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Overview of Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

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2.5 / 5
253 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.2/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 Front Desk

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Explore the area

Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens8 min walk
Popular LocationHyde Park8 min walk
Popular LocationMartin Place12 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)25 min drive

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  • One Bed In Four Bed Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • One Bed In Six Bed Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • One Bed In Eight Bed Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • One Bed In Six Bed Female Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Twin/Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • One bed in 4 bed Female Dorm

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • One bed in 8 bed Female Dorm

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Woolloomooloo Bay

Located in East Sydney, Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel is in the city centre and near a metro station. Crown Street and Martin Place are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, sailing and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 8 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 10 min walk
  • Martin Place - 12 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • St. James Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 18 min walk
  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 25 min drive

About this property

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

Adults-only hostel with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and multilingual staff are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area and a vending machine. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel offers 48 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Lift
Lockers available
Vending machine

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

Danish
English
French
German
Indonesian
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Linens

Bathroom

Shared bathroom
Shower

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight 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

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 20.00 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.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • This property only accepts credit cards and cash for all on-site payments. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. 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: Children cannot be accommodated in the dormitory rooms, only in the private rooms.
This hotel's policy is to accept bookings only from international guests. Guests whose residence is within Australia will not be allowed to check in. Guests must present an international passport at check-in.

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel Woolloomooloo
Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel
Elephant Backpacker Sydney Woolloomooloo

Guest reviews

2.5
Guest rating
5 - Excellent
14
4 - Good
46
3 - Okay
62
2 - Mediocre
55
1 - Poor
76
2.2
Cleanliness
2.7
Service and Staff
2.8
Amenities
2.1
Property condition

1/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I request to cancel before I arrived in Sydney because the rooms don't have any ventilation.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

2/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

I love the location of this Property. Convenient to the city and very affordable.

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Wanderland

    Leeds soccer game

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019