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Westend Backpackers Hostel

412 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia

68% Overall Rating 200 out of 303 customers would recommend this property based on 303 reviews

Atmosphere 69%

Cleanliness 52%

Facilities 62%

Location 93%

Safety 57%

Staff 75%

Value 70%

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What's Included

  • Linen


  • Air conditioning
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 9.15USD
  • Luggage Room 3.05USD
  • Towel 3.81USD

Important Information

Any bookings of 5 people or more are notified that they will be charged in full by the hostel once the booking is made.

We will not accept bookings of 10 or more people. Please do not book if you are a large group over 9 people as your booking will not be accommodated and you will not receive a refund of your deposit.

Important information:
Reservations over the Christmas, New Years & Ashes Test period (22nd Dec 2013 - 07th Jan 2014)

* No charge by Westend Backpackers will be made to guests if cancellation occurs 48 hours prior to their arrival date, except during peak periods (see below - Peak Periods))
* Cancellations that occur with less than 48 hours notice will incur a fee of the first night of the total booking.
* Credit card payment will incur a surcharge of 2.5%*

Peak Periods:
* If you plan to arrive between the 22nd December 2013 and 7th January
2014 please note that we will charge your credit card in full on the 1st of December.
* Credit Cards which decline will have their reservations cancelled.
* Cancellations after the 1st December 2013 and before arrival date
will incur a penalty equal to that of your accommodation. No Refunds
will be given.
* Failure to arrive on the reserved day will incur a full charge and
cancellation of the said reservation.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


From Sydney Central Station / Interstate Train & Bus Station:
Westend Backpackers Youth Hostel is only a 5 minute walkfrom the station. Take the Eddy Avenue & Pitt Street exit and follow Pitt Street up towards the city centre. Westend is located on the right hand side of the street (412 Pitt Street).

From Sydney Domestic & International Terminal:
If you stay with us for a minimum of 3 nights we offer a FREE one way airport pickup to Westend with Sydney City Shuttle Buses ONLY. (This offer does not apply for groups over 10). Otherwise the cost is $14 each way.

Guests MUST call Westend Backpackers Youth Hostel upon arrival at Sydney International or Domestic Airport to arrange a FREE transfer (minimum 3 night stay). The last Sydney City Shuttle Bus departs the Domestic Terminal at 7:30pm and the International Terminal at 8pm, transfers after this time can occur by train/taxi at guests own expense. If a guest has purchased a Westend backpackers Work Package and their time of arrival is after 9:30pm a transfer from Westend Backpackers to the airport will be offered in compensation.

If you are driving yourself, let us know and we can email you a map, easy as.

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