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The Palms Backpackers

23 Hughes St, Kings Cross , Sydney, Australia

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Situated on the edge of Kings Cross 'The Palms' is ideally located for those wanting to explore Sydney! Its central location also provides an excellent base for jobseekers looking for work in the city. Located in the South East corner of the city its a 15min walk through the Botanical gardens to the Opera house and Harbour Bridge. In the other direction you are only 20 minutes from Bondi Beach and a fifteen minute walk from Oxford St. Shopping.

We have the best value for money in town with free internet, free breakfast, free tea & coffee, and clean, freshly made beds!

The Palms is a small hostel with only 50 beds in total, this creates a fantastic friendly atmosphere more like that of a student house than a business with many people who stay making friends they will keep for years to come.

The Palms Backpackers is an International Youth Hostel. Bookings are only accepted from overseas visitors.

**Please note: We only accept travelers aged between 18-35 years! All Guests must genuine international travelers **

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Tue 26 Jun 2018 - Fri 29 Jun 2018 Change
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Room Summary

Tue 26th June 2018 - Fri 29th June 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.4

  • Security 7.1

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 6.4

  • Facilities 6.6

Latest Reviews

  • 8.3


    30 Apr 2018
    Small hostel that makes you feel more like a family. Have nothing bad to say about this hostel, except for that it was a huge waterleak in the 10 bed dorm and quite a lot of mold in the bathroom cos of that. Cheap hostel that will give you value for your money :)
    Sweden, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    19 Apr 2018
    Very good hostel
    South Korea, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    11 Jun 2018
    Staff is friendly, stayed here two nights before and after going to the blue mountains. My room didn't have a key, people just always put a shoe in the door so that it doesn't shut because it would be locked otherwise. I paid 13.40$ a night so I didn't expect much and got more than I expected. Bathrooms could use some maintenance but there is a bathroom in the room, so pretty convenient. Well equipped kitchen, free spices and enough fridge room. No freezer though. 7 minute walk to Kings Cross.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 4.6


    06 May 2018
    Unless you are long term don't stay. Nearly everyone is working. The main woman who worked there was unfriendly and unhelpful. Bathrooms disgusting. Location really good for exploring. Dirty bedding.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii


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

Things to Note

The Palms Backpackers is an International Youth Hostel. Bookings are only accepted from overseas visitors. You MUST have an international passport to check in.

We only accept travellers aged between 18-35 years!

Free Pick-ups are temporarily suspended, airport transfers are by commercial shuttles only.

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