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Featured Hostels in Sydney

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$86 per night

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! (490 reviews)

"The YHA was in a perfect position right at the heart of the Rocks area..right over the exposed archeological did of the original Rocks area...v. interesting....with amazing views over the iconic Harbour. All amenities right on tap."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
2 out of 5
Building 23, 183 Narellan Road, Campbelltown, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night

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

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
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
2 out of 5
27 Orwell Street, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$26 per night

Located in the heart of East Sydney, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Royal Botanic Gardens, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour ...

3.6/5Good! (496 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay

"Nice place for what it is. Very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Western Sydney University Village Penrith
2 out of 5
Building SJ, 56 Second Avenue, UWS Penrith 56 Second Avenue, Kingswood, NSW
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The price is AU$130 per night

Situated in Kingswood, this hostel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Westfield Penrith Shopping Centre and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Pepper Stadium. Sydney Kingswood Station ...

3.9/5Good! (106 reviews)

"It was spotlessly clean the only thing missing was a glass to have a drink of water"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020

Western Sydney University Village Penrith
Big Hostel
2 out of 5
212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$49 per night

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! (271 reviews)
Perfect

"All perfect so happy to stay here"…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Big Hostel
The Pod Sydney
2 out of 5
Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$92 per night

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! (317 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
Stoke Beach House
1.5 out of 5
24-28 Raglan St, Manly, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$81 per night

Situated near the beach, 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 George Street Hotel - Hostel
3 out of 5
700A George Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$36 per night

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 ...

2.8/5 (273 reviews)
Great as usual

"Always a clean place and friendly & polite service."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan. 2020

The George Street Hotel - Hostel
Sydney Beachouse YHA - Backpacker
2 out of 5
4 Collaroy Street, Collaroy, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$83 per night

Located in Collaroy Beach, 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 ...

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
Hump Backpackers
2 out of 5
40 Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point, NSW
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Situated in East Sydney, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St Vincent’s Hospital, Crown Street and Australian Museum. Hyde Park and Royal Botanic Gardens ...

3.7/5Good! (24 reviews)

"A bit on the dirty side. A very easy way to meet people. Overall it was okay, if you are a light sleeper I suggest not staying here it’s very loud."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2019

Hump Backpackers
Summer House Newtown
2 out of 5
5-11 Egan Street, Newtown, NSW
The price is AU$75 per night

Situated in Newtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Enmore Theatre and Powerhouse Museum are ...

3.6/5Good! (53 reviews)
Good

"It was good. What you would expect from a hostel. I did not see any plates or utensils available I was only there for one night so I just used my own but did not see anything written about getting it from the front desk but other people seemed to have utensils from the front desk. They also have ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Summer House Newtown
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
2 out of 5
509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$45 per night

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

4.3/5Excellent! (175 reviews)

"I was satisfied with every thting. they could keep much luggage after check-out. Shower room was cleaner than I thought. The price was super low though the location is very good."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020

Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
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Other property types in Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
The price is AU$240 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,055 reviews)

"Great service and friendly staff. It really felt like a 5 star hotel"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

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$295 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,548 reviews)

"Some of the best hotel service I have ever experienced"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites
Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites
4 out of 5
243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont, NSW
The price is AU$83 per night
4/5Very Good! (6,419 reviews)

"Nice rustic experience, clean well equipped rooms. A plesent stay."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites
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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: The George Street Hotel - Hostel - Located steps from World Square Shopping Centre. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms. 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. Stoke Beach House - Located within a 10-minute walk of Manly Beach. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. Rooms come with lockers. Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Central Light Rail Station and Sydney Central Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find linens in all rooms. Sydney Beachouse YHA - Backpacker - Property features include free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. You’ll find showers, lockers and linens in all rooms.
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If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Sydney, one of the 72 hostels here could be a great option for you.
What's the seasonal weather in Sydney?
The weather can be a big factor 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 rainfall for Sydney is 1181 mm.
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 around Sydney?
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.