• City view
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
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This award-winning hostel, with indoor pool is housed in a heritage listed building opposite Central Station in Sydney CBD (Central Business District). Guests enjoy panoramic views of the city from the rooftop outdoor area. YHA Sydney Central offers shared dormitory accommodations as well as private rooms. Guests have access to a free WiFi throughout the Hostel, 2 kitchens, spacious dining and lounge areas and a guest laundry. There is an on-site cinema where guests can catch the latest films. The hostel has its own travel agency, café, restaurant and BBQ facilities. Located in the basement, Schirrmo's Bar is open for drinks most evenings. Sydney International Airport is 6.2 mi from YHA Sydney Central and is directly accessible from Central Station. Activities include pizza nights, walking tours, movie nights with free popcorn and rooftop BBQs. The Haymarket stop for the light rail is located at the doorstep of YHA Sydney Central.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Youth Hostels Association
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Private Parking Available On Site


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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.8
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kim
    Vietnam Vietnam
    Convenient public transportation Friendly staff Clean accomodation
  • Ruchira
    Australia Australia
    Clean, friendly and efficient staff and very well located.. We spent one night there. We had dinner at the restaurant below, which was very good. Took the train to the airport the next morning - so convenient
  • Danielle
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Accessibility and location. Dining hotel was very nice

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • inCafe
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Australian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of YHA Sydney Central

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Karaoke
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
Languages Spoken
  • Mandarin
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Filipino
  • Urdu

House rules

YHA Sydney Central takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The supervision of guests under 18 years of age remains the responsibility of their parent or legal guardian while at a YHA property. Guests under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in Co-living shared dormitory rooms, they can only be accommodated in private rooms. For further information on the YHA child safety policy please contact the property directly.

For bookings of 10 or more guests, different prices, policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property directly.

Please, note that between 8th April - 28th August 2024 | Extensive refurbishment* is taking place across this property, including Ground floor, Level 1, private & co-living rooms, communal bathrooms, rooms with attached bathroom and halls. During this time there will be delays with elevators and the car park will be unavailable to guests. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

*The above works will be completed in a staged approach during the refurbishment timeline. When an area is being renovated, guest access will be limited to minimize disruption. All loud noise, including demolition, will take place between 9am-6pm to ensure regular hours of sleep are not interrupted. Dates are subject to change. Please contact the property directly for any questions.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform YHA Sydney Central of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about YHA Sydney Central

  • YHA Sydney Central offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Movie nights
    • Entertainment staff
    • Swimming pool

  • YHA Sydney Central has 1 restaurant:

    • inCafe

  • Guests staying at YHA Sydney Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • YHA Sydney Central is 0.8 miles from the center of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at YHA Sydney Central is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at YHA Sydney Central may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.