Sydney Harbour YHA

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110 Cumberland St, Sydney 2000

Sydney Harbour YHA is perched above The Rocks tourist and culinary precinct of Sydney and less than 5 minute stroll to Bridge Climb (access is available to the Visitors Centre and hearing loops are installed  on the Bridge). The SH YHA is about 10 mins to the Rocks and its attractions including Circular Quay. The YHA building is an architectural wonder spanning an archaeological site so nearly all rooms face onto the central open space. Two access rooms offer views of the harbour!!

Number of Access Rooms: 5 rooms comprising; 2 doubles, 2 four bed dormitories and a 6 bed dormitory.
Star Rating: Backpacker – Delux
Freecall: Nil
Phone: 61 2 8272 0900
TTY Phone: Nil

Transport and parking

  • Train, Ferry & Bus to Circular Quay, Taxi & Shuttle Bus to door.
  • No on site parking. One dedicated public access space on Cumberland St opposite YHA.
  • Parking arrangement with nearby commercial parking stations.
  • Drop-off is on the street with no immediate crossovers – the nearest is approximately 20mtrs away.

Sydney Harbour YHA street view.

Photo: Street view of the Sydney Harbour YHA.

Street entry showing automatic doors and the archaeological dig beyond.


Main entry and foyer

  • Level from street through automatic opening doors.
  • There is a short gentle grade prior to the lift.
  • This door is secured at night. (Swipe slot/intercom to enter).
  • Lift to Level 1 Reception.
  • Reception desk height 1.2m.
  • Flooring is non slip, environmentally friendly rubberized surface.

 View of reception area including desk and cafe.

Photo: Courtesy YHA Ltd, Reception Foyer.

 Picture of the lounge area seating.

Photo: Courtesy YHA Ltd, Lounge.

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