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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 spent a week at Sydney Harbour YHA and stayed in a 4-bed female dorm with own bathroom. In-room lockers, with a power point installed inside (awesome idea!) to charge mobiles etc. Well-equipped kitchen, friendly and spacious communal area. Big thum...
Lena M. (March 2014)
This was our first visit to Australia. We had very bad experience in the first hostel, therefore we quite skeptical on the next place. However, everything turns out to be good and we really enjoy our stay in Sydney Harbour YHA. I would say it is loca...
Juliana J. (March 2014)
Way better than other hostels!staff is very helpful. Loation superbe
HELENA P. (March 2014)
Excellent location, great view from the rooftop, clean rooms with all the facilities, welcoming staff.. A bit more expensive than other yha's but totally worth it. Would recommend it to everyone who wants to discover Sydney.
Julien D. (March 2014)
Luxury hostel, with magnificent views of Sydney Harbour and Opera House from the roof terrace. Rooms have own private bathroom which is great. Nice TV room with comfy lounges. Very high standards for a hostel.
James T. (March 2014)
Brilliant location. Great facilities. Staff helpful. Amazing view over Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Lizzie R. (March 2014)
Lovely clean hostel close to the train, ferries and the bridge :)
helen w. (March 2014)
Great location, very clean, friendly staff, good quality rooms. So much info is given to you to help you plan what you want to do and get around.
Roz B. (March 2014)
Perfect Location, very easy to get there from SYD Airport by Train. Circular Quays in walking distance.Huge kitchen. Awesome view from roof terrace.
Kristin D. (March 2014)
We couldn't believe that this was a hostel, as we had our own ensuite double room including breakfast in the best location in Sydney! The design of it,over an archeological dig was incredible, and being country people, its quietness was very well rec...
Elizabeth F. (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.
Walking over the Sydney Harbour Bridge at sunset and having a meal at the RSL Club in the Blues Point area.
Ferry to Manly and then bus to Dee Why beach for sunset (and swimming in the big concrete sea-water pool);
In winter the whales come there to Dee Why beach to spawn and they teach their pups how to lactate etc right here;
Light festival is wonderful;
Shopping at Paddy's Market.
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)