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Blue Mountains YHA

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average6%
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“single bunk”(5 reviews)
“clean kitchen”(8 reviews)
“communal space”(3 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a ground floor room facing the street. The catches did not shut properly, meaning that anybody from the street side could just lift the window and enter your room. At night others made so much noise it was difficult to sleep. I did...More

Thank Stjerne1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Straight from getting inside this hostel you will feel like home! Spaceous room, practical common areas, family-friendly vibe and good atmosphere in general. One of the best hostel I have stayed so far in Australia! Stayed there only 2 nights but would have definitely made...More

Thank Vincent J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the better YHA hostels I have stayed in (only really beaten by the rocks in Sydney). It is clean, my room (104) 5 person room was very spacious, clean. I have a bad back and the staff reserved me a bottom...More

Thank sami6591
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We spontaneously booked a Queen room with ensuite at the Katoomba YHA as we needed a convenient location for a big hike we were planning on doing the following day and a good nights rest was essential. When we arrived we found a reasonable amount...More

Thank CraigG86
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded December 6, 2017

Hi Craig. We appreciate your comprehensive review and the valuable feedback. Customer service is very important to us and our hostel is known for its friendliness, so we're sorry that we have failed to achieve our high standard on this occasion. Your feedback will be...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017

This was a great first hostel experience. The rooms were clean and beds were comfortable. I had four different rooms mates and all were considerate and friendly. There seemed to be a real community atmosphere to the place. They had bathrooms and showers that were...More

Thank Duncan P
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded December 6, 2017

Hi Duncan - glad you enjoyed our hostel. Staying with us is a form of communal living but that is part of the magic and why all YHAs around Australia have kitchens, lounge rooms etc so guests can get to know each other and share...More

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Free Internet
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$56 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$56 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mab888
December 31, 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mab - sorry you were disturbed by other guests. We do have a staff member who lives on site, and there is a telephone link at reception for any guests to use to get staff assistance, so we would encourage you to always... More
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Rachel H
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
yes you can it will cost you 2$ for a four hours (not sure about the hours) and 3$ for the whole day. you can ask at the reception! good luck
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Rachel H
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
yes but it wil cost you $2 for a couple of hours and 3$ vmfor a whole day. just ask at thw reception
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"I have a family room but students like the less costly share."
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"very affordable, clean, great location"
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"Worth a visit if the Blue Mountains are in your plans"
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"Away from the staircases which squeak"
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