Big Hostel

212 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.5km
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Rating: 96%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 100%Facilities
Enjoy the luxury and intimacy of our unique backpacker hostel, positioned in the heart of Sydney, close to all the Sydney's major attractions, restaurants and nightclubs. We offer beautifully designed accommodation at budget hostel prices, we have private rooms such as twins, doubles and family rooms in addition to our dormitories.

Located in the heart of Sydney we are only a few minute's walk from all the main attractions such as Darling Harbor, the Opera House, China town, Sydney Tower, the Aquarium and many more. Big Hostel is also located near to the entertainment district; we are located just off the ever popular Oxford Street and a short walk or even shorter cab ride to Kings Cross. We are only 1 block away from Central Station which has trains and busses running all over the country and directly to the airport.

If shopping is your thing we are only a short distance from the world famous Paddy's Markets along with several shopping centers such as the Pitt Street Mall and Myer all within walking distance provided you're not weighed down with all your shopping.

Big Hostel is designed with the comfort of the traveler in mind, we offer a large lounge with a large screen TV, with DVD's and VHS videos available. We also have a large selection of books you can kick back and relax with. We have Free Wi-Fi and internet for guests to use 24 hours a day. Big hostel provides a fully fitted kitchen for you to use, in addition we also provide a self service laundry. We also boast a large roof terrace with beautiful views of central station, with its own sun deck and BBQ facilities. We provide a Free breakfast service 7 days a week including a basic continental breakfast and cereal, additionally we provide 24 hour free tea and coffee for all you caffeine junkies.
Every private room is equipped with a TV and DVD player along with an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. All dormitories have air conditioning, power supplies and almost every room is en-suite.

Reception is open 24 hours a day and also provides a travel service so you can book any attraction, shuttle bus or a sky dive directly with our staff.
• Free Wi-Fi and Internet.
• Free Breakfast, free tea and coffee 24 hours a day.
• Free linen.
• All private rooms are equipped with TVs and DVD players.
• All rooms are air conditioned.
• Roof terrace with BBQ facilities and Sun Deck
• 24 hour reception, no curfew times.
• Travel desk.
• Laundry Facilities.
• International payphones.
• Shuttle Bus service to and from the airport.
• Large DVD, VHS and book library.
• Female only dorms available.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

For guests booking multiple nights: while we always try to keep you in the same room for the duration of your stay, it is not always possible over peak season. Please be aware that there is a small chance you may have to move rooms.

Our twin, triple and family rooms have bunk bed configurations. For example, some triple rooms have a triple bunk (double bed with single bunk above it) and others bunks with singles only. 4, 5 or 6 person family rooms have a triple bunk and a set of single bunks.

As bookings can take up to 24 hours to be retrieved please confirm your booking by telephone if your arrival time is under 24 hours. Thank you!

Peak Season Cancellation Policy: For reservations which include dates between the 20th of December and 5th January (inclusive), the cancellation policy is 100% charge of the entire booking on 1 December 2017.

Failure to pay on the 1st December can/will result in cancelled reservation's. Its vital that you contact us directly for payment on or before 1 December 2017.

All bookings 20th December - 5th January (inclusive) Will be charged in full on 1 December 2017. Any cancellations after 1 December 2017 are non- refundable. Travel insurance is recommended.

Please contact us if you are booking for the same day to ensure last availability and to confirm.

Please note that twin rooms are bunk beds.

No sleeping bags or your own linen permitted for use.

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We are just a 5 minute walk from Central Station.

Exit Central Station onto Eddy avenue and then onto Elizabeth St, head towards the city and youll find us located at 212 Elizabeth St. at the intersection of Hay St and Elizabeth St.

Located Near

Darling Harbor. 10 minutes walk
Central Station. 3 minutes walk
China Town. 5 minutes walk
Hyde Park. 5 minutes walk
Aquarium. 10 minutes walk
Sydney Tower. 10 minutes walk
World Square. 5-10 minutes walk
Paddys Market. 5 minutes walk

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