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Featured Hostels in Sydney

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers
1.5 out of 5.0 417 Pitt St, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
RM140
3.1/5 (710 reviews)

Great wee backpackers for the price nice free meals

Reviewed on 24 Aug,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Sydney Town ...
The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0
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4.0/5 (259 reviews)

Lovely staff nice and clean excellent ammenities Always willing to help and great area

Reviewed on 10 Sep,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps from World Square Shopping Centre and Capitol Theatre. Sydney Town Hall and Paddy's Market ...
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
RM242
4.5/5 (410 reviews)

Location great. Good facilities. Good size room. Clean and tidy. Everything I needed. Staff are helpful

Reviewed on 7 Sep,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Rocks Markets and Circular Quay. Overseas Passenger Terminal and Sydney ...
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 11 Rawson Place, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
RM305
4.3/5 (578 reviews)

Staff are always great and a good place to store your bags, You kind of just accept the room mates though.

Reviewed on 15 Aug,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market. World Square Shopping ...
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
RM228
4.3/5 (138 reviews)

So convenient to Central train station and a really tidy, friendly and safe place to stay.

Reviewed on 13 Sep,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market. World Square Shopping ...
Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel
Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 8-10 Lee Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
RM254
4.1/5 (140 reviews)

Spacing in rooms, cleanliness and ventilation made it stand out from other hostels/backpackers

Reviewed on 7 May,2019
Located in the heart of Haymarket, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Technology Sydney, Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market. World Square ...
Base Sydney - Hostel
Base Sydney - Hostel
1.0 out of 5.0 477 Kent St, Sydney, NSW
RM250
3.4/5 (259 reviews)

Location is good! Just noisy at night can hear the loud music, i guess due to location , earplugs provided is a good idea.

Reviewed on 19 Apr,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building. Sydney Tower and Hyde Park ...
The Pod Sydney
The Pod Sydney
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
RM245
4.5/5 (280 reviews)

Good location, not far from train stations and close to nice cheap eats and a supermarket. Comfy beds and private bunks.

Reviewed on 18 Sep,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Sydney Town ...
Sydney Central Inn - Hostel
Sydney Central Inn - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 428 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
RM185
3.4/5 (205 reviews)

A great Hostel, a bit dated but clean. Right in the centre of Sydney, walking distance to everywhere, pubs, clubs, shopping ....brill Spitting distance to the Train station and 20 mins to the Airport. Friendly Staff .... NO LIFT but who cares. The only bad point is the guests have to keep the kitchen ...

Reviewed on 21 Sep,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street and Capitol Theatre. World Square Shopping Centre and Paddy's ...
Summer House Newtown
Summer House Newtown
2.0 out of 5.0 5-11 Egan Street, Newtown, NSW
RM188
3.6/5 (42 reviews)

Great location and the recent changes are great too.

Reviewed on 19 Jun,2019
Situated in Newtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Enmore Theatre and Powerhouse Museum are ...
Home Backpackers
Home Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 238 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW
RM130
2.9/5 (274 reviews)

This backpackers really convenient to their tenants. Walking distance to Paddy's market, Central station, etc. In short, it's a good place to stay, i stayed there for 3 nights and all was good. Worth with what u pay

Reviewed on 19 Mar,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sydney Tower and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House ...
The Village Glebe - Hostel
The Village Glebe - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 256 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, NSW
RM182
3.4/5 (39 reviews)

I liked that it was inexpensive, clean, and easy to access.

Reviewed on 7 Sep,2019
Situated in Glebe, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Broadway Shopping Center, International Convention Centre Sydney and University of Sydney. SEA LIFE ...
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    PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney

    PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney

    150 Day St, Sydney, NSW
      4.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.5 out of 5 (3117 reviews)

      PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, SydneyRM500

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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.