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Featured Hostels in Sydney

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
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The price is AU$114 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Rocks Markets and Circular Quay. Overseas Passenger Terminal and Sydney ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (497 reviews)
Would happily stay again

"I opted for an ensuite room I did have a peep of the Opera House. Staff were great consistently. Great roof terrace with views of harbour bridge and opera house. About 10 min walk to public transport with steep hills coming back unless you go across top of York St to Wynyard"…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct. 2020

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Base Sydney - Hostel
1 out of 5
477 Kent St, Sydney, NSW
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The price is AU$52 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall, International Convention Centre Sydney and Sydney Tower. ...

3.4/5Good! (286 reviews)

"The property is well maintained and any issues addressed by staff immediately. Alan makes the whole experience that much more memorable. He is a fantastic person and easy to deal with."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Base Sydney - Hostel
Sydney Bondi Beachside Inn YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
63 Fletcher Street, Bondi Beach, Tamarama, NSW
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Located in Tamarama, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tamarama Beach and Bondi Beach. Bronte Beach and Clovelly Beach are also within 2 miles ...

3.6/5Good! (139 reviews)

"Clean for a hostel. No room heater"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Sydney Bondi Beachside Inn YHA - Hostel
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Pod Bed Coogee Beachside
2 out of 5
178 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, NSW
The price is AU$68 per night from 4 Mar. to 5 Mar.

Located in Coogee, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Spot, Coogee Beach and Prince of Wales Hospital and Community Health Service. Clovelly Beach and ...

3.3/5 (28 reviews)

"Great location in the heart of Coogee shops and 100m from the turquoise dreams. Esy going team will accommodate your every need. It ain't the Hilton but it's great value for money"…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov. 2019

Pod Bed Coogee Beachside
Big Hostel
2 out of 5
212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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The price is AU$65 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Castlereagh Street and Capitol Theatre. Paddy's Market and World Square ...

4/5Very Good! (273 reviews)

"Great people, location and atmosphere. Worth twice the price 👍"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2020

Big Hostel
The Village Bondi Beach - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
19 Lamrock Avenue, Bondi Beach, NSW
The price is AU$100 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Bondi Beach, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Bondi Beach, Tamarama Beach and Bronte Beach. Coogee Beach and Clovelly Beach are also within ...

3.1/5 (121 reviews)

"An excellent place to stay Convenient"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

The Village Bondi Beach - Hostel
Stoke Beach House
1.5 out of 5
24-28 Raglan St, Manly, NSW
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Located in Manly, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Manly Wharf and Manly Beach. Warringah Mall and Taronga Zoo are also within 6 mi (10 km).

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"I was surprised at the wonderful location, the facilities and the vibe was terrific. I shared a room with another lady to be truthful it was my first time sharing with a stranger but it was fine."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Stoke Beach House
The Village Glebe - Hostel
2 out of 5
256 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, NSW
The price is AU$17 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Located in Glebe, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Star Casino, International Convention Centre Sydney and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Sydney Lyric Theatre ...

3.6/5Good! (51 reviews)

"Unfortunately my experience here wasn’t great. The receptionist didn’t know much and took forever to check in. Simple questions baffled her. Once directed to another building, I walked over to be met with locked doors and absolutely NO signs anywhere on how to get in. The reception area in this building ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2020

The Village Glebe - Hostel
Sydney Beachouse YHA - Backpacker
2 out of 5
4 Collaroy Street, Collaroy, NSW
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The price is AU$83 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in Collaroy, this hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Long Reef Point Lookout and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Dee Why Beach. Mona Vale Beach and Manly Beach are ...

3.9/5Good! (60 reviews)

"Great location. Great staff. Very clean and well organized. Many thanks for a great stay!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2020

Sydney Beachouse YHA - Backpacker
Wake Up! Bondi Beach
2.5 out of 5
110 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach, NSW
The price is AU$81 per night from 10 Mar. to 11 Mar.

Offering direct access to the beach, this Bondi Beach hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Bondi Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of Circular Quay and Sydney Tower. SEA ...

4/5Very Good! (45 reviews)

"Great place to stay! First time in Australia and it set the bar high for hostels. Close to all amenities would highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov. 2019

Wake Up! Bondi Beach
Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA
3 out of 5
15min walk uphill from Halls Wharf, Morning Bay, NSW
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The price is AU$113 per night from 4 Mar. to 5 Mar.

Located in Morning Bay, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Newport Beach and Hawkesbury River. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)

"Peace nature old world style"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
3 out of 5
700A George Street, Haymarket, NSW
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The price is AU$42 per night from 4 Mar. to 5 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from World Square Shopping Centre and Capitol Theatre. Paddy's Market and Sydney Town ...

