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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
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  • 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.2
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Maze Backpackers provide several event meals to add extra value for money, a hot dog night / a BBQ night / chicken & rice night and a pancake morning. We have other weekly activities to encourage you to meet other backpackers.

We take safety and security seriously, with only checked in guests allowed access to the building, we do not allow visitors/mates/strangers into our city centre hostel. We also have an overnight security guard to welcome you back after a night out.

Freshly made bed upon arrival, with agency professional laundered linen, complimentary arrival towel for use during your stay.

** This is a backpackers hostel. A valid passport must be presented upon check in. No other forms of ID will be accepted. **


PLEASE NOTE:

• We have no facilities for guests under the age of 18 years.

• Please be aware when booking a dorm bed - you are booking an individual bed in a shared room with other travellers.

• If booking multiple dorm beds, the beds may not be in the same room. We advise to book a private Twin or Triple room instead.

• We do not accept groups of more than 4 people. Separate bookings of the same group will not be accepted.

• ALL guests will be required to present a valid passport upon check in and a $20 key deposit charge which is returned at check out.

• The hostel is split on to 2 levels, we do not have a lift, so only pack what you can carry in your backpack.

Christmas/New Year;
If your stay dates fall between 24th December and 3rd January, please note the “balance due” payment will be processed on 1st December.
Card provided at time of booking will be used and should payment decline, reservation could be cancelled.
Any cancellations after 1st December will incur a cancellation fee equal to that of your accommodation. No refunds will be given. View House Rules

Overview

Welcome to your fun and friendly home in Sydney: The Maze Backpackers. We bring you together over our free (yep, free) hot dogs, barbecue and chicken and rice nights (say hooray for your budget!). Oh, and don’t forget about pancake morning and our cheap weekly activities. If you’d prefer to chill, check out our common room, which has comfy seats as well as a book exchange. In the evening, join friends in the bar or head for the games room, complete with DVDs and a pool table. At our social hostel, it’s all about meeting like-minded travellers!

Location

You’ll find us right in the centre of the city, only a couple of streets from Hyde Park. If you’re coming from Sydney Airport, hop on the train for 15 minutes and get off at Central Station. From there, it’s just a 5-minute walk. There’s loads to do nearby – catch a show at the Capitol Theatre (2 minutes’ walk away), see the famous Sydney Opera House (a 35-minute walk) or take a half-hour bus ride to idyllic Bondi Beach.

Rooms and Dorms

When it comes to rooms, there’s plenty to choose from, including twin, single, double and triple privates if you’re travelling with your partner or a small group. Solo travellers looking to save cash can go for a mixed or female-only dorm. All rooms have shared bathrooms with towels included. The best part? Your bed will already be made up when you arrive with linen all included in the price – perfect if you’re getting in late.

Extras and activities

Tend to lose track of time in Sydney’s bars? No worries – we have a 24-hour reception and an overnight security guard, so there’ll always be someone to greet you when you come back. (Cook up a post-clubbing snack in our communal kitchen!) If you’re setting off to discover the city on foot the next stay, pick up your free map and plan your route using our free Wi-Fi before you go.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.4

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 6.3

  • Cleanliness 6.1

  • Facilities 6.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Feb 2020
    I stayed one week at Maze. The staff is dedicated: The cleaning ladies, the receptionists, the manager and all the other ones who keep this hostel running. I enjoyed your friendly manner and the interest for your guests. I am really impressed because you are working with heart and passion for your customers. Special thanks for letting me have a quiet room. I slept very well, somebody took my luggage up. Also very nice guests. I enjoyed it. Thanks very much.
    Germany, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jan 2020
    Small private room but ideal for what I needed, great location and free food was a bonus, as much as you can eat. Would definitely recommend if you want a cheap room to yourself for a week
    Wales, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Feb 2020
    I really enjoyed my stay at the maze. The staff was really helpful, they were all amazing but Marina was the top! The rooms, were clean so as the bathrooms and the kitchen, well done!
    Italy, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    17 Mar 2020
    Close to trains
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    19 Feb 2020
    Free food some nights is a big plus. Weekly activities can get very noisy with drunk long-term guests partying...
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    22 Mar 2020
    Quite ok but you had to pay for the Wifi (in seven weeks that was the first hostel where wifi wasn't included) and it did not say that before booking. Other the place was ok.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 6.3

    Good

    07 Mar 2020
    Private rooms very small and with very bad smell. Bathrooms didn’t seemed clean for a while: showers were full with hair, toilet paper everywhere and you couldnt keep you toiletries dry at all. The vibe hotel next door asked only 10$ more and provided a delicious free breakfast, huge private room, amenities, towels etc. Harder to meet people but soooo much cleaner and worth the money
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    02 Jan 2020
    First I would like to say the front desk staff was wonderful. They were all very friendly and helpful. They allowed me to store my bags after checkout and even offered to let me use the shower when I came that evening to pick up my bags. The hostel is old and pretty dirty. My room was extremely small. Big enough for a twin bed, which was not that comfortable, and a chair, that was so stained and dirty I didn’t even want to put my rucksack on it. I was grateful the room had a small window
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 4.6

    Rating

    22 Feb 2020
    I've stayed at a lot of budget hostels and this is by far the least livable. The rooms are hot and cramped and honestly you couldn't pay me to stay there again.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 4.6

    Rating

    02 Jan 2020
    the place is filled with screaming, drunk, extremely loud teenagers, who just party on. unfortunately it smells pretty bad as soon to walk inside. its a typically ""next to train station" kinda Hostel. The atmosphere make you wann get up and leave and not hang out.
    Germany, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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