Sydney Central Backpackers

16 Orwell St. Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km

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Rating: 60%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 40%Staff
  • 66%Security
  • 53%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 53%Facilities
Sydney Central Backpackers sits in the heart of the most beautiful city in the world, just minutes from our doorstep are the famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Wake up to our free breakfast every morning and experience what Sydney has to offer!

Spend your morning strolling through the botanical gardens located just next door then head over to Bondi Beach. Come home and enjoy a traditional Aussie Barbie on our beautiful rooftop garden with the spectacular Sydney city skyline and the Opera House as the backdrop. Then, after dark, enjoy music and dance at one of the many bars or pubs in Sydney's most colorful district 'The Cross'.

Please ensure that you make a request if you wish to stay in the same room when booking on short notice.

For the New Year period we require a 5-night minimum stay between 28th December 2017 and the 2nd of January 2018. We will charge 100% of your booking plus 2% credit card commission fees on the 1st of December 2017 via credit card supplied at the time of booking.
**If you wish to stay a reduced number of nights in this period, you will still have to pay for five nights.
***New Year’s Eve payments taken after 1 December are non-refundable unless cancellations are made by 15 December 2017
Check-in after 2PM

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam Room
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • WII

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.

If you are making a reservation for more than one person in a dormitory room we cannot guarantee that you will be allocated beds in the same room.

Please ensure that you make a request when booking on short notice.

Check-ins are any time after 2pm and Checkout time is before 10am. If you need to check-out earlier than 6.30AM, please come to reception the day before by 9PM.

A $30 key deposit is required and will be returned to you upon check-out before 10am.

Reception hours are from 6.30AM to 3AM (day after).

Cancellation Policy

24-hour notice is required for all cancellations prior to check in. Bookings should be cancelled by 2pm the day before scheduled arrival. 

Any cancellations made within 24 hours of arrival date will be charged the first night . 

All No Shows will incur a 1 night (first night) charge per our cancellation policy . 

All transactions will incur a 2% surcharge

There is a strict NO refund policy, so should you decide to cancel and have paid for your accommodation, we cannot issue a refund.

All reservations between 28th December 2017 and 2nd January 2018 require a minimum 5-night consecutive stay.

All bookings over this period will be charged in full on the 1 December.

Unless cancellations are made on or before 15th December 2017, payments are non refundable.

Credit cards will incur a 2% fee.

Directions
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If arriving from the Airport just give us a quick call when you are at the airport to use our $10 shuttle service (running from 6.30AM to 8PM). Our driver will drop you off to our doorstep.

From Central Station take blue train line which heads towards Bondi Junction. Get off at the Kings Cross station. Use the Darlinghurst Rd exit. Turn left when you come out of the station and follow Darlinghurst Rd. until you hit Orwell St. We are halfway down Orwell Street.

Located Near

We are located in the colorful district of Kings Cross. Our hostel is located near the Botanical Gardens and the Opera House, the city centre and Paddington.

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