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Summer House Backpackers

153 Forbes Street, Wooloomooloo, Sydney, Australia


  • 79%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

Property Information:

***We are a genuine international youth hostel for travelers aged between 18 - 35 with a foreign passport only***

Summer House Backpackers offers affordable accommodation, just a short walk to Kings Cross Station and Hyde Park. We are perfectly situated in a quiet street just behind the bustling Kings Cross nightlife district where you can enjoy are best pubs, clubs and restaurants Sydney has to offer.

Managed by a brand new, fun-loving team, we’re the perfect hostel to accommodate you on your adventure to Sydney!

Just two train stops or a short walk away you’ll find Westfield Tower and shopping centre, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park and an array of other city attractions. Two stops in the other direction, you’ll find the world famous Bondi Beach and beautiful coastal walks.

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  • Latest Review

    This place is just dirty and gross! The staff have to clean up after the residents because people just don't do their own washing up properly and don't seem to care. I've never seen any cockroaches in any other hostel, but this one is INFESTED. The bathrooms for the most part were digusting, one on the second floor appeared to never be cleaned while I was there for a week. I think they're just so overwhelmed by their long-term, lazy residents they can't deal with everything at once.
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      Anonymous, England, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PlayStation
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted

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

Reception Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and 9am - 7pm on the weekends. Please call us upon arrival at the hostel if you need to check in outside these hours. You must be aged between 18 - 35 to stay at this hostel and a valid foreign passport is required by all guests upon check in. Please note that for all Christmas and New Year bookings you must pay in full by 1 December, or the date of the booking if made after 1 December. As this is our busiest period, please kindly note that there are no refunds, transfers or changes to your bookings after December 1st, so we would advise you to contact us first if you have any questions and be sure before you book.

Summer House Backpackers Located at 153 Forbes Street, Wooloomooloo, Sydney.
Summer House Backpackers
Sydney NSW 2011 153 Forbes Street, Wooloomooloo
79% 132
-33.8739110 151.2192642
Summer House Backpackers
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