Elephant Backpacker

50 Sir John Young Crescent Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES 2011 AU
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2.5 Star property
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12/01/2022 - 12/02/2022
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Summary of 136 reviews

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Rated 67/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Value

100/100
14 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

Breakfast

97/100
22 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

Location

94/100
25 reviews

Great location.

Service

83/100
32 reviews

Friendly service.

Room

49/100
36 reviews

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

Cleanliness

38/100
27 reviews

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

Comfort

29/100
15 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Tasty breakfast. Best value for money.

Breakfast

97/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Value

100/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

Location

98/100
18 reviews

Great location.

Breakfast

98/100
16 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

88/100
26 reviews

Friendly service.

Room

48/100
28 reviews

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

Cleanliness

38/100
21 reviews

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

Comfort

27/100
11 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

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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
William Street - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Art Gallery of New South Wales - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The Domain - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Woolloomooloo Wharf - 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
Sydney Tower - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Westfield Shopping Centre - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Theatre Royal - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Martin Place - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Pitt Street Mall - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Sydney Town Hall - 1.1 km / 0.7 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
  • Lockers available
  • Free breakfast
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Sailing nearby
  • Television in common areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Library
  • Daily
  • 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
  • Braille or raised signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Smoke-free property
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Terrace

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

  • 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