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Featuring city and bridge views, Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel offers heating/air-conditioning and TV's in some dormitory rooms, fridges and bedside power outlets. The hostel is set in the heart of Sydney in Kings Cross and features facilities such as free high-speed WiFi, Netflix/Sports TV, a BBQ/hangout area and a jukebox.

The small hostel is a 30-minute walk from the Sydney Opera House and Botanic Gardens and just a 2-minute walk from Kings Cross train station.

Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel is located just on the outskirts of Kings Cross, where guests can enjoy the nearby nightlife. The hostel has two friendly dogs who will greet you on arrival.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 11, 2014

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About Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel

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  • Is it quiet at night?

    We pride ourselves on being a NON-party hostel, and promote peacefulness and consideration. We wish you to have as peaceful a sleep as possible!


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    Answered on April 23, 2020
  • is there an upper age limit for this hostel

    We have no upper age limit & appreciate guests that aremature (in mind). Please note however that there are a few stairs to get around!


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    Answered on April 23, 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    We strongly discourage this as it is a regular way bedbugs are transfered to hostel beds. Linen and blankets are provided.


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    Answered on November 2, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    We sell locks for $5. If you wish to return it on checkout, we can buy it back for $3.


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    Answered on November 2, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Luggage storage is free if you need to store them before check-in. On the day of departure, storage is free up to 12pm. After this you may have access to hostel facilities and luggage storage for an extra $5.


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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    You will need your own lock for the lockers. We sell them at reception for $5.


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    Answered on November 2, 2019
  • hi, may i know do the deluxe double room has private bathroom?

    No private rooms have ensuites. There is a 6-bed dorm with city view and its own bathroom.


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Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lady Martins Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Athol Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Rose Bay Beach
    2.6 miles
  • Sirius Cove
    2.6 miles
  • Milk Beach
    2.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    5 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    53.5 miles
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Amenities of Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel
Outdoors
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Evening entertainment
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning Additional charge
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 35.63USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

A damage deposit of AUD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 35.63USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel

  • The prices at Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel (subject to availability):

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  • Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel is 0.8 miles from the center of Sydney.

  • Check-in at Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment