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Railway Square YHA

Hostel | 8-10 Lee Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

86.9% Overall Rating

44 out of 47 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/03/2015)

"Good inner city location in a heritage building combined with a modern feel; average cleanliness; friendly staff"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 10.07
  • Breakfast USD 4.31
  • Towel USD 0.72

What's Included

  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Winner of Australia National Tourism Award - Best Backpacker Accommodation 2014, Sydney's most laid back hostel. Sleep in a Train Carriage and enjoy our heated bathroom floors this winter! Now with FREE wifi! Read more

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About Railway Square YHA

Spoilt for choice in Sydney?

Want somewhere different? Railway Square YHA is an original - Australia's only hostel in a railway station where you can stay on the train that's not going anywhere ...

This unique YHA is in the heart of Sydney's backpacker district at Central Station. Sleep in one of the funky red train carriages on Central Station's original Platform Zero. Or go for one of the comfy rooms in the converted historic main building. Railway Square YHA includes a great lounge and cafe, pool and deck area, travel desk, pool table and a free Wifi hotspot. Regular hostel activities including our great Aussie BBQ and great value trips to AFL football games.

Walk to Sydney's major attractions, or shop till you drop and go bar hopping in the city and nearby trendy Surry Hills. Explore Chinatown for great food and Paddy's Markets.

Please note that our pool is currently under renovation and may be out of action.

Accommodation Information

There are a range of rooms including mult-share railway carriage rooms. Also some twin/double rooms.

Location Information

Located in the heart of Sydney, Railway Square YHA is right beside Central Station and includes unique railway carriage accommodation. Walk to Chinatown and Darling Harbour.

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