Jolly Swagman Backpackers

27 Orwell Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.7km

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Rating: 62%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 60%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 46%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 40%Value for money
  • 53%Facilities
Located in the heart of Sydney's Backpacker Mecca, Jolly Swagman Hostel is open 24hrs a day and is the heart and soul of the Australian Backpacker world.

During your stay at the Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel you will receive free airport pickup (minimum two nights stay), free breakfast every day, free Internet access and free travel advice. Not only that but you'll get a free welcome pack, including vouchers, discounts for Sydney attractions and Sydney city maps!
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free Airport Transfers
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Playstation
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

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.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Check-in is from 12 mid-day. On arrival, you are required to pay in full for the total nights you have booked (apart from Christmas and New Years bookings which are charged in advance).

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For FREE airport pickup from Sydney International or Domestic Airport, please email us prior to your arrival date for all the details. Free airport pickup is available from 5am to 8.30pm. Please note that you must book a minimum of three nights to receive the free pickup.

From Central Station:
Take the train from platform 24 to Kings Cross (only seven minutes' journey). From Kings Cross station, take the 'Victoria Street' exit, turn down Victoria Street and walk approximately 50 meters. Turn right onto Orwell Street and you'll see our big bright yellow building (see pictures) on your right.

Located Near

The Jolly Swagman Backpackers is the most centrally located Hostel in Sydney!

15 minutes' walk to Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge, Famous Bondi Beach, Pitt Street, Chinatown and Darling Harbour.

5 minutes' walk from the Royal Botanical Gardens.

1 minute walk from the metro and bus stops.

You can also catch a ferry to Manly and Zoo from nearby!

It's all on your doorstep when you stay with us.Our friendly staff are proud of Sydney and more than happy to show you how to get around.

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