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Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross

34-36A Darlinghurst Rd Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia


  • 67%Value For Money
  • 58%Security
  • 79%Location
  • 65%Staff
  • 57%Atmosphere
  • 46%Cleanliness
  • 62%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross

Please note that this is a hostel for international travellers aged between 18 and 35 years old. Therefore, a valid international passport must be presented at check-in.

Fully renovated in 2014 and known as the party hostel of Kings Cross. We pride ourselves on our amazing atmosphere so please only stay if you want to meet and socialise with other like minded travellers. Our entertainments team will organise nights out every night and get you the best deals such as free entry and a free drink at local pubs/clubs.

The building is cleaned top to bottom every day and although being on the main night club strip our solid walls allow for a quiet sleep too.

Free wifi, free breakfast, free tea/coffee, free TV room with movies, cable, and 7 speaker surround sound, makes Brado's Backpackers the best value for money in Kings Cross and popular for both short and long term guests!

XMAS/NYE Package:

14 Night package between 20 Dec and 3 Jan. Full payment will be made to your credit card on 01 Dec 15 with no cancellations after this time. Must stay over these set 14 nights. No checkins after 20 Dec.

Package Inclusions:

Welcome party on the first night at our bar we own next door giving you the chance to form friendships with like minded backpackers. Our friendly staff will introduce themselves and serve up a traditional Free Australian BBQ with some free drinks to get everyone chatting.

Our daytime events coordinators will organise Free BBQ’s, Beach days (Bondi, Coogee and Manly), sports days and tours to Sydney attractions throughout your two week stay. All activities are free although on some you may need to pay for your own bus/train/ferry tickets.

Kings Cross evenings are where the real fun begins! Our night time events staff have a jam packed schedule with free entry and a free drink at various hand picked bars/clubs every night of your stay.

On XMAS eve there will be a XMAS boat party with over 400 backpackers where you will travel past Sydney Opera House and the Harbour bridge (tickets $30) and free entry and bus transfers to a night club after party.

On Xmas day we will come together as a hostel. Again our staff will cook up and serve a free Xmas lunch complete with party hats, bon bons and Xmas cheer so theres no reason to get home sick on this special day. Lunch will be served at a restaurant/bar the hostel owns just around the corner.

On NYE we will take you to a great local Sydney park, We will drink and play games during the day and then watch Sydney’s famous NYE fire works from the waters edge. Our two hostels will meet with another two hostels creating an awesome group of a few hundred backpackers.

On the 02 Jan some of our guests choose to stay on and some continue on their travels. For the ones leaving we all get together and send them off in style by throwing a massive party to complete this package. This will be an “Around the World” theme so bring your best outfits and dress as your country.

Backpackers each year forge long lasting friendships/relationships during this two week package. It is a special time for our hostel as everyone is living and partying together for an extended period of time which creates a simply amazing experience.

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  • Latest Review

    1. Not a fun hostel by any means 2. COCKROACHES 3. Staff was very rude and extremely unhelpful Overall the atmosphere and vibes at this place are awful. Definitely the worst hostel I've ever stayed at. There was a cockroach when I opened my locker one morning and the staff reused to give us our pizza vouchers they promised us. PSHHHHHHHH
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • PlayStation
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

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

14 Night package between 20 Dec and 3 Jan. Full payment will be made to your credit card on 01 Dec 15 with no cancellations after this time. Must stay over these set 14 nights. No checkins after 20 Dec. Reception open 7.30 am to 10 pm Check out before 1030am and check in after 1 pm Late check in available but please call before hand to arrange with the night manager 18 to 35 year old forign travelers only so a valid passport is needed. Please note we do not accept Australian guests.

Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross Located at 34-36A Darlinghurst Rd Kings Cross, , Sydney.
Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross
Sydney 34-36A Darlinghurst Rd Kings Cross
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-33.8734948 151.2241996
Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross
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