Backpacker Hostels in Katoomba, Australia

4 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $14 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Katoomba

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No14 Lovel St


Free Breakfast
Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
14 Lovel Street ... More
from $10.77
Adventure Hostels
"…This is the best hostel i have ever stayed in and i would definitely go back. If you visit Katoomba you should come stay here! Quiet in the winter, but nice - From everything I've heard, this … More
from $13.63
Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest
"…Reception hours 8 till 8. One of the few places in Oz that has moderate locker charges. Excellent value for price!! - I strongly recommend this hostel. Ideally located 10 min walks from the train … More
from $13.49
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Rooms and Bathrooms There are rooms and bathrooms on several floors with a concentration of dorm rooms on the lower levels. The rooms are pretty character-free but spacious. Staff try to keep … More
from $13.56

Hotels in Katoomba

218-224 Katoomba Street More
from $48.74

Hotel Blue


Free Breakfast
"…Adjoining the Lounge is the intimate Parlour Bar, which offers a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits, and particularly showcases the produce of regional wineries and breweries. The Hotel's … More
from $55.56

Guest Houses in Katoomba

"…Enjoy the Sauna/Spa will refesh and relax you, so take advantage of our facilites. there is nothing like the stimulating effervescence of a spa followed by meditative Sauna sure to soothe the … More
from $60.07
"Blue Mountains Heritage Motel is ideally located right in the centre of Katoomba, the 'capital' of the beautiful World Heritage Blue Mountains. The AAA3.5 star motel enjoys an absolute central … More
from $49.20

Apartments in Katoomba

"Good Accommodation - Everything Good!" …"Belgravia Mountain Guest House is just five minutes walk to some of the world's best views at Echo Point and the famous Three Sisters. Located in the heart … More
from $57.97

Backpacker Hostels in Katoomba, Australia

4 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $27.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Katoomba (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Looking for hostels in the area of Katoomba? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Katoomba in a group. Find all hostels in Blue Mountains.
 Three Sisters

Katoomba is one of the largest towns just off the highway that runs through Blue Mountains National Park. All of the hostels in Katoomba are in a fairly clustered area along the town's main stretch just off the highway, so you will not have to look far to find most of your amenities and things that you might need during your stay here.

The most famous thing to see and do here in Katoomba is The Three Sisters; these stunning rock pillars overlook the hazy blue valley that gives the Blue Mountains their name. Around this area you will also find the giant stairs hiking trail back up to the edge of the valley -- this is not for the faint hearted. For those who aren't so much into stairs and a massive challenge, Australia's steepest cable car runs back up the hill and it has a glass floor you can look through to see spectacular views.

There are adventure companies in the area that take groups out for abseiling, or there are also tours that you can do in and around the local area. Ask at the visitors center or at your Katoomba hostel and they should be able to point you in the right direction to find a tour that suits you if this is something you want to do.

Other highlights of the area are Wentworth Falls, the town center of Leura, and the Aboriginal Art Center in Katoomba. There is so much to see and do just exploring this amazing area of the world that you just can't go wrong.

Written by local expertz for Katoomba

Written by local expertz for Katoomba Globetrotter

Katoomba Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Katoomba, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $31
Average private room price $85
Cheapest Hostel in Katoomba No14 Lovel St with $24
Most Katoomba hostels are located in Blue Mountains
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

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