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 ???? 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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
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Property Description

Welcome to the NEWLY RENOVATED (September 2016) Strand Hostel, situated above the Strand hotel.

Situated only a short walk from the city centre as well as Sydney's world class tourist attractions including the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Harbour. Train stations and bus stops that will carry you to popular destinations like Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour as well as transport hubs like Central Station and Circular Quay are just a few minutes from our door.

PLEASE NOTE: Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to stay in the hostel.

The hostel offers a selection of room types including 3, 4, and 6 bed shared dorm rooms as well as some private rooms. All our rooms feature beds with brand new mattresses (September 2016) and come with fresh laundered linen and storage lockers (locks not provided). Towel hire is available for a small refundable deposit.

We have a brand new roof top sundeck area with a fully equipped kitchen featuring brand new large fridges, a microwave, stove top, oven, toaster and kettle. There is also a laundry with coin operated washers and dryers, as well as an iron and ironing board. Sit and relax in the warm Australian sun (don't forget your sunscreen and hat) or in the shade if you prefer on our sundeck. In the evening the lights of the Sydney city skyline provide a great backdrop as you mingle with other guests and make new friends.

The warm and friendly pub down stairs has one of the best bistros in East Sydney. Open from 10am until late everyday, we have 14 different beers and ciders on tap and a great selection of wines and spirits. Our big screen TV's show most major live sports from around the world
Please note we are only able to provide accommodation for people between the ages of 18 and 35. We do not accept guests under the age of 18, even when they are travelling with their parents or guardians.

Our rooms are all non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on the roof top sundeck, but not in the kitchen or laundry. Sorry but no pets are allowed.

Also we can not guarantee that guests staying in mixed dorm rooms will be in the same room. Especially during busy periods such as Christmas and New Year. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.0

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 4.5

  • Facilities 4.5

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    02 Mar 2019
    Great location. Friendly helpful staff
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    24 Sep 2019
    Nice friendly helpful staff n may come back again sometimes early next year .3
    Indonesia, Female, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    23 Feb 2019
    No one knew which bed I should take in the dorm because all of the beds had things on them, and they seemed to think they were all in use! So that was very inconvenient. At least make the bed before someone checks in to it!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    21 Dec 2018
    The rooms and bathrooms were not the best but good besides the lacking air conditioning in an Australian summer... The big problem was the kitchen... a far too small space for all of the people and definitely not clean! (nobody threw food from people who left away, no tea towels so all dishes were wet and left overs not only all over the kitchen but the dining space as well as the hallways to the rooms)
    Germany, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 6.9


    30 Dec 2018
    The toilets and the shower rooms are not enough. The kitchen is too small.
    Taiwan, Female, 31-40
  • 6.6


    12 Oct 2019
    The beds were quite clean with fresh bedsheets however the floors in the room didn't look like they had been vacuumed. The showers and toilets were not too bad, a little bit messy at times and definitely not new. The kitchen area is on the rooftop and is not closed off from the elements, so it felt quite unsanitary since any wildlife could go in there. There was also basically no cutlery or utensils available. Aside from that everything was as can be expected for the price.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 6.0


    29 Dec 2018
    Welcoming staff and good location but rooms are not clean, only one bathroom per floor and the toilets are inside so very not convenient.
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 5.7


    01 Mar 2019
    Rough as guts place - door was hanging off it hinges, bathrooms are real gross. But we were there for mardi gras so if you just need a place to crash it's fine.
    Australia, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 5.7


    01 Jan 2019
    A bit of a s*** h*** but the location is great and the money you pay for it is fair given it is Christmas. The rooms s****, they are extremely hot so by 7am you are in your bed covered in sweat and there are two toilets for around 20 rooms (6 people each?).
    Spain, Male, 31-40
  • 4.6


    05 Oct 2019
    Rooms very unsanitary. Generally nice staff but took 45+ minutes just to check in.
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant