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    Railway Square YHA

    Railway Square Yha 8 - 10 Lee St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    This was my first experience in a Youth Hostel and I loved every moment. The location was excellent. The best experience was sleeping in a converted railway carriage located on a real railway platform and just next door was the Central railway station. I shared...More

    2  Thank Sue B
    Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

    I liked the place, very close to shops and sydney's attractions but the Internet is slow and you have to buy wifi card but it's not worth it because it is so bad, slow and expensive and it keeps disconnecting of the devices and you...More

    4  Thank Blanko O
    Reviewed 22 January 2015

    Have stayed in this hostel many times over the past few years, and will be staying there again in April. Whether you choose a 4 or 8 bed dorm, the rooms are very spacious, and well appointed with individual reading lights, enough plugs and big...More

    2  Thank SophieL_10
    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    Stayed at this hostel twice over a 6 month period, one at the start of my backpacking journey and then the end of my journey! And when i come back to australia i will be sure to stay here on arrival!! The dorm rooms are...More

    2  Thank Mathew O
    Reviewed 12 January 2015

    Best YHA hostel that I have ever been. Located in Railway station and that is so genius concept. This hostel had a character. Did book two nights in female dorm. room was clean and very big. They did have enough power plugs and lockers also....More

    2  Thank Rokoro
    Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Railway Square YHAResponded 13 January 2015

    Hi Rokoro Great that you enjoyed your stay at our hostel and hope to see you back some time. The railway carriage rooms are fun and can be easily booked on our website where they are named separately from the regular rooms in the main...More

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    Ivyabc
    20 December 2016|
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    Hi and thanks for your message. I am sorry that you didn't receive the refund earlier. The hostel manager had organised the refund and emailed you just before you submitted your question so it should all be sorted. Let us... 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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