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4.0 out of 5

"Friendly and accommodating staff. Comfortable to stay for a couple of nights but would struggle staying long term. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 26 Feb 2019

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Hotel Description

At SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Crown Street and Capitol Theatre. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast.

All 19 shared rooms feature free WiFi, living rooms, and dining areas. Refrigerators and microwaves make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, flat-screen TVs, ceiling fans, and irons/ironing boards are available. Bathrooms are shared.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of free parking nearby.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this Redfern hostel include Paddy's Market and Powerhouse Museum.

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SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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4 out of 5
Friendly and accommodating staff. Comfortable to stay for a couple of nights but would struggle staying long term.

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About the SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS

Location 243-247 CLEVELAND STREET, Redfern, NSW 2016

Property Features

Free breakfast is available. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS. This Sydney hostel is smoke free.

  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Train station: Sydney Redfern Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Redfern Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)

Room Amenities

SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS offers 19 shared accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and irons/ironing boards. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen access
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

This property's dormitory rooms are best suited to guests who are ages 18 to 35.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS Hostel Redfern
  • SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS Redfern
  • SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS Red
  • Secret Backpackers Redfern
  • SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS Redfern
  • SECRET GARDEN BACKPACKERS Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
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