Sydney Central Backpackers

Sydney Central Backpackers

16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW 2011, Australia
+61 293 586 600

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Sydney Central Backpackers
Wed 29/9
Thu 30/9
ProviderNightly total£31

About Sydney Central Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

This hostel is located in Potts Point, a quick walk from Kings Cross. It is also a brief walk from Kings Cross Railway Station.

Sydney Central Backpackers provides an all-hours reception, plus free Wi-Fi and an airport shuttle. For added convenience, it features a BBQ/picnic area, laundry facilities and a library.

Recently refurbished, Sydney Central Backpackers has 36 comfortably furnished rooms. They are also fitted with a hair dryer and a refrigerator.

Situated just a short walk from the hostel is Elizabeth Bay. The helpful staff at the tour desk are available to book tours and sightseeing trips in Sydney.

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Rooms available at Sydney Central Backpackers

Wed 29/9
Thu 30/9
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Amenities at Sydney Central Backpackers

  • Adults only
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Adults only
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Raised toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24-hour front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Washing machine


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Breakfast included
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis


  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW 2011

What's nearby

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales0.4 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral0.6 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens0.7 mi
  • Hyde Park0.7 mi
  • Sydney Tower0.8 mi
  • Pitt Street Mall0.9 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building1 mi
  • Circular Quay1 mi
  • Sydney Opera House1.1 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art1.2 mi
  • Darling Harbour1.3 mi
  • The Rocks Markets1.3 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Sydney Central Backpackers

  • Yes, reservations at Sydney Central Backpackers can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.

  • Yes, guests staying at Sydney Central Backpackers can enjoy a free breakfast.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Sydney Central Backpackers.

  • Yes, Sydney Central Backpackers offers free parking.

  • Yes, Sydney Central Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Sydney Central Backpackers is located in the neighbourhood of Potts Point, 1 miles from the centre of Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales is the closest landmark to Sydney Central Backpackers.

  • No, Sydney Central Backpackers does not have a pool on-site.

  • Sydney Central Backpackers is 5.4 miles from Sydney Kingsford Smith. Sydney Central Backpackers is 82.2 miles from Newcastle Williamtown.

  • No, Sydney Central Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

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Distance to city centre

1.0 mi

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