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Base Sydney

Hostel | 477 Kent Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

75.9% Overall Rating

348 out of 443 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/11/2015)

Rebecca Mangano thinks…

"My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in a private room with an ensuite. We had hoped to stay in a hotel (way too expensive in Sydney) but found that the service and rooms here were comparable to…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 3.60
  • Breakfast USD 4.32
  • Towel USD 2.88

What's Included

  • Linen

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.

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FREE Bondi Beach BBQ day + plenty more! ** HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2010 - Ranked top 3 for 'Most Popular' in Oceania **

Base Sydney is the most centrally located hostel in Sydney offering the best in hostel comforts and entertainment...Come in and check out what Base Sydney has to offer! Book 3 nights and receives a FREE Airport Pickup. ** 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.

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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4 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.

Double (Private bathroom)

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Double (Shared bathroom)

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About Base Sydney

We are committed to being the cleanest hostel in Sydney, our housekeeping Company work in some of Sydney’s best 5 star Hotels, and who care about what they do. All dorms are cleaned daily and bathrooms are cleaned daily with all beds made with fresh linen

Reception is staffed 24 hours per day, all rooms have security card access keys, all beds have their own lockable luggage locker and safes are available to hire.
Exclusive to Base is ‘The Sanctuary’ – an innovative & luxurious ‘girls only’ floor with high quality facilities, safety and home comforts including FREE Shampoo and Conditioner, FREE Bubbly in Scary Canary

Our staff is young, helpful and friendly, as well as knowledgeable on what to do in and around Sydney
We make it easy to meet other cool travelers, with spacious dorms, a selection of chill out areas, and a variety of group activities on offer.
The Scary Canary Bar is a brand new party den, with great interactive entertainment and drink specials every night. Make sure you’re around for our famous Wednesday Night Theme Party Nights!

We have all the facilities you need – a 24 hour internet access, full travel desk to help you for all your travel needs, a Job Desk to help you get started in Australia, a great bar, laundry, fully equipped communal kitchen, and more.
It is less than a 2 minute walk to the supermarkets, convenience stores, banks and the post office. Trains to the city suburbs and beyond leave from right outside our door at Town Hall station in the heart of the Sydney CBD, buses to Bondi Beach are a few minutes walk away too.
We offer inexpensive continental breakfast, with a selection of breads, cereals, juice and more!

For bookings of more than 1 person, we do not guarantee that all the beds will be booked in the same dorm. All guests must be over 18 years of age. A valid government issued photo ID is required on check-in.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. During the Christmas/New Year period our cancellation policy is three weeks. For bookings made for Xmas/NY we will charge your credit card the remaining amount at the booking time, please contact us at sydney@stayatbase.com if you wish to cancel.

Accommodation Information

We offer a wide range of rooms, from mixed shared dorms (10 to 4 bed), dorm for female only with our Sanctuary rooms, and private rooms, shared facilities or ensuite.

Location Information

Base is situated in the heart of Sydney, and is just a few minutes walk to Centre Point tower, Chinatown, famous Darling Harbour, home to Sydney’s best cafes, bars and the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Transport to Bondi Beach, the Sydney Cricket Ground, the Olympic Park and Telstra Stadium is just across the street at Town Hall Station with the historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are just at the end of the street.

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