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Wake Up! Sydney Central

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1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Wake Up! Sydney voted 'Best Hostel in Australia' & ‘#5 Best Extra-Large Hostel Worldwide’ at the 2020 Hostelworld HOSCAR Awards.... More...

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Wake Up! Bondi Beach

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6.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Wake Up! Bondi was voted “ Most Popular Hostel in Sydney “ at the 2020 HOSCAR Awards. Located seconds from the sand and surf, Bondi Beach boasts one of the best views of Sydney’s mos... More...

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Base Sydney

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0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 2400
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Base Sydney is Sydney's is located in the centre of Sydney, and is just a quick stroll to Centre Point tower.... More...

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Summer House Backpackers Kings Cross

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 871
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

We are a genuine international youth hostel for travelers aged between 18 - 35 with a international passport... More...

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Mad Monkey Bayswater

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 1401
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Join us for the perfect backpacker adventure! As part of the Mad Monkey Hostel Group, we offer FREE HOT Breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, etc. ***Only age 18 -35 years of age***... More...

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The Village Bondi Beach

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6.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location

The Village Bondi Beach offers quality backpackers’ accommodation with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, all just 100 metres from Bondi Beach!... More...

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NOAHS Bondi Beach

Hostel
6.8km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 479
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

NOAHSBONDI iconic building is the largest budget accommodation Bondi has to offer. Accommodation suitable... More...

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Mad Monkey on Broadway

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2.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Join the Mad Monkey Family at Broadway for the perfect backpacker adventure! Located in the heart of Sydney & offering plenty of FREEBIES.***We are an international youth hostel.... More...

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The Original Backpackers Hostel

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Original Backpackers has a beautiful building, a great location, friendly and knowledgeable staff and great facilities!... More...

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Secret Garden Backpackers Sydney

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2.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 566
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Secret Garden Backpackers is a clean, affordable and popular hostel located just a few minutes walk from... More...

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The Village Surry Hills

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2.5km from city centre - Show on Map
7.2
Very good 2157
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

The Village Surry Hills is a friendly hostel located just 5 minutes from Central Station in trendy Surry Hills. We offer a range of modern dorm and private rooms.... More...

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Ady's Place Backpackers

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 758
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Ady's Place Backpackers offers free breakfast, WiFi and nightly events!... More...

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Bondi Beachside Inn YHA

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6.8km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 2
Free WiFi

Amazing location on the famous Sydney Coastal walk, with beach views from the rooftop and friendly staff!... More...

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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach

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7.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Mad Monkey Coogee Beach is your dream hostel in Sydney. We're located right on Coogee Beach, so you're just foot steps away from the sand and surf. We have a relaxing restaurant and bar FNKY MNKY loca... More...

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Bondi Beach Backpackers

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6.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 1026
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Bondi Beach Backpackers is open & providing great service as usual but with appropriate social distancing in place with extra sanitising. We are SMALLER and SAFER! We are seconds from the beach w... More...

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Coogee Beach House

Hostel
7.4km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 470
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

We have a great, comfortable, friendly atmosphere, where travellers feel at home, located just 30 meters from the beach. Our rooms are clean and spacious with free wireless, cable TV and breakfast... More...

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Asylum Sydney Backpackers Hostel

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 1640
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Stay in peace with a more respectful, non-alcoholic crowd! Small health-focused events: vegan night and meditation sessions.... More...

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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

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1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 1314
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

FREE internet, FREE airport pick up, FREE breakfast and FREE bbqs! Clean, Fun, Safe and Friendly with a perfect location in Sydney, your stay is guaranteed at the Jolly Swagman Backpackers.... More...

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The Funk House

Hostel
1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 1177
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

The Funk House is located in the heart and soul of Sydney, we are a unique, upbeat hostel famous for our friendly atmosphere...... More...

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Sydney Central YHA

Hostel
1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 1489
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property!

Stay at Australia's only 5 star rated hostel in this superb heritage building opposite Central Station with rooftop pool, sauna, inhouse cinema and mor... More...

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790 on George

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 1589
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Sydneys Friendliest Hostel Your base in the heart of Sydney! Come stay with the 790 family where you can enjoy our unique hospitality and wealth of local knowledge.... More...

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The Village Glebe

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2.4km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi

The Village Glebe is located in vibrant Glebe, just 10 minutes from the city! Enjoy our relaxed vibe and communal spaces including leafy courtyards... More...

