Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Base Sydney - Hostel
7.1 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,045 reviews
7.1

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Sydney hostel is located just a short stroll from Hyde Park and Darling Harbour. It is close to George Street, shops and nightlife options.

Maze Backpackers - Sydney
7.5 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,351 reviews
7.5

Less than a 20-minute walk from Central Railway Station, Maze Backpackers - Sydney offers guests a convenient base when in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Railway Square Yha
8.4 Excellent
8-10 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
8.4

Railway Square YHA is situated amongst Sydney's well-known restaurants and cafés, just a brief walk from Central Railway Station. It also offers a sun deck, an express check-in and check-out feature and an outdoor pool.

Chiliblue Backpackers & Youth Hostel
144 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This comfortable hostel in Sydney offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a currency exchange and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is moments from Kings Cross, eateries and nightlife options.

Wake Up! Bondi Beach
8.8 Excellent
110 Campbell Parade, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 353 reviews
8.8

Situated in Sydney, Bondi Backpackers is within walking distance of Bondi Beach and provides a saltwater swimming pool. It is located in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Sculpture by the Sea.

790 on George Backpackers
7.7 Good
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 389 reviews
7.7

Situated within walking distance of Town Hall Railway Station, 790 On George Backpackers offers guests a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Chinatown.

Sydney Central Inn
7.4 Good
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 272 reviews
7.4

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.

Jolly Swagman Backpackers
7.5 Good
27 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.7 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 387 reviews
7.5

Jolly Swagman Backpackers is located amongst Sydney's well-known restaurants and eateries, just a brief stroll from Kings Cross Railway Station. It is moments from Kings Cross.

Westend Backpackers
412 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Within a 20-minute walk from Central Railway Station, Westend Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base while in Sydney. It is located a brief stroll from George Street.

Sydney City Hostel
701 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Sydney City Hostels is set in Sydney and is a short walk from Central Railway Station. It is moments from Chinatown, eateries and nightlife options.

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Sydney:€40/night
Cheapest price found:€10/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
€19 - €96
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€34 - €54
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Top Rated Sydney hostels

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The Village Glebe
6.2 Good
256 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Located a short drive from Darling Harbour, The Village Glebe offers charming accommodation in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
7.3 Good
186 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Mad Monkey Coogee Beach is situated in Sydney and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. A short stroll from Coogee Beach, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with wireless internet access and tea and coffee making facilities.

3
Sydney Harbour Yha
8.6 Excellent
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Providing a rooftop terrace, Sydney Harbour YHA is located in Sydney and is a short stroll from The Rocks. Situated near well-known attractions, the hostel also offers views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

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Big Backpackers Hostel
8.1 Excellent
212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Big Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

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The Pod Sydney
9.1 Excellent
Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Central Railway Station, The Pod Sydney offers guests a convenient base while visiting Sydney. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

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Wake Up! Sydney
8.6 Excellent
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This modern hostel in Sydney offers free wireless internet, as well as a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. It is surrounded by a range of nightlife spots and is minutes on foot from Central Railway Station.

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Sydney Central Yha
8.1 Excellent
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Boasting a popular location, Sydney Central YHA provides views of Sydney, and is minutes from University of Technology, Sydney. It offers free Wi-Fi, a sauna and a swimming pool.

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Cambridge Lodge
7.6 Good
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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4.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This comfortable hostel in Sydney offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a sun deck and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is surrounded by a range of nightlife options and is within a five-minute walk of Stanmore Railway Station.

Cheapest hostels in Sydney, Australia

Hump Backpackers
7.1 Good
40 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Hump Backpackers provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It provides complimentary wireless internet and is moments from Kings Cross and tourist attractions.

€12
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Sydney Backpackers
6.4 Good
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Conveniently situated, Sydney Backpackers allows for easy access to Sydney's popular hot spots. It provides free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a rooftop terrace.

€13
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Summer House Backpackers
7.3 Good
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

A 10-minute walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Summer House Backpackers has an accessible setting, making it an ideal place to stay when visiting Sydney. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

€13
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Summer House Newtown
7.2 Good
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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3.0 km from city centre, 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.

€16
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Mad Monkey Backpackers on Broadway - Adults Only
7.9 Good
20 City Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated close to Central Railway Station, Mad Monkey Backpackers on Broadway provides guests with an ideal base when in Sydney. It also provides free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a tour desk.

€16
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Coogee Beach House - Hostel
7.8 Good
171 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Coogee Beach House is located in Sydney and is close to the area's tourist attractions. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary wireless internet.

€16
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Original Backpackers
7.1 Good
160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Original Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It also provides free Wi-Fi and is within a five-minute stroll of Kings Cross.

€16
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The Village Bondi Beach
6.0 Good
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, 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.

€17
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Facts about staying in Sydney

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    €41/night is an average price for a hostel in Sydney throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in December is the most expensive month to book, and in June is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Sydney hostels for as low as €10/night. In general, Sydney hostels for €32 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 9.1/10 from 1,004 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 1% of our users looking to stay in Sydney searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. Base Sydney - Hostel 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. 757 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Sydney Backpackers a score of 6.4/10.

  • 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 “kitchenette” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, 25 Sydney hostels list “kitchenette” as an amenity. If you’re looking for a particular hostel in Sydney with this feature, then consider staying at the popular Base Sydney - Hostel.