City view
BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Non-smoking rooms
Baggage storage
Heating

Stay in the heart of Sydney Excellent location – show map

The award-winning Sydney Harbor YHA features spectacular rooftop views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Harbor. The hostel is within 10 minutes' walk of Wynyard Station, or if traveling by light rail, the Bridge St stop is also a 10-minute walk from the property. The hostel features private and dormitory rooms, a TV lounge, billiards and a fully equipped communal kitchen.

Sydney Harbor YHA is located in the heart of the historic Rocks district, surrounded by heritage buildings, boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. It is 2,150 feet from the Museum of Contemporary Art and less than 20 minutes' walk from the iconic Bridge Climb, Sydney Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Hostel facilities include a 24/7 reception desk, free WiFi throughout, a well equipped guest kitchen and guest laundry.

Each of the air-conditioned rooms have a private bathroom and bed linen is provided. Double rooms include tea/coffee and towels. Shared rooms offer a private locker with a powerpoint.

This is a sustainable property with solar-powered hot water, rainwater tanks and a unique open-plan design that invites natural light and airflow.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Sydney Harbour YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 28, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 full bed
and
3 bunk beds
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello Is there an age limit as my husband and I are in our sixties, thank you Sue
    Hi Sue There is no age limit, you and your Husband are very welcome to stay and we look forward to hearing from you in the future. Many Thanks Have..
    Answered on December 27, 2019
  • Can 2 people only rent the twin/double bed room
    This room is perfect for 2 or 3 people
    Answered on December 10, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes it is!
    Answered on December 10, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Yes we do! We run various activities through the week during the day and evenings that our guests can participate in.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • how much for luggage storage for one week?
    Luggage storage for our guests, or for guests who have checked out costs $5, $7 or $9 per day in a small, medium, or large locker. Small lockers are e..
    Answered on February 4, 2021
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Amenities of Sydney Harbour YHA
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Thai

House rules

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

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

7:00 AM - 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 are considered 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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Sydney Harbour YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note children are welcome at this property, but cannot be accommodated in the co-living (shared) rooms. Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian*. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in private rooms only.’

*Designated guardians must have written permission from a parent/legal guardian. This includes school groups.

Please note for bookings of 10 or more guests, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Sydney Harbour YHA

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

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

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

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

  • Sydney Harbour YHA is 0.7 miles from the center of Sydney.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sydney Harbour YHA by:

    • Train 25min

  • Guests staying at Sydney Harbour YHA can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte