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Sydney Central YHA
11 Rawson Place, Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)
Phone: (+612) 9218 9000
Fax: (+612) 9218 9099
Manager: Jon Hutchinson
24 hour reception. Check-in from 1pm.
100 metres to Sydney coach terminal.
100 metres from hostel to station. Sydney Central YHA is located opposite Central Railway Station.
10 km to airport. Take train to Sydney Central Station, or catch taxi or shuttle bus to the door of the hostel.
From the city centre, take any bus down George Street and alight at Rawson Place beside Sydney Central YHA.
Undercover parking available for $25 per day. Bookings essential. Small/medium cars only.
Sydney Central YHA is suitable for group accommodation. For more information, download the group accommodation info pack.
layed back and conveniently located in downtown Sydney with a friendly staff.
John T. (March 2014)
Great location, good facilities. One thing we didn't like was that there wasn't fresh air in the room. We couldn't open windows and the ventilation system was poor and smelly.
Rafal H. (March 2014)
Very comfortable stay with private facilities. Great to have the restaurant service provided . All staff very friendly and knowledgeable.
Nancy K. (March 2014)
Great location, nice staff, very clean, great facilities: had a great experience in this hostel.
Diane P. (March 2014)
Easy to get to from the airport and central. Clean and well run. Good restaurant associated next door - value for money. Staff friendly and helpful. Have maps available and suggestions of things to do. Beds comfortable. We use the double rooms with ...
Carol R. (March 2014)
This is one of a large hostel I've experienced. I'd like the elevator and the top roof view.
Arunee J. (March 2014)
Great location and friendly staff
Graham H. (March 2014)
Love that its so close to Central and Chinatown. Family rooms are spacious and comfortable. Bathrooms close by. Would highly recommend
Leanne S. (March 2014)
A good experience, central location, good security and clean facilities. Had to wait over 20 mins for check in. 4 bed dorms were spacious
Terry M. (March 2014)
I loved staying in YHA Central. It's wonderful!
EDUARDO S. (March 2014)
Visiting Sydney? Stay smack bang in the city centre at Sydney Central YHA Backpackers hostel close to all the action!
Offering 5-star budget accommodation opposite Central Station, the hostel boasts panoramic rooftop views of Sydney city, free activities, a basement bar, pool, sauna, cinema, travel agency and so much more.
Sydney Central YHA is a three-time winner (and Hall of Fame) in the Australian Tourism Awards and is housed in a heritage-listed building.
It's the backpackers hostel that never closes with 24-hour security access. Group accommodation and disabled access is also available.
Getting to Sydney Central YHA (72kb, PDF)
Family Rooms: To book a family room rate there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.
Sydney Central YHA is a short walk to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Star Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, Sydney Entertainment Centre, shops, backpacker pubs, cafes, clubs and cinemas.
The hostel is close to all the major attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Rocks area and Centrepoint Tower.
You can catch the light rail (tram) to Sydney's Star City Casino, Darling Harbour and Fish Markets from opposite the hostel.
Check out Scubar, Sydney Central YHA's own backpacker bar located in the basement. Pool comps, theme nights, pub crawls. It's a short walk from the hostel to the cinemas and a number of Sydney's main theatres. Cafes and cheap and cheerful eats nearby in Chinatown and Surry Hills.
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YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
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