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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.
always enjoy staying here. excellent location, safe, affordable rooms. As an "older" person I willingly pay the little bit extra to have own bathroom facilities. thank you again :)
Pamela h. (December 2013)
Excellent stay, great location and clean and tidy throughout.
Christopher A. (December 2013)
Perfect. Very well located, so helpfull. Good breakfast with excellent service. Kitchens very large, convenient, so well organized. Cinema, swimming pool on the roof, so many nice people, many opportunities for nice meeting. Very good place. Train s...
Philippe H. (December 2013)
Great Hostel great location and helpful staff
Joan P. (December 2013)
Came up from Canberra for a night, really easy to get to from Central Station and a great atmosphere. Stoked!
JAMES B. (December 2013)
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)
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.
Truly this hostel is quite clean compared to other hostels in Sydney city!
This small group 3-day tour explores Canberra and the national parks en-route from Sydney to Melbourne.
Get this popular 90 day bus pass from YHA Travel to secure your 10% YHA member discount... AND save an extra $10.
$50 off all surf camps and adventures.
Ph: 02 9262 1757
25% off adult jet boat ride tickets.
Ph: 02 9807 4333
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YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
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