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Sydney Harbour YHA

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0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Sydney Harbour YHA is the only budget accommodation in the heart of Sydney's historic Rocks precinct! We offer free WiFi Hotspot!... More...

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Railway Square YHA

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1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 666
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout our property!
Spoilt for choice? Want somewhere different? This is Australia's only hostel in a railway station. Stay in carriages or the funky historic main building.... More...

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Elephant Backpacker Sydney

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1km from city centre - Show on Map
7.6
Very good 1532
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Elephant Backpacker is a cheap and cheerful hostel centrally located between Sydney’s red light district (Kings Cross) and the City Center.... More...

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Hump Backpackers

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1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 692
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

Hump Backpackers is a unique hostel, being small and owner operated, we offer a comfortable and welcoming style.... More...

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The Village Kings Cross

Hostel
1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
7.2
Very good 1449
  • Wonderful Location

We are very highly rated by all the leading travel guides. We are known for our friendly and helpful staff, cleanliness, and being a great, safe place to stay in the heart of the city.... More...

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Pod Bed Coogee Beachside

Hostel
7.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.5
Very good 98
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Pod Bed Coogee Beachside Short & Long Stay Budget Accommodation caters to students, backpackers & budget travellers... More...

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Sydney Backpackers

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0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 286
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Sydney Backpackers is located in the heart of the city and the location cannot be beaten. A short stroll will take you everywhere and we offer clean and comfortable rooms.... More...

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Lord Wolseley

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

This is a family run pub offering budget accommodation in a prime location, a mere 10 min walk to Sydney City Centre. Offers freshly made beds and views overlooking the local park and Darling Harbour.... More...

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The Pod Sydney

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 200
  • Perfect Location
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

The Pod Sydney is inspired by modern and minimalistic living concept with the industrial interior design.... More...

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Berts Backpackers

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2.4km from city centre - Show on Map
9.5
Superb 3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Bert's Backpackers is a newly refurbished property to make you feel like home away from home.... More...

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Summer House Newtown

Hostel
3.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 411
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Summer House Newtown is a warm and friendly accommodation just steps from the main street of Newtown. Next to great restaurants, cheap eats, funky cafes, shops and the best nightlife in the city.... More...

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Boardrider Backpacker

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10.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Whether it's surfing, shopping, or just relaxing on the beach, this hostel truly has it all.... More...

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The Village Broadway

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2.3km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi

Fully renovated in May, The Village Broadway features new rooms, a sunny rooftop terrace & a licensed bar. Just a few minutes stroll from Central Station, the location is perfect for exploring Syd... More...

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Manly Bunkhouse

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11.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

Manly Bunkhouse is a backpacker hostel situated in the heart of Manly. We provide budget accommodation for students and travellers in a quiet beachside location.... More...

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The Jensen Potts Point

Hotel
1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 2
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Live like a local. Urban Boutique Accommodation... More...

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The SpaceQ Capsule Hotel

Hotel
1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
7.1
Very good 38
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Perfectly positioned in the heart of Australia’s most beautiful city, Space Q Capsule Hotel delivers convenient, cool and cost effective short-stay accommodation.... More...

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Sydney Central Backpackers

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Wake up to a free breakfast every morning and explore what Sydney has to offer. Sydney Central Backpackers located just minutes from the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Tropical rooftop garden with sp... More...

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Cronulla Beach Backpackers

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21.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

One of the friendliest and most down-to-earth hostels ever, according to Lonely Planet. This hostel has excellent facilities including, free breakfast, surfboards, internet, parking and more.... More...

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The Capsule Hotel

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1km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 49
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Welcome to the future of superior budget accommodation and welcome to Sydney's first Capsule hotel!... More...

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Sydney Beachouse YHA

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17.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 249
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Sydney Beachouse YHA is a popular beach side hostel offering free surf boards and snorkel gear, loads of work opportunities and one of the friendliest Australian experiences!... More...

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ValueSuites Green Square

Hotel
4.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 4
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

ValueSuites is in a prime Sydney location, within walking distance to some amazing locations like the famous Grounds of Alexandria and some boutique Cafes.... More...

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Australian Sunrise Lodge

Hotel
4.7km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 13
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Just minutes from Sydney CBD, accommodation at Australia Sunrise Lodge has bright sunny rooms, most with private bathroom and balcony, looking out over the hotels leafy garden.

Sydney accommodatio... More...

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Nightcap at Chester Hill Hotel

Hotel
19.3km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Offering great value, with FREE Wi-Fi and a FREE Welcome Drink, look no further than Nightcap at Chester Hill Hotel.... More...

