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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a fantastic little gem Welcomed with a smile, rooms large and very clean. Amazing kitchen area with great facilities, large communal area with lots of lounges. Located within walking distance to everything many good eating places nearby... bonus linen Was included. Will definitely...More

Thank Travelmummi
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi - we agree - we think our hostel is a pretty special place and delighted you thought so too. Hope to see you again another time.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just spent five wonderful days with my family up at the Blue Mountains YHA. The hostel is family friendly and the staff are really understanding of little children and all the mischief they can get up to. Would not hesitate to recommend the property and...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This YHA is located conveniently if you want to explore the trails nearby and don't have a car (they do have parking if you're driving). An added bonus is the grocery store right next door. I enjoyed hanging out in their spacious common room; and...More

Thank Heidi F
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Heidi - the hostel is indeed only five minutes walk from the train station in Katoomba so really easy to get there and then use the Explorer bus to explore the mountains and all the sights. Hope to see you again another time!

Reviewed 26 March 2018

This hostel is nice and spacious with large rooms and kitchens, however there were a couple of things that couold have been better. Firstly the radiators would not turn off and made a terrible noise everytime you tried to therefore I got very very hot...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

A great place to stay, the common room has plenty of room to relax and there is a great outdoor area with bbq facilities to enjoy. That’s is located in the centre of Katoomba and has the coles just down the road. The staff are...More

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mab888
1 January 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mab - sorry you were disturbed by other guests. We do have a staff member who lives on site, and there is a telephone link at reception for any guests to use to get staff assistance, so we would encourage you to always... More
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Rachel H
31 October 2016|
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yes you can it will cost you 2$ for a four hours (not sure about the hours) and 3$ for the whole day. you can ask at the reception! good luck
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Rachel H
31 October 2016|
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yes but it wil cost you $2 for a couple of hours and 3$ vmfor a whole day. just ask at thw reception
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"I have a family room but students like the less costly share."
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"very affordable, clean, great location"
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"Worth a visit if the Blue Mountains are in your plans"
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"Away from the staircases which squeak"
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