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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
Mad Monkey Coogee Beach Hostel
7.7 Good
186 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 188 reviews
7.7

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 1,483 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 1,142 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
7.6 Good
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 453 reviews
7.6

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 683 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 1,554 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:₱2,162/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱252/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
₱1,305 - ₱3,320
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱1,261 - ₱1,785
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
7.7 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

₱454
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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.

₱504
Avg. per night
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.

₱504
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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.

₱555
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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.

₱605
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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.

₱605
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Summer House Backpackers
Summer House Backpackers
7.6 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.

₱656
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.

₱656
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Sydney hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    ₱2,163 per night is how much hostels in Sydney cost, on average. ₱260 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱1,308 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 August 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 9.0/10 from 1,221 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?

    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.