Overview of Hostel
As 'The Original' Hostel in Sydney, we pride ourselves on our great reputation, friendly staff and warm social atmosphere. Recommended by Lonely Planet, Let's Go and Rough Guide.
The Original Backpackers got converted into backpacker accommodation in 1980. At that time, there were Youth Hostels
From Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport:
Airport shuttles coming into Kings Cross are easy to catch from 5.30am to around 8.30pm. The shuttle driver will drop you at our front door for around $14 per person. Contact us for a $10 pick up available until around 8.30pm.
For late arrivals use Airport Link train (around $16) which will take you to Kings Cross station (see directions below).
From Sydney's Central Train & Bus Station:
From Central Train Station, catch the train to Kings Cross. Exit on Victoria street, walk down the street away from Holiday Inn for around 200m, we are on the right hand side of Victoria Street, number 160-162..
Original Backpackers is situated in a quiet tree lined boulevard, 300 meters from Kings Cross station and within easy walking distance (around 30 minutes) of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and The Rocks.
Conditions & Policy
IMPORTANT Over the Christmas and New Year period there will be a 10 night minimum night stay for dormitory rooms, from 23rd December to 2nd January. There will be non refundable deposit of 50% charged on 1st December. If we have beds left after the 23rd December we have a 3 night minimum stay from the 30th December. Full non-refundable payment is required.”