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The Original Backpackers Hostel Hostel

162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia

82% Overall Rating 156 out of 190 customers would recommend this property based on 190 reviews

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 78%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 89%

Value 80%

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay for dormitory rooms, from 23rd December to 2nd January. There will be non refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December.

If we have beds left after the 23rd December we have a 3 night minimum stay from the 30th December. Full non-refundable payment is required.

We offer free internet & WiFi (300 mbs per day).

Cheap $20 a day secure parking (special offer to our hostel guest

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


From Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport:

Airport shuttles coming into Kings Cross are easy to catch from 5.30am to around 8.30pm. The shuttle driver will drop you at our front door for around $12 per person. Contact us for a $10 pick up available until around 8.30pm.

For late arrivals use Airport Link train (around $16) which will take you to Kings Cross station (see directions below).

From Sydney's Central Train & Bus Station:

From Central Train Station, catch the train to Kings Cross. Exit on Victoria street, walk down the street away from Holiday Inn for around 200m, we are on the right hand side of Victoria Street, number 160-162.

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