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The Original Backpackers Hostel Hostel

162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia

The Original Backpackers multi award winning hostel is clean, cool, comfortable and well maintained. Newly renovated in 2013 and still offering the same warm welcome we have been since 1980. Read more

83% Overall Rating 156 out of 189 customers would recommend this property based on 189 reviews

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 77%

Facilities 78%

Location 91%

Safety 84%

Staff 90%

Value 82%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

IMPORTANT
Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay, from 23 December to 2nd January. There will be non-refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

The Original Backpackers multi award winning hostel is clean, cool, comfortable and well maintained. Newly renovated in 2013 and still offering the same warm welcome we have been since 1980. Read more

Shared Rooms

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About The Original Backpackers Hostel

The Original Backpackers is a beautiful Victorian mansion, recently restored to its former glory.

As "The Original" Hostel in Sydney, we pride ourselves on our great reputation, friendly staff and warm social atmosphere. Recommended by Lonely Planet, Let's Go and Rough Guide.
• 24 hour reception
• Friendly & attentive staff
• Free WiFi (100mb per day and extra available at great rates)
• Beautiful sunny outdoor courtyard
• Big modern kitchen with food lockers
• Theatre style TV room with Fox Sports, movie channel & free DVD's
• Security lockers
• Luggage storage
• Laundry facilities
• Beautiful, clean, cool, comfortable and well maintained building
• Aussie BBQ only $5 every Friday
• Regular pub & club nights.
• Tour Desk

IMPORTANT
Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay, from 23rd December 2014 to 2nd January 2015 there will be non refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December.

Accommodation Information

Double, Twin & Single rooms available with & without private bathrooms.
All Double, Twin & Single rooms have fridges, TVs & DVDS, fans in summer and heaters in winter.

Dorms ranging from 4 bed to a maximum of 10 beds for travelers 18-35
All dorms have fridges.

• Linen supplied for all rooms
• Female only dorms
•Towels provided in all private rooms & available (free) on request for dorms

IMPORTANT
Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay, from 23rd December 2014 to 2nd January 2015 there will be non refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December.

Location Information

We are located at 160-162 Victoria Street

Original Backpackers is situated in a quiet tree lined boulevard, 200 meters from Kings Cross station and within easy walking distance (around 30 minutes) of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and The Rocks.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.