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Blue Mountains YHA

207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed there for one night. Booked a shared room for 4 but fortunately no one else had booked the room that day. The only problem I faced was wifi, although I paid 5AUD for 24 hours but the wifi connectivity was very bad and I ended up using my phone's data pack.

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Hi J_a_y_a_0_j_h_a Thanks for your review and sorry you had WiFi issues. If that ever happens again at a YHA, please just see reception so they can try and help you out. That particular building is very solidly built and it means that there are dead spots in a few rooms. If you were in one of those rooms, we... More

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since this hostel opened some 14 or 15 years ago we have gone every single winter and it never disappoints. Staff are great, rooms lovely and cosy especially with ensuites. This year new linen, doonas and tea and coffee facilities and this is a YHA , plus the beds were made up and rooms ready at 12noon, better than a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great 1 night stay in this hostel. There is always a risk when staying in a backpackers hostel, but I found this one to be very pleasant. The staff were EXCELLENT and were genuinely interested in making sure I made the most of my short stay in the Blue Mountains. Walking distance to Echo Point, the famous... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend booked the trip for us to the Blue Mountains. When she said we were staying in a hostel I was slightly nervous. The YHA was great. It was spacious with a massive common room with 2 open fires & bean bags & books for kids. We didn't use the kitchen but it was lovely and big. Our rooms... More

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I spent 1 night in this YHA with my boyfriend. Unfortunately the weather was bad but this way we enjoyed the hostel even more : there is a (fake) fire in the living room! That gives a very nice atmosphere, and it kept us warm on this cold day. The kitchen is nice, the staff is very available for any... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Had a great time in the Blue Mountains YHA! We booked the Jenolan Caves package, which included a bus trip and entrance to the Caves. The caves were incredible, definetely go there! Initially had some problems with the package, because it wasn't totally clear to some of the staff, but they solved all the problems really good. Very nice people!... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

The location of the hostel is good, though I arrived on the train and travelled with a heavy bag. The distance to walk is fine (similar to what I've experienced with other hostels), but the hill was a bugger with the bag. I experienced a major failure in trying to book the adventure package. The online booking for the package... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

This place was huge, definitely no risk of feeling crowded here. The kitchen was massive, with a very good free food section, well-equipped with good cooking facilities (including ovens, hooray!) dorm rooms were in need of a little TLC but were spacious, beds were comfy and linen was clean. The bathrooms were superb, modern-looking and clean. Excellent TV room with... More

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Oslo, Norway
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20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This YHA has got an excellent range of facilities: large and clean kitchen with all necessary utensils, comfortable couches, a broad amount of books and magazines and the house has a nice atmosphere. The staff is professionally polite and friendly. We stayed in a five bed dorm which was pretty standard - but clean and spacious. The Blue Mountains are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The YHA is in a good location - easy to find, once you know where you're going and is very close to the cafes, shops and restaurants in Katoomba. The receptionists were very friendly, and the atmosphere was more family friendly. They even have fleeces to hire if needed! Which is good because the Blue Mountains can get quite cold.... More

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Address: 207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), great kitchen, fast internet, all in the heart of Katoomba. This is the best value budget accommodation, located in the heart of Katoomba. Chose from a range of rooms including multi share, double/twin and family rooms. Relax in the large lounge, self cater in the kitchen. Housed in a beautifully restored historic National Trust building, the hostel is close to breathtaking scenic lookouts, and local cafes and pubs. Save with YHA discounts on heaps of activities, tours and attractions from the hostel. ... more   less 
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