The Funk House

23 Darlinghurst Rd, Kingscross, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.7km

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Rating: 50%from 3 reviews

  • 46%Atmosphere
  • 60%Staff
  • 53%Security
  • 46%Cleanliness
  • 53%Location
  • 46%Value for money
  • 46%Facilities
Located in the heart and soul of Sydney, the Funkhouse is a unique, upbeat hostel famous for it's friendly social atmosphere and funky murals.

With only three-to-four beds per dorm you can book a room with your mates.

At the Funk House all our doubles and twins have TVs, fridges and duvets and rooms have fans to beat that summer heat. With its large common areas, cable TV and a chilled rooftop terrace area with our famous weekly BBQs, you can relax and sink a couple of beers while watching the sunset over city and harbour views. Theres a fully equipped kitchen for you to use and laundry facilities, too.

During your stay @ the Funkhouse youll receive free breakfast, one hour free Internet access, a free walking tour of Sydney, free travel advice and free bed linen. Youll also get a free Welcome Pack, including food and drink vouchers, a free sim and phone card and free job-seeking membership.

From the Funk House its an easy walk to Sydney's most famous attractions including the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Botanical Gardens, The Rocks, Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour and Sydney Aquarium and Taronga Zoo.

The Funk House is just 200m from the train/metro and bus station, giving you easy access to Sydney's best beaches including Bondi Beach and Manly Beach (where the first World Surfing Championships were held). If youre up the challenge, learn to surf - or if not, just kick back and work on the tan!

Kings Cross has everything to offer in terms of entertainment. This means that all the best bars, clubs and restaurants are right on your doorstep!

The Funk House is owned and run by travellers for travellers. We want you to have the best experience of Sydney and Australia.

C'mon and join the Funk Team!!
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • 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.

Please be aware that special conditions apply over the Christmas and New Years Period. There cannot be any check-ins or check-outs on Christmas day (25th Dec) or New Years day (1st Jan). On arrival, you are required to pay for the total nights you have booked. We accept payments by cash, credit card, eftpos or Australian dollar travellers' cheques. If you need to cancel your booking a minimum of 48 hours notice is required, otherwise you will be charged for the nights you have booked. Safe travels to all and we look forward to seeing you.

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From the airport:
The pick up service operates between 5am and 8.30pm. (outside of these times you must make your own way to the hostel (by train or taxi). On arrival to the airport please CALL the shuttle bus company to arrange your pick up. The number is 02 9557 7615 (within Australia) or +61 2 9557 7615 (outside Australia). If you have any problems please call the Funkhouse reception and we will do our best to assist. When you contact the shuttle bus company please advise them:

What the name is you made your booking under
Which airport you are: T1 (international flights), T2 (domestic flights from Jetstar, Virgin, Tiger Airlines, etc.) or T3 (domestic flights from Qantas)
How many people you are with
If you have any large items with you, such as a surfboard (the shuttle company will charge you an additional $10 for that)

Our office hours are 7am to 10pm (Mon-Sat) and 8am-8pm (Sun); if you need to check-in outside these times please call when you arrive - we have a night manager who will check you in.

From the Central Station:
Take the train from platform 24 to King's Cross Station (only 5 minutes). Turn left out of the train station and walk along Darlinghurst Road. We're 200 metres up on the left-hand side opposite Indie Travel and next the Mad Pizza.

Parking:
There is limited street parking located near the Funkhouse. Parking times range from 1hour to 4 hours. There is also a secure car park located 5 minutes walk from the Funkhouse. Details are Wilson Parking located on Ward Ave,NSW 2011

We are able to offer discounted parking at the car park. Once you have received your ticket you can purchase 1 day parking vouchers from the Funkhouse reception

Located Near

The Funkhouse is Sydney's most centrally located hostel

Opera House -15 min walk
Harbour Bridge - 15 min walk
Botanical Gardens - 5 min walk
1 minute to underground station & bus stops.
15 minutes to the famous Bondi Beach.
Ferry ride to Manly & Zoo.
Art Galleries and Museums with FREE entry nearby.
Busy China Town
Dazzling Darling Harbour

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

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