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Property Information:
Elephant Backpacker is a cheap and cheerful hostel centrally located between Sydney’s red light district (Kings Cross) and the City Center. We overlook Sydney’s main gardens – Hyde Park, Domain and Botanical Gardens. The hostel is housed in a Victorian period hotel built in 1892. Our rooms are large with high ceilings and our three accommodation floors each have communal ladies and men’s showers and separate toilet cubicles.

From Nights People
  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • Bar 
  • Breakfast Not Included 
  • Cable TV 
  • Cafe 
  • Common Room 
  • Elevator 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Hairdryers For Hire 
  • Jobs Board 
  • Key Card Access 
  • Kitchen 
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Linen Included 
  • Lockers 
  • Meals available 
  • Outdoor Terrace 
  • Reading Light 
  • Restaurant 
  • Shuttle Bus 
  • Tours/Travel Desk 
  • Washing machine 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
From the Domestic/International airport:
Catch a shuttle bus that will bring you right to the hostel or the train from the airport to St James station and we are just 5 minutes walking from there.

From Central Bus/Train Station:
The nearest train station is St James Station. It is only 2 stops from Central Station. From here walk down towards the domain park (the Cathedral on your right) and we are at 50 Sir John Young Crescent, opposite the domain car park.
We are located in Woolloomooloo (just next to all city attractions) on the corner of Sir John Young Crescent and Crown street. We are minutes walk to the City centre, Opera House, Sydney Harbour, Botanic Gardens, the night life of Kings Cross and Oxford St, Hyde Park and all public transport.
A passport for international guests or photo id for Australian guests must be shown at check-in. The shuttle offer of $8 is from the airport to the hostel if you are staying three nights or more. It is only one-way. The return trip from the hostel to the airport costs $15. Or $15 from the airport to the hostel if your stay with us is less than three nights. Check-in: from 1pm and checkout prior to 10am. If you do not checkout before 10am, we will retain your key card deposit of $20. A $20 deposit must be paid by all guests at check in. Deposits can be paid by cash or card and will refunded by cash. All card payments will incur a 1% processing fee. If you 2 or more guests have booked at the same time for a dorm room, we will endeavour to place you in the same room but regrettably cannot guarantee you will be together. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. Exception: during the New Year's period, no refunds will be given. 1. During the New Year's period from 27 December 2017 to 4 January 2018 there are special booking conditions. 2. During this period there is a minimum stay of 7 nights. 3. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December. 4. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed. 5. Once paid, there will be no refunds, cancellations, changes or transfers permitted for the New Year Period 2017-2018 . 6. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance. DORM ROOMS When you book 2 or more dorm beds, we cannot guarantee that your entire group can be in the same dorm room. Please book private room(s) if you wish to secure that everyone in your group is going to be in the same room.


Informations about Elephant Backpacker Sydney

Elephant Backpacker is a cheap and cheerful hostel centrally located between Sydney’s red light district (Kings Cross) and the City Center. We overlook Sydney’s main gardens – Hyde Park, Domain and Botanical Gardens. The hostel is housed in a Victorian period hotel built in 1892. Our rooms are large with high ceilings and our three accommodation floors each have communal ladies and men’s showers and separate toilet cubicles.

Our ground floor consists of the communal kitchen, dining area, television lounge, reception and our newly opened cafe that serves yummy meals from 7am to 11pm daily.

Our hostel has 220 beds over 3 accommodation floors ranging in a variety of room configurations. The guest mix varies from your traditional young backpackers both travelling and working, to grey nomads and Australians and New Zealanders on holidays.

Our dorm rooms are made up by our housekeeping team with a bottom sheet (all commercially laundered). You collect your top sheet, pillow and blanket from reception upon check in. Linen is included in your room rate. Our private doubles and twins already have your bed made up waiting for your arrival.

We can cater and welcome guests with disabilities. We have an accommodation room on the ground floor together with toilet and shower facilities catering for wheelchair access. Our hostel has an elevator should you wish to stay in rooms on a higher floor.

So if you are after a friendly hostel that is cheap and cheerful – Elephant is for you.