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Sydney Harbour YHA
110 Cumberland Street
The Rocks, Sydney 2000
Phone: (+612) 8272 0900
Fax: (+612) 8272 0950
Manager: Ross Lardner
24 Hour reception
Check in from 2pm
The hostel is 2.6 kms to the coach terminal at Sydney's Central Station. Catch bus or train to Circular Quay. Download detailed walking instructions above.
Sydney Harbour Hostel is 600 metres to Circular Quay station or 700 metres to Wynyard station. Download our detailed walking instructions below.
Walking instructions from Wynyard & Circular Quay train stations (1.6Mb, PDF)
12.6 kms to Sydney airport. Take shuttle bus to the YHA or airport train to Circular Quay station.
Sydney Harbour YHA is 600 metres to Circular Quay for all the Sydney Harbour ferry services.
There is limited paid parking nearby (with a YHA discount when validated at the hostel). Please see the Parking Information Sheet below, or use public transport.
Parking Options for Sydney Harbour YHA (181kb, PDF)
I had a fine time. The location superb for access to Sydney. I am 67 years old and appreciated the new facility and all it had to offer.
Henry F. (March 2014)
Stayed one night to attend wedding in town. Facilities are excellent, just need a bar fridge in room, though no fridge = less power and cleaning which makes sense, bathroom was spotless, staff helpful and friendly. Will stay again and recommend to fr...
Andy L. (March 2014)
Staff were very friendly and welcoming! :)
For a hostel, it was very well facilitated. All rooms (I believe) have their own ensuite. There are many common areas to make use of, and the location was perfect!
This was my first time in a hostel, a...
Areta K. (March 2014)
This was an excellent YHA. Best by far. Great location, clean, well lit rooms w ensuite bathrooms. Liked the breakfast options, great value. The only issue was confusion over my online Blue Mountains package booking and the actual prices for what was...
Julie A. (March 2014)
A very welcoming and friendly hostel with very good facilities. Couldn't be better placed in the old Rocks area of the city close to iconic bridge and Opera House and all ferries/transport links. That it has been built over an exposed archaeological ...
Andrew C. (March 2014)
Very good location and with a great view. If I go back to Sydney i will stay there again
Maria V. (March 2014)
Fantastic views from rooftop , great tv room & kitchen . Highly recommend !
DREW M. (March 2014)
Very good location and facilities. Friendly and helpful staffs. For sure will stay again.
CHING NGAI A. (March 2014)
Definitely worth staying at this YHA, great location and caters for the young and the mature age group. The rooms and facilities are very good. Plenty of tours on offer, including free city walking tour on one of the days. The Archaeology education a...
Tanya F. (March 2014)
Great hostel in an ideal location close to trains, buses and ferries. Friendly, helpful staff. I have stayed there several times and will continue to do so whenever I am in Sydney.
Brenda G. (March 2014)
Stay at Sydney's only backpacker hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning views.
Explore Sydney's history and walk to all the major sights whilst staying in the heart of the city.
Multishare and double/twin accommodation, all with ensuites and many with Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House views.
Sydney Harbour Hostel is also suitable for group accommodation. See the Group Accommodation page.
If you're interested in New Year's Eve (NYE) 2014 accommodation please see the PDF below.
Sydney Harbour YHA New Years Eve Bookings Information
Sydney Harbour Award Sheet
Located in The Rocks, Sydney's historic heart, this new deluxe YHA is close to all the major attractions! Explore the Sydney Opera House & Circular Quay, enjoy local historic pubs, walk the Sydney Harbour Bridge or go on a Sydney Harbour cruise.
This new YHA is the only hostel in this part of Sydney.
Check out the numerous historic pubs within The Rocks. Don't miss the largest Australian beer list in Sydney next door at The Australian Heritage Hotel. Experience culture at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company, Dendy Cinemas or The Basement for live music. Many nearby restaurants and night spots.
Loved the fri market....and just the feel of area
Take in the view from the Sydney Harbour YHA rooftop with the live webcam.
Climb one of the world's most famous bridges - the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Experience the amazing 360 degree views of our Harbour City.
Visit Sydney's iconic Taronga Zoo, situated in an amazing location overlooking Sydney Harbour. Save time and money with this fantastic value package staying at Sydney Harbour YHA located on the doorstep of Sydney's best icons.
25% off adult tickets.
Ph: 02 9808 3700
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YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)