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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.
Great position in Sydney.
Clare J. (December 2013)
Very friendly staff, clean rooms and facilities, over the road from the station. What more could you ask for? :-)
Steve F. (November 2013)
A good hostel close to transport in the heart of Sydney, pleasant and helpful staff all amenities nearby
Trevor W. (November 2013)
Awesome location. Nice facilities and not noisy at night :)
Emma V. (November 2013)
Very clean and the location is near of the mains points of interest. The private room is very simple, has bathroom ensuite, and it was very important to me.
Rogerio B. (November 2013)
Hostel is above average (in large cities). Across the street from central station, 45-60 min walk to Circular Quay. Large kitchen and commons area, connected to a café and yha travel agency. Overall: Recommendable.
Henry M. (November 2013)
Excellent value for money in a prime location
steve e. (November 2013)
Very convenient location which can reach elsewhere by all means of transport. Room is spacious and tidy. Staff is helpful and friendly. The kitchen is large enough and we are happy cooking there. Another good point is YHA Travel Centre just next to d...
Tin Wai Y. (November 2013)
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.
On your way up to Circular Quay along George St. or Pitt St. you will find everything you could possibly need, including restaurants, fast food, shopping and groceries, pharmacies, bars/ pubs/ clubs, banks, and much more. If you are willing to walk a bit, you can reach many attractions (e.g. 50 min The Rocks/Circular Quay, 20 Min Hyde Park). Also a plus: Central Station is next door.
Essential introduction to Sydney's most popular attractions - the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Bondi Beach and plenty more to tick off your list!
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