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Hotel Description

Sydney Star Backpackers puts you in the heart of Sydney, connected to the convention center and within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Crown Street and Hyde Park. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast and a rooftop terrace.

All 20 shared rooms feature free WiFi, safes, and irons/ironing boards. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops.

This business-friendly hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a computer station. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free parking nearby, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this Woolloomooloo hostel include Australian Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$55* Per night/room 17 May - 18 May

1 Single Bed in 4 Bed Shared Mixed Dorm

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 Single Bed in 4 Bed Shared Female Dorm

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Sydney Star Backpackers ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 1.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sydney Star Backpackers

Everyone (1)
3 out of 5
Cheap hostel, it is what it is, wasn't expecting much and didn't get much but what can you expect. Booked and paid online and the chick tried to charge me again when I checked in.

Posted by on 11 Sep. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Jun. 2018 by Sydney Star Reception Team.

Hello guest, We apologize that your stay could not have been better. Since you booked with us there have been major changes at all levels with our staff. The issue concerning you was eventually resolved and the staff member in question no longer with us. There have also been many changes regarding them space available to guests in the rooms, new locker storage areas provided for guest's belongings, common areas and the overall state of cleanliness with all areas being cleaned in deep. We would encourage you to book again with us to notice the difference. Sincerely, Sydney Star Reception.

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Sydney Star Backpackers. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Sydney hostel.

  • 1 building
  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney Airport (SYD) (15.1 km / 9.4 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Kings Cross Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Sydney Star Backpackers offers 20 shared accommodations with safes and shared/communal kitchens. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Communal kitchen access
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 3:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 3:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 9 PM will receive an email with special check-in instructions prior to their arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 3:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 3:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Towels are not provided, but are available for a surcharge.

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, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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 and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 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 available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 10.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Sydney Star Backpackers Hostel Woolloomooloo
  • Sydney Star Backpackers Hostel
  • Sydney Star Backpackers Woolloomooloo
  • Sydney Star Backpackers
  • Sydney Star Backpackers Woolloomooloo
  • Sydney Star Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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