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Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington

162 Flinders Street Paddington, Sydney, Australia


  • 77%Value For Money
  • 64%Security
  • 64%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 59%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

Property Information:

The Captain Cook Backpackers is a small friendly hostel located above The Captain Cook Hotel in trendy Paddington

Here at The Captain Cook Backpackers we are well known for our friendly and helpful staff. We know how scary it can be moving to a new city so we endeavour to make all of our guests feel welcome.

Located on Flinders Street, we are a short walk to the trendy cafes and bars of Surry Hills and Oxford Street and we are only a 10 minute walk to Central Station. Also located across the road from the hostel is the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground where you can watch a variety of sports such as cricket, AFL, soccer and Rugby.

We offer FREE WIFI: Which is great as most hostels in Sydney charge for it, and we also give each one of our new guests a free drink voucher as a welcome gift.

Facilities include cable TV and leather sofa in our newly decorated living room, DVD's and a DVD player and possibly the best feature is our large rooftop with a free BBQ and city views: Perfect for watching the Sydney sunset at the end of a long day.

Sydney has a large and upcoming music scene and we are very excited to be a part of it. We have live comedy every Wednesday and live music every Thursday/Friday/Saturday and some Sundays. Check out of Facebook page for our weekly line ups! It was only last year that Greenday played at our venue. Also,we are located close to other live music venues such as the Horedon Pavillion and Oxford Art Factory which have famous bands playing every week.

Further more, the hostel is located near to Fox studios entertainment complex which has a cinema, bowling alleys, laser tag, bars and restaurant.

Within the hostel itself, we offer a $10 backpacker food menu as well as $5 house beers and $6 house spirits and wine for all of our guests.

We like to think of ourselves as a little Sydney family and we look forward to meeting you soon.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call or send an email!!

See you soon!


*International Passport Holders Only*

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  • Latest Review

    This hostel was uncomfortable to stay in. Very close quarters in the dorms with very little space to put bags. The kitchen was I'll equipped with only hot plates to cook on. Fridge was very small, so was dining and common area. It was on top of a bar which can be good or bad. There was a live band which we would have like to enjoyed but we had just come from a 14 hour flight and so the very loud music was a but disruptive for a Thursday night. We switched hostels and are much happier.
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      Anonymous, Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check-in after 11 am. Early Check-outs need to arranged the evening prior to check-out if leaving before bar opens. Passport essential. $50 key deposit essential.

Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington Located at 162 Flinders Street Paddington, , Sydney.
Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington
Sydney NSW 2021 162 Flinders Street Paddington
69% 176
-33.8864954 151.2190859
Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington
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