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The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 3, 640 George Street, Haymarket
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4.0/5 (194 reviews)

You will share a room with 6-10 capsules. The bed in the capsule is very clean but the capsule itself is a bit dusty. The luggage locker is very dirty and has some water damage, it wasn’t too hygienic for me to hang my towels in there. There’s a shared kitchen which is well maintained. Shared bathroom ...

Reviewed on 28 Dec,2018
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of World Square Shopping Centre, Circular Quay, and Sydney Opera House. Sydney ...
Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers
1.5 out of 5.0 417 Pitt St, Haymarket
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RM146
3.0/5 (659 reviews)

Located near central station and china town. If u're looking for the right place here u go. The service is just so so. If u're gonna stay in sydney for 1~2 days, i would recommend this hostel for ya. But if u're gonna stay longer, just grab another options.

Reviewed on 6 Sep,2018
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Capitol Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and University of Sydney. Sydney Harbour ...
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 700A George Street, Haymarket
Free cancellation
RM152
2.7/5 (202 reviews)

Very cheap but great for overnight only unless your a backpacker hotel is clean and staff are helpful

Reviewed on 10 Dec,2018
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of World Square Shopping Centre, University of Sydney, and Sydney Opera House. ...
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
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RM365
4.5/5 (319 reviews)

Couldn’t ask for more from a hostel. Room was clean & tidy. Place was well kept. Staff were exceptionally helpful and very friendly too. Cooking & cleaning facilities were very, very good for a hostel. Appreciate that when you are staying here, you ARE NOT at a hotel & you will enjoy it. Particularly ...

Reviewed on 3 Jan,2019
Situated in The Rocks, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Circular Quay and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydney Opera House is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away. Wynyard ...
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 11 Rawson Place, Haymarket
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RM335
4.3/5 (520 reviews)

Great location. Well maintained. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Reviewed on 7 Dec,2018
Located in the heart of Haymarket, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Railway Square, University of Sydney, and Circular Quay. Sydney Opera House and Sydney ...
Westend Backpackers - Hostel
Westend Backpackers - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 412 Pitt Street, Haymarket
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RM170
2.7/5 (220 reviews)

The staffs are very friendly. The kitchen’s facilities are good. The location is good.

Reviewed on 20 Aug,2018
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Castlereagh Street, Circular Quay, and Sydney Opera House. Sydney Harbour Bridge ...
790 on George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 790 George Street, Haymarket
Free cancellation
RM171
3.6/5 (201 reviews)

First time I’ve been in a hostel but I quite enjoyed it

Reviewed on 27 Oct,2018
Situated in Haymarket, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Railway Square, University of Sydney, and Circular Quay. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge ...
The Pod Sydney
The Pod Sydney
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket
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RM346
4.5/5 (214 reviews)

Very clean, the rooms were spacious and I loved the privacy each bed had. Free WiFi throughout was great too. Convenient location to shopping and public transportation. My only critique was that reception is not 24 hrs and I had to wait 30 minutes after the supposed opening time before reception ...

Reviewed on 15 Jan,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Capitol Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Circular Quay ...
Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel
Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel
2.5 out of 5.0 50 Sir John Young Cresent, Woolloomooloo
RM98
2.4/5 (221 reviews)

The staff were very friendly one particular person on the front desk helped me out including directions on where to get to my appointment from the hostel. Its clean, have free breakfast, a warm atmosphere, and very comfortable beds. I was only in this hostel for two days. If in ever in Sydney again ...

Reviewed on 29 Aug,2018
Located in the heart of East Sydney, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Opera House, and Circular Quay. Sydney Harbour ...
Balmain Backpackers
Balmain Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 Rozelle, Rozelle
Free cancellation
RM145
2.5/5 (14 reviews)

Cheapest option in Sydney. First day hated it but after a week I loved it. Stayed there for two months and counting ..

Reviewed on 24 Aug,2018
Situated in Rozelle, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre, White Bay Cruise Terminal, and Sydney Fish Market. Australian National ...
The Village Kings Cross - Hostel
The Village Kings Cross - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 6-8 Orwell Street, Potts Point
RM213
3.7/5 (180 reviews)

Employees very helpful and very professional Explaining to us the dif places we can go and enjoy the city

Reviewed on 17 Nov,2018
Located in the heart of East Sydney, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Fitzroy Gardens, Sydney Opera House, and Circular Quay. Sydney Harbour Bridge is 2 ...
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 27 Orwell Street, Potts Point
RM90
3.6/5 (425 reviews)

Good bus shuttle and breakfast. Long walk distances to Darling Harbour.

Reviewed on 24 Sep,2018
Located in the heart of East Sydney, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Royal Botanic Gardens and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour ...
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      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Sydney, one of the 66 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Budget prices
      • A social atmosphere

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Sydney for good value, so you can save more for exploring. We've heard good things about the waterfront and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit 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 typically February and January, while July and June are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 26° C and night-time temperatures average 16° C
      • April-June: 23° C is the daytime average and 8° C is the night-time average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 20° C and night-time averages are around 8° C
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 25° C during the day and 12° C at night
      • Average rainfall is 1188 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Sydney?


      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might like these places:

      Top Sights
      • Sydney Opera House
      • Sydney Harbour Bridge
      • Bondi Beach
      Natural Features
      • Cook + Phillip Park
      • Hyde Park
      • The Domain
      Cultural Attractions
      • Theatre Royal
      • Wentworth Gallery Indigenous Artists
      • Hyde Park Barracks Museum

      In general, Sydney is known for its:

      • Opera
      • Shopping
      • Museums
      • Restaurants
      • Theatre
      • Art
      • Monuments
      • Architecture

      How to Get to Sydney and Around the Area


      You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), situated 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station and St. James Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Sydney Circular Quay Station, Exhibition Centre Station or Sydney Central Station.