Mad Monkey Broadway is located less than 10 minutes' walk from the University of Technology Sydney. Guests enjoy access to free WiFi throughout the property. Rooms have a shared bathroom. You can create a meal in the communal kitchen located on site. Mad Monkey Backpackers is 10 minutes' drive from the numerous restaurants and bars in Darling Harbour. It is a 15-minute walk from Central Station, and a 10-minute drive from Pitt St Mall and Hyde Park. The iconic Sydney Opera House is a 15-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Mad Monkey Broadway has been welcoming guests since 16 Oct 2015.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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  • Harry
    Excellent location, good facilities, and comfy bed. Staff also really kind and helpful.
  • Valérie
    Good place to stay in Sydney, we had a private room it's clean, a lot of bathrooms, you can do your laundry. There's a kitchen too.
  • Rory
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Really friendly staff, made me feel part of a family straight away which was lovely as I am travelling alone. Everything was kept really clean and the showers were amazing, best i've experienced in a hostel! Would recommend anyone travelling to...
  • L
    This hostel is perfect for solo travelers. The staff make you feel at home right away. It is located opposite of a beautiful park and the shopping center is close as well. Overall one of the best experiences. When back in Sydney I'll...
  • C
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Best hostel showers I’ve experienced, staff were super friendly and the hostel is just across the road from broadway shopping centre.
  • Lea
    the best hostel i' ve been to! its clean and the staff is very friendly. they have activities, like free pasta evenings, music bingo or quiz night, you can also use the free gym pass. everyone is very social, so that you feel wellcomed even if you...
  • Abbie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean hostel perfect for a solo traveller. Super social atmosphere with activities at night and staff all attentive. Short walking distance to central and a shopping centre across the road. Would stay here again!
  • Jessica
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything! Only wish I’d stayed longer. Staff couldn’t have been more helpful the facilities were clean and modern. Showers were great. The best facilities I’ve had in a hostel stay. Locations great gorgeous park right opposite close to city life...
  • Chelsea
    The community vibe between the residents there. Safe feel to it too.
  • Marta
    It was nice location near Victoria Park, shopping centre with Coles, Aldi and Kmart, also bus station in front of the hostel. Really sociable hostel, events every day, friendly people and kind staff, great common area, bed was comfy and near bed...

Property questions and answers
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  • is paying cash possible?

    Hi, Yes you can pay cash or card upon arrival. Kind Regards, Team Mad Monkey.
    Answered on 25 February 2023
  • Hello! Is there street parking available around?

    Hi there! There is plenty of street parking available on the streets near us, however, there are various different time restrictions depending on the..
    Answered on 4 November 2020
  • Can we cook our meal in your kitchen?

    Yes we have a kitchen with all the kitchen utensils you need so you can cook your own food. We also have plenty of food storage, both dry and chilled ..
    Answered on 10 September 2023
  • are there fans or AC?

    Thanks for your question. Yes, we have air conditioning in all our rooms.
    Answered on 26 January 2020
  • Hi there! I would like to book the 6 bed dormroom in full for my travel company of 6 people: 4 people between 30-35 years an two 50ies. Would it be o..

    Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, this won't be possible due to our age restrictions. I hope this helps!
    Answered on 5 February 2023
  • Hello. I am from India and will be visiting Sydney for a two week conference in February. I wish to stay in Mad Monkey Backpackers during that. Should..

    Hi, Thanks for your message. We accept bookings from any platform we are found on. We here at Mad Monkey put the customer first, so whichever way is ..
    Answered on 9 January 2023
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Facilities of Mad Monkey Broadway

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Pub crawls
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Games room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Adult only
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Mad Monkey Broadway takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 00:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests aged between 18 and 35


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Mad Monkey Broadway accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

All guests must be over 18. There is an age restriction of 18-35 in dormitory rooms.

Please note that there is a 1% charge when you pay with a credit card.

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

When booking more than 4 beds, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Our reception is closed on the 25th December. You will not be able to check in or out on that date.

Payment for all reservations made between 24th December & 2nd of January will be taken when the booking is made and are NON REFUNDABLE. If credit card is invalid or inefficient funds you have 72 hours to update your details otherwise your booking will be cancelled.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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

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

FAQs about Mad Monkey Broadway

  • Mad Monkey Broadway is 1.3 miles from the centre of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Mad Monkey Broadway is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Mad Monkey Broadway may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Mad Monkey Broadway offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Games room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Pub crawls
    • Stand-up comedy