Sydney hostels

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Best Sydney hostels

Most recommended Sydney hostels

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Central Perk Lodge - Sydney - Living room
Central Perk Lodge
Potts Point$186+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Big Backpackers Hostel - Sydney - Bedroom
Big Backpackers Hostel
7.7 Good
Surry Hills$172+
Free Wi-Fi
Sydney Central Backpackers
4.5 Mediocre
Potts Point$41+
Free Wi-Fi
Funk House Backpackers
8.5 Very Good
Potts Point$45+
Free Wi-Fi
Sydney Central Inn
6.5 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Sydney Harbour Yha
8.6 Very Good
The Rocks$254+
Free Wi-Fi
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
7.6 Good
Potts Point$56+
Free Wi-Fi
Railway Square Yha
9.2 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

Sydney hostels near the city centre

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Nomads Sydney - Hostel - Sydney - Lobby
Nomads Sydney - Hostel
6.6 Okay
Sydney CBD$153+
Sydney Central Yha - Sydney - Building
Sydney Central Yha
7.7 Good
The Pod Sydney
9 Wonderful

How much is a Sydney hostel?

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 65% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 43% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Sydney

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Top tips for finding Sydney hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Sydney, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Sydney in September and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Sydney if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Sydney hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Sydney for 15 days.

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Where to find the best hostels in Sydney?

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