Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel

50 Sir John Young Cresent, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2000 AU
View map Reservations: +61 3 9007 2407
1.0 Star property
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08/15/2022 - 08/16/2022
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Rated 69/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Close to the city center.

Value

100/100
14 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

Breakfast

96/100
22 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

Location

95/100
27 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Service

91/100
35 reviews

Friendly service.

Amenities

55/100
16 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

Room

50/100
37 reviews

Poor beds in rooms needing some cleaning. Insufficiently clean bathrooms and subpar kitchenettes. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

40/100
31 reviews

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

Comfort

32/100
16 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Tasty breakfast. Best value for money.

Breakfast

97/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

48/100
5 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Cleanliness

44/100
6 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Rated 61/100 based on reviews from couples.

Fantastic service.

Service

93/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Close to the city center.

Value

100/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

Location

98/100
20 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

Breakfast

98/100
17 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

94/100
30 reviews

Friendly service.

Amenities

58/100
13 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

Room

51/100
30 reviews

Complaints about cleanliness and beds. Insufficiently clean bathrooms and subpar kitchenettes.

Cleanliness

41/100
25 reviews

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

Comfort

31/100
12 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Tasty breakfast. Best value for money.

Breakfast

97/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

48/100
5 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Cleanliness

46/100
5 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

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Property description

In the heart of Sydney, Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel is within a 5-minute drive of Sydney Tower and Circular Quay. This hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Sydney Opera House and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Make yourself at home in one of the 48 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms with showers are provided.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Crown Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Art Gallery of New South Wales - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The Domain - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
St Mary's Cathedral - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Woolloomooloo Wharf - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Stanley Street - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Australian Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Royal Botanic Gardens - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Hyde Park - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Sydney Hospital - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Castlereagh Street - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Sydney Tower - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Theatre Royal - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Martin Place - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Pitt Street Mall - 1 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest major airport is Sydney Airport (SYD) - 15.7 km / 9.8 mi

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Vending machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Free breakfast
  • Lockers available
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Library
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1892
  • Total number of rooms - 48
  • Number of floors - 4
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Daily
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Smoke-free property
  • In-room accessibility
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Terrace
  • Free continental breakfast

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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

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 20.00 per stay

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

  • Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only 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, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures