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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a wonderful week here at YHA KATOOMBA, staff are helpful and friendly. Hostel has a lovely outdoor Terrance, great kitchen facilities and rooms are of a good standard. Close to local shops and restaurants and also close to nature walks, approximately 30 mins walk to three sisters and outlook point. Would definitely stay again.

Thank rick198927
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This YHA is in a former guest house and has retained a lot of the art deco features so it has a great atmosphere and a bit of personality. We stayed in a double with private bathroom for 2 nights and, apart from no aircon it was a great budget option. The kitchen was well equipped but as this is...

Thank Riever
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first experience in a YHA and we were a little sceptical. We were very pleasantly surprised.. We had a private room with our own bathroom, both very basic buy clean and comfortable. We were very impressed with the common facilities, kitchen, etc., the range of utensils and kitchen space and cleanliness were amazing. The front office staff...

Thank Elsa T
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely old building with lots of communal space. Huge kitchen that was always clean and sofas for relaxing in the evening. Room was a bit on the small side and got quite warm at night. Free wifi in rooms which was a big bonus.

Thank Stephanie T
Balestier, Singapore
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stayed for 3 nights in the private room with ensuite bathroom/toilet. Pros : 1) At the edge of the town centre. Safe environment. Seperated by a road from the town's police station. 2) 3-5 minutes walk to shopping area (Coles & Woolsworth) and town centre. 3) Rooms are clean and well maintained. 4) Staff is very friendly and can...

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHA, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for staying with us and glad you enjoyed it. This is a hostel, so things are a little different than at a hotel - the rooms aren't serviced daily like a hotel room. This is one of the ways that costs can be contained and the mix of shared rooms and other facilities like the kitchen can...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Checked in late with ease with a door code & key card left at reception. Stayed in the Queen with ensuite for 4 nights (bed comfy, clean bedding & towels, soap, tv, heating, fan, kettle, tea, coffee, sugar, milk, small desk & chair, coat hangers for short hanging, lots of hooks and rails for wet towels, & the bathroom was...

1Thank p123traveller
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed here before doing a trip with high n wild which was fantastic by the way. I had never stayed in a youth hostel before, I thought it was just for the kids. But I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms and bedding were clean and we had an ensuite which was clean. The kids had a separate room without...

Thank suzycleveland
Macau, China
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

A great communal kitchen for the travellers to cook. Great location and just 10mins by walk from Katoomba station and right behind there is a bus station to main attraction. But the room do not have air con so it's a bit hot especially in summer time.

Thank RyanHo21
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great amenities. Great location plus very educational and helpful staff. Its a beautiful building with plenty of character original features. A over all 5 star place for a good price. My only niggle is no fan in the bedroom which made the 28degree evening on saturday night a little uncomfy to sleep. Even with windows open. But then again its...

Thank nathan C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Good location and hostel. We had two en suite rooms, which were basic but clean. Kitchen and lounge area are great. There was a bit of drama about people pinching food when we were there but its a hostel - we just kept ours in the room and then bagged up our fridge stuff and hid it at the back....

Thank Chickabeme

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), great kitchen, fast internet, all in the heart of Katoomba. This is the best value budget accommodation, located in the heart of Katoomba. Chose from a range of rooms including multi share, double/twin and family rooms. Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). Relax in the large lounge, self cater in the kitchen. Housed in a beautifully restored historic National Trust building, the hostel is close to breathtaking scenic lookouts, and local cafes and pubs. Save with YHA discounts on heaps of activities, tours and attractions from the hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains YHA

Address: 207 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $49 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Mountains YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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