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In-room safe, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, free WiFi

Big Hostel

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWorld Square Shopping Centre7 min walk
    Popular LocationHyde Park11 min walk
    Popular LocationMartin Place18 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)20 min drive

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Family Ensuite Room (4 Adults)

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed

Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 3 Single Bunk Beds

Single Ensuite Room

  • 12.6 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Twin Ensuite Room

  • 13 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Double Ensuite Room

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

8 Share Dorm - Mixed (Shared Bathroom)

  • 28 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

8 Share Dorm - Female Only (Shared Bathroom)

  • 26 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Double Room (Shared Bathroom)

  • 12.6 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

4 Share Ensuite Dorm

  • 14.5 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

4 Share Mixed Dorm - Shared Bathroom

  • 14.5 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

4 Bed Female Dormitory with Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney, Big Hostel is in the business district and near a metro station. World Square Shopping Centre and Paddy's Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park. Australian Museum and Powerhouse Museum are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 7 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 11 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 12 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Building - 14 min walk
  • Martin Place - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 4 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 5 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Firedoor - 3 min walk
  • Capital Thai - 4 min walk
  • Chat Thai - 4 min walk
  • Crown Hotel - 4 min walk
  • Boon Cafe - 4 min walk

About this property

Big Hostel

Sydney hostel in Sydney Central Business District, walk to Capitol Theatre
This smoke-free hostel features a rooftop terrace, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, laundry facilities and a computer station. All rooms are individually furnished and offer free WiFi and safes.
Big Hostel offers 35 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Secured self parking on site (AUD 38 per day)
  • 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library
  • Lockers available
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually furnished
  • Laundry detergent
  • Local maps
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Sunday - Thursday (9:00 AM - 10:00 PM) and Friday - Saturday (9:00 AM - midnight)
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival 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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16 per person
  • Secured self-parking fee: AUD 38 per day
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 per cent

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
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
Please note: One-way airport shuttle service from the hotel to the airport is provided by Air Bus Sydney.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Big Hostel Surry Hills
Big Surry Hills
Big Hostel Surry Hills
Big Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Big Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Surry Hills

Frequently asked questions

4.0
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 92 out of 269 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 108 out of 269 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 58 out of 269 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 269 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 269 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great people, location and atmosphere. Worth twice the price 👍
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect
All perfect so happy to stay here
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Celebrity’s recommend
All perfect bcoz good service , good location, good condition and good price.
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020