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Sydney Central YHA

11 Rawson PLace | Cnr Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel when I arrived in Australia and totally liked it. The dorm and the bathrooms are very clean and spacious. Also, the staff is very helpful. If there's an issue, just go to reception and let them know. They will definitely help you! The common area is very large and there are heaps of comfortable places... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in a hostel and was a near perfect. The only negative things for me was that the showers could do with a reno, and some a/c or fans in the room as it dies get warm, but I am clutching at straws there, they are way above adequate. Seemed like a hotel when I walked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before booking this hostel i saw the reviews on here about it being either a luxury hotel or hostel, and i agree with both, after arriving here with my friend on our first time ever staying in a hostel specially in dorm rooms i must say this hostel is great, close to the train station and bus station and in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location! short walk to everything. But we had to park far away and pay alot for the few days of parking. The beds was ok to sleep in. the room was no more then 4 beds. The bathroom was luckyly accross over our room. If you need a bed, shure. this works! The sauna was broken, the pool was... More 

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

Hi Mrklingsheim Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed Sydney. Car parking in the city area can be tricky (like many cities). The hostel has some limited, paid, car parking spots so it's worth emailing the hostel when booking to see if you can also book one of these spots. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This places makes you forget you're at a backpacker. It has a rooftop, pool, sauna, spacious room, spacious kitchen. It's clean and quiet. I love this place and would never even think about staying somewhere else in Sydney. It's close to the trains and buses (like 50-100m), has free wifi on the first two floors, cinema, tv rooms. Seriously you... More 

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Gunning, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't be better placed for anyone travelling by train: just cross the road and you're at the station for airport, city circle, or country trains. I don't know what the dorm rooms are like but the private double I had was big enough, with a well-functioning, clean bathroom. Double-glazing meant that, even with a view of Eddy Avenue, it was... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and modern hostel, conveniently located right next to central station so easy to get around the city by train or light railway. We had a private room which was basic but clean, spacious with a nice en suite bathroom and comfy bed so perfect for us. Great value when compared to hotels in the city over the new... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The central yha has a good location right next to the central station. The staff can organise trips but they are not particularly informative. It is a social hostel and a reasonable place to meet other backpackers. It should be cleaned better, especially the carpets and soft furnishings. Overall I felt it wasn't worth the extra money you pay compared... More 

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South West Rocks, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Very clean and tidy back packer accommodation opposite central station. This allows easy commute from the airport via railway and is also the terminus for the interstate bus to Queensland Walking distance to China town and Paddies Markets. The Café has great value meals. The front office staff are really friendly and helpful. The shared amenities are clean and are... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

It was nice to stay in a largely clean hostel as some of the hostels I've stayed in during my time in Australia have been really dirty. This hostel on the other hand was run like a military operation and the kitchens, bathrooms and communal areas were (pretty much) always clean. The hostel is very secure and rooms have large... More 

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Address: 11 Rawson PLace | Cnr Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 151
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