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Next Stop Sydney Railway Square YHA!

Our Hostel is very unique in Sydney. Built in the Historic 1904 ‘Inwards Parcel Shed’, we are attached to Sydney Central Railway Station. Not only do we offer rooms in the Historic Building but we also offer accommodation in train carriages!

Sydney Railway Square YHA

We have several 4 and 8 share dorm carriages which are fixed onto the old railway tracks and boarder onto Platform 1 of Central Station. It’s not uncommon to see a train pull up on the other side of the platform while looking out of your dorm room window.

Sydney Railway Square YHA bedroom

Features of Railway Square Hostel include:

  • Cafe – we sell the cheapest coffee in town!
  • Spa pool
  • Eco-friendly
  • Self-Catering kitchen
  • 24-Hour Reception
  • HI-Q Certification
  • Amazingly friendly staff!

Sydney Railway Square YHA receptionSydney Railway Square YHA reception

We are well located in Sydney’s CBD, just a 2 minute walk from the infamous China Town and the thriving suburb of Surry Hill’s. Surry Hill’s is a hub for creativity, well known for its funky bar’s, eclectic cafe’s, contemporary galleries and also a great place to go shopping for one off designer wears and vintage clothing.

Sydney Railway Square YHA murial

Sydney Railway Square YHA finished murial

The design of the Hostel itself is very contemporary. The common area is open plan and a great place for guests to meet. The Hostel has a relaxed vibe and attracts a lot of International long terms who refer to Railway Square as home. October of last year we were HI-Q re-certified (Quality Management System).

Sydney Railway Square YHA HI-Q Re-certification
Sydney Railway Square YHA HI-Q Re-certification

We are an eco-friendly Hostel. We recently purchased rain water tanks to help minimise our environmental footprint. We also support various charities including the Smith Family and Conservation Society Sea Shepherd.

Sydney Railway Square YHA Christmas Party

Visit our Railway Square YHA hostel page if you would like to book your next stay at this amazing hostel!

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