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Popular Hostels in Sydney

Clover Hostel
Clover Hostel
7.0 Good
675 Darling Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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3.8 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 84 reviews
7.0

Balmain Backpackers offers a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It is a 10-minute drive from the Iron Cove Bridge and has free private parking on site.

Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
7.8 Good
27 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.7 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 526 reviews
7.8

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.

Base Sydney - Hostel
Base Sydney - Hostel
7.3 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,430 reviews
7.3

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
Maze Backpackers
7.6 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,774 reviews
7.6

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.

The George Sydney
The George Sydney
7.7 Good
700A George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 7 reviews
7.7

Situated within walking distance of Central Railway Station, The George Street Hotel provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Cambridge Lodge
Cambridge Lodge
7.8 Good
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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4.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 309 reviews
7.8

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.

Westend Backpackers
Westend Backpackers
4.8 Okay
412 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
OkayBased on 17 reviews
4.8

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 Star Backpackers
Sydney Star Backpackers
3.6 Mediocre
132 Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
MediocreBased on 2 reviews
3.6

Located a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Sydney Star Backpackers is a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It also provides a rooftop terrace, plus views of the city and the harbour.

Tiger Hostel Sydney
Tiger Hostel Sydney
6.5 Good
611 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 7 reviews
6.5

Situated within walking distance of Central Railway Station, Tiger Hostel Sydney provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It provides city views and free Wi-Fi.

Chiliblue Backpackers & Youth Hostel
Chiliblue Backpackers & Youth Hostel
4.4 Okay
144 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
OkayBased on 3 reviews
4.4

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

Tips for booking a hostel in Sydney

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Sydney:₹ 3,180/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 371/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
₹ 1,918 - ₹ 4,882
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 1,854 - ₹ 2,624
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Sydney hostels

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The Village Glebe
The Village Glebe
7.0 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
Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
7.7 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 tea and coffee making facilities and wireless internet access.

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The Pod Sydney
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 

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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Sydney Harbour Yha
Sydney Harbour Yha
8.7 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 Hostel
Big Hostel
8.2 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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Wake Up! Sydney
Wake Up! Sydney
8.7 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 a tour desk. 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
Sydney Central Yha
8.3 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
Cambridge Lodge
7.8 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

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The Village Bondi Beach
The Village Bondi Beach
6.7 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.

₹ 742
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The Village Glebe
The Village Glebe
7.0 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.

₹ 890
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Summer House Backpackers
Summer House Backpackers
7.6 Good
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated within walking distance of Museum Railway Station, Summer House Backpackers provides guests with an ideal base while in Sydney. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a games room and free Wi-Fi.

₹ 890
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Hump Backpackers
Hump Backpackers
7.2 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.

₹ 890
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Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers
7.6 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

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.

₹ 1,038
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The Village Surry Hills
The Village Surry Hills
6.5 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.

₹ 1,038
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790 on George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers
7.9 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.

₹ 1,038
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Sydney Backpackers
Sydney Backpackers
6.9 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.

₹ 1,112
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Sydney hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    Hostels in Sydney will cost ₹ 3,181 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 383 per night. A good deal on a Sydney hostel would be ₹ 1,923 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in December may be more expensive, whereas booking in August 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 1,159 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 9.0/10.

  • 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. 1% 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 Base Sydney - Hostel - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

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

    Tiger Hostel Sydney happens to be the most popular Sydney hostel near Darling Harbour among our users. The Tiger Hostel Sydney has a current rating of 6.5 from 7 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.