Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

No Shows,Cancellations or room reductions within 2 weeks will be 100% non refundable

Additional Terms and Conditions

A $200 security deposit will be required on checkin and will be refunded on checkout assuming the room is left in an acceptable state.

Additional Info:

If a group want only their group in Dorm rooms they will be required to pay for each bed in that room. i.e. the group want 5 persons in a 6 person room they are required to pay for the 6th bed unless the hostel is at liberty to put other into that bed.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Every traveler needs a base!
Are you an adventurer? are you looking for the best located hostel in the city? are you looking for a hostel that can cater for your every need? do you like free and fun daily activities?
Well look no further as you'll find base is an amazing place to stay, run by like minded people in an environment where you'll feel right at home.

Base Sydney is Sydney's most centrally located budget accommodation venue, So said the Lonely Planet guide book.
Spend some time staying with us and you will understand why base Sydney is the place where the coolest and funkiest people in Sydney hang out.

Newly refurbished common areas!!
Base is situated in the heart of Sydney, and is just a few minutes walk to Centre Point tower
We are a 2 minute walk from famous Darling Harbor, home to Sydneys best cafes, bars and the Sydney Entertainment Centre
Transport to Bondi Beach, the SCG and Telstra Stadium is just across the street at Town Hall Station with the historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House are just at the end of the street.

We are committed to being the cleanest hostel in Sydney
Our housekeeping Company work in some of Sydneys best 5 star Hotels, and who care about what they do
All dorms are cleaned daily and bathrooms are cleaned daily with all beds made with fresh linen

Reception is staffed 24 hours per day
All rooms have security access by a mobile app call Tipi, using bluetooth
All dorm beds have their own lockable luggage locker and safe lockers are available for hire
Exclusive to Base is The Sanctuary an innovative & luxurious girls only floor with high quality facilities, safety and home comforts including FREE Shampoo and Conditioner and FREE use of hair dryers and straighteners.

Just make sure you ask at reception!

Our staff are young, helpful and friendly, as well as knowledgeable on what to do in and around Sydney
We make it easy to meet other cool travelers, with spacious dorms, a selection of chill out areas, and a variety of group activities on offer
The Scary Canary Bar is a brand new party den, with great interactive entertainment and drink specials every night
Make sure your around for our famous Wednesday Night Theme Party Nights!

We have all the facilities you need a 24 internet cafe, full travel desk to help you for all your travel needs, a great bar, laundry, public phones, TV room with a big plasma TV, fully equipped kitchen and more
It is less than a 2 minute walk to the supermarkets, convenience stores, banks and the post office
Scary Canary our bar next door serves dinner between 6pm - 9pm every night. Trains to the city suburbs and beyond leave from right outside our door at Town Hall station
A $15 dollar refund on transfers is are available for guests staying 3 nights or more. Just keep the receipt of your train or taxi transfer and hand it in at reception. (Not available for Groups)

We also accept group bookings of 20+ people. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.1

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 7.8

  • Atmosphere 7.2

  • Cleanliness 6.7

  • Facilities 7.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Apr 2019
    What a great place :) Checked in and made a meal, kitchen is reasonably sized and basic. Was clean at dinner time which is good. Had an en suite bathroom in a mixed dorm, some guy had shaved and left his face things in the sink, it was cleaned in the morning by the cleaning staff. Over all, had a lot of fun and went on the walking tour around the corner, would highly recommend.
    Sweden, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    12 Mar 2019
    Staff happy and helpful. Great events planned - loved wet Wednesday. Good kitchen space and plenty of toilet and shower facilities which meant we never waited. Room really nice and clean, big lockers available. Central to so many things, liked surrounding bars and shops. Close to train station and close to Bondi and Coogee beach via bus. You’d be silly to miss out on staying here, we wanna come back!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    08 Mar 2019
    Vibrant place and nice atmosphere. Though there was a slight issue with the reservation, it was promptly solved by the staff. The room is clean and well maintained. I recommend it to anyone looking for accommodation in Sydney CBD.
    India, Male, 41+
  • 8.6


    13 Apr 2019
    Staff is amazing! Location is perfect. And it's clean.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    11 Apr 2019
    Not much to say about the hostel itself But the staff was rly remarkable! I needed help to book the rest of my trip & Noel helped me out beyond what I could even imagine! He RLY took the time to ask me what I wanted out of my trip & found the perfect way to itinerary for me. He helped me book everything & I barely had to lift a finger. Rly thankful for that!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    29 Mar 2019
    Location was perfect. I stayed in the female dorm which was tidy and spacious with lots of lockers for your stuff. Cleanliness was good for a big hostel, although bathrooms got messy over the day. The social area wasn’t great for socialising or meeting new people as there wasn’t a good quiet space for it and it felt cliquey. The staff were friendly but so pushy to book trips and when I asked them about other trips they weren’t very helpful. Overall I’d stay again but not great for solo travel.
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    02 Mar 2019
    Staff was very friendly and the location was great. However, the bathrooms were a mess, and the door to my room didn't lock properly. Additionally, the checkin process (where they give you a pin instead of a key) was a big hassle.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    07 Mar 2019
    Some staff were amazing and others were uninformed and unwelcoming. Bathrooms completely flooded the first couple days and there wasn’t any information of what was happening. Nights can be really loud depending on what floor you’re put on because of the bar downstairs. Not really a good quiet area to hangout or chat, the common room always has loudish music playing. Overall don’t think it’s worth what I was paying, but obviously certain days and times of the year are cheaper.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0


    12 Mar 2019
    Stayed in Sanctuary room. Storage in room was great. Plugs are rubbish for top bunk beds. Toilets/shower are filthy. The tipi app to get in the room is temperamental. Staff are pretty useless unless you want book a trip. They ask the most ridiculous question. Whilst stood with backpack on, they asked are you travelling? The kitchen is large, dirty and noisy. Groups of people competing to be the loudest with their music and beer pong.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 4.9


    31 Mar 2019
    Staff were amazing- helpful and friendly Facilities- two of the three showers on first floor have been broken for a while. The bathrooms also stink of stagnant dirty water constantly. The lock in my first door didn’t work. The rooms don’t have open windows so constantly smell. The kitchen is constantly full of peoples dirty dishes (granted this is due to the scumbags not cleaning up after themselves). It’s always noisy from the bar next door. Location is good
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • DVD's
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi