The Original Backpackers Hostel

162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km
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Rating: 80%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities
Recommended by Lonely Planet, Let's Go and Rough Guide. The Original Backpackers Hostel is Clean, Cool, Comfortable and well maintained.

Rated number 10 hostel in Australia by Hostelworld,April 2012

We are located in a quiet tree lined boulevard walking distance from the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and Darling Harbour. As "The Original" Hostel in Sydney, we pride ourselves on our great reputation, friendly staff and warm social atmosphere.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • 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.

In addition to the 10% deposit paid to Hostelworld, the property will charge a further 40% deposit for Christmas and New Year period bookings as of the 1st December. The 50% balance is due at check in and all deposits are non-refundable.

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Airport shuttles coming into Kings Cross are easy to catch from 5.30 am to around 8.30 pm. The shuttle will cost around $12 per person.

For late arrivals use Airport Link train (around $16). From Central Train Station, catch the train to Kings Cross, exit on Victoria street and we are around 200 meters from Kings Cross station

Located Near

We are located at 160-162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, 2011

Original Backpackers is situated in a quiet tree lined boulevard, 200 meters from Kings Cross station and within easy walking distance (around 30 minutes) of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and The Rocks.

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