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Sydney Harbour YHA

110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to add this to YHA site but they made it hard to login (imagine that). The positives: 1) great location, central to Circular Quay and Opera House and in walking distance to most sights one would want to see near City Centre including access to buses and trains to other parts of the area or onward. 2) clean... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a few nights at this hostel while in Sydney. Unlike a few other reviewers we were able to enjoy the rooftop terrace at night because it was dark by 6 pm. We booked here purely for the good price and view from the terrace and weren't disappointed. We sat out there in the mornings and at night and... More

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in the double bedroom with a private bathroom. Clean good sized room, staff very friendly and helpful. Top roof deck with breath taking views of the Harbour and the Opera House. Unfortunately the deck is open only until 9.30pm so no moonlight sitting absorbing the views. The hostel organises BBQ's, pub crawls and some other... More

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi Fletchers! Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. Just to let you know why the terrace is closed at night - the hostel has some residential neighbours just near the building with the rooftop terrace. As we want to be a good neighbour, and noise carries at night, we do close the terrace so these locals... More

Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
14 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were more than pleased on our recent trip to Sydney to have been accommodated at the YHA at the Rocks in Sydney. An underwhelming, red-brick building eternally, the Rocks YHA is a well managed, clean and affordable accommodation in one of the best tourist locations in Sydney. We were fortunate to book at a time they were offering a... More

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ireland
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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my stay here in YHA Sydney Harbour. It's a fantastic location, 5 mins from circular quay and the opera house...right beside the harbour bridge. Nice pubs nearby. It's right in the city but away from the craziness of the real centre. Spacious rooms, great kitchen and eating facilities. Few social things organised during the week...just a pity there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family room with a double and two bunk beds. A bit tight as we had been traveling for 2 weeks and had lots of luggage between us. Nevertheless, it was very clean. The walls are quite thin as we could hear our neighbours. And we kept on being disturbed by the upstairs people jumping around. But for... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great facility, lovely rooms, helpful staff. Only disappointment is the terrace overlooking harbour closing down at 9:30pm. Thus, no moonlit sitting outdoors not to mention smokers are banished to stand on the street. Otherwise top notch, esp as it's alongside the likes of Four Seasons, Shangrila, and other 4-star hotels.

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi Karen Really glad to hear that you enjoyed staying at our hostel. Just to let you know that the roof terrace closes because there are residential apartments just below the hostel on the next street. As part of wanting to be a good neighbour, YHA tries to minimise noise disruption to these locals. Unfortunately outdoor noise carries at night!... More

Armidale, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year I stayed at the YHA for four nights for an excursion. Can I say, I had a perfect view of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and so many world famous monuments. The room was very clean, the food was extremely tasty, and it is in a VERY convenient place! Thank you to all of the staff at the... More

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Stade, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is definately a good choice when you wanne stay in the heart of Sydney. Just a 5 minutes walk and you will be in the harbour of Sydney. Coles and a trainstation are around as well. The room are really clean (specially the bathroom! I have to point that out !) You can get breakfast and coffee in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like the place a lot. If your are a single traveller right place to be in. Rooms are clean. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Will surely come back and recommend. Thank you for the memorable stay.

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Address: 110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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