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Katoomba YH specialises in large groups who arrive by coach to visit the Blue Mountains. They can fill the hostel and force independent travellers to switch rooms to accommodate them. The buses then sit outside the front door with engines running, beneath dorm windows, waiting...More
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded yesterday
Hi dead_gringo. We're sorry you were disappointed with your stay - this is not typical of guests at this hostel at all, so we apologise for not meeting your expectations. This hostel has a special area for groups - they have their own meeting room...More
A great place to stay, the common room has plenty of room to relax and there is a great outdoor area with bbq facilities to enjoy. That’s is located in the centre of Katoomba and has the coles just down the road. The staff are...More
We arrived midweek at a time which was not overly busy so we had an idyllic stay. The lovely double room had an added personal touch of coffee-tea facilities so we could enjoy a cup of tea and a read before leaving our room to...More
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Blue Mountains YHAResponded 4 weeks ago
Hi Shorty - pleased you enjoyed your visit. The premium private rooms also include a queen size bed - so extra comfy! Hope to see you again another time.
We had a ground floor room facing the street. The catches did not shut properly, meaning that anybody from the street side could just lift the window and enter your room. At night others made so much noise it was difficult to sleep. I did...More
Straight from getting inside this hostel you will feel like home! Spaceous room, practical common areas, family-friendly vibe and good atmosphere in general. One of the best hostel I have stayed so far in Australia! Stayed there only 2 nights but would have definitely made...More
Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mab - sorry you were disturbed by other guests. We do have a staff member who lives on site, and there is a telephone link at reception for any guests to use to get staff assistance, so we would encourage you to always... More
Hi Mab - sorry you were disturbed by other guests. We do have a staff member who lives on site, and there is a telephone link at reception for any guests to use to get staff assistance, so we would encourage you to always get help from our staff in these circumstances.