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Hostels in Sydney, Australia

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Popular hostels in Sydney

Discover well-known properties in Sydney that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 4,741 hotels in Sydney and price data was last updated on 18 June 2024. The average price for a hotel in Sydney is C$ 73/night.
These are some of the hostels in Sydney with the highest demand. Users seeking more options can adjust the settings in the search form at the top of the page.
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207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Village Surry Hills is situated in Sydney and is a short walk from Central Railway Station. It is located in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
7.0
Good
808 reviews
Location
1.3 km from city centre
C$ 36
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Featuring an on-site bar, this central Sydney hostel is located just a short stroll from Hyde Park and Darling Harbour. It is steps from George Street, restaurants and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
6.6
Good
1224 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 41
50 Sir John Young Cresent, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Elephant Backpacker provides modern accommodation in Sydney and is within a 20-minute walk of Town Hall Railway Station. It also features a rooftop terrace, plus views of the harbour and the city.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.5
Excellent
2634 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre
C$ 45
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Boasting a popular location, Sydney Central YHA provides views of Sydney, and is minutes from University of Technology, Sydney. It offers free Wi-Fi, a sauna and a swimming pool.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.8
Good
5838 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 41
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
790 on George Backpackers is situated in Sydney and is a short walk from Central Railway Station. It is close to Chinatown, shops and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air Conditioning
7.6
Good
1880 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 37
207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, Australia
Blue Mountains YHA is located in Katoomba and features free Wi-Fi. It is the perfect base for those wishing to get back to nature, with Blue Mountains National Park just moments away.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
2017 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
C$ 42
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Village Bondi Beach provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It is situated a brief stroll from Bondi Beach and Sculpture by the Sea.
Free Wi-Fi
7.6
Good
1502 reviews
Location
6.1 km from city centre
C$ 60
301 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Set in the centre of Sydney, Siesta Sydney is a short walk from Wynyard Railway Station, and provides easy access to local bars and eateries. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
7.4
Good
2666 reviews
Location
1.2 km from city centre
C$ 114
110 Campbell Parade, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Set in Sydney, Bondi Backpackers is a five-minute walk from Sculpture by the Sea and features a saltwater swimming pool. It also provides free wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.5
Excellent
937 reviews
Location
6.3 km from city centre
C$ 54
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Situated amongst well-known attractions, shops and eateries, Maze Backpackers - Sydney is ideal for guests wishing to explore Sydney and its surroundings. It also offers a ticket service, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.0
Good
3113 reviews
Location
0.1 km from city centre
C$ 38

Tips for booking hostels in Sydney

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Sydney. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 18 June 2024.
Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Sydney:C$ 73/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 23/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Monday
C$ 33 - C$ 119
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 44 - C$ 153
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Sydney hostels

Browse through properties in Sydney that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 4,741 properties in Sydney and data was last updated on 18 June 2024.
Some of the best Sydney hostel options as decided by our users. Take a look at user reviews to learn why these properties were rated the best.
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110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 50
Avg. per night
212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 32
Avg. per night
24-28 Raglan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 45
Avg. per night
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 42
Avg. per night
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 48
Avg. per night
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
4.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 40
Avg. per night
7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia
2.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
C$ 33
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Sydney, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Sydney that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Sydney can be found for as low as C$ 23 per night. There is currently one property in Sydney that can be booked for this price. Secret Garden Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Sydney. Price data was last updated on 18 June 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in Sydney we've come across for the dates selected. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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243-247 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 23
Avg. per night
153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 25
Avg. per night
141 William Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 26
Avg. per night
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 27
Avg. per night
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 29
Avg. per night
16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 30
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in Sydney

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Sydney to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Sydney at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 18 June 2024.
Prices on hostels (average nightly rate) for the dates selected, broken down by hostel class. Change the dates at the top of the page to see more options in Sydney.
2 stars
2 stars and under
50 Sir John Young Cresent, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 45
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 60
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 37
3 stars
3 stars
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 41
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 41
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
C$ 36
4 stars
4 stars +
207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, Australia
C$ 42
7 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
C$ 36
7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia
C$ 33

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Other accommodations in Sydney

Find the perfect theme hotel, hostel or vacation rental for your stay in Sydney. There are 4,741 properties in Sydney and price data was last updated on 18 June 2024. The average price for a hotel in Sydney is C$ 73/night.
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95 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.1 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 380
Avg. per night
15 Springfield Avenue, 15, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 121
Avg. per night
55 Shelley Street King Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 213
Avg. per night
803-811 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 143
Avg. per night
80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 257
Avg. per night
11 Hickson Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 275
Avg. per night
Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Air Conditioning
C$ 156
Avg. per night
Sydney, NSW, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Air Conditioning
C$ 181
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Sydney

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Sydney to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 18 June 2024.
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Facts about staying in Sydney

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Sydney to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 18 June 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    On average, it’s C$ 73/night for a hostel in Sydney, though C$ 47/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for C$ 23/night in Sydney. Try to avoid booking your hostel in February (the most expensive month). Booking in October (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    The Pod Sydney boasts a 8.9/10 review rating from 1,882 users, making it the best hostel in Sydney.

  • What hostel is closest to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    It is 4.8 km to get from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Cambridge Lodge (the nearest Sydney hostel to the airport).

  • What area of Sydney is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Sydney is Sydney CBD, according to our data. 2% of users who searched for hostels in Sydney looked for properties in Sydney CBD. If you’re interested in staying in Sydney CBD, consider the Nomads Sydney - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Sydney closest to Darling Harbour?

    Sydney Backpackers is the most popular hostel in Sydney that’s close to Darling Harbour (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 0.5 km from Sydney Backpackers to Darling Harbour. While there may be other hostels near Darling Harbour, Sydney Backpackers is highly rated (5.8/10) by 974 users.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Sydney hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Sydney.

  • Does Sydney have hostels with “Airport shuttle” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there are hostels in Sydney with “Airport shuttle” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 21 hostels have the “Airport shuttle” amenity in the Sydney area. Maze Backpackers is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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