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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
7,6 Good
186 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 187 reviews
7,6

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1 473 reviews
8,3

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1 139 reviews
8,2

Big Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

Summer House Backpackers
Summer House Backpackers
7,5 Good
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1,1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 451 reviews
7,5

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.

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 83 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.

Jackaroo Hostel Sydney
Jackaroo Hostel Sydney
10,0 Excellent
107-109 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10,0

This family-run hostel is located in Sydney and offers free Wi-Fi. It is steps from Kings Cross, restaurants and nightlife options.

Summer House Newtown
Summer House Newtown
7,6 Good
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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3,0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 682 reviews
7,6

Summer House Newtown is set in Sydney and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including The Sandringham Hotel. It also offers a BBQ/picnic area, a terrace and an outdoor pool.

Base Sydney - Hostel
Base Sydney - Hostel
7,4 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0,5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1 547 reviews
7,4

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 Village Surry Hills
The Village Surry Hills
6,7 Good
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1,3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 851 reviews
6,7

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.

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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Sydney

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Sydney:R684/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R80/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
R413 - R1 051
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R399 - R565
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
7,6 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.

3
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
8,8 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.

5
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.

7
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
7,9 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 Surry Hills
The Village Surry Hills
6,7 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.

R144
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The Village Bondi Beach
The Village Bondi Beach
6,8 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.

R160
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Hump Backpackers
Hump Backpackers
7,3 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.

R160
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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.

R176
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Sydney Backpackers - Hostel
Sydney Backpackers - Hostel
7,0 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.

R192
Avg. per night
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 under a 10-minute stroll from Central Railway Station, 790 On George Backpackers offers guests an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Chinatown.

R192
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Summer House Backpackers
Summer House Backpackers
7,5 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.

R208
Avg. per night
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.

R208
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Sydney hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    Sydney hostels are R685/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In August 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 R82/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Sydney for R414/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 9,0/10 from 1 214 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.