way to meet people from all...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I stayed just one night in this hostel and I really enjoyed. Perfect location, next door to the Central Station (no, it doesn't mean you won't sleep because of the noise!). I stayed in the 8 ensuite female dorm. The room was spacious and has...More

Thank Roseli_Jardim
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Roseli - really glad you enjoyed your stay. Our hostel is a little different with our train carriage theming - people can choose those rooms specifically when booking on our website. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Sydney.

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HelloAllie_
2 May 2018|
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Response from Dwiyani C | Reviewed this property |
yes they have medium size individual locker, but need to bring your own padlock
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miaowzila
19 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi again - on the YHA website, just choose the 4 shares that don't have the word 'railway carriage' in the title - these are the ones in the main building!
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miaowzila
19 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi - there are two types of four share rooms at the hostel. The ones in the carriages are next to Central station but have double glazed windows. There is some noise though. Otherwise, ask for the four share rooms in the... More
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"for a quieter room ask for one facing inwards and upstairs. For a quirky stay, stay in one of the carriages."
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"Stay at YHA Central instead"
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"There are a few old train carages, check if theses are available."
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"Ask for a single room."
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