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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“single bunk”(5 reviews)
“communal space”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), great kitchen, fast internet, all in the heart of Katoomba. This is the best value budget accommodation, located in the heart of Katoomba. Chose from a...
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207 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
70 km to Raglan Airport
48 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely building, so spacious and filled with sun, hearty warmth you can get in the mountain in winter. Great dorms with locker(bring your own paddle lock). Busy , functional and productive communal kitchen with free food to reduce waste. 5 star sitting and eating area....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking to save some money without compromising on comfort, this place is unbeatable. Clean, spacious and well-appointed, the rooms and common areas are super-comfortable. Great views from the excellent shared kitchen, free parking, and a lovely outdoor area. Staff are friendly and helpful...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here 2 times in the last 2 months, it’s one of my favorite hostels in NSW. Staff is very friendly and always ready to give advice on what to do in the area depending on your interests. Rooms and bathrooms have a good...More

Thank Kelly B
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kelly, thanks for your lovely review. It's a special place indeed. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic little gem Welcomed with a smile, rooms large and very clean. Amazing kitchen area with great facilities, large communal area with lots of lounges. Located within walking distance to everything many good eating places nearby... bonus linen Was included. Will definitely...More

Thank Travelmummi
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 22 May 2018

Hi - we agree - we think our hostel is a pretty special place and delighted you thought so too. Hope to see you again another time.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just spent five wonderful days with my family up at the Blue Mountains YHA. The hostel is family friendly and the staff are really understanding of little children and all the mischief they can get up to. Would not hesitate to recommend the property and...More

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In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire, cosy warm rooms (many with ensuite), great kitchen, fast internet, all in the heart of Katoomba. This is the ...More best value budget accommodation, located in the heart of Katoomba. Chose from a range of rooms including multi share, double/twin and family rooms. Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). Relax in the large lounge, self cater in the kitchen. Housed in a beautifully restored historic National Trust building, the hostel is close to breathtaking scenic lookouts, and local cafes and pubs. Save with YHA discounts on heaps of activities, tours and attractions from the hostel. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Room types
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mab888
31 December 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mab - sorry you were disturbed by other guests. We do have a staff member who lives on site, and there is a telephone link at reception for any guests to use to get staff assistance, so we would encourage you to always... More
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Rachel H
31 October 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
yes you can it will cost you 2$ for a four hours (not sure about the hours) and 3$ for the whole day. you can ask at the reception! good luck
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Rachel H
31 October 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
yes but it wil cost you $2 for a couple of hours and 3$ vmfor a whole day. just ask at thw reception
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"I have a family room but students like the less costly share."
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"very affordable, clean, great location"
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"Worth a visit if the Blue Mountains are in your plans"
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"Away from the staircases which squeak"
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