Glebe Point YHA

262-264 Glebe Point RoadSydney2037Australia
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About Glebe Point YHA

A part of the YHA chain, the Glebe Point YHA offers basic hostel accommodation in this leafy suburb of Sydney. There are many parks within walking distance of this popular hostel.

Dormitories and private rooms are available and all have shared bathroom facilities. Ceiling fans and heating are in every room, plus lockers are also supplied. Private rooms offer hot drink making facilities.

The lounge area contains a TV and multiple sofas to relax in, whilst guests can also enjoy the outside rooftop BBQ area and its views of the city. Laundry is also possible on-site.

A shared kitchen is provided with a separate dining room area. The local neighbourhood contains dozens of restaurants and cafés, just a few minutes walk away.

Sydney city centre can be reached by bus in ten minutes or it is a twenty minute walk to Darling Harbour. Sydney Airport is sixteen kilometres from the Glebe Point YHA.


262-264 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, 2037, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)96928418 | Fax: +61(2)96600431 | 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

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent customer service

Staff at this hostel receive lots of praise for their excellent levels of customer service and friendly manner. Guests state that the staff help to create a welcoming atmosphere and also are willing to pass on knowledge and tips for the local area.

Pleasant and relaxed neighbourhood

Situated in the suburb of Glebe, this hostel is in a neighbourhood which is frequently portrayed as relaxing and pleasant. With many parks and the waterfront within a few minutes walk, guests appreciate the quieter location away from Sydney city centre.

Good security levels

The property is said to provide good levels of security for guests, with the front door code changed daily. There are also personal lockers in all of the dormitories, allowing guests to lock their valuables away. Many reviews state that these levels of security are reassuring in a shared environment.

Negative Reviews

Poor quality Wi-Fi

The hostel offers a limited free Wi-Fi service and also a premium service said to be quicker. Both Wi-Fi services are repeatedly criticised by dozens of guests for being slow and unreliable, guests feel there should be no excuse for bad Wi-Fi in this day and age.

Old and tired facilities

Guests suggest many of the facilities and fittings of this hostel look tired and worn out. Kitchen equipment is regularly criticised for being old and consequently not always fully functioning. Rooms are also stated to feel dated and thus many guests feel the property could benefit from an entire refit.

Below average cleanliness levels

Many of the guests staying at this hostel feel the cleanliness levels are not of an adequate standard. The kitchen and bathrooms are regularly criticised for being dirty much of the time, whilst the rooms are also said to be lacking regular housekeeping.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 330 reviews across the web
7.9 /10
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    7.9 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 330 reviews