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Nightcap at Blue Cattle Dog Hotel

Hotel
41.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Offering great value with Wi-Fi, FREE Parking and a FREE Welcome Drink, look no further than Nightcap at Blue Cattle Dog Hotel.... More...

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Apartment

UKO Paddington

Apartment
2.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

UKO Paddington is a brand new property comprising of 26 self-contained high quality modern Studio units.... More...

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UKO Stanmore

Apartment
4.1km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

UKO studio apartments and locations are as diverse as our people are. Each UKO is a collection of smartly... More...

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Cambridge Lodge Budget Hostel

Hostel
4.9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 472
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

We are situated in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore, and are known as one of the best in budget accommodation in this great city. We offer a high quality, friendly, safe, comfortable stay.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Bayswater Boutique Lodge

Bed and Breakfast
2km from city centre - Show on Map
10.0
Superb 1
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Located in the heart of the city, the Bayswater Boutique Lodge has it all!... More...

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Big Hostel

Hostel
1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 1247
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

This hostel provides the traveller with clean and modern accommodation. Excellently located in the hub of the city backpacking area and on all major bus routes.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Manly Beach House

Bed and Breakfast
11.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Manly Beach House is the perfect choice for the budget conscious traveller in a great location...... More...

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Sydney - Pittwater YHA

Hostel
27.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.9
Superb 56
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

This Lonely Planet-recommended backpackers is located in national park in northern Sydney with stunning water views. This unique water access oasis is the perfect city escape.... More...

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Sydney Star Backpackers

Hostel
1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.3
Very good 187
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Friendly staff will welcome you with a warm smile and assist you with any questions.... More...

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Tiger Hostel Sydney

Hostel
1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 20
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Tiger Hostel Sydney is different from the ordinary capsule hostel, where we provide you with comfortable and convenient private space!... More...

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1831 Boutique Hotel

Hotel
1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 6
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

In the centre of Sydney’s entertainment, theatre and dining precinct lies 1831 Boutique Hotel, set behind a gorgeous heritage listed façade.... More...

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The Maze Backpackers

Hostel
1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.8
Very good 2059
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff

The Maze Backpackers is Sydney's most exciting, centrally located backpacker hostel, located close to all the major sightseeing attractions.... More...

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Clover Free Car Parking Hostel

Hostel
3.5km from city centre - Show on Map
7.9
Very good 4
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Clover Hostel is a brand new hostel in Sydney opening its doors to backpackers around the world!... More...

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The Strand Hotel

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1.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location

Excellently located hostel with a roof top BBQ and a sundeck area. The warm and friendly pub down stairs has one of the best priced bistros around and the best tasting beer in Sydney.... More...

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Russell Hotel

Hotel
0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 3
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Ideally located in the heart of Sydney's historic Rocks area, the Russell Hotel is a boutique hotel where the atmosphere is welcoming and rich with history. The Russell retains the charm of its 1887 o... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Glenferrie Lodge

Bed and Breakfast
2.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 132
Free WiFi

Recently voted as one of the top 20 hotels in Australia, we offer 3 star accommodation, situated on Sydney Harbour.Rooms have TV, fridge, storage and fan.... More...

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Sydney Central Inn

Hostel
1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Beware budget travellers and backpackers!! Sydney Central Inn is located in The Sydney CBD! Everything you need in Sydney CBD is seconds away!... More...

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Apartment

UWS Village Parramatta

Apartment
18.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 4

UWS Village has a range of brand new five and six bedroom units opened in January 2009. Modern, high quality furniture, stainless steel/granite finishes in kitchens and spacious bedrooms... More...

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Rooftop Travellers Lodge

Hostel
2.4km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi

Excellently located on Glebe Point Road between Sydney University and Blackwattle Bay,
we are just minutes away from Sydney’s CBD and close to many good restaurants, cafes and
bars.... More...

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Highfield Private Hotel

Hotel
1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Highfield Hotel has large windows which overlook the quiet leafy streets and surroundings. Some boast city views.... More...

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Central Private Hotel

Hotel
2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 114
Free WiFi

The Central Private Hotel has been established for over 50 years, and we are the closest Clean, Safe & Secure budget-style hotel to Central Railway Station.... More...

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UWS Village Campbelltown

Hotel
44.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1

Usually home to students, UWS Village Campbelltown now also provides high quality short stay accommodation for groups and independent travelers.

With a range of affordable rooms in a 5 Bedroom Shar... More...

