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Featuring free WiFi and free luggage storage, Big Backpackers Hostel is located in a convenient location within walking distance from the city's attractions in Sydney. The hostel features a large terrace with a BBQ and sun deck, for relaxing on a sunny afternoon or enjoying in the evening. It is a 10-minute walk from Darling Harbor. Big Backpackers Hostel is designed with the convenience of the traveler in mind and offers a shared fully equipped kitchen, lounge area with unlimited free WiFi and laundry facilities, which are all open 24- hours for guest use. The hostel staff are available to assist guests with advice on the city. The rooms at Big Backpackers Hostel are a selection of mixed and female-only 8, 6 and 4-bed share dormitories, plus a large range of private rooms most with private bathrooms. The building is fully air-conditioned throughout and each floor is serviced by both an elevator and stairs. CC TV cameras are throughout the common areas of the building. The hostel also promotes eco-friendly practices, including recycling facilities, a service for donating unwanted clothes to community charities. Central Station is within a 5-minute walk from Big Backpackers Hostel, so guests can arrive from Sydney Airport within 20 minutes'. The rooms at Big Backpackers Hostel are a selection of mixed, male-only and female-only 8, 6 and 2-bed share dormitories

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)


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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
7.6
Cleanliness
7.6
Comfort
7.6
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.2
Free Wifi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Evan
    Ireland Ireland
    It's a very social hostel (social nights most nights of the week), great price, with nice showers.
  • Sofia
    Colombia Colombia
    good location, confortable bed, clean bathroom, private room for 2 people is good size but not big
  • G
    Philippines Philippines
    Close to downtown cbd , friendly staff Side door when checking it or ck out at odd hours Private room no desk or chair I can recommend for friends on a budget

Area info

Amenities of Big Backpackers Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • BBQ facilities
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Locker rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

House rules

Big Backpackers Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 4:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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 Big 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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Big Backpackers Hostel

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

  • Big Backpackers Hostel is 0.7 miles from the center of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Locker rooms
    • Entertainment staff
    • Bar crawls
    • Movie nights

  • Check-in at Big Backpackers Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.