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The Maze Backpackers

  • Value For Money 7.0
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 7.4
  • Cleanliness 6.3
  • Facilities 6.6

Property Description

Maze is considered one of the largest backpacker hostels located in the heart of Sydney. Meet friends and get lost in this unique, heritage-listed building.
Experience the real Sydney by exploring all the tourist attractions close to the hostel. Some sights include the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Darling Harbour and The Rocks. Believe it or not all these attractions are a 15-20 minute walk away! (A bit longer if you ask our friendly staff for hidden gems along the way!)
Even with all these things to keep you busy, we hope that you’ll take a night or two to enjoy a session of Goon Games in the kitchen with our a-maze-ing entertainments team! Followed by free drinks at a local bar and a night out to remember!

By now you’re probably making a booking with us! But first please keep in mind a few small things!

All of our guests, International and Australian need a valid passport to check in. Please be mindful of this and if you have any concerns about it, contact our team of receptionists!

While we wish it was possible to provide all our backpackers with free WiFi, we choose to give you a better quality signal for a small fee! $4 will get you a nifty 24 hours on the web or if you want a longer connection we’ll give you 7 days for the price of 3! That’s $12 dollars for a whole week!

We do offer private rooms like single, twin and triple doubles, however if you are booking these rooms be mindful that we are still a backpacking hostel and all facilities are shared, including the bathrooms, washrooms and kitchen.

While there are many ways you can get to us, if you’re booking on Hostelworld for 3 nights or more you can hop onto a free shuttle service straight to our door! Or pay $14 if not. Depending on if you land at the Domestic Airport or The International Terminal, there are two pick up points:
Domestic: You will need to exit by baggage carousel 6. Please wait at the 'Bus & Coach Meeting Point'.
Call 'Sydney Shuttle' (+61) 02 9661 1170 and tell them you are at T2 Meeting point.
International: You will need to make you way to the “Bus & Coach Meeting Point” located to the left of McDonalds.
Sydney Shuttle operate from bays 11/12, please wait here.
If there is no one there you may call 'Sydney Shuttle' and tell them you are at bay 11/12 (Terminal 1 pick-up point).
Please note the shuttle service runs between 5 A.M. to 6 P.M.
If you arrive outside these times you can catch a train to Central Station where we are a 5 minute walk away!
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  • Value For Money 7.0
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 7.4
  • Cleanliness 6.3
  • Facilities 6.6
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The Maze Backpackers Located at 417 Pitt Street, , Sydney.
The Maze Backpackers
Sydney New South Wales 2000 417 Pitt Street
75% 1361
-33.8786596 151.2070924
The Maze Backpackers
    Rooms available Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom 2 Bed Mixed Dorm 6 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Female Dorm 6 Bed Female Dorm 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Single Private Shared Bathroom 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom Twin Private Shared Bathroom 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

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Thu 26 May 2016 - Sun 29 May 2016 Change

Room Summary

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Latest Review

" Great location! Can walk to everything! Great bar at the corner. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Linen Included Free City Maps Towels Included

  • General

    Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Breakfast Not Included Book Exchange Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Utensils Dryer Cable TV Jobs Board Hair Dryers For Hire Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Microwave Washing Machine

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Bar Meals Available Vending Machines

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Games Room Pool Table



Age Restriction Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking

Things to Note

All credit card transaction will incur a 2.5% surcharge.
There is a strict no-refund policy for in-house guests/paid bookings.
Our backpackers is for guests aged above 18.
A $20 key deposit is required from every guest and will be refunded to you upon check-out before 10am (returning your keys).
You must present a valid Passport for ID, to be able to check in (we do not accept any other form of Check In ID). Failure to present a valid passport, will result in denied check-in, cancelled booking with no refund.
Latest check in for dorms is 11pm.

Please note: if booking more than one person into a dorm room we cannot guarantee you will be in the same room. We will try our best!

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.

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