SYDNEY HARBOUR YHA

Sydney Backpacker Accommodation
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FEATURES

Each of the air-conditioned rooms have a private bathroom and bed linen is provided. Double rooms include tea/coffee and towels. Shared rooms offer a private locker with a powerpoint.

Hostel facilities include a 24/7 reception desk, free WiFi in the spacious lounge area and a guest laundry. The tour desk can arrange social activities such as BBQs, guided walks and pub tours.

As well as a large self-catering kitchen, spacious communal areas, free WiFi hotspot for guests, premium WiFi Plus, television/movie room, on-site grocery store, coffee bar and large rooftop terrace, all rooms have en suites and air-conditioning. Daily activities and a tour desk will help you get the most from your Sydney experience.

Multi-share and double/twin accommodation is available, all with en suites and many with Sydney Harbour and Opera House views!

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ACTIVITIES

Everything that Sydney has to offer!

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THE ENVIRONMENT

From the YHA

This is a sustainable property with solar-powered hot water, rainwater tanks and a unique open-plan design that invites natural light and airflow.

Sydney Harbour YHA is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and being a responsible community member through a mix of heritage conservation and environmental sustainable practices and services. Initiatives include:

  • Energy/Greenhouse gas reduction: Solar hot water panels, Gas powered generator.Restricted air-conditioning (AC) controlled by reed switches on windows and temperature setting by staff. Key-card operated power saving devices in all bedrooms controlling lights and AC.Motion and sensor controlled lighting. Low energy light bulbs used throughout property plus abundant natural lighting. Bike storage and active promotion of public transport options – we have no car parking. As a result of this properties energy saving measures, guests at Sydney Harbour YHA use approximately 20% less electricity and 37% less gas per night than those at YHAs other Sydney CBD properties.
  • Waste Minimisation: Each room has dual bins for recycling and other waste. Recycling, organic waste and general rubbish bins in guest kitchen. Recycling of paper, glass, plastic, aluminium, batteries, light bulbs, toner cartridges and clothes (donated to charities). Swap shelves for guests to leave things they don’t want. Free food shelves in kitchen.Biodegradable cleaning products. Sale of refillable water bottles- we don’t sell bottled water.
  • Water Saving measures: 40,000 litre rain water tank used to flush toilets.40,000 litre storm water detention tank. All taps are 5-star WELS and showers are 3-star WELS rated. Dual flush 3L/4.5L toilets, waterless urinals, front loader washing machines. Signage encouraging guests to take shorter showers, turn off taps while brushing teeth, report leaks etc. As a result of this properties water saving measures, guests at Sydney Harbour YHA use approximately 45% less water per night than those at YHAs other Sydney CBD properties.
  • Indoor Environmental Quality measures: Careful selection of environmentally accredited materials such as low formaldehyde laminex, recycled rubber flooring, natural wool carpet, pinboards made from 100% recycled PET, and rubbish bins from recyclable plastic. Building design with open walkways and central voids for natural light and ventilation. Operable windows with shade louvers that slide across the windows allow for natural ventilation and shading without energy use. Smoking only permitted on roof terrace and education centre balcony.
  • Social Sustainability: The Big Dig Archaeology Education centre providing school children the opportunity to learn about the archaeology of The Big Dig site and Sydney’s history.  Heritage interpretation of The Big Dig site, Australia’s largest urban archaeology area. Sinking fund generated from a percentage of each guests overnight fee to provide for the ongoing conservation, interpretation and education of The Big Dig site. Donations to The Smith family funded by guest contributions. Regular hostel activities to encourage guest interaction
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What we love…

Sydney’s only backpacker hostel in the city’s historic harbourside precinct with stunning panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge. And as always with YHA, fab accommodation at a great price.


Tell me more…

This hostel boasts amazing views of the harbour, bridge and Opera House. Built above archaeological remnants of colonial Sydney, this YHA combines state-of-the-art facilities with a heritage experience of Sydney. It has won more than 30 awards.


Get the Facts

Where is it?  The Rocks, Sydney CBD, NSW

What?  Hostel

How many? Group accommodation up to 120 people

Who?   Great for everyone. Children also welcome.

Accessible? Yes. Please read further details here from the City of Sydney Easy Access site.

How much? Please check BOOKING BOX below for latest rates and availability.


Sounding Good?  Read on…

Sydney Harbour YHA boasts spectacular rooftop views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour. Within 10 minutes’ walk of Circular Quay train and ferry station, it features private and dormitory rooms, a TV lounge and a fully equipped communal kitchen.

Sydney Harbour YHA is located in the heart of the historic Rocks district, surrounded by heritage buildings, boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. It is 650 metres from the Museum of Contemporary Art and less than 20 minutes’ walk from the iconic Bridge Climb, Sydney Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Hosts: YHA Australia

Address: 110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000

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Sydney Harbour YHA

FEATURES

Each of the air-conditioned rooms have a private bathroom and bed linen is provided. Double rooms include tea/coffee and towels. Shared rooms offer a private locker with a powerpoint.

Hostel facilities include a 24/7 reception desk, free WiFi in the spacious lounge area and a guest laundry. The tour desk can arrange social activities such as BBQs, guided walks and pub tours.

As well as a large self-catering kitchen, spacious communal areas, free WiFi hotspot for guests, premium WiFi Plus, television/movie room, on-site grocery store, coffee bar and large rooftop terrace, all rooms have en suites and air-conditioning. Daily activities and a tour desk will help you get the most from your Sydney experience.

Multi-share and double/twin accommodation is available, all with en suites and many with Sydney Harbour and Opera House views!

ACTIVITIES

Everything that Sydney has to offer!

ENVIRONMENT

From the YHA

This is a sustainable property with solar-powered hot water, rainwater tanks and a unique open-plan design that invites natural light and airflow. Please see desktop version of the website for more details.

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Every enquiry and booking through GREEN GETAWAYS AUSTRALIA shows your support for the fabulous environmental initiatives undertaken by this property.