Overview of Hostel
The Katoomba Mountain Lodge is an independent low budget accommodation service in the heart of the Blue Mountains. We are a cozy and relaxed place that caters primarily for international backpackers, families and couples.
The lodge is one of the oldest heritage buildings in Katoomba. The buildin
Just 3 minutes south of the Katoomba Railway Station. Walk down Katoomba Street, turn left into Church Lane, at the Uniting Church, next to Hostel sign.
BY CAR: The entrance to the Blue Mountains at Glenbrook/Lapstone is only around 50 minutes drive from Sydney. From the city, follow the signs to Parramatta. The M4 Motorway starts at Strathfield and takes you through to the Blue Mountains. (A toll applies at the Sydney end of the M4). The trip from the CBD to Katoomba takes around 90 minutes. We are approximately 400 metres from Katoomba Railway Station.
BY TRAIN: From Central you can board an air-conditioned double decker Mountains train. The fast journey to the Mountains will most likely stop at Strathfield, Parramatta, Penrith, Emu Plains, and then all stations up the Blue Mountains. The trip to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Trains generally run every hour and even more frequently during peak commuter times. Taxis are readily available from Katoomba Railway Stations or the walk takes 3 minutes from the station to the lodge..
We are located in the centre of Katoomba just a few blocks from the train station and an easy 20 minute walk to Echo Point, where the Three Sisters and magnificent lookouts are located. Katoomba street, the main street of Katoomba, is just around the corner, making it leisurely convenient to pick-up some groceries (Aldi, Coles, BigW, Woolworths, etc) or enjoy a great coffee in one of the many funky cafes of the village.
Conditions & Policy
Please note that our reception is open daily from 10am to 4pm. Get in touch with us if you are checking-in later than 4pm, so we can arrange a late check-in for you. Your card can be charged anytime after you book. Debit or credit card payments incur in a 2% surcharge.