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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A nice location with a professional staff, I usually do not write negative reviews but this time deserves it, if you're allergic to dust this is not the place to be, I've got two clean blankets upon arrival, but the heave blanket on the bed smelled so bad, there was rubbish under the bed, windows locked so not a brise...

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

Hi Jaime We're sorry you weren't happy with your stay with us - we want guests to have the best time at Sydney Central YHA so feedback is really important. We've checked with housekeeping and the doona on your bed had actually had its cover changed, and then you also received two freshly laundered sheets to use on the bed...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really cool experience, met some awesome people and felt like i was back in Uni. Best part about this YHA is the location. Perfect place to access all of Sydney's city hotspots and close to the train station

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I only stayed two nights at this hostel, but I had a pretty good experience. The room were modern and clean, the beds were pretty good. The common parts were very clean as well. This hostel had rooftop bar and pool, which was a very nice plus. And the location is very good, very closed to central station. The only...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good hostel. Its really big like hotel. Free WiFi and really nice people. So close for shopping. Very happy here for 4 nights in Sydney. They also helped book tours be cause we made no plan before we came

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is very big and well organized like a hotel. The 4 bed bedroom is big, clean and confy. The commom areas are great. Free Wi-Fi good enough. A great Cafe at the front door but a bit pricy. Next to Central station and close to so many spots.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wifi is free and good on first and second floors! After being sent on a goose chase to find parking the guys at the front felt bad and gave me breakfast vouchers at the cafe connected to the hostel which was awesome!! The beds were decent enough... showers were ok. It seemed like more of a hotel than a hostel....

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

Hi Zac. Really sorry about the parking hassles but glad you enjoyed your breakfast! Hope to see you again another time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is like a hotel, it's gorgeous. 8 stories, big bedrooms with huge windows and lovey views, the AC is perfect so you're never too hot or too cold and the communal bathrooms are great, clean and not crowded. I stayed here for 8 nights in January in the 4 bed female dorm and I'm going back at the...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Location next to Central Station and near to the main street with shops etc. We had a 4 bedroom. Size was okay, big lockers. Very noisy room when you are having a room to the main street. Not very clean, some fries were laying on the floor at arrival. Bathrooms have been disgusting. Especially the toilets have been dirty/full...

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

Hi Max and thanks for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you thought the hostel wasn't clean enough. Our bathrooms are cleaned 3 times per day and due to recent feedback, we are actually going to increase this to 4 times per day. I hope you enjoyed your time in Sydney!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great location - next to the Central Railway Station, close to Chinatown & Thai Town, short walk to Darling Harbour, restaurants, convenience stores, and the busy through fare of Sydney - George Street.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We booked an ensuite room which was clean and tidy, the bed was comfortable. The proximity to the central railway station is great as well as the nearby streets of Pitt and George streets We stayed 2 nights. Basic but good for a short stay, friendly and helpful staff. A nice cafe on the ground floor.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sydney Central YHA hostel is Sydney's hostel with everything and the best value choice in the centre of the city. It is housed in a heritage-listed building opposite Central Station. It has panoramic views of Sydney from the rooftop and outdoor area, heated pool, sauna. Sydney Central facilities include kitchens, laundries, games/TV rooms, locker hire, limited parking, group accommodation/meeting rooms, disabled access, 24 hour security access, YHA Travel desk, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), bistro, convenience store. There is even an in-house cinema with two free movies a day! Regular activities include pub crawls, sporting events, market tours and BBQs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sydney Central YHA

Address: 11 Rawson Pl | Cnr Pitt St & Rawson Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $42 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sydney Central YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 151
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