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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)
One of the best youth hostels I have seen so far (maybe even the best) with a unique character, friendly staff and guests. Keep up the good work.
Alexander N. (December 2013)
New and clean hostel with spacious rooms, big lockers in the rooms, individual lights and plugs and ensuite shower and toilet in the 6 share dorms at least. Good location near the harbour close to many sights such as the Opera house and at a walking ...
Raija A. (December 2013)
It's a very good hostel and the location is great, can't be any better! Good and helpful staff.
Hakan S. (December 2013)
We enjoyed our stay and appreciate you having me and my mates,thank you
Jesse P. (December 2013)
It is really worth the money! I really felt comfortable and it's so nice to sit on the rooftop in the sun!
Marita S. (December 2013)
Dallas P. (December 2013)
Beautiful hostel. Great location.
Louise S. (December 2013)
The location of his hostel was great. I was impressed with the kitchen facilities and how everyone managed to navigate cooking their meals in the various stations.
virginia p. (December 2013)
My wife and I stayed with our two little kids. The YHA was a great base from which to explore Sydney. The kids want to go back!
Paul F. (December 2013)
Where to begin, absolutely perfect location, great staff, could not be any cleaner, beds were great.#1 perk the best rooftop balcony in the rocks #2perk outlets in your locker and next to your bed , smart thinking ! I will definitely be returning an...
Meghan B. (December 2013)
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) 2013 accommodation please see the PDF below.
New Year's Eve Booking 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.
Visit Susanna Place and take to walk to Fort Denison and enjoy morning tea in the restaurant there. Argyle Place, Discovery Museum, night walk two of the house and botanical Gardens is very beautiful because of the lights, Art Gallery of New South Wales near Hyde Park and gallery of Contemporary Art at circular key and Nurses Walk are also good.
Australian Technology Park at Everleigh v good
Take in the view from the Sydney Harbour YHA rooftop with the live webcam.
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.
Climb one of the world's most famous bridges - the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Experience the amazing 360 degree views of our Harbour City.
25% off adult tickets.
Ph: 02 9808 3700
Explore Sydney's unique history with
Ph: 02 9251 5988
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)