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Pittwater YHA

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Hillside lodge is nestled over Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park. This hostel is an easy escape from the busy city life of Sydney and ideal for groups. Attractions include bushwalks to lookouts and Aboriginal engravings, plus from the hostel you can see native birds, wallabies, possums and goannas. Paid Wi-Fi available. Arrive by ferry or water taxi from Church Point and escape the hustle of Sydney in a beautiful location. Book out entire hostel under YHA's exclusive use scheme.
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I was looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney for a couple of days, a needed somewhere quiet, in the nature where I could go hiking and swimming. A friend suggested me the Pittwater YHA and he was spot on: a beautiful, rustic building you can reach only by
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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Guest Relations Manager at Pittwater YHA
Responded 4 days ago
Hi Laura - it was lovely to have your share our slice of paradise and thanks for your kind words!
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A friend and I came to stay after arriving in Sydney a week before to get away from the city and experience some Australian wildlife. The walk up to the hostel from the wharf is long and pretty steep.The hostel is spacious and as we stayed during the week there were only 4
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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Pittwater YHA
Responded 5 Dec. 2018
HI Grace - we are delighted that you had a great stay with us, at our very special location. The wallabies are often around the hostel, as you discovered.
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Leave the car and get to this YHA by bus/ferry. The view is beautiful and the room/shower/kitchen are clean and well equipped. The outdoor fire pit is always an attraction at night. Take an early morning walk to watch the sun rise, then kayaking in the beautiful/calm bay, relax
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Great place, relaxing and with a beautiful view. Can hire kayaks from the hostel. Good walks nearby too. Rooms at clean and shared bathrooms are clean too. Shared kitchen is really well equipped with everything you need. Bit irritating they ask for a $10 fee to stay during the
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YHA is a wondering example of a youth hostel - all you need with amazing views and wildlife. We booked it out for the weekend for a group of Girl Guides, but it's also ideal as a getaway for couples etc. Kayaking, lots of bush walks and potential boat tours make it an great
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Response from YHA_Backpacker, General Manager at Pittwater YHA
Responded 28 Mar. 2016
Hi Stephanie Thanks for your review and we are glad you and the girls enjoyed our very unique location and setting. We were sorry to hear that you had an upsetting experience as you left. We can assure you though that thousands of guests stay with us each year with no issues whatsoever. If you ever have concerns like this after a stay with YHA, please don't hesitate to contact the manager directly to discuss the problem.
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USD 46 - USD 91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesMorning Bay
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