This hostel is committed to following WHO and local government guidelines for Covid-19 sanitation. This includes increased cleaning routines, better hygiene measures and social distancing when required.
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Big Hostel

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7.8
Very Good
1308 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Awesome Cleanliness

Property Description

A cosy, friendly and secure hostel in the heart of the Sydney CBD, Big is the perfect spot for school groups and solo travellers. Big offers 24/7 on-site staff, a range of room types (all with AC) and up-to-date security and sanitising practices. A few minutes' walk from Central Station and light rail and within walking distance of Hyde Park, Chinatown, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Botanical Gardens, Sea Life Aquarium and several of Sydney's famous museums, we're just a quick bus trip from some of Sydney's beautiful beaches. Big is your base for exploring what Sydney has to offer.
We offer a free toast and cereals breakfast daily and all-day tea and coffee in our fully-equipped kitchen, with large commercial fridges and shelving for food and beverage storage, cooled filtered water, instant boiling water and food preparation space and utensils. Check-in is from 1PM, and check-out is by 11AM. Before and after check-in we'll store your bags while you enjoy the comfortable common area and kitchen. The kitchen, common room and laundry are all open 24/7 for comfort and convenience. Air conditioning is provided throughout the building, in the common areas and in every room.
Unlimited free WiFi is available throughout the building, even on our famous rooftop, where you'll find a perfect opportunity to socialise in the sun. If you're worn out from your travel or just want a quiet day, relax on one of the many couches in our spacious common room and grab a book from the well-stocked bookcase.

Big has been taking its responsibility seriously since COVID began. We're continually updating our procedures, as well as providing sanitiser and social distancing requirements, in order to play our part in preventing infection and getting travel going again.

The rooms at BIG are a selection of mixed and female-only 8, 6 and 4 share dormitories, plus a large range of private rooms (singles, twins, doubles and 4-person family rooms), most with private bathrooms (options available when booking. Each floor is serviced by both an elevator and stairs. We take security seriously so the hostel is only accessible by key overnight and CCTV cameras are throughout the common areas of the building.

Note: all bookings require valid government-issued photo ID. All card payments (EFTPOS, Mastercard, Visa etc.) incur a 1% surcharge.

Breakfast is unavailable until further notice, due to COVID. Please see our website for details.

All New Year's Eve bookings will be charged prior to arrival and will be cancelled if unchargeable.

Dormitory/shared room age range: 18 - 40 years only. Anyone outside this range will need to book a private room.

Reviews & Ratings

7.8
Very Good
1308 Total Reviews
  • Security
    8.2
  • Location
    9.2
  • Staff
    8.5
  • Atmosphere
    7.5
  • Cleanliness
    6.7
  • Value for Money
    7.5
  • Facilities
    6.9

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Latest Reviews

8.9
Fabulous
Nov 23, 2022
WiFi wasn't great, Beds super uncomfortable- feel the springs in the bed, rooms lacked a fan and felt stuffy. Only stayed here one night. It did its purpose as a layover. Friendly staff
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Male, 18-24
8.9
Fabulous
Nov 08, 2022
The staff was really nice and I met a lot of nice people here. Only thing I didn’t like is that the kitchen was not really clean
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Female, 18-24
8.9
Fabulous
Oct 30, 2022
Practical and nice staff
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Male, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Flexible NRR
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Internet café
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi