Sydney Backpackers Hostel

7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 AU
View map Reservations: +61 3 9007 2407
2.0 Star property
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08/15/2022 - 08/16/2022
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Summary of 248 reviews

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Rated 60/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Vibe is not too good.

Location

83/100
50 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Service

72/100
62 reviews

Friendly service, and reception was okay.

Room

44/100
81 reviews

Poorly maintained kitchenettes and rooms, with subpar A/C. Small rooms with complaints about cleanliness. Comfortable beds. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

41/100
6 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Vibe

36/100
15 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hostel could use some updating.

Amenities

24/100
23 reviews

Amenities are not the best.

Cleanliness

16/100
58 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hostel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 65/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Location is great. Good service.

Location

84/100
27 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Service

74/100
28 reviews

Friendly service, and reception was okay.

Room

52/100
43 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms. Small, poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

22/100
11 reviews

Amenities are not the best.

Cleanliness

18/100
27 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hostel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Vibe is not too good.

Location

82/100
40 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Service

73/100
54 reviews

Friendly service, and reception was okay.

Room

42/100
64 reviews

Poorly maintained kitchenettes and rooms, with subpar A/C. Rooms are small and poorly cleaned, with substandard beds. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

28/100
19 reviews

Amenities are not the best.

Cleanliness

17/100
46 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hostel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Location is great. Good service.

Location

82/100
21 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Service

74/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

Room

45/100
32 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Insufficiently clean bathrooms and subpar kitchenettes. Comfortable beds.

Amenities

22/100
10 reviews

Amenities are not the best.

Cleanliness

17/100
20 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hostel facilities could use a good clean.

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Property description

With a stay at Sydney Backpackers - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Sydney, just a 4-minute walk from Sydney Town Hall and 6 minutes by foot from Hyde Park. This hostel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from International Convention Centre Sydney and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

Make yourself at home in one of the 20 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sydney Town Hall - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Castlereagh Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
World Square Shopping Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Queen Victoria Building - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Hyde Park - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Capitol Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Sydney Tower - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Stanley Street - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Australian Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Paddy's Market - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Pitt Street Mall - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Theatre Royal - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
International Convention Centre Sydney - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Cockle Bay Wharf - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
St Mary's Cathedral - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The preferred airport for Sydney Backpackers - Hostel is Sydney Airport (SYD) - 16.4 km / 10.2 mi

Featured amenities include a computer station, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 20
  • Number of floors - 4
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Elevator
  • Computer station
  • Terrace
  • Rooftop terrace

Pet friendly?

Pets not allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 30.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures