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Sydney Backpackers is a trendy hostel located in the heart of Sydney CBD (Central Business District), a 30-minute drive from Sydney Airport. It offers a rooftop terrace with barbecue facilities, free WiFi access, and a fully equipped common kitchen.

Backpackers Sydney is within a 20-minute walk of the Hyde Park, Darling Harbor and the central station.

The hostel offers a variety of private and dormitory rooms. Each comes with a free sanitized linen pack, and free use of an individual locker. A padlock can be purchased at reception.

The property has a coin-operated laundry, and soap powder can be purchased at the reception at a small price. The staff at the tour desk can provide information about Sydney and various parts of Australia. The common room is equipped with a Smart TV and Netflix.

Guests can prepare simple meals at the shared kitchen, which comes with crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. It also has a microwave, an oven and cook-tops. There are communal fridges in the shared dining room.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Sydney Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 29, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)


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4 reasons to choose Sydney Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Metro Theatre
    0 miles
  • World Square Shopping Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Sydney Town Hall
    0.1 miles
  • Downing Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Citigroup Centre
    0.2 miles
  • The Galeries
    0.2 miles
  • Queen Victoria Building
    0.2 miles
  • Doltone House - Hyde Park
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Madang Korean BBQ
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Hudson Ballroom
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
    0.7 miles
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
    0.9 miles
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens
    0.9 miles
  • Circular Quay
    1 miles
  • Sydney Opera House
    1.3 miles
  • Harbour Bridge
    1.7 miles
  • Strathfield Private Hospital
    6.3 miles
  • Bicentennial Park
    7.6 miles
  • Sydney Showground
    8.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lady Martins Beach
    2.7 miles
  • Athol Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Sirius Cove
    3 miles
  • Rose Bay Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Milk Beach
    3.7 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Town Hall Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Museum Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    4.5 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    53.1 miles
How to get to Sydney Backpackers from Kingsford Smith Airport
    Public shuttle
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Amenities of Sydney Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Sydney Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

Until 10:00 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.

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

The fine print

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

When booking for 8 or more guests, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

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.

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 Sydney Backpackers

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

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

    • Evening entertainment
    • Themed dinners
    • Movie nights

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sydney Backpackers by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • Sydney Backpackers is 1,950 feet from the center of Sydney.