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Peg Leg Inn

Hotel
1km from city centre - Show on Map
5.0
Rating 28
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

Peg Leg Inn is located in Pyrmont with easy access to Darling Harbour and other tourist attractions.... More...

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The Alison Randwick

Hotel
5.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Welcome home to The Alison Randwick... More...

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Flinders

Hostel
2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

The Flinders is a newly renovated property boasting 15 beautifully appointed studio units.... More...

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Central Perk Lodge

Hostel
1.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 84
Free WiFi

We are perfectly located for exploring Sydney with public transport right at door step! We are only a 20 minute drive from Sydney's International and Domestic Airports.... More...

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Quality Hotel CKS Sydney Airport

Hotel
8.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi

Quality Sydney Airport has a range of rooms to cater for a diverse market, including return airport transfers.... More...

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Apartment

UWS Village - Penrith

Apartment
45.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1

Usually home to students, UWS Village Penrith now also provides high quality short stay accommodation for groups and independent travelers at affordable prices.

With a range of affordable rooms in... More...

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Sydney, the largest city of Australia, has been attracting travellers from all over the world for decades. Boasting what is probably the most famous opera house and some of the most heavenly beaches, the city can pride itself for being one of the most entertaining city on earth.

Sydney can be expensive, but the good news is there are plenty of cheap hostels to choose from that are still close to the action. Most Sydney hostels will have activities and events to keep you entertained on your day off from all the sightseeing. You could grab a quiet drink at the hostel bar, cooking some food with friends in the communal kitchen, or hanging out in a leafy courtyard for the afternoon. On the days when you need some space, remember that most hostels will have private rooms available as well. Check out the best hostels in Sydney here.

If you want easy access to the best attractions, check hostels in Darling Harbour, King’s Cross or Surry Hills. For those in love with the ocean, the obvious choice is Bondi Beach, or Coogee if you’re looking for a bit more peace and quiet.

As for Sydney’s main attractions, the majority are close to the city centre and CBD. The most popular are the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanic Gardens. If you want to experience the surf life, head straight for Bondi, or one of these amazing beaches in Sydney. Once you’ve had enough of the tourist trail, make sure to check out the Rocks Market, where you can find over 200 stalls selling jewellery, artwork and all kinds of delicious street food. Head for some of Sydney’s top bars afterwards, or save your money with a few more free things to do.

The fastest option to explore Sydney’s city centre is the train - the City Circle loop will get you to the main attractions in no time. If you want to capture the beauty of Sydney, opt for the ferry across the harbour which is pretty much an attraction in itself. Sydney airport is 8km from the city centre, and is easily reached in just 13 minutes by the Airport Link train that runs regularly all day.

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We have 73 hostels in Sydney with an average rating of 7.9 based on 12,789 reviews 73 of 73 properties available in Sydney

About Sydney

Sydney, the largest city of Australia, has been attracting travellers from all over the world for decades. Boasting what is probably the most famous opera house and some of the most heavenly beaches, the city can pride itself for being one of the most entertaining city on earth.

Sydney can be expensive, but the good news is there are plenty of cheap hostels to choose from that are still close to the action. Most Sydney hostels will have activities and events to keep you entertained on your day off from all the sightseeing. You could grab a quiet drink at the hostel bar, cooking some food with friends in the communal kitchen, or hanging out in a leafy courtyard for the afternoon. On the days when you need some space, remember that most hostels will have private rooms available as well. Check out the best hostels in Sydney here.

If you want easy access to the best attractions, check hostels in Darling Harbour, King’s Cross or Surry Hills. For those in love with the ocean, the obvious choice is Bondi Beach, or Coogee if you’re looking for a bit more peace and quiet.

As for Sydney’s main attractions, the majority are close to the city centre and CBD. The most popular are the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanic Gardens. If you want to experience the surf life, head straight for Bondi, or one of these amazing beaches in Sydney. Once you’ve had enough of the tourist trail, make sure to check out the Rocks Market, where you can find over 200 stalls selling jewellery, artwork and all kinds of delicious street food. Head for some of Sydney’s top bars afterwards, or save your money with a few more free things to do.

The fastest option to explore Sydney’s city centre is the train - the City Circle loop will get you to the main attractions in no time. If you want to capture the beauty of Sydney, opt for the ferry across the harbour which is pretty much an attraction in itself. Sydney airport is 8km from the city centre, and is easily reached in just 13 minutes by the Airport Link train that runs regularly all day.