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Railway Square YHA

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“train carriage”(14 reviews)
“big kitchen”(11 reviews)
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All reviewstrain carriagebig kitchenweekly ratefemale dormlarge lockersdorm roomcommon areaslounge areayour luggagea lot of noisestayed here for nightswould stay here againfree breakfastbeds were comfortablewe've stayedlight sleeperperfect location
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

So here’s the thing; I’ve stayed in many hostels in Australia and Sydney and this hostel is one of the better ones. BUT having stayed at YHA Sydney Central, I’d prefer to stay there next time and not Railway Square, as although I was pleased...More

Thank Lisa-Marie1980
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded 24 March 2015

Hi Lisa-Marie Thanks for your very comprehensive review of Railway and your comments. People definitely do have preferences between the two hostels - they are only 200 metres apart! Central is with all the bells and whistles (pool, sauna, cinema, bar, café, tour desk etc)...More

Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

This hostel has a great location when you've just arrived in Sydney. Near the airport and close to the centre. Have really enjoyed my stay here. The kitchen is by far the best i have seen. From Sydney all the way up to Cairns; no...More

Thank NaomiKlein7991
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Checked in pretty late, but was very simple and easy, however was not asked for any ID which was unusual, given my sheets and directed to my room, 101. First room on the ground floor which was very noisy, with the window right outside where,...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Excellent location just minutes walk from the station. Usual YHA Australia hostel geared to less social travellers. Large kitchen and communal area. Free wifi is a bonus for Australian YHA's. Rooms have great lockers, private lights and plug sockets. No free luggage storage which is...More

Thank peachiepagan
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stayed in 8 beds room only 1 night. Location is perfect. Only few minuites from central station. Reception person was polite and helpful. I liked unique interior of this YHA. Price is not very cheep but still its acceptable.

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HelloAllie_
2 May 2018|
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Response from Dwiyani C | Reviewed this property |
yes they have medium size individual locker, but need to bring your own padlock
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miaowzila
19 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi again - on the YHA website, just choose the 4 shares that don't have the word 'railway carriage' in the title - these are the ones in the main building!
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miaowzila
18 March 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi - there are two types of four share rooms at the hostel. The ones in the carriages are next to Central station but have double glazed windows. There is some noise though. Otherwise, ask for the four share rooms in the... More
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"for a quieter room ask for one facing inwards and upstairs. For a quirky stay, stay in one of the carriages."
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"Stay at YHA Central instead"
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"There are a few old train carages, check if theses are available."
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"Ask for a single room."
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