The Original Backpackers Hostel

162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km

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Rating: 63%from 3 reviews

  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 60%Value for money
  • 53%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.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • DVDs
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

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.

IMPORTANT
Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay for dormitory rooms, from 23rd December to 2nd January. There will be non refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December.

If we have beds left after the 23rd December we have a 3 night minimum stay from the 30th December. Full non-refundable payment is required.

We offer free internet & WiFi (300 mbs per day).

Cheap $20 a day secure parking (special offer to our hostel guests).

Directions
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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

Original Backpackers is situated in a quiet tree lined boulevard, 300 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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