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Blue Mountains YHA

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207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for their package with the Jenolan caves. The service staff were really nice & accommodating especially as 2 of us girls were arriving really late at night. The night staff made sure we had everything we needed.The rooms were clean and the kitchen & common area was large and comfy. They even had a TV room downstairs! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing hostel. Felt more like a hotel experience. Very clean and tidy. Friendly helpful staff, honest and gave us lots of helful advice. Big kitchen and dining area, tidy bathrooms and all clean facilities. heat panels in every room to keep warm. Highly recommend

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for almost a week, due to meetings. The place is big and all rooms are warm, clean. Kitchens are big, clean and functional.The staff is in general friendly, but sometimes a bit stressed. However, the place would have not been the same if not for the night managers Greg and Rob.... they were informative and assisted us where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a few hostels in different area of Australia but this is by far the best budget hostel I ever stayed. Initially I only booked for 2 nights. Due to the weather is not suitable for abseiling, and I prefer to stay in this hostel to Sydney CBD hostel, I decided to extend another night stay. Pros: 1.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Unfortunately we didn't enjoy our stay here staff unfriendly couldn't be bothered feeling of them , night duty manager was the only friendly one room cold basic the worst yha I have stayed the place had no atmosphere paid for wifi but couldn't get it in room lady at desk said you it was not good in all rooms she... More 

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHA, responded to this review

Hi Starfruitmt Thanks for your review and sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. Just to let you know, since you stayed YHA has launched a free wifi hotspot at all our big hostels and that will be extended to the rest of the network during this year. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Australia. More 

Sydney, NSW
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Good location near supermarkets and shops, a short walk down the hill from the train station, not too far of a walk away from hiking options, staff were friendly and helpful with things to do around town. Kitchen was spacious with lots of pots / pans / utensils, although I didn't like the fact it closed in the nighttime which... More 

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHA, responded to this review

Hi jebskulker Thanks for the review and just an update on some stuff that has changed since you stayed with us a year ago. The kitchen is now open 24 hours, but after the final clean of the day, the gas cook points are off overnight to keep it clean for people up and having breakfast early. Microwaves, kettle, fridge... More 

Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Staying at this the yha was a very good experience! With affordable prices we received working facilities, clean rooms and very friendly service! We were welcomed and met many new people during the experience. The location was also perfect. Could not recommend staying here more! Thanks rob and the yha team!!

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Perpignan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Difficult to imagine a better yha, best I've stayed in. Well located, spacious, characterful, clean, brilliant facilities and atmosphere. Carpark, Garden, chess, billiards. Very good welcoming staff .. brilliant

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Best Hostel we have been to on our trip down eastern Australia. GREAT kitchen layout.... GREAT kitchen - gold standard for all hostels good location in town close to groceries and shopping. however a very hilly 18minute walk to the start of the mountain trails. fast Wifi for decent price. Private room was nice with a view and comfy bunk... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Booked in a group of 5 in double and single bunk rooms with ensuite. Two of my friends haven't been to hostels before. I think they were ok with this experience. Friendly staff. Minor issue that one room wasn't done up when we arrived but fixed easy enough. Heaters and funky old building with character. Lots of families not much... More 

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