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Westend Backpackers Hostel

412 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia

70% Overall Rating 201 out of 304 customers would recommend this property based on 304 reviews

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 62%

Location 93%

Safety 58%

Staff 77%

Value 71%

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  • 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

Important Information

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.

Please note all guests international and Australian, need to present a valid passport upon check in. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Also note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

***This property will be undergoing renovations from early February 2017 until further notice. During this period, guests may experience some noise or light disturbances, and some hotel facilities and services may not be available. The elevator will not be accessible from the Ground Floor from 23 February, 2017 until further notice. It will still be accessible from Levels 1-13.

This unfortunately means that we are no longer wheelchair accessible.

Please contact the hostel directly if you would like any further information.***

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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