Original Backpackers Sydney

The Original Hostel was originally a large Victorian mansion, which has been lovingly restored and converted to backpacker accommodation. They have modern amenities including WiFi, Netflix, large lounge area, modern kitchen and on-site laundry facilities.

The Hostel is located in Sydney's Kings Cross, a vibrant suburb of Sydney with lots to do in walking distance. They are also 25 minute walk or one train stop to the city, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Accommodation includes dorms and private rooms. Some with private bathrooms. Their four person dorm can also be booked out privately for you and your friends. All rooms have fridges, fans and heaters in winter. The Hostel has a large sunny courtyard, with lush gardens and large barbecue. They entertain guests from all over the world!

They are on a train line which connects to the airport and Bondi Beach with the station just 200 metres from the hostel.

They can arrange secure parking too for just AUD20 per day.

The staff are super-friendly and know all the local tips and tricks to help make your stay awesome.



  • Baggage Holding Room
  • Barbeque
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pay TV

Nearby events

  1. Batch Festival

    Friday 26 April 2019 to Saturday 11 May 2019 ,

    Guess who's back? Batch is back! Griffin Theatre Company presents a three-week fiesta of the freshest, wildest and most inventive new shows in Sydney. An exciting crop of storytellers, poets, comedy artists and non-traditional performance…

    26 Apr - 11 May
  2. Prima Facie

    Friday 17 May 2019 to Saturday 22 June 2019 ,

    Winner of the 2018 Griffin Award, 'Prima Facie' By Suzie Miller is an indictment of the Australian legal system’s failure to provide reliable pathways to justice for women in rape, sexual assault or harassment cases. It’s a work of fiction…

    17 May - 22 Jun