2.9/5 (281 reviews)
Nice place

"Always friendly staff and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov. 2020

The George Street Hotel - Hostel
Bert's Backpackers
2 out of 5
162 Flinders Street, Paddington, NSW
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The price is AU$38 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Paddington, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House. Star Casino and Sydney Harbour Bridge ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"It’s a great place to stay and is close to Oxford St and easy to get transport."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2020

Bert's Backpackers
The Pod Sydney
2 out of 5
Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
The price is AU$103 per night from 14 Mar. to 15 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Paddy's Market ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (319 reviews)

"small number of rooms, just 10 on the 1 floor. good water pressure in the showers. was loud on Saturday night being above a few pubs, it was also Mardi Gras weekend which probably added to the noise. the cleaners did come into the room 3 times whilst we were in the room, without knocking or checking ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

The Pod Sydney
Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
2 out of 5
Building 23, 183 Narellan Road, Campbelltown, NSW
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The price is AU$105 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Campbelltown, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Western Sydney University and Koshigaya Park. Australian Botanic Gardens and William Howe Regional ...

3.6/5Good! (106 reviews)

"Bed was rock hard and the pillow was wafer thin. The microwave didn't work"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2019

Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
The Village Surry Hills
2 out of 5
207 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$41 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Located in Surry Hills, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Technology Sydney and Crown Street. Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market are also ...

3.7/5Good! (159 reviews)

"Great location right opposite a park and close to train station and city. Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2020

The Village Surry Hills
Coogee Beach House - Hostel
2 out of 5
171 Arden Street, Coogee, NSW
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The price is AU$79 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in Coogee, this beach hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Coogee Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Bondi Beach. Circular Quay and Sydney Tower are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (28 reviews)
Propre mais.....

"Les chambres sont propres (il faudrait quand même enlever les toiles d’araignées) mais les draps sont propres et les lits comfortable. Les salles de bain sont plutôt propre. La cuisine est vraiment dans un mauvais état et la pièce de vie... on n’a pas envie d’y rester !! Mais bon pour quelques nuits ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Coogee Beach House - Hostel
Wake Up! Sydney
2 out of 5
509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$57 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Technology Sydney, Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market. World ...

4.3/5Excellent! (183 reviews)

"Always clean staff are very friendly The atmosphere is always great and i love going there to stay"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Wake Up! Sydney
Cambridge Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
109 Cambridge Street, (Entrance on Merchant St), Stanmore, NSW
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The price is AU$80 per night from 16 Mar. to 17 Mar.

Located in Stanmore, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Enmore Theatre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney. International Convention ...

3.8/5Good! (191 reviews)

"Nice quiet place, clean and tidy. The timed lights for the bathroom could be a little longer"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Cambridge Lodge - Hostel
Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel
2 out of 5
33 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich, NSW
The price is AU$53 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Located in Greenwich, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Royal North Shore Hospital, Luna Park and Mater Hospital. Walsh Bay is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Sydney ...

3.2/5 (19 reviews)

"Falling down. It’s being redeveloped so absolutely no maintenance is being done. Female night staff could not have cared less about my request to move away from the smokers (and endlessly chatting) next to me and below my window."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel
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Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
The price is AU$277 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,009 reviews)

"Rooms were nice, all staff were friendly. Covid check-in upon every single entry can get tedious."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2021

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
The price is AU$240 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
4.4/5Excellent! (2,413 reviews)

"Was a nice way to spoil ourselves at the end of our trip. The room was nice and big the view over the opera house was incredible. We enjoyed a night at the altitude restaurant which was worth every cent we paid. The view was breathtaking and the food and drinks were just as wonderful."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2021

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney

The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney

5 out of 5
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW
The price is AU$209 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,023 reviews)

"Was very happy to recive an upgrade if our room without having to ask."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2021

The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Sydney?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your money for sightseeing during your stay. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Sydney?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking: Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Circular Quay and The Rocks Markets. Property features include free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and an arcade/games room. You’ll find showers, lockers and linens in all rooms. The Village Glebe - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Jubilee Park Light Rail Station and Glebe Light Rail Station. You can take advantage of a shared/communal kitchen and an arcade/games room, as well as laundry facilities. Sydney Central YHA - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Paddy’s Market and Capitol Theatre. Property features include free WiFi, an indoor pool and a restaurant. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms. Base Sydney - Hostel - Located steps from Sydney Town Hall. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub and a restaurant. Sydney Bondi Beachside Inn YHA - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Tamarama Beach. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and linens.
How many hostels are there in Sydney?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Sydney, one of Expedia’s 70 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Sydney?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 13°C. Average annual precipitation for Sydney is 1185 inches.
What is there to see and do in Sydney?
Overall, Sydney is known for its museums, restaurants and theatres. Major attractions include Sydney Tower, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Hyde Park. Get out into nature with places such as Royal Botanic Gardens, Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Cultural attractions include International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales.
What's the best way to get to and around Sydney while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Sydney in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 5.3 mi (8.6 km) away. An alternative is Shellharbour, NSW (WOL), which is 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transport at Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station and St. James Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Sydney Circular Quay Station, Exhibition Centre Station or Sydney Central Station.

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