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Featured Hostels in Kensington

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel AU$146
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel

110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
     
    4.6
    of 5, from 129 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and a coffee shop. Located near a metro station.

    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Get Rates
    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

       
      3.9
      of 5, from 42 reviews
      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      The Capsule Hotel - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and a bar/lounge. Located by the ocean.

      Sydney Central YHA - Hostel AU$70
      Sydney Central YHA - Hostel

      Sydney Central YHA - Hostel

      11 Rawson Place, Haymarket, NSW
         
        4.5
        of 5, from 336 reviews
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Sydney Central YHA - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and an indoor pool. Located in the city centre.

        The George Street Hotel - Hostel AU$89
        The George Street Hotel - Hostel

        The George Street Hotel - Hostel

        700A George Street, Haymarket, NSW
           
          2.9
          of 5, from 52 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The George Street Hotel - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and an airport shuttle. Located near a metro station.

          Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel AU$92
          Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel

          Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel

          509 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
             
            3.6
            of 5, from 10 reviews
            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and a restaurant. Guests give the quiet rooms a thumbs up.

            Maze Backpackers AU$60
            Maze Backpackers

            Maze Backpackers

            417 Pitt St, Haymarket, NSW
               
              3.4
              of 5, from 131 reviews
              1.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Maze Backpackers: Hostel with a bar/lounge and WiFi. Located near the airport.

              Base Sydney - Hostel AU$99
              Base Sydney - Hostel

              Base Sydney - Hostel

              477 Kent St, Sydney, NSW
                 
                3.9
                of 5, from 71 reviews
                1.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Base Sydney - Hostel: Hostel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Located near a metro station.

                Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel AU$120
                Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel

                Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel

                8-10 Lee Street, Haymarket, NSW
                   
                  4.4
                  of 5, from 39 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Sydney Railway Square YHA - Hostel: Family hostel with free WiFi and a coffee shop. Located in a shopping district.

                  Summer House Newtown AU$95
                  Summer House Newtown

                  Summer House Newtown

                  5-11 Egan Street, Newtown, NSW
                     
                    3.4
                    of 5, from 15 reviews
                    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Summer House Newtown: Business-friendly hostel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests give the location a thumbs up.

                    Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel AU$66
                    Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel

                    Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel

                    33 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich, NSW
                       
                      2.5
                      of 5, from 2 reviews
                      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Greenwich Village Accommodation - Hostel: Business-friendly hostel with free WiFi and an outdoor pool.

                      Tiger Hostel Sydney Get Rates
                      Tiger Hostel Sydney

                      Tiger Hostel Sydney

                      611 George Street, Entrance on Goulburn St, Level 1, Sydney, NSW
                         
                        5.0
                        of 5, from 1 reviews
                        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Tiger Hostel Sydney: Business-friendly hostel with free WiFi and an airport shuttle. Located near a metro station.

                        The Pod Sydney AU$113
                        The Pod Sydney

                        The Pod Sydney

                        Level 6, 396 Pitt Street, Haymarket, NSW
                           
                          4.1
                          of 5, from 13 reviews
                          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          The Pod Sydney: Hostel with free WiFi and laundry facilities. Located in the entertainment district.

                          Hostels in Kensington

                          Anytime your mates mention a trip, you’re the first to hop on board. Last-minute holiday? You’re in. Road trip? You’re driving! That concert in another city? You’ve already got tickets. You can’t help it, adventure runs in your blood. You’re always looking for the next big thrill, and you’ll stop at nothing to get there. You’re meant to run with the wild and free, and we know just where to find your fellows: a backpackers’ hostel in Kensington.

                          Stay at a youth hostel in Kensington, and you’ll fit right in. Adventurous and spontaneous, backpackers are right up your alley. They get you. Need a dancefloor buddy or someone to hike the trails with? They’ll take you up on it. There’s no doubt you’ll find your tribe as soon as you step into your backpacker hostel in Kensington. Call dibs on the top bunk, join a card game in the common room, and make fast friends with your roommates. Soon you’ll be cooking in the communal kitchen and planning future flights and adventures together. Man, it feels good to find your people! You’ll only wish you found them sooner.

                          Quit trying to force yourself into cookie-cutter holidays. It’s time to travel your way. Let us hook up you up with an affordable backpacker accommodation that suits your style and your budget. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a trip for months, or you just woke up and decided today was the day for a holiday, Wotif is here to make your adventures happen. Please, send us a postcard!

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                          Unsw Village Get Rates
                          Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2015
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                          Unsw Village

                          Unsw Village

                          Gate 2, High Street, Kensington, NSW
                             
                            3.9 of 5
                            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                            Value: Acceptable price; Service: Helpful; Cleanliness: Clean;

                            Moore Park 2 Bedroom Apartment with Nature Views Get Rates
                            Moore Park 2 Bedroom Apartment with Nature Views

                            Moore Park 2 Bedroom Apartment with Nature Views

                            303/93 Brompton Rd, Kensington, NSW
                               
                              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                              Situated in Kensington, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hyde Park, Sydney Town Hall and Sydney Tower. Royal Botanic Gardens and Coogee Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

                              Randwick Space Get Rates
                              Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2016
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                              Randwick Space

                              Randwick Space

                              Shalom College, Barker Street,, Kensington, New South Wales
                                 
                                3.7 of 5
                                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                The only reason why u need to choose it is the price and the location

                                Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney AU$248
                                Reviewed on 15 Nov. 2019
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                                Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

                                Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

                                176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
                                   
                                  4.6 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  Super easy checkin, room had a fantastic view. The only issue we had was we accidentally booked a twin bed room instead of a king / queen bed which meant sleeping in one bed was squishy.

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