Sydney Star Backpackers

Sydney Star Backpackers

132 Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW 2011, Australia
+61 289 713 643

based on 481 reviews

Sydney Star Backpackers
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About Sydney Star Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Situated just a brief stroll from Kings Cross Railway Station, Sydney Star Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base when in Sydney. It is located a 15-minute car ride from Sydney Airport and an airport transfer is provided for guests.

The hostel provides luggage storage, a guest lounge and 24-hour security. Guests are welcome to relax on the roof terrace while taking in views of the city and the harbour. A tour desk is in-house and Museum Railway Station is within a 10-minute walk, making it easy for guests to discover the local area and its attractions.

The hostel's rooms are comfortable and provide a kitchen that is equipped with a microwave, kitchenware and a refrigerator. They all offer converters/voltage adaptors, a kitchenette and an in-room dining area.

Tourist attractions near Sydney Star Backpackers include Sydney Tower, Hyde Park and Kings Cross. It is also within walking distance of Oxford Street, St Mary's Cathedral and The Domain.

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Rooms available at Sydney Star Backpackers

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Amenities at Sydney Star Backpackers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • Computer use available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Private check-in/check-out


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Free Internet


  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Surfing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Children's television networks
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Reading light
  • Cleaning products


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying


  • Breakfast included
  • Vending machine (snacks)

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132 Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW 2011

What's nearby

  • St Mary's Cathedral0.5 km
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales0.6 km
  • Hyde Park0.6 km
  • Sydney Tower0.9 km
  • Pitt Street Mall1 km
  • Queen Victoria Building1.1 km
  • Royal Botanic Gardens1.1 km
  • Darling Harbour1.6 km
  • Circular Quay1.6 km
  • Museum of Contemporary Art1.8 km
  • Sydney Opera House1.9 km
  • The Rocks Markets2 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Sydney Star Backpackers

  • Sydney Star Backpackers is located at 132 Bourke Street in Woolloomooloo, 1.1 km from the centre of Sydney. St Mary's Cathedral is the closest landmark to Sydney Star Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Sydney Star Backpackers.

  • Yes, Sydney Star Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Sydney Star Backpackers does not offer free parking.

  • No, Sydney Star Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Sydney Star Backpackers is 8.3 km from Sydney Kingsford Smith. Sydney Star Backpackers is 132.8 km from Newcastle Williamtown.

  • No, pets are not allowed at Sydney Star Backpackers.

  • No, Sydney Star Backpackers does not have a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

1.1 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Distance to airport

8.3 km