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Reviews of Sydney Central YHA

Hostel | 11 Rawson Place, (Cnr Pitt St and Rawson Pl), Sydney, Australia 2000

88.2% Overall Rating

254 out of 271 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/08/2015)

"Was only there for one night, so i can't really say much but i did like what i saw! Super spacious rooms with comfy beds! :) Facilities were clean as well! What more could you ask for in a hostel? the perfect place to…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 4.96
  • Towel USD 1.42

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Please make sure that you allow 24 hours for all cancellations (local time) If you fail to do this, you will be charged for your first nights accommodation.

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88.2%

Overall Rating

254 out of 271 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Sydney Central YHA'

Atmosphere
80.0%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
86.4%
Value
88.0%
Safety
94.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 August 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Was only there for one night, so i can't really say much but i did like what i saw! Super spacious rooms with comfy beds! :) Facilities were clean as well! What more could you ask for in a hostel? the perfect place to stay for a couple of nights!

Disliked: Nothing. It was a bit big in my opinion. I didnt mind because i was only there for a night, however in general i prefer smaller hostels. Also you need your keycard to get into the bathrooms. Never seen that before, found that really weird but it seems to be a YHA thing. No big deal though!

80.0%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Deborah Adar

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 August 2015 Deborah would recommend this property

Liked: The free wifi was very good and the location next to the central station is helpful too, it's not directly in the city centre, but if you stay in Sydney for a bit longer than two days it definitely worth it because you can easily catch trains and buses to any other direction

Disliked: Deborah left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Emma Johnson

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

04 August 2015 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very welcoming and helpful. They offered lots of activities like pool, an arcade and a movie theater. The dining area was very nice and had booth tables.

Disliked: Emma left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Heyvon Herdhayinta

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 July 2015 Heyvon would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: the bathroom was not so clean

82.9%
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Benoit Bolte

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

28 June 2015 Benoit would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is very convient as close to the central station and murrays bus stop.

Disliked: Pretty expensive though.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

27 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: That everything was available ie wifi could be purchased and that it had cafés available within the hostel.

Disliked: Nothing.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Mathias clavel

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2015 Mathias would recommend this property

Liked: Nice place to stay, no surprise and very complete.

Disliked: Not enough activities for "joining people"

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Terence Gash

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 June 2015 Terence would recommend this property

Liked: Great location

Disliked: People steal food

94.3%
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Thomas Lagesse

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

30 May 2015 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Very welcoming ! Great customer service . Just everything what a clients wants from a hostel . Well done

Disliked: Nothing really

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff and good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

12 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very helpful and polite and handled any problem with ease. When we arrived we had an issue with an online booking which the receptionist resolved, making sure my partner and I got a room together. We then were given a dorm with a balcony which is a bonus. Rooms were spotless and very spacious. The kitchen had every pot pan and utensil needed to cook any desired meal. The dining area is bright and very well set out making it easy to relax and enjoy your food, or communicate. A huge bonus was FREE wifi, was very happy with this. Floor one also has a games room and computers to use. If you go up to the 9th floor there is a rooftop with BBQ, perfect for sunset beers and there is a sauna and swimming pool. First hostel I've seen with such facilities. After a few horrible places we have stayed this was a breath of fresh air. Would definitely recommend staying here and will be returning in the near future.

Disliked: Can't pick a fault, card stopped working once but that's no big issue.

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Danielle Fitzsimmons

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

14 March 2015 Danielle would recommend this property

Liked: Was very pleasant to stay and felt like a hotel

Disliked: Nothing!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Facilities and location

Disliked: Heavy doors with loud sound when closed

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's was clean. And air conditioning. The theater and pool are a Osiris. And the 24 hour kitchen

Disliked: The doors at night are too loud. Espically if you are near the bathrooms

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Javier Cardenas Guzman

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

19 January 2015 Javier would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was quite friendly.

Disliked: Some rates are really expensive like internet. You don't know all the prices before just when you come there and you don't have any option so you should pay a full rate.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

15 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Unbeatable central location and building facility.

Disliked: The social atmosphere is not very high as families and transit through travelers stay here like myself.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 December 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: All

Disliked: Nothing

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

15 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: None

Disliked: None

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jamie Keung

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

26 May 2014 Jamie would recommend this property

Liked: very clean and tidy a lot of space for socializing

Disliked: air ventilation within the room was insufficient

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

26 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Low cost Excellent location Secure Friendly staff Large clean kitchen

Disliked: Noisy residents late at night No ventilation in rooms (could not open window to get fresh air)

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Visiting friends or family

24 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The double room had a complete ensuite

Disliked: The air/con was a bit cold over night

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Lindsay Cash

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 February 2014 Lindsay would recommend this property

Liked: Close to everything and the station. Liked the big kitchen with loads of cool tops and the cinema room

Disliked: No free luggage storage - not even if you arrive before check in starts.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sara wyn Williams

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 February 2014 Sara wyn would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms were spacious, had lockers (remember to bring your own lock), very clean, massive kitchen. Plenty of places to chill. Scuba night club right outside. Noise does not carry to the rooms. Shops not far,

Disliked: Wifi bit expensive, some staff was not helpful.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

19 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central location next to the train station and bus stops and close to lively Chinatown and George street, about 30 min walk to the harbour and Opera house. Clean, big dorm room. Nice common areas to hang out and meet other travelers. Organized city tour was very good and staff were friendly. I didn't go to see the rooftop terrace.

Disliked: No free wifi and no breakfast but then again you won't find those in most of the hostels in Australia. No free luggage storage. Pricey compared with many other places.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Daniel Byrne

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 December 2013

Liked: Pool and was clean shame about the groups of children

Disliked: Full of kids, went down stairs to the common room to Skype home and on both days had around 30+ kids running around. Also there is quite literally no atmosphere, which is fine if you don't like to speak to people or have fun but for your average traveller it's rather odd.


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