Sydney Backpackers, Sydney

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“Sydney Backpackers is a purposely built boutique hostel located right in the heart of Sydney's CBD, 30 Meters to the Entrance of Town Hall Railway Station. We are in the walking distance to everywhere ‘must-see’ in Sydney for sightseeing and we know what our guests want.”

Sydney Backpackers is 1 of 5 hostels in Sydney capable in catering major groups and classified 3.5 stars by AAA Tourism. We are also awarded ‘WINNER OF 2006 CITY OF SYDNEY BUSINESS AWARDS’ for an outstanding backpacker in year 2006 and also nominated as a finalist in 2010 and 2012.

Sydney Backpackers is well known from individuals and groups visiting Sydney domestically and internationally and given lots of good feedbacks and complimentary for our good services. We proudly say that we specialize in group bookings as we have know-how of handling groups and have rooms to accommodate a group of up to 150 people or more.

We are in the walking distance to everywhere in Sydney for sightseeing (Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and heaps more attractions) and everything you need (shopping centers, supermarkets, cinema, restaurants, transport). This is the best quiet location that you could ever image if you think of staying in a budget accommodation right in the middle of the city.

Building & Facilities

Private Rooms/Dorms to suit 2 to 16 people (20sqm to 65sqm with 3.5-meter ceilings)
Free internet access (Wireless)
Building under constant 24hr video surveillance
Central air conditioning and heater
Fridge, Digital TV, DVD player (Single room, Twin/2 bed, 4 bed, 6 bed)
Individual security lockers with padlocks
Fresh laundered & Sanitized white linen and blankets
Electronic key to access your room and the building
Common room
Self-catering Kitchen fully furnished
Shared shower booths and toilets
Coin Operated Laundry
Handicapped facilities
BBQ facility at the rooftop
Great view of the city (240 square meter rooftop terrace)
24-hour video surveillance for the entire building and fire exits.

Location and Contact


• Our Location :
• Acclaimed to be the best Location in Sydney!
• The premises are located in the centre of the city in a very safe and clean area.
• We are located 150 metres from Sydney Town Hall.
• Supermarket for meats and groceries, also cinemas bars and & some of Sydney top clubs adjoin our building.
• 30 Meters to Town Hall Station entrance.
• How to get here :
• From the airport (domestic and international terminal), there are various ways for transportation for you to use such as train, bus and cab.
• Shuttle Bus - A shuttle bus pick up service can be arranged for our guests, you can simply give us a call when you arrive at the airport and have your luggage collected. We will ask you to go to the meeting point according to your point of arrival. The shuttle bus driver will pick you up from the meeting point and drop you off at our doorsteps. The travelling time is approximately 30- 60 minutes depending on the traffic and the timing for the shuttle bus operation is from 5 am to 7 pm.
• Train - To take a train, you have to go to the train services within the airport and get off at Town Hall station and we are just 30 metres from the station entrance. Once you take the exit no.3 to George Street, you will find us in the lane way which is opposite to Event Cinemas next to Star Bar. The travelling time on the train is 15-20 minutes and the train services are available every 15 minutes.
• Cab - If you taking a cab, you have to tell the driver our address and the cab will bring you here. The travelling time is approximately 30 Minutes.
• Our number is 1 800 88 77 66. You don't need any coins or money to call that number as it is a toll free call
• If returning to the airport after your stay, we can have your shuttle bus booked at your convenient time and it will pick you up right at our property. The fare is AUD15.00 and they run every 30 minutes between 5 am and 7 pm every day and will drop you at any terminal at Sydney Airport.



Address: 7 Wilmot Street, Sydney (Sydney Bondi Beach, Sydney Manly), New South Wales, Australia

Distance to city center: 0.82 km

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Website Sydney Backpackers Sydney
Phone Number: +61 (2) 9267-7772
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Groups (10+ people)

Solo Traveller


City Tours

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Airport Pickup ($15)

Towels ($2)

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments


Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Wheelchair Accessible




Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: 65

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7 AM - 11 PM (07:00-23:00)

Size: Very Large (100+ beds)

Female Dorm Only

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