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The Original Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | 160-162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia 2011

84.6% Overall Rating

628 out of 716 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/02/2014)

Brandon Schultz thinks…

"I enjoy my visit at originals backpackers the people who work here are very nice and easy going. I've been in Sydney for 4 months and by far for the price and living environment its one of my…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Overview

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

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Triple (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

4 person (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

Double (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

Double (Private bathroom)

Self-catering

Twin (Private bathroom)

Self-catering

Single (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

Single (Private bathroom)

Self-catering

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

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

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

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.

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