Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Base Sydney - Hostel
7,0 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1 018 reviews
7,0

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 991 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.

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 1 877 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
8,5 Excellent
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1 156 reviews
8,5

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.

Sydney Central Yha
8,0 Excellent
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1 608 reviews
8,0

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.

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 489 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.

Maze Backpackers
7,4 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1 384 reviews
7,4

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
6,3 Good
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 719 reviews
6,3

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.

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 267 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.

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

Mad Monkey Backpackers on Broadway offers modern accommodation in Sydney and is within a 20-minute walk of Central Railway Station. It is close to Broadway Shopping Center, shops and nightlife options.

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Sydney:R12 936/night
Cheapest price found:R162/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
R337 - R1 784
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R430 - R727
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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
7,4 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.

4
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
7,6 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.

7
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.

R211
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Summer House Backpackers
7,1 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.

R227
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The Village Bondi Beach
5,8 Okay
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.

R292
Avg. per night
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.

R292
Avg. per night
Original Backpackers
6,8 Good
160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Original Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It also provides free Wi-Fi and is within a five-minute stroll of Kings Cross.

R292
Avg. per night
Coogee Beach House - Hostel
7,7 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.

R308
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The Village Surry Hills
6,0 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.

R308
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Big Backpackers Hostel
8,0 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.

R324
Avg. per night

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  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    Sydney hostels are R798/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In July is often the cheapest month to book, and in December is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Sydney. Our users recently found hostels for R173/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Sydney for R588/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    The Pod Sydney is the best Sydney hostel according to HotelsCombined users. The Pod Sydney has a rating of 9,1/10 from 991 reviews.

  • 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.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Staying in a Sydney hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Sydney tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.