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Thredbo YHA Hostel, Budget Accommodation In The Snowy Mountains [Review]

views of snow capped mountains in thredbo, Australia

If only all hostels had views like the Thredbo YHA Hostel in the Snowy Mountains, in Kosciuszko National Park. Especially in a town that is not cheap to stay in.

It’s Thredbo, Australia’s premier ski destination. Within the small alpine village are streets of lodges and cabins, typical of what you’d get in any skiing town around the world.

And then amongst them sits the YHA Hostel, with stunning mountain views and budget prices.

It’s a crazy deal for those who are visiting for ski season. But you might be worried that staying in a budget hostel means sacrficing some level of comfort.

In this guide, we share our honest review of our stay at YHA Hostel in Thredbo, so you can know what to expect from travellers who have stayed there.

Disclaimer: YHA were our exclusive hostel provider as we travel around Australia. All thoughts, ideas and opinions in this guide are our own.

About Thredbo YHA Hostel

For anyone who is worried they can’t enjoy the pleasures of skiing in the Snowy Mountains as it is too expensive, I introduce you to Thredbo YHA Hostel.

This is an award-winning YHA hostel located in the heart of Thredbo village and near to the famous Thredbo Ski Resort. The fab location cannot be beaten, plus it’s open all year round.

I would consider staying here any time of year. The view stays the same, it’s just what you can do with that mountain that changes.

In the peak winter season you have skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing, back country and cross country.

Whilst in the summer you have mountain biking, walks, abseiling, bob sledding, fishing and golf.

YHA Thredbo has a range of accommodation options and is suitable for any type of traveller. Families may look towards a separate self-contained apartment, while backpackers and solo travellers may find the dormitories more to their liking.

Facilities at Thredbo YHA

There are many great property amenities at Thredbo YHA which make it a great hostel. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi, which for a mountain location, is quite good. Some areas of the building can have spotty WiFi, but it’s good enough to upload social media images.

In the summer, you can bring your own bike or hire one from the hostel, and store it in their bicycle storage (ski storage in the winter).

You can also book your ski lift passes at the hostel, and there is ski-in, ski-out access from the hostel.

There is also a barbeque, food store and a shared kitchen and dining room, and an open fireplace in the common…

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