Best Backpacker Accommodation
Backpacker hostel accommodation in the Blue Mountains

The cheapest and best types of Blue Mountains hotels for people on a budget are the backpacker hostels that dot the region. For almost next to nothing, guests can enjoy a shared room, and a host of clean amenities at a majority of backpacker inns and resorts.

When it comes to spending a few days in the Blue Mountains, a one-day visit isn’t quite enough.

Blue Mountains Hostels

With a longer stay, you’ll be able to take advantage of several bush hikes, take in the sights, as well as some fantastic dining and drinking options when you settle in to town.

Backpackers in the Blue Mountains

Opt for a budget hostel rather than a high-priced hotel or resort. Even if you only need someplace to park your car for the night and get some shut-eye, there are plenty of Blue Mountains hostels to choose from.

Well equipped community kitchens and leisure areas are just some of the facilities offered by these hostels and guesthouses.

For backpackers, an array of budget inns are right on the money. Cliff-top enclave Kanimbla View offers a variety of rooms that can accommodate couples, families, and groups composed of up to 22 individuals.

Kanimbla View is located in the town of Blackheath, just 90 minutes away from Sydney. The hotel features rooms and amenities that are stylish, cosy, and affordable.

Budget Backpacker Accommodation

Click through some of the best backpacker hostels in the Blue Mountains below to check availability and pricing.

If you’re searching for a place that’s in proximity to the Blue Mountains’ best sights, the accommodations provided by Blue Mountains YHA fits the bill.

The inn is housed in a historic Art Deco building with modern amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, sizeable communal areas, lounge, patio, and rooms with en suite facilities.

Blue Mountains YHA is located at central Katoomba, approximately two hours away from Sydney.

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