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Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Popular hostels in Sydney

Discover well-known properties in Sydney that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 4,411 hotels in Sydney and price data was last updated on 22 February 2024. The average price for a hotel in Sydney is €48/night.
These hostels in Sydney see the most activity from our users at the moment. Change the dates at the top of the page to see more options in Sydney.
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417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Situated amongst well-known attractions, shops and eateries, Maze Backpackers - Sydney is ideal for guests wishing to explore Sydney and its surroundings. It also offers a ticket service, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.0
Good
2662 reviews
Location
0.1 km from city centre
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Opened in 1921, Sydney Central Inn is situated in Sydney and offers a private beach, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
6.8
Good
608 reviews
Location
0.2 km from city centre
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Summer House Newtown is set in Sydney and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including The Sandringham Hotel. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
6.4
Good
679 reviews
Location
3.0 km from city centre
141 William Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Nate's Place Backpackers is situated in Sydney and features free Wi-Fi. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short stroll from Kings Cross Railway Station.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.4
Excellent
456 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
790 on George Backpackers is situated in Sydney and is a short walk from Central Railway Station. It is close to Chinatown, shops and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
7.4
Good
1596 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, Australia
Blue Mountains YHA is located in Katoomba and features free Wi-Fi. It is the perfect base for those wishing to get back to nature, with Blue Mountains National Park just moments away.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
1723 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
40 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Hump Backpackers is situated in Sydney and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It is minutes from Kings Cross and shopping and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.2
Good
54 reviews
Location
1.6 km from city centre
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Village Surry Hills is situated in Sydney and is a short walk from Central Railway Station. It is located in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.
Free Wi-Fi
6.9
Good
663 reviews
Location
1.3 km from city centre
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Village Bondi Beach provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It is situated a brief stroll from Bondi Beach and Sculpture by the Sea.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
1119 reviews
Location
6.1 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Sydney. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Sydney:€48/night
Cheapest price found:€19/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
€20 - €98
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€21 - €111
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Sydney hostels

Browse through properties in Sydney that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 4,411 properties in Sydney and data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
These Sydney properties are among the highest rated by our users. Narrow down your search by reading user reviews and hostel descriptions and amenities.
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79 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
€38
Avg. per night
186 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
6.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
€34
Avg. per night
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€38
Avg. per night
212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€28
Avg. per night
24-28 Raglan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€38
Avg. per night
256 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2.3 km from city centre
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
€69
Avg. per night
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€33
Avg. per night
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€39
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Sydney, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Sydney that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Sydney can be found for as low as €20 per night. There is currently one property in Sydney that can be booked for this price. Summer House Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Sydney. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hostels in Sydney at the moment. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€20
Avg. per night
16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€20
Avg. per night
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€22
Avg. per night
243-247 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€24
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in Sydney

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Sydney to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Sydney at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
An overview of the average price of hostels by hostel class in the Sydney. We've also highlighted the most popular hostels and best value within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
3 stars
3 stars
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
4 stars
4 stars +
304 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Other accommodations in Sydney

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Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Air conditioning
€141
Avg. per night
Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
€144
Avg. per night
Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.0 km from city centre
Air conditioning
€135
Avg. per night
16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€20
Avg. per night
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€36
Avg. per night
242 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
6.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€163
Avg. per night
80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€212
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Sydney

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Sydney to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Utilize the map to find properties close to the Sydney area(s) or attractions you plan on visiting. More information on a given hostel can be accessed by clicking the hostel's name within the map.

Facts about staying in Sydney

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Sydney to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 22 February 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    €48/night is an average price for a hostel in Sydney throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in January is the most expensive month to book, and in October is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Sydney hostels for as low as €20/night. In general, Sydney hostels for €42 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    Based on our data, The Pod Sydney is the best Sydney hostel, with a rating of 8.9/10 from 1,773 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    Cambridge Lodge is the nearest hostel in Sydney to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, at a distance of 4.8 km.

  • What area of Sydney is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood is Sydney CBD, with 2% of our users looking to stay in Sydney searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. Nomads Sydney is a popular hostel in Sydney CBD that might be available for your travel dates, though there are other great properties in the area as well.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Sydney closest to Darling Harbour?

    The most popular hostel in Sydney that’s close to Darling Harbour is Sydney Backpackers. Just 0.5 km separate Sydney Backpackers from Darling Harbour, the city’s most popular attraction. 903 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Sydney Backpackers a score of 5.6/10.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Staying in a Sydney hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Sydney tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.

  • Does Sydney have hostels with “shuttle” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, 18 Sydney hostels list “shuttle” as an amenity. If you’re looking for a particular hostel in Sydney with this feature, then consider staying at the popular Maze Backpackers - Sydney.

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