The Maze Backpackers

417 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.3km

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Rating: 70%from 4 reviews

  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 75%Security
  • 50%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 60%Value for money
  • 65%Facilities
The hotel is an excellent location to all that Sydney city has to offer, just a 15 minute stroll away from Sydney Opera house and Sydney Harbour Bridge, we are round the corner from Darling harbour, Hyde Park and the Chinese garden of friendship.

We are minutes away from the bus and train station so you have the easiest transport to take you to some of Sydney's spectacular beaches such as Bondi, Coogee and Manly.

Maze Backpackers features simple private rooms with shared bathroom facilities.
Are common rooms include a games room, T.V room and a large dining area.
Luggage storage is are also available.

Free activities and daily events are regularly organised, which give you the opportunity to meet other travellers.

Maze Backpackers is surrounded by pubs, clubs and shops so you can go out on the town or shop till you drop.

Our friendly staff will make sure your stay is a positive experience that you wont forget in a hurry.

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
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pool Table
  • Steam Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • 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.

** This is a backpackers hostel. A valid passport must be presented upon check in. No other forms of ID will be accepted. **

We provide several event meals to add extra value for money, a hot dog night / a BBQ night / chicken & rice night and a pancake morning. We have other weekly activities to encourage you to meet other backpackers.

We take safety and security seriously, with only checked in guests allowed access to the building, we do not allow visitors/mates/strangers into our city centre hostel. We also have an overnight security guard to welcome you back after a night out.

Freshly made bed upon arrival, with agency professional laundered linen, complimentary arrival towel for use during your stay.


• We have no facilities for guests under the age of 18 years.

The shuttle bus picks up from International terminal for arrivals between 6am and 6pm.

• Please be aware when booking a dorm bed - you are booking an individual bed in a shared room with other travellers.

• If booking multiple dorm beds, the beds may not be in the same room. We advise to book a private Twin or Triple room instead.

• We do not accept groups of more than 4 people. Separate bookings of the same group will not be accepted.

• ALL guests will be required to present a valid passport upon check in.

• The hostel is split on to 2 levels, we do not have a lift, so only pack what you can carry in your backpack.

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Getting to us from the airport: We recommend taking the train to 'Central Station' We are just a short walk from the station.

(If you would like to use a shuttle service)

Operated by a third party company 'Sydney Shuttle'. Between 6:00 and 18:00. Approx $14 per person.

Contact them from one of the following locations on (02) 9661 1170 and tell them you are ready to be picked up and taken to Maze.

• International Terminal 1:'Bus & Coach Meeting Point' (Bay 12 - Opposite Rydges Hotel) located outside the terminal, to the left of McDonald's.

• Domestic Terminal 2: Exit by baggage claim 6 to 'Bus & Coach Meeting Point'.

If you are staying 3+ nights you qualify for a free shuttle, you still need to phone 'Sydney Shuttle'. Your payment will be sorted between the driver and our reception team. Do not pay anyone.

If coming from Central Station, we are simply two blocks down Pitt St (a quick five-minute walk).

Located Near

The Maze is Sydney's most centrally located hostel! We are just walking distance to charming Chinatown, dazzling Darling Harbour, Pitt Street Mall and shops, Circular Quay, the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, beautiful Botanical Gardens, trendy Oxford Street shops, cafes, clubs and bars, Kings Cross (the infamous Red Light District), the ferry to Manly and Zoo and local art galleries and museums.

We're just five minutes to Central railway station and interstate bus terminals.

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