Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Jolly Swagman Backpackers


27 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 412 reviews


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Reviews for Jolly Swagman Backpackers

GoodBased on 412 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness7.5
  • Comfort7.4
  • Facilities7.1
  • Location8.6
  • Services7.5
  • Staff8.6
  • Value for money7.9
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travellers 

About Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Jolly Swagman Backpackers is located amongst Sydney's well-known restaurants and eateries, just a brief stroll from Kings Cross Railway Station. It is moments from Kings Cross.

The hostel has...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

1.7 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Distance to airport

8.7 km







Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 293 586 400

Amenities at Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Computer use available
  • ATM on-site
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • No smoking
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Street parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Cleaning products
  • Cleaning products
  • Dustbins
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Snorkelling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-golf
  • Bowling
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Ticket service
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Key access
  • Airport shuttle

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Where is Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Most popular landmarks

Oxford Street1.1 km
Hyde Park1.2 km
Pitt Street Mall1.5 km
Sydney Opera House1.9 km
Darling Harbour2.1 km
Star Casino2.8 km

Getting around

Sydney Sydney, Nsw1.9 km
Sydney Sydney Central Station2.0 km
Sydney Strathfield13.3 km
Sydney Blacktown31.7 km

FAQs when booking at Jolly Swagman Backpackers

  • Is pricing at Jolly Swagman Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Sydney?

    Nightly rates at Jolly Swagman Backpackers will generally be 39% cheaper than the average 2-stars hotel in Sydney. When staying at Jolly Swagman Backpackers, you should be prepared to pay about $66/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Sydney for a 2-stars hotel.

  • How close is Jolly Swagman Backpackers to the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith?

    With no traffic, the 8.7 km drive between Jolly Swagman Backpackers and Sydney Kingsford Smith (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 10min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Jolly Swagman Backpackers?

    Getting from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Jolly Swagman Backpackers can be as easy as hiring a car at the airport’s car hire desk for, on average, $184/day in Sydney. Luckily, Jolly Swagman Backpackers has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Jolly Swagman Backpackers guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Sydney.

  • What is the Jolly Swagman Backpackers phone number?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +61 293 586 400 to talk to a Jolly Swagman Backpackers front desk representative.

  • Does Jolly Swagman Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Jolly Swagman Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Jolly Swagman Backpackers?

    09:00. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 13:00.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Sydney, NSW, Australia?

    A good deal at Jolly Swagman Backpackers right now is between $23 and $66 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

  • Does Jolly Swagman Backpackers have a laundry service?

    This accommodation does offer laundry services.

  • How far is Jolly Swagman Backpackers from Sydney Opera House?

    You can walk to Sydney Opera House while staying at Jolly Swagman Backpackers - you’ll be about 3.1 km away.

  • How close is Jolly Swagman Backpackers from the Sydney city centre?

    Jolly Swagman Backpackers is just 0.5 km away from the centre of Haymarket, Sydney. From Jolly Swagman Backpackers you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Sydney Olympic Park.

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