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Sydney Harbour YHA

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110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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adelaide
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first ever visit to a youth hostel and whatever stereotype we had about this type of accommodation was completely turned around. We had 6 nights in a family room which was basic yet clean, comfortable and quiet. The communal kitchen was large and clean with enough space to store your own food in the fridges and the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent one night in a double bed room with ensuite. It was super great and clean. About 10 mins walk from circular quay station and believe me you will enjoy this 10 mins walk. Try two routes if you by foot: one start with First Fleet Park, through Globe st (nurses walk) and cumberland steps; the other way is through... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first hostel I ever stayed in, and I have to say it really spoiled me! The hostel feels more like a hotel (that caters to a younger demographic specifically). They have laundry facilities for guests, breakfast in the morning, a TV room, and all the things you would require during your travels. The rooms are clean and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the Rocks just a short walk from the Harbour, this hostel is fantastic. The roof terrace is gorgeous, offering views of the harbour bridge and (when the cruise ships are not docked) of the Opera House too. What a place to eat breakfast with the sun shining on your back! The ground floor has some interesting historical excavations... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night in a 4 person shared room with an ensuite bathroom. It was super safe and clean. The next night I splurged and got a private room. It was huge! A very basic hotel room with a kettle, coffee and tea. The room came with towels and a television. The location was close to George street and... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught the train from the International Airport to Wynard Station. You can use a ticket machine or purchase a ticket on your way out to York Street. It costs $17 for a single. A bit of a walk but you eventually get there. There is an elevator on the YHA ground floor.If you checkin early you can hire a... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hostel and in a great location! Reception very helpful when booking our trips and asking about directions. The room was very clean and very modern. Kitchen again was very clean and well equipped. Big hostel but built to efficiently accommodate everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place. It is well worth it just for the balcony views! You couldn't really get any closer to the action! Rooms were great, well looked after for a hostel and I had a huge locker in the room which made me feel a lot safer about leaving bits in a room shared with 5 others when travelling... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is in a great location in the Rocks area of Sydney, a stone's throw away from the Harbour Bridge. The rooftop terrace provides some stunning views of the opera house and we found the staff to be friendly and helpful in booking tours and generally helping out when needed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

YHA Harbour has possibly the best views from its rooftop! There are sun loungers and a little room with a tv and kitchenette but just head up there for the view of Sydney Opera House. The room we had we swear was a disabled room. The bathroom was huge with hoists and I was on a single fold out bed... More 

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