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In a convenient location in Sydney CBD (Central Business District), this backpacker hostel has free WiFi, shared kitchen and laundry facilities, plus air-conditioned rooms with secure lockers. Central Station is a 3-minute walk away.

790 on George Backpackers is a 15-minute walk from Darling Harbor and it is a 30-minute walk to Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge.

Guests can chose between private and dormitory accommodations. All rooms have access to shared bathroom facilities. All bed linen is provided and the lockers feature individual electric power points.

Internet access is available throughout 790 on George Backpackers Hostel. You can relax in the large basement area with a TV and vending machines.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

790 on George Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

4 reasons to choose 790 on George Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can I rent a bed for every monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday three days per week in long term more than 3months~6months?could you please send the the price...
    This would all depend on our daily availability. Our prices also range in price each night as this is also in conjuction with availability.
    Answered on November 16, 2019
  • Do you need a negative COVID PCR test to check in? If you are fully vaccinated do you still need the negative test result?
    We don't need the Negative PCR test result if you are fully vaccinated. However, we require proof of complete vaccination.
    Answered on July 30, 2022
  • hi can you stay in a dorm if you are over 35 years old? I like private rooms but they are more expensive.
    HI, yes you can stay in a dorm. Regards
    Answered on April 21, 2022
  • do you accept Trans G
    Of course. We welcome everyone :)
    Answered on June 23, 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Unfortunately, No. Personal linen and sleeping bags are not allowed for hygiene reasons
    Answered on September 14, 2019
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Amenities of 790 on George Backpackers
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi

House rules 790 on George Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

Check-out

9:00 AM - 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos 790 on George Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property cannot accommodate guests under the age of 18 and over the age of 35 years in shared dormitory rooms.

Please note that a valid photo ID must be presented upon check in. International guests are required to present a passport.

Please note that this property requires an AUD 10 key deposit upon check in.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

A negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check in to 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.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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.

FAQs about 790 on George Backpackers

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to 790 on George Backpackers by:

    • Train 15min
    • Taxi 45min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • 790 on George Backpackers is 0.8 miles from the center of Sydney.

  • The prices at 790 on George Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • 790 on George Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong

  • Check-in at 790 on George Backpackers is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.