Backpackers Newcastle
2 stars

Backpackers Newcastle

42-44 Denison Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, NSW 2303, Australia
+61 249 693 436

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based on 556 reviews

Backpackers Newcastle
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About Backpackers Newcastle

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
We are a youth hostel, a destination for travellers between the ages of 18 and 45 years old. As this is a destination for international guests and Australian travellers interstate we do not accept anyone from the Newcastle area. Please ensure you have valid photo identification for your check in. Just a 5-minute drive from Bar Beach, Backpackers an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities. All rooms include access to shared kitchen and lounge facilities. Newcastle Backpackers is a 5-minute walk from Hamilton Bus Depot and a 10-minute walk from Beaumont Street, which offers cafes, restaurants and shops. The Hunter Valley is a 1-hour drive away. The property offers dormitory style and private rooms. All rooms are fan cooled and have linen included. All have access to shared bathroom and ironing facilities. Guests enjoy free access to an entertainment area, including a billiards table. The swimming pool is perfect for cooling off after a hard days backpacking.

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Amenities at Backpackers Newcastle

  • Adults only
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Dustbins


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Toothbrush
  • Shower

Health and safety

  • CCTV outside property
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products
  • CCTV in common areas

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Pool table


  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining room


  • Beachfront
  • Storage available


  • Saltwater pool
  • Outdoor pool

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box

Reviews of Backpackers Newcastle

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42-44 Denison Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, NSW 2303

What's nearby

  • Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre1.2 km
  • Newcastle Showground1.7 km
  • Newcastle Museum1.7 km
  • Newcastle Civic Theatre1.7 km
  • Newcastle Region Art Gallery1.8 km
  • Newcastle Art Gallery1.8 km
  • Christ Church Cathedral2.5 km
  • Merewether Beach2.6 km
  • Newcastle International Hockey Centre2.9 km
  • Merewether Baths3 km
  • Foreshore Park3.2 km
  • Waratah Railway Station3.2 km



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FAQs when booking at Backpackers Newcastle

  • Where is Backpackers Newcastle located?

    Backpackers Newcastle is located at 42-44 Denison Street, Hamilton, 2.1 km from the centre of Newcastle. Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre is the closest landmark to Backpackers Newcastle.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Backpackers Newcastle?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Backpackers Newcastle.

  • Does Backpackers Newcastle offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Backpackers Newcastle offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Backpackers Newcastle offer free parking?

    Yes, Backpackers Newcastle offers free parking.

  • How far is Backpackers Newcastle from the airport?

    Backpackers Newcastle is 16.2 km from Newcastle Williamtown. Backpackers Newcastle is 124.8 km from Sydney Kingsford Smith.

  • Does Backpackers Newcastle have a pool?

    Yes, Backpackers Newcastle has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Backpackers Newcastle hotel deals?

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

2.1 km

Nearest airport

Newcastle Williamtown

Distance to airport

16.2 km