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Featured Hostels in Sydney

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
RM359
4.5/5 (332 reviews)

Location is Superb! :D with Amazing view and wide shared space of kitchen and lounge, terrace. But the only downside is cleanness. Bed sheet wasn't clean or white so we just had to put an tower on it. :(

Reviewed on 13 Feb,2019
Situated in The Rocks, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Rocks Markets, Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Sydney Harbour Bridge and ...
The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
The Capsule Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 3, 640 George Street, Haymarket, NSW
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4.0/5 (216 reviews)

Very accessible to everything especially the Museum Train Station.

Reviewed on 20 Mar,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from World Square Shopping Centre and Capitol Theatre. Sydney Town Hall and Paddy's Market ...
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
The George Street Hotel - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 700A George Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
RM158
2.7/5 (214 reviews)

Wonderful staff, good location. This is a hostel not really a hotel, older building with no air conditioning, no escalators so you will have to walk up minimum of 2 flights of stairs

Reviewed on 2 Feb,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from World Square Shopping Centre and Capitol Theatre. Sydney Town Hall and Paddy's Market ...
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
RM287
4.3/5 (111 reviews)

Wake up was a great stay! All the staff were really friendly, the beds were so comfy and secruity into the building at night was top notch. Rooms were clean, as was the bathroom, kitchen and communal area. The events hosted were a lot of fun. Only a couple of minor things that would enhance a stay ...

Reviewed on 7 Jan,2019
Situated in Haymarket, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and Paddy's Market. World Square Shopping Centre and Powerhouse ...
Westend Backpackers - Hostel
Westend Backpackers - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 412 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
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RM208
2.8/5 (238 reviews)

One of the best hostel I've found. Easy access. Good price

Reviewed on 3 Feb,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Sydney Town ...
Clover Backpackers
Clover Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 162 Flinders St, Paddington, NSW
RM142
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

I expected for the cheap price a dirty party place but turned out that the place was actually pretty clean, the staff very nice and friendly and all un total, I liked staying there. Internet connection was good as well - depending on the time you used it. Would definitely go back there. Nice rooftop! ...

Reviewed on 21 Mar,2019
Located in Sydney Eastern Suburbs, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Crown Street and Sydney Cricket Ground. Capitol Theatre and Hyde Park are also within ...
Balmain Backpackers
Balmain Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 Rozelle, Rozelle, NSW
Free cancellation
RM141
2.2/5 (20 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 3 miles (5 km) of Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre, White Bay Cruise Terminal and International Convention Centre Sydney. ...
The Pod Sydney
The Pod Sydney
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
RM282
4.5/5 (223 reviews)

Very clean, quiet, accommodating. Close to almost everything downtown has to offer. Very cheap for what you get. A little warm at nights that’s my only complaint.

Reviewed on 25 Feb,2019
Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Castlereagh Street, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Sydney Town ...
Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel
Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel
2.5 out of 5.0 50 Sir John Young Cresent, Woolloomooloo, NSW
RM171
2.4/5 (231 reviews)

The architecture in the build is beautiful and full of culture and history.

Reviewed on 14 Mar,2019
Located in the heart of East Sydney, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Crown Street, Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park. The Domain and Art Gallery ...
Bondi Beachouse Backpackers YHA - Hostel
Bondi Beachouse Backpackers YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 63 Fletcher Street, Bondi Beach, Bondi, NSW
Free cancellation
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RM259
3.5/5 (124 reviews)

Shower was a bit mouldy. The facility listing of parking doesn’t mean they have a car park. It means you have to drive around the streets to find one. I arrived late at night and there wasn’t much left. I was only there overnight and unfortunately didn’t get to see much of any others of the facilities. ...

Reviewed on 14 Feb,2019
Located in Sydney Eastern Suburbs, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tamarama Beach and Bondi Beach. Bronte Beach and Clovelly Beach are also within ...
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
Sydney Central YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 11 Rawson Place, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
RM254
4.3/5 (530 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 walking distance of Paddy's Market, Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Also nearby are ...
790 on George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 790 George Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
RM212
3.6/5 (205 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 a 5-minute walk of Paddy's Market and Capitol Theatre. Sydney Town Hall and World Square Shopping Centre are also ...
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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.