Original Backpackers, Sydney

Kings Cross
1576 Reviews
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Original Backpackers Reviews


Recommended by Lonely Planet, Let's Go and Rough Guide. The Original Backpackers Hostel is Clean, Cool, Comfortable and well maintained. We are located in a quiet tree lined boulevard a short stroll from the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and Darling Harbour.

As "The Original" Hostel in Sydney, we pride ourselves on our great reputation, friendly staff and warm social atmosphere.

As well as private rooms (double, twin, triple, and 4 bed) we have 4,6,8 and 10 bed dorms. All rooms have TVs and fridges, fans in summer and heaters in winter.

• Big modern kitchen with food lockers
• Theatre style TV room with Fox Sports, movie channel & free DVD's
• Security lockers
• High Speed internet access
• Luggage storage
• Laundry facilities
• 24 hour reception
• Linen Supplied
• Recommended by Lonely Planet, Lets Go and the Rough Guide
• Female only dorms
• Beautiful, clean, cool, comfortable and well maintained building
• Aussie BBQ every week
• Regular pub & club nights.
• Tour Desk

Book early as we are often full.

Location and Contact


A short walk from Kings Cross Station - leave the station via the Victoria Street exit, walk down the street towards the trees and houses, we are on the right hand side of the street.



Address: 160-162< Victoria, St Kings Cross, Potts Point, Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Original Backpackers is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website Original Backpackers Sydney originalbackpackers.com.au/
Phone Number: +61 2 9356 3232
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Solo Traveller

Youth Hostel



Luggage Storage

Safe Deposit Box


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Airport Pickup ($10)

City Tours

24 Hour Security

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

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



Walking Tours

Lockers in Rooms


Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals


Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: 40

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 18

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

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Note: Private rooms available for all ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 24 Hours

Size: Very Large (100+ beds)

Female Dorm Only


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