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
Winner 2006 City of Sydney Business Awards for Outstanding Backpackers.
Sydney Backpackers/Sydney Youth Hostel is a purpose built Boutique Hostel which is located conveniently in the heart of the 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.

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.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • 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 wait in the meeting point according to your point of arrival. The shuttle bus service 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 $14.00 per person.

Train - To take a train, you have to go to the train services within the airport and get off at Town Hall station. We are just 2 minutes away from the station entrance. Once you take the exit to George Street, you will find us in the laneway which is opposite to the Event Cinemas next to Star Bar. 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$14.00 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 Townhall
Star Bar
China Town
McDonald's, KFC
Big Supermarkets like Woolworths, Coles
Hyde Park
Darling Harbour
HSBC Building
Circular Quay, Harbour Bridge, Opera House
Star City Casino, Fish Market

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