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If you believe the PR Manager's estimate of 'five minutes walk from the train station' you could miss your train by 15 minutes. Even with track shoes and running gear for a fast jog up the hill, five minutes would be an excellent time. Realistically,...More
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded yesterday
Hi - sorry you were mislead on the timing, but yes, it is uphill going back to the station (but of course, downhill on arrival!). There is good paving all the way, so easy with suitcases, but everyone's timing will vary a bit. Hope you...More
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
This YHA is located conveniently if you want to explore the trails nearby and don't have a car (they do have parking if you're driving). An added bonus is the grocery store right next door. I enjoyed hanging out in their spacious common room; and...More
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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 1 week ago
Hi Heidi - the hostel is indeed only five minutes walk from the train station in Katoomba so really easy to get there and then use the Explorer bus to explore the mountains and all the sights. Hope to see you again another time!
This hostel is nice and spacious with large rooms and kitchens, however there were a couple of things that couold have been better. Firstly the radiators would not turn off and made a terrible noise everytime you tried to therefore I got very very hot...More
A great place to stay, the common room has plenty of room to relax and there is a great outdoor area with bbq facilities to enjoy. That’s is located in the centre of Katoomba and has the coles just down the road. The staff are...More
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
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 get help from our staff in these circumstances.