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Featured Hostels in Sydney

Maze Backpackers
1.5 out of 5
417 Pitt St, Haymarket, NSW
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AU$49
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

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

3.1/5 (735 reviews)

"If you want to sleep early dont stay on the 1st floor, they party in the common area till 11 every night"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2019

Maze Backpackers
Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel
2 out of 5
33 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich, NSW
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Situated in Greenwich, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mater Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. Luna Park is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away. Sydney St Leonards ...

3.2/5 (14 reviews)

"Price reasonable, all that is needed for clean basics and pleasant staff"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2019

Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
3 out of 5
700A George Street, Haymarket, NSW
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AU$38
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

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

2.8/5 (265 reviews)
I would recommend this hotel

"I would stay again at this hotel"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec. 2019

The George Street Hotel - Hostel
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
11 Rawson Place, Haymarket, NSW
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AU$81
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

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

4.2/5Excellent! (603 reviews)

"Location was great and the place is accessible to all transport. Got off the train and found it easily"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2020

Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$63
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

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! (474 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
790 on George Backpackers
2 out of 5
790 George Street, Haymarket, NSW
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AU$80
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.

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

3.7/5Good! (239 reviews)

"Nice clean hostel and friendly staff. Rooms though become stuffy with only small windows and not enough shower units."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

790 on George Backpackers
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
2 out of 5
27 Orwell Street, Potts Point, NSW
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AU$32
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

Located in the heart of Potts Point, 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! (486 reviews)

"It's a backpackers, roughing it is a no brainer. Sam was super friendly, the rest was so-so. What was promised on website was not accurate, needs updating."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec. 2019

Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Stoke Beach House
1.5 out of 5
24-28 Raglan St, Manly, NSW
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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
Base Sydney - Hostel
1 out of 5
477 Kent St, Sydney, NSW
AU$50
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building. Sydney Tower and Hyde Park ...

3.4/5 (279 reviews)

"Excellent location, price, and free WiFi, but too much noice at night."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec. 2019

Base Sydney - Hostel
Westend Backpackers - Hostel
2 out of 5
412 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
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Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Sydney Town ...

2.8/5 (261 reviews)

"We had read some interesting reviews post booking and were slightly worried but we found it perfect for our inexpensive visit to the city. It was a Fantastic location and had lovely staff. The family room was clean and comfortable. For the price we will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2019

Westend Backpackers - Hostel
The Pod Sydney
2 out of 5
Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
AU$129
per night
3 May - 4 May

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

4.4/5Wonderful! (310 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
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
2 out of 5
509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
AU$119
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.

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! (166 reviews)

"Happened to come on a long weekend and the place was packed. It’s a good hostel however can get noisy. Location is good and there is daily cleaning service"…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb. 2020

Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
AU$280
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,073 reviews)

"The in house dining wasn’t up to the Shang’s standards"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
8 Arrival Court, Sydney International Airport, Mascot, NSW
AU$169
per night
6 May - 7 May
4.4/5Excellent! (7,402 reviews)

"Easy check in. Super location. Friendly staff and clean facilities. I thought it may be noisy being so close to the runways..nice and quiet."…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr. 2020

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
AU$290
per night
10 Apr. - 11 Apr.
4.6/5Wonderful! (4,396 reviews)

"Great location, very nice property, excellent restaurant and in room dining. Staff were outstanding."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Sydney?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Sydney, one of the 72 hostels here could be a great option for you. 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 Capitol Theatre. 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. Maze Backpackers - Located steps from Capitol Theatre. Property features include a bar, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Royal North Shore Hospital. You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Sydney Central YHA - Hostel - 2-minute walk from Sydney Central Station for easy access to public transport. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub and an indoor pool. Rooms come with showers. 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 a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, lockers and linens.
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 February and January, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 8°C. Average annual rainfall for Sydney is 1181.10 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 Sydney Town Hall. Get out into nature with places such as Hyde Park, Royal Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach. Cultural attractions include Sydney Opera House, Capitol Theatre and Art Gallery of New South Wales.
What's the best way to get around Sydney?
You can fly into the nearest airport in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre. 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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