Sydney Backpackers

Victoria House, 7 Wilmot Street, NSW 2000, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 0.9km

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Rating: 35%from 3 reviews

  • 26%Atmosphere
  • 40%Staff
  • 33%Security
  • 20%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 33%Value for money
  • 20%Facilities
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Sydney Backpackers is a purposely built boutique hostel located right in the heart of Sydney's CBD, 2 minutes walk from Town Hall Railway Station. We are within walking distance to all the must-see tourist attractions in Sydney.

Since we are located in the heart of the city, we are close to the main bars, restaurants, clubs, shops, cinemas, public transport and everything else you might need in this beautiful city!

Sydney Backpackers is 1 of 5 hostels in Sydney capable in catering major groups and classified 3.5 stars by AAA Tourism. We are also awarded 'Winner of 2006 City of Sydney Business Awards' for an outstanding backpacker in year 2006 and also nominated as a finalist in 2010 and 2012.

We have 24 hour access with electronic swipe keys, rooms to accommodate from 2 to 16 people, free 24 hour wireless internet, central air-conditioning and heater, fridge in every room. TV and DVD players are available in single, twin, 4 bed and 6 bed rooms and individual lockers are equipped in every rooms with padlock supplied upon request. Fresh laundered white linen and blankets, a comfortable common room, self-catering fully equipped kitchen, shared bathroom facilities, coin-operated laundry, handicapped facilities, rooftop BBQ, 240 square metre rooftop terrace overlooking great views of the city and 24 hour video surveillance for the entire building - All of these are available for our guests to use.

Please note that Sydney Backpackers has a 24hour cancellation policy on all bookings. Luggage storage is available for free of charge on day of check out.

Sydney Backpackers is 1 of 5 hostels in Sydney capable in catering major groups and classified 3.5 stars by AAA Tourism. We are also awarded 'WINNER OF 2006 CITY OF SYDNEY BUSINESS AWARDS' for an outstanding backpacker in year 2006.

Sydney Backpackers is a purposely built boutique hostel located right in the heart of Sydney's CBD, 30 meters to the entrance of Town Hall Railway Station. We are within walking distance to all the 'must-see' tourist attractions in Sydney.

Since we are located in the heart of the city, we are close to the main bars, restaurants, clubs, shops, cinemas, public transport and everything else you might need in this beautiful city!

Building & Facilities

Rooms to suit 2 to 16 people (20sqm to 65sqm with 3.5-meter ceilings)
Free internet access (Wireless)
Central air conditioning and heater
TV and fridge in every room
DVD player available in single rooms, Twin/2 beds, 4 beds, and 6 beds
Individual security lockers with padlocks inside the rooms
Fresh laundered & sanitized white linen and blankets
Electronic key to access your room and the building
Common room (Vending Machines)
Self-catering kitchen fully furnished
Shared shower booths and toilets
Coin operated laundry
Handicapped facilities
BBQ facility at the rooftop
Great view of the city (240 square meter rooftop terrace)
24hour video surveillance for the entire building and fire exits.

Sydney Backpackers have some great value packages:

Special rate for 16 and 10 bed dorms available for limited time in December.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast not included
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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.

Reception opening times: from 7am to 11pm.

A key, padlock, linen and blanket deposit of $30.00 is required when you check in.

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Our Location:

Acclaimed to be the best Location in Sydney!

The premises are located in the centre of the city in a very safe and clean area.

We are within 2 minutes walk from Sydney Town Hall Railway Station.

How to get here

From the airport (domestic and international terminal), there are various ways for transportation for you to use such as train, bus and cab.

Shuttle Bus - A shuttle bus pick up service can be arranged for our guests, you can simply give us a call when you arrive at the airport and have your luggage collected. We will ask you to go to the meeting point according to your point of arrival. The shuttle bus driver will pick you up from the meeting point and drop you at our doorstep. The travelling time is approximately 30- 60 minutes depending on the traffic and the timing for the shuttle bus operation is from 5am to 7pm. The ticket is $15.00 per person.

Train - To take a train, you have to go to the train services within the airport and get off either at Museum or Town Hall station. We are just 2 minutes away from the station entrance. Once you take the exit no. 3 to George Street, you will find us next to Star Bar in the laneway which is opposite to the Event Cinemas. The travelling time on the train is 20 minutes and the train services are available every 15 minutes.

Cab - If you are taking a cab, you have to tell the driver our address and the cab will bring you here. The travelling time is approximately 30 Minutes.

If returning to the airport after your stay, we can have your shuttle bus booked at your convenient time and it will pick you up right at our property. The fare is AUD$15.00 and they run every 30 minutes between 5am and 7pm every day and will drop you at any terminal at Sydney Airport.

Located Near

We are within walking distance to:

Town Hall Station, Central Station
Event Cinemas
Queen Victoria Building (QVB)
Sydney Town Hall
Star Bar
China Town
McDonald's, KFC
Big Supermarkets like Woolworths, Coles
Hyde Park
Darling Harbour
HSBC Building
Circular Quay, Harbour Bridge, Opera House
The Star Casino, Fish Market

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