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Sydney Harbour YHA

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staying at YHA, The Rocks, Sydney was like reliving my college hostel days. Though I was there for just two nights but it was worth..I wasn't sure what I was getting into but trust me it was fun. The location of this YHA is just awesome, walking distance to all public amenities, Sydney Harbour, Opera House etc with some spectacular...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a youth hostel so rooms are basicbut that's to be expected. On the negative side the bedsour too thin and uncomfortable particularly in the double room we had where we were paying a reasonable amount of money. Also free Wi-Fi is only available in the common areas which is not good enough also for this amount of money. Otherwise...

Thank George C
San Dimas, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very pleased with our 5 night stay here and would definitely recommend it for those looking for a more affordable option while in Sydney. We arrived in Sydney 5 days prior to a cruise departing out of Sydney Harbour and wanted an option that would be easy on our wallet since we planned to be sightseeing during most...

Thank RxVacation
Berry, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the digs showcased beneath the first floor of the main building to the iconic location and the exceptional roof top views of the harbour, the rocks YHA exceeds expectations. It's not just the location though, the staff and volunteers are friendly and helpful, the accomodation whilst being basic, is clean and functional and tremendous value when comparing what is...

Thank KevinDwyer1956
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We crashed out here longer than expected due to cyclone Debbie letting us travel further north. Situated in a superb location, especially as I ( lady over 60) was on my own for the last couple of days

Thank SueC602512
Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very nice place. We had a private room with toilet and shower inside. The bathroom as well as the room was very new, modern and clean. The view from the rooftop and the location are awesome. It’s easy to prepare your own food and enjoy it on the rooftop looking at the opera and the harbor bridge. The only thing...

Thank weazle2014
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This hostel far exceeded my expectations. Situated in "The Rocks," an historic and charming neighborhood, the location could not be better. It is a short stroll to the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens. The view from the fourth floor terrace can't be beat. Clean rooms and a sparkling, well-appointed kitchen. Staff was wonderful!...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed at sydney Harbour yha for 7 days, three nights in a 4 bed dorm and four nights in a 6 bad dorm. It was my first hostel experience and I loved it there. Reception staff were really helpful and welcoming. The rooms were a good size, I actually preferred the 6 bed dorm as the toilet and shower were...

Thank Katie M
YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Sydney Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi Katie We're delighted you enjoyed your stay - a great start to your trip to Australia! We always suggest people look at the directions to the hostel on our website - we have a pdf there with detailed info, as there are lots of little streets and laneways in the Rocks (part of its charm!). Hope we see you...

Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night in February. I was AMAZED by the view on the rooftop! I paid around £15 for one night and you share the view with the Shangri-La Hotel which is a few hundred per night. The rooftop always has a good few people on there so it's easy to make friends, that's where I made...

Thank hayleyhumphries95
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Recently stayed here for 4 days. Hostel is in a wonderful location close to the harbour and iconic bridge. Rooms are quite basic, but there are common areas near the lobby for cooking and refrigeration units.

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

Hi megamiles. Delighted you enjoyed your stay. Our rooms are relatively plain, but as a hostel, we put lots of effort into our communal space - a comfy lounge, large self-catering kitchen and that super big terrace. All the bedrooms are ensuite too. Hope we get to see you again soon.

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Staying in The Rocks

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only backpacker hostel in Sydney's historic harbourside Rocks precinct! Explore Sydney's colonial history, walk to all the city's major sites whilst staying in the heart of the city. Multi-share and double/twin accommodation, all with en-suites and many with Harbour and Opera House views. Plus free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). The place to make the most of your visit to Sydney! ... more   less 

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Address: 110 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > The Rocks
Price Range: ₹ 2,441 - ₹ 9,894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sydney Harbour YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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“We had a family room with ensuite”
SueC602512, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try for a room with Opera House view”
megamiles, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the harbour have been great.”
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“all rooms are good”
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“We had room 112 with view of the opera house.”
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