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Funk House Backpackers

Hostel | 23 Darlinghurst Rd Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia NSW 2011

72.3% Overall Rating

229 out of 326 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/03/2015)

Mark Sampson thinks…

"Staff helpfull and friendly,free breakfast and wifi,good location,close to kings cross train station so East to get about,"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 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

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 8.63

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

please note that we can't accommodate group bookings over 8 people. if you do this, your reservation will be automatically cancelled and the 10% deposit will not be refunded.

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: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

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Located in the heart and soul of Sydney, we are walking distance to all Sydney's Magic. A social and fun hostel with super friendly staff! 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)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

3 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

3 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast 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.

Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Budget Single (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

About Funk House Backpackers

Located in the heart & soul of Sydney, the Funk House is a unique, upbeat hostel famous for its friendly social atmosphere and funky murals. With only 3-4 beds per dorm you can book a room with your mates.

All our doubles and twins have TVs, fridges, fans & doonas. All dorm rooms have fans. The Funk House also has large common areas, TV room with cable and a great quiet rooftop garden area with weekly BBQ's so you can relax & sink a couple of beers while watching the sunset.

We also offer the following:

*FREE airport pick up (conditions apply)
*FREE breakfast
*FREE KX Kit which includes FREE drinks and meals, FREE mobile Sim card and many other discounts
*FREE 1 Hour Internet access (on Hostel computers)
*Fully equipped kitchen
*Large common areas
*Roof Top Garden
*Linen included
*Licensed travel agent
*Credit cards accepted

*FREE airport pick up is for stays of 4+ nights, $9 for stays of 1-3 nights

Because of our location you can walk to all of Sydney's magic including the Opera house, Sydney Harbor, Botanical gardens, the Rocks, Sydney tower, Darling Harbor & the weekend markets.

The train & bus stop is 100 meters from our doorstep giving you easy access to Sydney's best beaches. Take the challenge & learn to surf or just kick back & catch some rays.

If it's nightlife you're after then no problem. Kings Cross' best pubs & clubs are a 1 minute walk away with many of them offering our guests FREE beer vouchers.

The Funk House is owned and run by travelers for travelers.
Check us out we know what you want!

Please note that there are special conditions for the Christmas and New Years period. There is a 14 night minimum stay. We require full payment in advance, but we will contact you when you make the booking to arrange payment and confirm the reservation. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us prior to making the reservation.
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