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Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel

3-star3 stars
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

3-star hostel within walking distance of Circular Quay
  • Free WiFi

Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Probably the best Budget Hostel with best location in Sydney. We've booked for a double…Dec 5, 2019
  • The location was fantastic, you could get to Circular Quay within 10 minutes along a…Aug 20, 2019

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel

from S$118
  • Double Ensuite Room
  • 6 Share Mixed Ensuite Dormitory
  • 4 Share Male Ensuite Dormitory
  • 4 Share Mixed Ensuite Dormitory
  • 4 Share Female Ensuite Dormitory
  • 6 Share Female Ensuite Dormitory
  • Double/Twin Ensuite Room
  • Quadruple Ensuite Room
  • 5 Share Family Ensuite Room
  • Double Ensuite with Opera House View
  • Double/Twin Ensuite with Opera House View

What’s around Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel


  • In Sydney Central Business District
  • Circular Quay - 4 min walk
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 6 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 10 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 14 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 16 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 18 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 25 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 22 min walk
  • Sydney North Sydney Station - 4 min drive
  • Wynyard Station - 8 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 16 min walk
  • Town Hall Station - 19 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 106 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 3:00 AM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • 24-hour offsite parking nearby (AUD 45 per day); reservations required; discounts available

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2009
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Norwegian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Sydney Harbour YHA Hostel The Rocks
  • Sydney Harbour YHA Hostel
  • Sydney Harbour YHA The Rocks
  • Sydney Harbour YHA
  • Sydney Harbour Yha Hotel
  • Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel The Rocks
  • Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs AUD 45 per day (open 24 hours)

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 8 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel

  • Does Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • Are pets allowed at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Harts Pub (3-min walk), Munich Brauhaus (4-min walk), and Pony Dining The Rocks (4-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel?
    No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (11-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel and nearby?
    Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel has an arcade.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 217 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
오페라하우스 근처로 위치 좋고 뷰 엄청 좋으나 밤에 시티로 움직이기는 좀 길이 어두움
Yoonsun, au2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Nil aircon, windows only open a fraction. Nil fan either. Nil TV.
au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Fantastic location and views also. Room cleanliness was excellent, did not use the kitchen.
au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Would happily stay again
I opted for an ensuite room I did have a peep of the Opera House. Staff were great consistently. Great roof terrace with views of harbour bridge and opera house. About 10 min walk to public transport with steep hills coming back unless you go across top of York St to Wynyard
Karen, au5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything great, especially location and size of rooms. Roof top terrace had amazing views.
Tim, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Can't ask for much more for the price. Good location too.
au5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Arlangga, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
YHA The Rocks, ROCKS!!!
Awesome value and location, great service and amenities. Thanks heaps, you guys Rock!!!
Paul, au2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The YHA was in a perfect position right at the heart of the Rocks area..right over the exposed archeological did of the original Rocks area...v. interesting....with amazing views over the iconic Harbour. All amenities right on tap.
Jill, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Location and Support
Very helpful at front desk. All areas very clean. Wonderful view from hotel terrace of opera house and harbor. Easy to get around town and sites.
Gail, us3 night trip

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel