Sydney Central Backpackers

Sydney Central Backpackers


16 Orwell Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 319 reviews


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Reviews for Sydney Central Backpackers

GoodBased on 319 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness5.6
  • Comfort5.5
  • Location7.8
  • Services5.8
  • Staff7.5
  • Value for money6.4
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travellers 

About Sydney Central Backpackers

Sydney Central Backpackers is located in Sydney and features free Wi-Fi. It is also situated just a short stroll from Kings Cross, and provides a shuttle service.

The hostel has 36 rooms and ...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

1.6 km

Location rating








Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 293 586 600

Amenities at Sydney Central Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Quiet street view
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Raised toilet
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Adults only
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared toilet
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Lowered sink
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Privacy curtain
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Private entrance
  • Washing machine
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Library
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Where is Sydney Central Backpackers

Most popular landmarks

Oxford Street1.1 km
Hyde Park1.1 km
Pitt Street Mall1.4 km
Sydney Opera House1.8 km
Darling Harbour2.1 km
Star Casino2.7 km

Getting around

Sydney Sydney, Nsw1.9 km
Sydney Sydney Central Station2.0 km
Sydney Strathfield13.2 km
Sydney Blacktown31.6 km

FAQs when booking at Sydney Central Backpackers

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

    Nightly rates at Sydney Central Backpackers will generally be 63% cheaper than the average 2-stars hotel in Sydney. When staying at Sydney Central Backpackers, you should be prepared to pay about $42/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Sydney for a 2-stars hotel.

  • How close is Sydney Central Backpackers from the Sydney city centre?

    The centre of Haymarket, Sydney, is just 0.5 km away from the front doors of Sydney Central Backpackers. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Sydney Olympic Park, which you can get to from Sydney Central Backpackers using any means of transportation.

  • What is the Sydney Central Backpackers phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +61 293 586 600.

  • Does Sydney Central Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Sydney Central Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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