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Jolly Swagman Backpackers Informations

Located in a quiet, leafy street in Potts Point, we're just minutes' walk to the heart of Sydney's Backpacker Mecca - Kings Cross.

We're proud to offer our guests a safe, secure environment with our 24 hour reception.

The main CBD is easily accessible by train or by foot through the botanical

From Nights People
  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • 24 Hour Security 
  • Airport Transfers 
  • BBQ 
  • Board games 
  • Book Exchange 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Cable TV 
  • Card Phones 
  • Ceiling Fan 
  • Common Room 
  • Currency Exchange 
  • DVD's 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Free Internet Access 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hairdryers 
  • Hot Showers 
  • Housekeeping 
  • Internet Access 
  • Jobs Board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Linen Included 
  • Lockers 
  • Luggage Storage 
  • Meals available 
  • Meeting Room 
  • Outdoor Terrace 
  • Parking 
  • Reading Light 
  • Safe Deposit Box (Front Desk) 
  • Shuttle Bus 
  • Tours/Travel Desk 
  • Towels for hire 
  • Vending Machines 
  • Washing machine 
For free airport pickup:
From Sydney International or Domestic Airport, call on arrival. Free airport pickup is available from 5am to 8.30pm. Please note that you must book a minimum of two nights to receive the free pickup. Please check your confirmation email for contact information.

From Central Station:
Take the train from platform 24 to Kings Cross (only seven minutes' journey). From here, take the 'Victoria Street' exit, turn down Victoria Street and walk approximately 50 meters. Turn right onto Orwell Street and you'll see our big bright yellow building (see picture) on the right.
The Jolly Swagman Backpackers is the most centrally located Hostel in Sydney! 15 minutes' walk to Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge, Famous Bondi Beach, Pitt Street, Chinatown and Darling Harbour. 5 minutes' walk from the Royal Botanical Gardens. 1 minute walk from the metro and bus stops. You can also catch a ferry to Manly and Zoo from nearby! It's all on your doorstep when you stay with us.Our friendly staff are proud of Sydney and more than happy to show you how to get around.
For free airport pickup: Please email us for airport pick up details. Free airport pickup is available from 5am to 8.30pm. Please note that you must book a minimum of three nights to receive the free pickup. You must provide a valid credit card to secure your reservation and we reserve the right to charge full payment from this card in advance of your arrival to guarantee your reservation with us. On check in, all nights booked must be paid for. We accept payments by cash, credit card, eftpos or Australian dollar travellers' cheques. If you need to cancel your booking a minimum of 24 hours notice is required, otherwise you will be charged for your first nights accommodation. All bookings due to arrive between 20th December 2018 and 5th January 2019 will be charged in full on the credit card provided on or after 1st December 2018. This is a non-refundable and non-transferable booking, so please use caution when making the reservation. All contact information is located on your confirmation email if you have any questions regarding your booking. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us and remember we are a licensed travel agency so we can help you with all your tours and travel bookings.


Informations about Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Located in a quiet, leafy street in Potts Point, we're just minutes' walk to the heart of Sydney's Backpacker Mecca - Kings Cross.

We're proud to offer our guests a safe, secure environment with our 24 hour reception.

The main CBD is easily accessible by train or by foot through the botanical gardens. All the best clubs and pubs are only a hop, skip and a jump away so there is no need for trains, buses or taxis.

We have great deals with the best backpacker-friendly bars and restaurants to offer all our guests great discounts and free entry wherever you go. Our friendly Entertainment Manager is always ready to take you and your fellow backpackers out and show you a good time!

There is no need to waste your day hunting around for the best deal - we have it all here for you at reception. Let us do all the hard work, so you can enjoy your time in Sydney! You can book Sydney day tours and packages all around Australia; we have plenty of options to choose from.

With a lively, energetic bunch of hostel managers who've been, seen and done it all themselves, the Jolly Swagman Backpackers Sydney Hostel maintains a reputation for the friendliest staff, the cleanest beds and the best rates.

Lockers available in dorms (excluding three-bed dorms).

We know what backpackers in Sydney want!