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Sydney Central Backpackers Hostel

16 Orwell St. Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia

74% Overall Rating 99 out of 133 customers would recommend this property based on 133 reviews

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 74%

Location 82%

Safety 74%

Staff 74%

Value 72%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel


  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 7.93USD

Important Information

For the Christmas & New Year period we require a 10 night minimum stay between 23rd of December 2015 and the 2nd of January 2016. We will charge 50% of your booking on the 1st of December 2015 via credit card supplied at the time of booking, the remaining 50% is due on arrival.
**If you wish to stay a reduced number of nights in this period, you will still have to pay for ten nights.
Christmas and New Years Eve payments are non-refundable

*If you wish to stay a reduced number of nights in this period, you will still have to pay for the ten nights.”

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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Map and Directions


From the Airport:
Between 5am - 8:45pm Call us from the Airport for our $10 Airport Shuttle.
Off Hours - Hop in a taxi avg. $50
City Rail - Last Train Leaves around 11:50pm
(Take the Airport line towards the city, exit via. Town Hall. Get on the Eastern Suburbs line 'Blue Line' and get off at Kings Cross Station) Exit the station via. Victoria St. turn right. Turn left on Orwell st. We are on the left at 16 Orwell St. We have a neon Discount Travel sign out front, you can't miss us.
From Central Station: (Bus or Train)
Taxi - avg. $50
City Rail - Eastern Suburbs line towards Bondi Junction. Get off at Kings Cross Station. Exit Station via. Victoria Strett (east), turn right. Turn second left into Orwell Street. We have a neon "Discount Travel" sign out front, you can't miss us.

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