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Sydney Harbour Yha
Sydney Harbour Yha
8.7 Excellent
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,562 reviews
8.7

Providing a rooftop terrace, Sydney Harbour YHA is located in Sydney and is a short stroll from The Rocks. Situated near well-known attractions, the hostel also offers views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

Base Sydney - Hostel
Base Sydney - Hostel
7.3 Good
477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,396 reviews
7.3

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Sydney hostel is located just a short stroll from Hyde Park and Darling Harbour. It is close to George Street, shops and nightlife options.

Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers
7.6 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,753 reviews
7.6

Less than a 20-minute walk from Central Railway Station, Maze Backpackers - Sydney offers guests a convenient base when in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Sydney Central Inn - Hostel
Sydney Central Inn - Hostel
7.6 Good
428 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 443 reviews
7.6

Opened in 1921, Sydney Central Inn is situated in Sydney and offers a private beach, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

790 on George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers
7.9 Good
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 474 reviews
7.9

Situated within walking distance of Town Hall Railway Station, 790 On George Backpackers offers guests a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Chinatown.

Siesta Sydney
Siesta Sydney
8.1 Excellent
301 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 982 reviews
8.1

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.

Sydney Star Backpackers
Sydney Star Backpackers
3.6 Mediocre
132 Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
MediocreBased on 2 reviews
3.6

Located a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Sydney Star Backpackers is a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It also provides a rooftop terrace, plus views of the city and the harbour.

The George Street Hotel
The George Street Hotel
7.7 Good
700A George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 7 reviews
7.7

Situated within walking distance of Central Railway Station, The George Street Hotel provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Cambridge Lodge
Cambridge Lodge
7.8 Good
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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4.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 306 reviews
7.8

This comfortable hostel in Sydney offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a sun deck and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is surrounded by a range of nightlife options and is within a five-minute walk of Stanmore Railway Station.

Westend Backpackers
Westend Backpackers
4.8 Okay
412 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 
OkayBased on 17 reviews
4.8

Within a 20-minute walk from Central Railway Station, Westend Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base while in Sydney. It is located a brief stroll from George Street.

Tips for booking a hostel in Sydney

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Sydney:S$ 57/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 7/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
S$ 35 - S$ 89
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S$ 34 - S$ 48
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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The Village Glebe
The Village Glebe
7.0 Good
256 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Located a short drive from Darling Harbour, The Village Glebe offers charming accommodation in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

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Mad Monkey Coogee Beach
Mad Monkey Coogee Beach
7.6 Good
186 Arden Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Mad Monkey Coogee Beach is situated in Sydney and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. A short stroll from Coogee Beach, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with tea and coffee making facilities and wireless internet access.

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The Pod Sydney
The Pod Sydney
9.0 Excellent
Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Central Railway Station, The Pod Sydney offers guests a convenient base while visiting Sydney. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

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Sydney Harbour Yha
Sydney Harbour Yha
8.7 Excellent
110 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Providing a rooftop terrace, Sydney Harbour YHA is located in Sydney and is a short stroll from The Rocks. Situated near well-known attractions, the hostel also offers views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

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Big Hostel
Big Hostel
8.2 Excellent
212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Big Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

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Wake Up! Sydney
Wake Up! Sydney
8.7 Excellent
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This modern hostel in Sydney offers free wireless internet, as well as a 24-hour reception and a tour desk. It is surrounded by a range of nightlife spots and is minutes on foot from Central Railway Station.

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Sydney Central Yha
Sydney Central Yha
8.3 Excellent
11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, 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.

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Cambridge Lodge
Cambridge Lodge
7.8 Good
109 Cambridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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4.2 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

This comfortable hostel in Sydney offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a sun deck and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is surrounded by a range of nightlife options and is within a five-minute walk of Stanmore Railway Station.

Cheapest hostels in Sydney

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The Village Bondi Beach
The Village Bondi Beach
6.6 Good
19 Lamrock Avenue, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, 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.

S$ 13
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The Village Glebe
The Village Glebe
7.0 Good
256 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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2.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Located a short drive from Darling Harbour, The Village Glebe offers charming accommodation in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

S$ 16
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Hump Backpackers
Hump Backpackers
7.3 Good
40 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.6 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Hump Backpackers provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It provides complimentary wireless internet and is moments from Kings Cross and tourist attractions.

S$ 16
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Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers
7.6 Good
417 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.1 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Less than a 20-minute walk from Central Railway Station, Maze Backpackers - Sydney offers guests a convenient base when in Sydney. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

S$ 19
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790 on George Backpackers
790 on George Backpackers
7.9 Good
790 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated within walking distance of Town Hall Railway Station, 790 On George Backpackers offers guests a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Chinatown.

S$ 19
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The Village Surry Hills
The Village Surry Hills
6.5 Good
207 Cleveland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Central Railway Station, The Village Surry Hills offers guests a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It is located in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

S$ 19
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Sydney Backpackers
Sydney Backpackers
6.9 Good
7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Conveniently situated, Sydney Backpackers allows for easy access to Sydney's popular hot spots. It provides free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a rooftop terrace.

S$ 20
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Summer House Newtown
Summer House Newtown
7.5 Good
5-11 Egan Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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3.0 km from city centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

Summer House Newtown is set in Sydney and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including The Sandringham Hotel. It also offers a BBQ/picnic area, a terrace and an outdoor pool.

S$ 22
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Sydney hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Sydney?

    Sydney hostels are S$ 58/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In August is often the cheapest month to book, and in December is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Sydney. Our users recently found hostels for S$ 7/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Sydney for S$ 35/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Sydney?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Sydney is The Pod Sydney. 1,147 users from HotelsCombined gave the The Pod Sydney a 9.0/10 rating.

  • 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?

    Sydney CBD is the most popular area of Sydney to stay in. In the past year, 2% of HotelsCombined users looking for Sydney hostels searched within Sydney CBD. Base Sydney - Hostel is a popular hostel in Sydney CBD if you choose to stay in the area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Sydney closest to Sydney Opera House?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Sydney Opera House while in Sydney, then opt for the popular Sydney Harbour Yha with a 8.7/10 review score from 1,562 users. The distance from Sydney Opera House to Sydney Harbour Yha is 0.9 km.

  • Should I stay in a Sydney hostel?

    Hostels in Sydney tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Sydney hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.