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Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel

50 Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia

If you're a budget conscious traveller planning on backpacking around Sydney, Australia, then there is only one youth hostel to stay: Elephant Backpackers! Read more

62% Overall Rating 289 out of 420 customers would recommend this property based on 420 reviews

Atmosphere 54%

Cleanliness 45%

Facilities 54%

Location 85%

Safety 58%

Staff 65%

Value 69%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 75.86CNY
  • Towel 25.29CNY

Important Information

1. During the New Year's period from 27 December 2015 to 4 January 2016 there are special booking conditions.
2. During this period there is a minimum stay of 7 nights.
3. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December.
4. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed.
5. Please note that no refunds will be given during the New Year 2014 period.



In the event of the card being declined, they will email you and should funds not be processed on the second attempt, the booking will be cancelled and the bed will be resold.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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If you're a budget conscious traveller planning on backpacking around Sydney, Australia, then there is only one youth hostel to stay: Elephant Backpackers! Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Elephant Backpacker Sydney

Join in the fun at Elephant Backpacker centrally located between the City Centre and Kings Cross! We offer a friendly atmosphere, caring staff, large clean accommodation rooms, variety of entertainment and a licensed café & bar!

Features include:
•Spacious rooftop with magnificent views of city skyline - open select time and weather permitting
•Licenced café & bar open 7 days till 11 pm serving pizza, pasta and local food with wine, beer and spirits
•Daily organised entertainment
•Located in charming heritage building originally built as a Hotel and retains large accommodation rooms, grand staircase, and ample lounge and sitting/common rooms
•Large commercial kitchen and dining area
•Clean toilets and bathrooms
•All rooms are equipped with lockers, fans, heaters and secure key card access.
•Great social atmosphere
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Booking for New Year 2013/2014? Any bookings between 27 Dec 2013- 3 Jan 2014 need to be paid for in full before they are confirmed. We will contact you for the remainder owing and will then confirm your reservation at Elephant Backpacker.

Full remaining payment (90%) to be made or charged by us to guests nominated credit cards 1 month prior to arrival date ie we debited their card on 27 November for the 90% remaining. If the guests' card has insufficient funds we will resell the beds. There's a Minimum 7 day stay - check-in 27 December 2013 check-out 3 January 20134.

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Accommodation Information

1. During the New Year's period from 27 December 2014 to 4 January 2015 there are special booking conditions.
2. During this period there is a minimum stay of 7 nights.
3. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December.
4. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed.
5. Please note that no refunds will be given during the New Year 2014 period.

At Elephant Backpackers Sydney we have the following room types:
4 Bed mixed dorms
6 Bed mixed dorms
6 Bed female dorm
8 Bed mixed dorms

We also have;
Private double rooms
Private twin rooms
(Private rooms consist of a tribunk ie double bed on bottom bunk and single at top). We can place a trundle in the room should you wish to have children or a forth guests but you need to advise us at time of booking.)

We provide commercially laundered sheets and blankets. All beds have a locker, either purchase or supply your own padlock. Each bunk has a bed light. All dorm rooms come with a ceiling fan and heater.

The accommodation rooms are cleaned daily and the bathrooms/toilets are cleaned x2 daily. We have recently installed a new gas water heater so there is plenty of hot water for showers. Bathrooms and toilets are split share (Male/Female) and are located on each accommodation floor. The disabled bathroom is on the ground floor.

The double and single rooms are a single room with a tri bunk. A tri bunk has a double bed on the lower bunk and a single bed on top. Both private room types have a TV and security lockers.

Location Information

Elephant Backpacker
50 Sir John Young Crescent
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

Elephant is located on corner of Sir John Young Crescent and Crown Street, opposite Domain Gardens. The hostel is centrally located between the city centre and Kings Cross.

Our location means you are within 5 minutes walking distance to most of the major attractions in Sydney. These attractions include the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Kings Cross.

There are a number of boutique pubs and funky eateries located at the newly refurbished Woolloomooloo wharf precinct. Or you may like to stay in and try our cuisine in our newly opened cafe & bar - opened until 11 pm most nights.

Buses and trains are within a 5 minute walk and take you to Bondi Beach and Blue Mountains.

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.