Backpacker Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Get to know Sydney (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Sydney here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Sydney Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Sydney. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Sydney. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Sydney costs on average $26 for a dorm. A hostel in Sydney with private rooms costs on average $81. shows all 65 Hostels in Sydney. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 65 hostels in Sydney, Australia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Sydney such as
  • 33 hotels
  • 4 guesthouses
  • 8 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Sydney.

Stoke Beach House is the best rated hostel for partying in Sydney.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Sydney

Your Packing List for Sydney

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Sydney and Australia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Sydney Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Sydney, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
65 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$81 Average private room price
$11 Cheapest hostel in Sydney
11 Party hostels in Sydney
Stoke Beach House is the best rated
Most Sydney hostels are located in
Kings Cross, Sydney CBD, Haymarket
6.2 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Hornsby (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Wentworthville (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Otford (43 Km / 27 mi.)

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