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Railway Square YHA

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  • Excellent33%
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“train carriage”(14 reviews)
“big kitchen”(11 reviews)
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All reviewstrain carriagebig kitchenweekly ratefemale dormlarge lockersdorm roomcommon areaslounge areayour luggagea lot of noisestayed here for nightswould stay here againfree breakfastbeds were comfortablewe've stayedlight sleeperperfect location
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Reviewed January 7, 2015

I'd only stayed for a night in a 7-bedded dorm and here's my opinion of things. Pros: :) Good location - Just next to the Central Railway Station and within walking distance to food places, convenience stores, places of interest, etc. :) Key card access...More

2  Thank GPenaflorida
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded January 8, 2015

Hi GP Thanks for your really informative review and glad you enjoyed your stay. Just to clarify a couple of points for future guests: - Yes, there is no lift, but the hostel only has two floors with about 10 stairs to the second floor....More

Reviewed December 26, 2014

Booked two nights and found this place average. Arrived early and they charge you for the luggage storage. Dorms were good and the bathrooms as well. Location was convienent. For me it was the mix of the people what I did not liked: too much...More

Thank rickzwart
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded December 28, 2014

Hi Rickzwart Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at Railway Square. Obviously guest mix varies all the time and YHA welcomes all visitors to our hostels. This hostel (like our other Sydney city hostels) have an activities program with at least one daily event -...More

Reviewed December 17, 2014

I recently spent a couple of days in Sydney and stayed at the yha at central. The costel was conviently situated to transport and very secure. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the bathrooms were clean. The lounge area was a great area for....More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed at this hostel with a mixed group of 7 teenagers and two adults on a school fieldtrip. The hostel staff were very friendly and helpful, the rooms were basic as we expected, but clean and well maintained. The toilets and showers were also...More

Thank pfjohnstone
Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed several times in this hostel. Nearly two month in total. The stuff is amazing! Right next to the central station and the city center it's perfect placed to start your trips doesn't matter where ever you want to go. The hole hostel is...More

1  Thank Tobias G
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HelloAllie_
May 2, 2018|
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Response from Dwiyani C | Reviewed this property |
yes they have medium size individual locker, but need to bring your own padlock
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miaowzila
March 19, 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi again - on the YHA website, just choose the 4 shares that don't have the word 'railway carriage' in the title - these are the ones in the main building!
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miaowzila
March 18, 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi - there are two types of four share rooms at the hostel. The ones in the carriages are next to Central station but have double glazed windows. There is some noise though. Otherwise, ask for the four share rooms in the... More
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"for a quieter room ask for one facing inwards and upstairs. For a quirky stay, stay in one of the carriages."
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"Stay at YHA Central instead"
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"There are a few old train carages, check if theses are available."
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"Ask for a single room."
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