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Backpackers HQ Informations

We were voted the #1 Hostel in Australia by Hostelworld guests for the month of August 2012.

Backpackers HQ is newly renovated and positioned right in the heart of Sydney's vibrant King's Cross. We're set on tree-lined, cosmopolitan Victoria Street among the cafes and restaurants. We have great v

From Nights People
  • Book Exchange

  • Breakfast Included

  • Cable TV

  • Free City Maps

  • Free WiFi

  • Kitchen

  • Laundry Facilities

  • Linen Included

  • Lockers

  • Tours/Travel Desk

  • Towels for hire

  • Vending Machines

  • Age Restriction

  • Credit Cards Accepted
If arriving by train , go to Kings Cross Station, use the Victoria St exit and walk down to 174 Victoria St and look for the orange Backpackers HQ sign. It will take about 30mins from the Airport and cost around $15.

If arriving by shuttle bus from the airport, just tell the driver to take you to Backpackers HQ on Victoria St, Kings Cross and look for the orange sign. This will take about 45mins - 1hour and costs around $15. Last shuttle from the airport is at 8.45pm.

If coming by taxi from the airport, just tell the driver to take you to 174 Victoria St, Kings Cross. It will cost around $40-$50 and take 20-35mins depending on the time of day.
HQ is only a few minutes from the train station and bus stop and an easy walk to the CBD, China Town, the Botanical Gardens, the Opera House, the Rocks, the Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Circular Quay and the ferries, as well as the harbour foreshore and the beach.
Please note that our office hours are 7am - 8pm. If arriving after hours, please call the night manager to be checked in. All reservations between 27th December 2017 and 3th January 2018 will require a 5 night consecutive stay and a $250 deposit deducted directly from your nominated credit card on 1st December 2017. Reservations may be cancelled or amended up to 1st December 2017 without charge. Reservations cancelled or amended between 25 and 7 days prior to your arrival date will incur a loss of $200 from your deposit. Any changes within 7 days of your arrival will incur a loss of 100% of your deposit. Any changes that reduce your booking below the minimum 5 night stay will result in automatic cancellation of your booking. Please contact us directly for the full Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy.


Informations about Backpackers HQ

We were voted the #1 Hostel in Australia by Hostelworld guests for the month of August 2012.

Backpackers HQ is newly renovated and positioned right in the heart of Sydney's vibrant King's Cross. We're set on tree-lined, cosmopolitan Victoria Street among the cafes and restaurants. We have great views of the CBD and are an easy walk to the city centre.

Our hostel feels like a home away from home. It's clean, secure, comfortable and stylish. Our amazing courtyard, relaxing garden areas and fully equipped stainless steel kitchen are the best in the Cross.

Our free unlimited Wi-Fi will keep you in touch with your family and friends back home, while our amazing breakfast will keep you full all day. The free breakfast includes the choice of cereals with milk, toast and a large selection of spreads as well as fresh seasonal fruit and teas and coffee served in our atrium courtyard.

Our great location, atmosphere and level of comfort guarantee you a fun, exciting and adventure-filled time in Sydney. So whether you're here to work or play, we offer a quiet, friendly hostel with exciting Sydney at your doorstep.

Our freebies include free use of our exciting new giant chess set, free use of the personal security lockers in each room (large enough for your backpack), free linen and blanket hire.

You can relax any time in our huge, 24hr TV lounge/library area, complete with cable TV.

We also offer guest laundry, free assistance with job searches and practical advice as well as free maps, tourist info and a great free city walking tour.

PLEASE NOTE: We are an international youth hostel. We can only accept guests with a valid international passport and do not accept guests over the age of 35 in dorm rooms. Unfortunately we have no facilities for guests under the age of 18 years.