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BIG Hostel

Hostel | 212 Elizabeth st, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia 2010

86.1% Overall Rating

141 out of 159 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/11/2015)

"Friendly and helpful staff. Quiet and clean rooms. Other travelers very friendly as well."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.44

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Individuals who book groups only rooms will have their booking cancelled. If you are needeed to book for a group, please place a request through the HostelBooker's groups department.

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: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 0:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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Enjoy the luxury and intimacy of our unique backpacker hostel, positioned in the heart of Sydney, close to all ofSydney's major attractions, restaurants and nightclubs. 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.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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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.

Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Twin (Private bathroom)

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6 person (Private bathroom)

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5 person (Private bathroom)

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About BIG Hostel

Enjoy the luxury and intimacy of our unique backpacker hostel, positioned in the heart of Sydney, close to all the Sydney’s major attractions, restaurants and nightclubs. We offer beautifully designed accommodation at budget hostel prices, we have private rooms such as twins, doubles and family rooms in addition to our dormitories.
Located in the heart of Sydney we are only a few minute’s walk from all the main attractions such as Darling Harbor, the Opera House, China town, Sydney Tower, the Aquarium and many more. Big Hostel is also located near to the entertainment district; we are located just off the ever popular Oxford Street and a short walk or even shorter cab ride to Kings Cross. We are only 1 block away from Central Station which has trains and busses running all over the country and directly to the airport.
If shopping is your thing we are only a short distance from the world famous Paddy’s Markets along with several shopping centers such as the Pitt Street Mall and Myer all within walking distance provided you’re not weighed down with all you’re shopping.
Big Hostel is designed with the comfort of the traveler in mind; we offer a large lounge with a large screen TV, with DVD’s and VHS videos available. We also have a large selection of books you can kick back and relax with. We have Free Wi-Fi and internet for guests to use 24 hours a day. Big hostel provides a fully fitted kitchen for you to use, in addition we also provide a self service laundry. We also boast a large roof terrace with beautiful views of central station, with its own sun deck and BBQ facilities. We provide a free breakfast service 7 days a week including a basic continental breakfast and cereal, additionally we provide 24 hour free tea and coffee for all you caffeine junkies.
Every private room is equipped with a TV and DVD player along with an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. All dormitories have air conditioning, power supplies and almost every room is en-suite.
Reception is open 24 hours a day and also provides a travel service so you can book any attraction, shuttle bus or a sky dive directly with our staff.
• Free Wi-Fi and Internet.
• Free Breakfast, free tea and coffee 24 hours a day.
• Free linen.
• All private rooms are equipped with TVs and DVD players.
• All rooms are air conditioned.
• Roof terrace with BBQ facilities and Sun Deck
• 24 hour reception, no curfew times.
• Travel desk.
• Laundry Facilities.
• International payphones.
• Shuttle Bus service to and from the airport.
• Large DVD, VHS and book library.
• Female dorms available.

As bookings can take up to 24 hours to be retrieved please confirm your booking by telephone if your arrival time is less than 24 hours. Thank you!

Location Information

We are located in the CBD so the entire city is within walking distance. For example, we are:

-300 metre's from Central Station
-300 metre's from Chinatown
-10 minute's walk from Darling Harbour
-5 minute's walk from Oxford St
-on the bus route of the free CBD shuttle, giving you access to free transport around the entire city from our front door!!

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