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Sydney Harbour YHA

110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sydney Harbour YHA This property is without doubt one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. The rooms are wonderfully spacious and safe. The location is perfect and the views from the room are picturesque. The staff are wonderfully accommodating (even when my breakfast was taken from the communal fridge, it was replace by the staff using their own... More

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Hobart
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are older than your average yha users, but felt completely at home and welcome here. We had an ensuite double room, which was pretty much exactly as it appears in photos - the bed in the middle and just enough room for a pack on the side away from the 'wardrobe '. The bathroom and bedroom had obviously been... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with a friend at the end of a three week tour around Australia. Excellent hostel, very clean and well run. Staff were polite and knowledgeable and replied to email enquiries previous to my stay promptly. The location at the Rocks was fantastic for us as it meant that all the main attractions were in walking distance. I would... More

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Reading
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed twice recently for six nights at the start of our holiday and then two more at the end. This was our fifth time in Sydney. It has everything you need and nothing you don't, at under half hotel prices, and it's really more a basic hotel than what I imagined a YHA would be. We expected to need earplugs... More

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高岡市, 富山県
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have chaperoned 24 Japanese high school students to Sydney and spent 2 nights here. I have exchanged e-mails with Natalie who is in charge of group stay many times from Japan and I didn't feel like meeting her for the first time. She and other staffs are all young and willing to help us with genuine sense of hospitality... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing location in the heart if the Rocks. Perfect for getting around and the hostel has a couple of bars next to it that offer great beers and great food. The hostel is very clean and friendly and the private rooms are worth every penny. Breakfast times can be slightly manic if there are large groups but you soon get... More

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Noumea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible! Five star location for youth hostel price - and one of the best hostels I've visited anywhere. The rooms are clean, bright, and spacious, with large lockers that allow you to store a large backapck and also plug in a device to charge while you are away. The kitchen is clean and has plenty of pots, pans, silverware -... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place will leave you without words! Since the entrance you won't believe this is an hostel! It is inside some (not really ancient if you are Italian!) ruins with archeological excavations. The people working there are really efficient and the atmosphere is incredible. The rooms are clean and tidy, but the pearl of great price is the terrace. I... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best hostel I have stayed at yet thanks to; helpful staff 24/7, an abundance of charging ports + storage, everything being clean and functional (a first in my long experience of traveling), amazing location for sightseeing (10 min to Quay, Opera house, Botanic Gardens etc). There's lots of social space, the best of which is the rooftop seating area... More

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

Hi Zvra Thanks for your lovely review of our hostel and we love that you had a great time here. It's great feedback for staff when we hear that guests have enjoyed staying at what we think is a pretty special spot in Sydney. We hope to see you again here or at one of the other YHA's around Australia. More

raleigh, north carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, my wife, and 2 adult kids stayed here for 3 nights in Feb. 2014 for $185/night in a 4 bed room. The room had 2 bunk beds which worked for us considering we were sightseeing all day and didn't want to pay the Four Seasons down the street five times as much. The room was clean as was the... More

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Also Known As:
Sydney Harbour Yha Hotel Sydney
Sydney Harbour Yha Hotel
Address: 110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only backpacker hostel in Sydney's historic harbourside Rocks precinct is now open! Explore Sydney's colonial history, walk to all the city's major sites whilst staying in the heart of the city. Multishare and double/twin accommodation, all with en-suites and many with harbour and Opera House views. The place to make the most of your visit to Sydney! ... more   less 
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