Hostels in Sydney, 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 990 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:₱151,887/night
Cheapest price found:₱555/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
₱1,156 - ₱6,112
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₱1,474 - ₱2,491
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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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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.

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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.

4
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.

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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.

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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.

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.

₱722
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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.

₱777
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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.

₱1,000
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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.

₱1,000
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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.

₱1,000
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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.

₱1,055
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Summer House Newtown
7.1 Good
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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3.0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Summer House Newtown is set in Sydney and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including The Sandringham Hotel. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and an outdoor pool.

₱1,111
Avg. per night
Sydney Central Inn
7.4 Good
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Opened in 1921, Sydney Central Inn is situated in Sydney and offers a private beach, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

₱1,333
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Sydney travel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    ₱2,735 per night is how much hostels in Sydney cost, on average. ₱593 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱2,014 per night or less is a good deal. Sydney hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with December being the most expensive month to book, and in July being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    Based on our data, The Pod Sydney is the best Sydney hostel, with a rating of 9.1/10 from 990 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.

  • What area of Sydney is most popular to stay in?

    Sydney CBD is the best part of Sydney to stay in based on our user data. Out of all our users who looked at Sydney hostels, 8% of them searched within the Sydney CBD neighborhood in the last year. Sydney Backpackers happens to be the most popular hostel in the Sydney CBD neighborhood of Sydney.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Sydney closest to Darling Harbour?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Darling Harbour while in Sydney, then opt for the popular Sydney Backpackers with a 6.3/10 review score from 719 users. The distance from Darling Harbour to Sydney Backpackers is 0.5 km.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Hostels in Sydney tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. Sydney hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.