Hostels in Sydney, 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 1,041 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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,002 reviews
9.1

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.

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 
GoodBased on 491 reviews
6.2

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,734 reviews
8.6

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,188 reviews
8.6

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,438 reviews
8.1

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.

Cambridge Lodge
7.6 Good
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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4.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 265 reviews
7.6

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.

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 1,336 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.

Sydney Backpackers
6.5 Good
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 766 reviews
6.5

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.

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 
GoodBased on 524 reviews
7.9

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.

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Sydney:₹ 272,040/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 866/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
₹ 2,040 - ₹ 7,801
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₹ 2,249 - ₹ 5,125
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Top Rated Sydney hostels

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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.

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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 

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.

3
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 

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.

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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 

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.

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Siesta Sydney
7.8 Good
301 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

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.

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Central Perk Lodge
64 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Central Perk Lodge is located amongst Sydney's well-known restaurants and cafés, just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a concierge.

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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.

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.

₹ 945
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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.

₹ 1,024
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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.

₹ 1,260
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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.

₹ 1,260
Avg. per night
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.

₹ 1,339
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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 

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.

₹ 1,417
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Big 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.

₹ 1,496
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The Village Surry Hills
6.1 Good
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Central Railway Station, The Village Surry Hills offers guests a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It is located in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

₹ 1,496
Avg. per night

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Facts about staying in Sydney

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    Hostels in Sydney will cost ₹ 3,456 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 881 per night. A good deal on a Sydney hostel would be ₹ 2,700 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in December may be more expensive, whereas booking in June is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Sydney, The Pod Sydney is currently the best, based on 1,002 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 9.1/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    Cambridge Lodge is 4.8 km away from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, making it the closest Sydney hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Sydney is Sydney CBD, according to our data. 3% of users who searched for hostels in Sydney looked for properties in Sydney CBD. If you’re interested in staying in Sydney CBD, consider the Sydney Backpackers - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

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

    Sydney Backpackers happens to be the most popular Sydney hostel near Darling Harbour among our users. The Sydney Backpackers has a current rating of 6.5 from 766 HotelsCombined travellers. Darling Harbour is also conveniently located just 0.5 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Sydney hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Sydney.

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

    Yes, there are 25 hostels in Sydney with “kitchenette” listed as an amenity, the most popular being Base Sydney - Hostel (based on user data).