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Located in the heart of the Sydney Central Business District (CBD), the Pod Sydney is conveniently located only 10 minutes’ walk from Central Train Station. The unique accommodation features capsule bedding with personal lockers and free WiFi. The Pod Sydney is 200 metres from Capitol Theatre, 900 metres from Darling Harbour and 2 km from Circular Quay. A large variety of restaurants, shopping centres and entertainment are all within a 5-minute walk. Featuring front or side entry, each pod room has a king single bed and a personal reading light with power outlet. All rooms are air-conditioned and all linen is provided. Guests have access to shared bathroom and toilet facilities, with free towels and free toiletries. The Pod Sydney also provides access to a fully-equipped kitchen and shared dining facilities. Laundry facilities are available for an additional charge. Free washing powder is provided. There is a shared lounge and TV, and a vending machine with variety of drinks and snacks. The nearest airport is Kingsford Smith Airport, 7 km from The Pod Sydney.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
Number of guests
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Sydney
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Derek
    Singapore Singapore
    The receptionist was really friendly, and the rooms were really clean. The toilets were sufficient and generally clean. Towels and toiletries were provided (shampoo by request), which was awesome. The lockers in the rooms were big enough to store...
  • Ayaka
    Japan Japan
    Kitchen,room including beds and bathrooms are always clean.
  • Stefania
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Super central position, pods style bunk bed giving privacy and extra space, big lockers for luggage in the room, clean kitchen, free washing machine detergent

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Pod Sydney
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • City view
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Korean
  • Thai

House rules

The Pod Sydney takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 22:00

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


Until 11:00



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 of any age are welcome.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note children are welcome at this property but cannot be accommodated in the co-living (shared) rooms. Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in private rooms only.

Please note that a valid Photo ID is required at check-in (driver’s license, passport, or Australia government-issued proof of age card)

You must show a valid credit card upon check in. This credit card must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation. Please note that guest credit card imprint is required upon check in to guarantee any incidental charges, damage to the property or excessive cleaning fees.

The property may require a credit card pre-authorization prior to arrival. For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that reception hours are as follows: Monday-Sunday 09:00 until 22:00.

Please inform The Pod Sydney in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

The Pod Sydney is located on Level 6 and the entrance door to the elevators is on Goulburn Street.

Please note for bookings of 7 or more rooms, different policies and procedures may apply.

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit or debit card.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

This property is located in a busy area and guests may experience some noise.

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.

Please inform The Pod Sydney in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

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

FAQs about The Pod Sydney

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

    • Room options at The Pod Sydney include:

      • Bed in Dormitory
      • Family
      • Quadruple
      • Double

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

    • Check-in at The Pod Sydney is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The Pod Sydney is 1,000 yards from the centre of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.