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Overview of Original Backpackers

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In-room safe, free WiFi
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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Original Backpackers

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens13 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park18 min walk
  • Popular LocationMartin Place19 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area


Original Backpackers is located in Sydney's Kings Cross neighbourhood. Sydney Opera House and International Convention Centre Sydney are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St Vincent’s Hospital - 10 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 13 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 18 min walk
  • Martin Place - 19 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Building - 23 min walk

Getting around

  • Kings Cross Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 5 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 24 min drive


  • The Roosevelt - 3 min walk
  • Room 10 - 3 min walk
  • Waterman's Lobster Co - 3 min walk
  • Busshari Japanese Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Pizza Boccone - 4 min walk

About this property

Original Backpackers

Sydney hostel in Kings Cross, near Royal Botanic Gardens
Along with a restaurant, this hostel has a coffee shop/café and coffee/tea in a common area. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 41 rooms offer free WiFi, fridges and laptop-compatible safes.
Original Backpackers offers 41 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a safe. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Frequently asked questions

Is Original Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much does it cost to stay at Original Backpackers?
As of 6 May 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Original Backpackers on 25 May 2021 start from AU$52, 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.
How much is parking at Original Backpackers?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Original Backpackers?
Check-in is from noon - midnight.
What time is check-out at Original Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does Original Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 14 per person applies.
Where is Original Backpackers located?
Located in Kings Cross, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Botanic Gardens and Crown Street. Art Gallery of New South Wales and The Domain are also within 15 minutes. Kings Cross Station is only a 2-minute walk and St. James Station is 16 minutes.