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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens

790 on George Backpackers

2 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWorld Square Shopping Centre5 min walk
    Popular LocationSydney Town Hall11 min walk
    Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney15 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Private Double with Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 6 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsPrivate Double with Shared Bathroom
  • 6 Share Female Dorm

    3.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details6 Share Female Dorm
  • 8 Share Mix Dorm

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More details8 Share Mix Dorm
  • 4 Share Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More details4 Share Mixed Dorm
  • 6 Share Male Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details6 Share Male Dorm
  • 6 Share Mix Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details6 Share Mix Dorm
  • 4 Share Female Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Share Female Dorm
  • Private Twin with Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 6 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsPrivate Twin with Shared Bathroom

About this area


Located in Sydney, 790 on George Backpackers is near a metro station. Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park. Check out an event or a game at Sydney Cricket Ground, and consider making time for Powerhouse Museum, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 5 min walk
  • Castlereagh Street - 6 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 11 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 15 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 3 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 23 min drive


  • The Bear Bar - 3 min walk
  • Haymarket Hotel - 3 min walk
  • At Bangkok Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Satang Thai Takeaway - 3 min walk
  • Siam House - 4 min walk

About this property

790 on George Backpackers

Sydney hostel in Sydney Central Business District, walk to Paddy's Market
WiFi in public areas, conference space and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hostel. Other amenities include laundry facilities. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
790 on George Backpackers offers 282 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (AUD 6 per 24-hour period)

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Linens


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

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Check-in from 2 PM - 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) and Monday - Sunday (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 10.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 6 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 6 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 12 per person (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property's shared dorm room types are available to guests 18-35 years of age. Private room types are available to all guests. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian during their stay.

Property is also known as

790 George
790 George Hostel
790 George Hostel Sydney
790 George Sydney
790 On George Hotel Sydney
790 George Backpackers Hostel Haymarket
790 George Backpackers Hostel
790 George Backpackers Haymarket
790 George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers Haymarket
790 on George Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at 790 on George Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, 790 on George Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to 790 on George Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at 790 on George Backpackers?
As of 16 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at 790 on George Backpackers on 17 Jan. 2021 start from AU$43, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is 790 on George Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at 790 on George Backpackers?
790 on George Backpackers doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at 790 on George Backpackers?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at 790 on George Backpackers?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does 790 on George Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 12 per person, one way, applies.
Where is 790 on George Backpackers located?
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 Museum are also within 10 minutes. Capitol Square Light Rail Station and Central Light Rail Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 243 reviews
5 - Excellent 18%
Rating 4 - Good. 113 out of 243 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 56 out of 243 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 243 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 243 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
The location was good,the building was a bit worn out cleanliness was just about ok, the staff very good
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Nice clean hostel and friendly staff. Rooms though become stuffy with only small windows and not enough shower units.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

The hostel was pretty run down. The air conditioning and the bed were pretty good. The kitchen had an area with couches and outlets, but it was in the basement. Right at the elevator, there was a foul smell so I didn't want to do my laundry down there. The staff was friendly.
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Light rail station right outside which is really convenient
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A. The laid back environment, but not so much they careless. Comfortable. B. Was not really that bad.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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