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Sydney Harbour YHA

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Berkeley Vale, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I stayed here with a school group, this place is in a great location near the harbour bridge and the city life if thats what your looking for. The room i had was comfortable, clean and spacious but was missing a tv which would have been good when relaxing after a big day.

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Soenderborg, Denmark
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Stayed at the Rocks for 5 nights, and it was everything i had hoped for. Its cheap as a backpacker and you meet so many nice people and the staff is so friendly and they make events all the time, so even though I travelled alone I didn't feel bored or alone at any point. Parties and food events, they...

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Essex
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I booked this hotel as it seemed a good price for the location. It was clean and the bathroom was very nice. I booked a private double room with private bathroom so the price was obviously much higher than using a dorm room (approx £85/night). The facilities seemed good. We attended the BBQ on the rooftop one night but as...

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Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the Sydney Harbour YHA with my parents, who are in their early 60s. It was there first stay in a hostel and they were all surprised! The YHA is perfectly located in The Rocks, Sydney's oldest district. From the rooftop terrace you have an undisturbed view on the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. All city sights are...

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We were looking for a place to stay in Central Sydney that was close to main attractions that were accessible by walking. This was perfect even on a rainy weekend. Stayed in a double room which had a view of harbour. Room was modern and clean.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Stayed here one night on the weekend. Friendly staff, 24 hours reception and very clean throughout. They have taken great care on the environment and feel of the place. This place is so central with easy walking through the Rocks, to Circular Quay and into the city. Would easily stay again

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Great place. Absolutely would stay there again. Everyone was nice and polite. I must say, sitting on top of the balcony and having a drink while the sun was out and everyone behaving in an enthused yet respectful manner ranks up there with the best of the backpacking experiences I have had.

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

stayed here in late February in a 4 share room great clean rooms and modern facilities, great location and the roof area has amazing views of the city and the opera house will come back here if im ever in Sydney again.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is the best hostel I stayed in for all of my backpacking. The rooms are clean and spacious, and even have lots of plug sockets for each person staying in the room. The kitchen is also huge and has lots of equipment to use. The hostel also has an amazing rooftop with superb views, and a TV room with...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in a private room with ensuite for six. 3rd floor beside the roof top terrace. Absolutely stunning views. Beds comfortable and room spotless. Location is fantastic too. It's built on the dig site and there's so much to see within the building itself. Definitely worth booking here.

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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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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: ₹ 2,521 - ₹ 9,955 (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”
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“We had room 112 with view of the opera house.”
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