Sydney Harbour Yha

110 Cumberland StreetSydney2000Australia
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About Sydney Harbour Yha

Sydney Harbour Yha is an award-winning hostel located in Sydney’s trendy harbour side district, The Rocks.

Various room styles are offered including private double and twin rooms and four to six bed dorms for both single and mixed genders. All rooms are equipped with an en suite bathroom, fresh bed linen and access to a free Wi-Fi service. Many of the rooms also offer views of the harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

The hostel features a rooftop terrace with barbecue facilities and spectacular views of the city. Other facilities include a guest lounge with a TV and dining area. There’s also a fully equipped communal kitchen.

The Rocks is a lively district and a choice of cafes, restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance.

Sydney Harbour Yha is within ten-minutes’ walk of the Sydney Observatory, Susannah Place Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.


110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, 2000, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)82720900 | Fax: +61(2)82720950 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Lively area with easy access to main attractions

Public transport is easily accessible from $hotelname with the Circular Quay train and the ferry station to Manly being ten-minutes’ walk away. Several museums are a few minutes’ walk away including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Susannah Place Museum and Colonial House Museum. The Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Gardens can also be reached within 20-minutes’ walk. The Rocks area itself is a lively hub with an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

Great views and activities

The views of the harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge the Opera House from the roof top terrace have been described magnificent, spectacular and amazing. The hostel also promotes a friendly and social atmosphere by organising barbecue and cinema nights on certain days.

All the basics are covered

The rooms are simply furnished with modern decor and include all the necessary basics including clean linen, individual storage lockers, electrical plugs and reading lamps by each bed. It’s also easy to self cater with a spacious communal kitchen that’s fully equipped.

Negative Reviews

Additional fees

Unlike most places, luggage storage is not free of charge at $hotelname. Many guests were surprised and disappointed at having to pay a fee to store their belongings for a few hours. Towels are also to be rented and if you do not have a lock for the storage lockers you can purchase one from the front desk.

Free Wi-Fi service is unreliable

Guests reported that the free Wi-Fi hotspot is unreliable and can’t always be connected to in the guest rooms.

Assistance required to use the air conditioning

There is no individual climate control and guests complained about having to go down to reception to request that the air condition be turned on.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1837 reviews across the web
8.9 /10
  • Expedia
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    8.9 /10
  • hostelbookers
    9.0 /10
    9.3 /10
  • other websites
    8.8 /10
8.9 out of 10 based on 1837 reviews