Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Nomads Sydney
6.6 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 920 reviews
6.6

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

Maze Backpackers - Sydney
7.1 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,542 reviews
7.1

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.

Sydney Central Inn
6.3 Good
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 235 reviews
6.3

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.

The Village Bondi Beach
5.7 Okay
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
OkayBased on 952 reviews
5.7

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.

Mad Monkey Backpackers on Broadway - Adults Only
7.5 Good
20 City Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 514 reviews
7.5

Situated close to Central Railway Station, Mad Monkey Backpackers on Broadway provides guests with an ideal base when in Sydney. It is steps from Broadway Shopping Center, restaurants and nightlife options.

Siesta Sydney
7.2 Good
301 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,070 reviews
7.2

Set in the centre of Sydney, Siesta Sydney is a short walk from Wynyard Railway Station, and provides easy access to local bars and eateries. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a swimming pool.

Wake Up! Bondi Beach
8.5 Excellent
110 Campbell Parade, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 451 reviews
8.5

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.

The Village Surry Hills
5.6 Okay
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
OkayBased on 612 reviews
5.6

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.

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

Chiliblue Backpackers & Youth Hostel is located in Sydney and features free Wi-Fi. Only a short walk from Kings Cross, it provides cosy rooms equipped with a shared garden.

Original Backpackers
6.7 Good
160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 251 reviews
6.7

Original Backpackers is situated in Sydney and offers free Wi-Fi. It is close to Kings Cross, shops and nightlife options.

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Sydney:$62/night
Cheapest price found:$17/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$38 - $97
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$39 - $88
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Top Rated Sydney hostels

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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach
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. It is conveniently located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

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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 

Situated within walking distance of Wynyard Railway Station, Sydney Harbour YHA offers guests an ideal base when in Sydney. Popular features include a rooftop terrace, plus it presents views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

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

The Pod Sydney provides a stylish setting while in Sydney. It also offers a tour desk, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

4
Wake Up! Sydney
8.2 Excellent
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Wake Up Sydney Central is a modern base while visiting Sydney and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

5
Sydney Central Yha
7.7 Good
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
7.5 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.

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Railway Square Yha
8.2 Excellent
8-10 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Railway Square YHA is a comfortable setting while visiting Sydney and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers a sun deck, an express check-in and check-out feature and an outdoor pool.

8
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
7.6 Good
27 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.7 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

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.

Cheapest hostels in Sydney, Australia

790 on George Backpackers
7.2 Good
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, 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.

$20
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Big Backpackers Hostel
7.8 Good
212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Big Hostel is located in Sydney and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

$23
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Hump Backpackers
6.8 Good
40 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.6 km from city centre, 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.

$24
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Summer House Backpackers
6.7 Good
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This modern hostel in Sydney provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Kings Cross Railway Station.

$24
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Sydney Backpackers
5.4 Okay
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.

$25
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The Village Glebe
5.8 Okay
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.

$26
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Coogee Beach House - Hostel
7.6 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.

$26
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Summer House Newtown
6.5 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.

$26
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Facts about staying in Sydney

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    $63 per night is how much hostels in Sydney cost, on average. $17 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $34 per night or less is a good deal. Sydney hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with March being the most expensive month to book, and in October being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    The Pod Sydney is the best Sydney hostel according to HotelsCombined users. The Pod Sydney has a rating of 9.0/10 from 1,058 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    The closest Sydney hostel to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is Cambridge Lodge, which is 4.8 km away.

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

    While there are other neighbourhoods throughout Sydney, 3% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in Sydney CBD in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. Nomads Sydney is our most popular hostel in this area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Sydney closest to Sydney Olympic Park?

    Cambridge Lodge is the most popular hostel in Sydney that’s close to Sydney Olympic Park (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 10.7 km from Cambridge Lodge to Sydney Olympic Park. While there may be other hostels near Sydney Olympic Park, Cambridge Lodge is highly rated (7.5/10) by 295 users.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Sydney on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Sydney offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

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

    Yes, there are hostels in Sydney with “wifi” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 29 hostels have the “wifi” amenity in the Sydney area. Nomads Sydney is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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