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Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel

50 Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia

If you're a budget conscious traveller planning on backpacking around Sydney, Australia, then there is only one youth hostel to stay: Elephant Backpackers! Read more

59% Overall Rating 289 out of 422 customers would recommend this property based on 422 reviews

Atmosphere 52%

Cleanliness 42%

Facilities 54%

Location 84%

Safety 58%

Staff 64%

Value 63%

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Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Towels Not Included"
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

1. Check-in & Check-out
a. A passport for international guests or photo id for Australian guests must be shown at check-in.
b. Check-in: from 1pm and checkout prior to 10am. If you do not checkout before 10am, we will retain your key card deposit of $20.
c. A $20 deposit must be paid by all guests at check in. Deposits can be paid by cash or card and will refunded by cash.
d. All card payments will incur a 1% processing fee.
e. If you 2 or more guests have booked at the same time for a dorm room, we will endeavour to place you in the same room but regrettably cannot guarantee you will be together.

2. Cancellation Policy
a. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. Exception: during the New Year's period, no refunds will be given.

3. New Year Bookings
New Year's period from 28 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 there are special booking conditions:
a. During this period there is a minimum stay of 4 nights.
b. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December.
c. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed.
d. Once paid, there will be no refunds, cancellations, changes or transfers permitted for the New Year Period 2018/2019.
e. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance.

4. Transport to Hostel
a. The shuttle offer of $8 is from the airport to the hostel if you are staying three nights or more. It is only one-way. The return trip from the hostel to the airport costs $15. Or $15 from the airport to the hostel if your stay with us is less than three nights.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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If you're a budget conscious traveller planning on backpacking around Sydney, Australia, then there is only one youth hostel to stay: Elephant Backpackers! Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Elephant Backpacker Sydney

Elephant Backpacker is located 5 minutes from the city centre and is easily accessed by bus and train. We offer no frills style accommodation for budget conscious guests. Breakfast is included in your room tariff and there is a communal kitchen should you wish to cook and eat. The building has a lift and caters for disabled guests. We are not a party hostel and do not permit alcohol nor smoking in the building. We are cheap and basic and our rate reflects this so if you are looking for something flash and ritzy we are not suitable for you.

Accommodation Information

1. Check-in & Check-out
a. A passport for international guests or photo id for Australian guests must be shown at check-in.
b. Check-in: from 1pm and checkout prior to 10am. If you do not checkout before 10am, we will retain your key card deposit of $20.
c. A $20 deposit must be paid by all guests at check in. Deposits can be paid by cash or card and will refunded by cash.
d. All card payments will incur a 1% processing fee.
e. If you 2 or more guests have booked at the same time for a dorm room, we will endeavour to place you in the same room but regrettably cannot guarantee you will be together.

2. Cancellation Policy
a. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. Exception: during the New Year's period, no refunds will be given.

3. New Year Bookings
New Year's period from 28 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 there are special booking conditions:
a. During this period there is a minimum stay of 4 nights.
b. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December.
c. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed.
d. Once paid, there will be no refunds, cancellations, changes or transfers permitted for the New Year Period 2018/2019.
e. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance.

4. Transport to Hostel
a. The shuttle offer of $8 is from the airport to the hostel if you are staying three nights or more. It is only one-way. The return trip from the hostel to the airport costs $15. Or $15 from the airport to the hostel if your stay with us is less than three nights.

Location Information

Elephant Backpacker
NSW 2011

Elephant is located on corner of Sir John Young Crescent and Crown Street, opposite Domain Gardens. The hostel is centrally located between the city centre and Kings Cross.

Our location means you are within 5 minutes walking distance to most of the major attractions in Sydney. These attractions include the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Kings Cross.

There are a number of boutique pubs and funky eateries located at the newly refurbished Woolloomooloo wharf precinct. Or you may like to stay in and try our cuisine in our newly opened cafe & bar - opened until 11 pm most nights.

Buses and trains are within a 5 minute walk and take you to Bondi Beach and Blue Mountains.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.