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Proper hostel with old-world charm. The fireplace was a particular favorite but all the common areas were great. Our family room, while not luxurious (of course) was spacious and great value for money. The back terrace had a great view of the sunset sky. The...More
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 2 July 2017
Hi IslandGirl - delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The hostel is lovely and cosy for a mountains winter escape - and we'll be celebrating Yulefest this month, so would be great to see you again.
I particularly liked that there's a special lock on the ladies' bathrooms so only ladies can get in! Lots of information there, and various activities are based there so it's easy to figure out what to do. I had a twin room: in fact a...More
My friend and I stayed in a 5 share room for 2 nights (though there was only one other bed occupied the first night and no one else the second night).
The hostel was clean, rooms were a decent size with good heating. There is...More
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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 18 May 2017
Hi Meg - pleased you enjoyed your time in the Blue Mountains and saw how much there is to see and do. The hostel is very cosy in winter - especially curling up in front of the fireplace! Hope to see you again sometime.
We stayed here for one night to level out our costings for staying somewhere luxury. This YHA is right on the main street at Katoomba just at the end of the restaurants in the street. The rooms are small but thats what you would expect....More
This review is based on a five bed dorm.
The Katoomba YHA is a nice and well kept place which is well suited for a stay if you are paying the Blue Mountains a visit. But pleas be advised that it's not...More
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
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 get help from our staff in these circumstances.