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790 on George Backpackers

Hostel | 790 George Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

81.9% Overall Rating

367 out of 433 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/05/2015)


"Near central is comvenient,the price is perfect with backpacker,eight rooms upgrade to six rooms :) so lucky to me."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 11.52
  • Luggage Room USD 3.60
  • Breakfast USD 3.60
  • Towel USD 1.44

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NEW YEARS PACKAGES: Bookings for the period between December 27 2014 and January 4 2015 have a required minimum 6 night stay. All bookings made as part of a NYE package may require additional documentation. All reservations that are booked as part of a NYE package will be held by credit card until December 1 at which point the associated credit card will be charged IN FULL. The credit card used to make the booking must be presented on check-in or the reservation will not be honoured. Any credit cards that decline will result in the booking being cancelled. Changes to bookings cannot be made after November 30 and any cancellations or amendments after that date will result in a full charge. or amendment would result in a full charge for all dates. Bookings for more than 2 people in share rooms cannot be guaranteed in same rooms, but we will try our best to keep you together"

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

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Sydney’s Friendliest Hostel – Your base in the heart of Sydney!

Come stay with the 790 family where you can enjoy our unique hospitality and wealth of local knowledge.

We’re here to make your stay in Sydney as enjoyable as possible, and as such our number one priority is YOU. That means:

Friendly staff, clean rooms & bathrooms, cosy common rooms and of course, flip flops. That’s right, look the part in your own pair of 790 on George flip flops! 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.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)


6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)


8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
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.

Double (Shared bathroom)


About 790 on George Backpackers

Our aim is to be Sydney’s best value hostel. You won’t find a better priced, better located and better staffed backpacker haven. Want to meet other travellers? Then hang out in “the basement” - a real traveller’s hub. It’s the perfect place to hang out before you head out on the town. Or relax and enjoy a conversation, share some stories with your new friends, play some tunes, use the net or WiFi, cook up a storm in the fully stocked kitchen, have a late night snack or even do your laundry. Up on level two is our supped-up common room. Settle in and watch a film on our big screen TV, or jump onto one of our computer terminals and get in touch with friends back home. You can even hang out here after you’ve checked out while you wait for your bus, plane or train! Oh, did we mention checkout was at 11am?

And if you’re still feeling lost, come have a chat with one of the staff. Between us we speak English, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, Vietnamese and Nepalese, and we could probably fumble our way through some others if we had, so there will always be someone around you can speak to!

So, why stay with us?
• The only hostel in town offering an 11am checkout!
• Power-points in lockers to charge your iPods, mobiles and laptops
• 24hour reception
• Just three minutes from central station and bus terminal
• All bed and linen provided
• Luggage storage

At 790 on George you’ve made it to the true centre of Sydney and chances are you are only a few minutes’ walk from your destination. Whether you’re heading to the Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Darling Harbour, the Botanic Gardens, or Sydney’s fabulous galleries and museums, they are just moments away on foot.

790 do not cater to group bookings and as such we cannot guarantee bookings of 2 or more people will be in the same dorm (although we will try our best!). Contact us if you have any questions!

Accommodation Information

We have 1 day cancellation policy, unless otherwise specified as part of a special package!

8 Share Mixed Dorms- with, air-conditioning, bunk beds and shared bathroom. Group bookings will not be guaranteed in same room. Maximum of 5 nights stays no extensions or re-checkins available. Hostels retains the right to refuse multiple bookings by same guest.

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