I have never stayed in a hostel like Sydney Harbour's YHA "The Rocks".
Can you ever "go back" to hostels?
A hostel like no other
I hadn’t even made it to the reception desk of the Sydney Harbor YHA (Youth Hostel Association) when I knew this was going to be a hostel unlike any I’d ever experienced. The hostel is located in the historic downtown neighbourhood of “The Rocks”, just 500 meters from where the first fleet of Europeans settlers landed in 1788. As we approached the front door, we passed UNDER the hostel (which is elevated on stilts) and THROUGH an active archaeological dig. The hostel was built over the sight of former bakeries, hotels, and even an illegal alcohol still and many of the fascinating artifacts that have been unearthed are on display at throughout the hostel.
Kind on budgets and the environment
A "grown up" hostel room
A million dollar view
Everything you could possibly need
The best breakfast deal in town
Fair prices, tons of value
History and hospitality always win
As always, I welcome and encourage your comments. Would you stay at a hostel? Why or why not?
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Sponsored accommodations were provided in exchange for my review. This did not affect my article and all opinions are my own.