Original Backpackers

Original Backpackers


160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 356 reviews


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Reviews for Original Backpackers

GoodBased on 356 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness6.2
  • Comfort6.6
  • Location8.5
  • Services6.7
  • Staff8.0
  • Value for money6.9
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

Friendly and Fun Hostel

About Original Backpackers

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Original Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It also provides a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

1.5 km

Location rating




12:00 PM


10:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi, Internet


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+61 293 563 232

Amenities at Original Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


Electric kettle, Non-smoking rooms available, Terrace/Patio, Family rooms, Linens, Towels, Fan, Safety deposit box, Bicycle available, Grill, Fire extinguisher, Laundry facilities, Flat-screen TV, Shared bathroom, Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area, Smoke alarms, Shared toilet, Heating, Shower, B...


Library, Board games/puzzles, Game room, Books, DVDs, music for children, Aerobics, Evening entertainment, Fitness center, Tennis, Indoor play area, Karaoke, Table tennis


Ticket service, Daily housekeeping, Fax/photocopying, Concierge service, Entertainment staff, Laundry service, Multi-lingual staff, Tour desk, Beauty salon, 24-hour security, Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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Where is Original Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

The Domain0.9 km
Oxford Street1.0 km
Hyde Park1.1 km
Royal Botanic Gardens1.1 km
Sydney Opera House1.9 km
Darling Harbour2.0 km

Getting Around

Sydney Sydney, Nsw1.8 km
Sydney Sydney Central Station1.9 km
Sydney Strathfield13.1 km
Sydney Blacktown31.6 km

FAQs when booking at Original Backpackers

  • Is pricing at Original Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Sydney?

    In Sydney, the average nightly rate for 2 stars hotels is ₱12,991. The expected nightly rate for Original Backpackers is around ₱1,719; a price that is 87% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers Original Backpackers to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 2 stars hotel in Sydney.

  • How close is Original Backpackers from the Sydney city center?

    Original Backpackers is 0.8 km away from the center of Surry Hills, Sydney. Consider visiting Sydney Opera House, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Original Backpackers by various forms of transportation.

  • What is the Original Backpackers phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +61 293 563 232.

  • Does Original Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Original Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at Original Backpackers?

    Original Backpackers does have a gym on-site. The gym area is only open to hotel guests and the hours and rules can change drastically from hotel to hotel. It is recommended that you contact the front desk with questions.