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Centrally located between the City and Kings Cross - cheap and cheerful
City and King Cross
Centrally located between the city and Kings Cross. The best of both worlds and directly opposite Sydney's beautiful parklands. The local area has funky pubs and cafes.
Variety on offer
We have a new fully licensed cafe serving very affordable food from 7 am to 11 pm daily. Or cook your own food in our communal kitchen or go out with our entertainment manager and other backpackers wanting fun.
Cheap and cheerful
Our guestrooms, toilets, and bathrooms are about 10 years old. They are cheap, cheerful, and clean. All our beds and bunks have commercially laundered crisp white sheets and blankets.
Join in the fun at Elephant Backpacker centrally located between the City Centre and Kings Cross! We offer a friendly atmosphere, caring staff, large clean accommodation rooms, variety of entertainment, and a licensed café & bar!
Licensed café & bar open 7 days till 11 pm serving pizza, pasta and local foods with wine, beer and spirits
Daily organised entertainment
Hostel located in a hotel originally built in 1892 so you enjoy large sleeping rooms and the charm of a bygone area.
Large commercial kitchen and dining area.
Communal toilets and bathrooms located on every accommodation floor.
All rooms are equipped with lockers, fans, heaters and secure key card access.
If you're flying in to Sydney, we offer an affordable airport transfer service from 5:30 am to 8:30 pm. Simply call us, using the information in the confirmation received after booking, once you've made your way through customs and we will send one of our drivers over to collect you. If you are staying 3 or more nights, airport shuttle is $5, if less than 3 nights the charge is $12. Transfers from the hostel to the airport are $12 each.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 48
- Number of floors - 4
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1892
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Tour assistance
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge, Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Room Amenities
- Shared bathroom
- Ceiling fan
- Window opens
We have just opened Elephant Café & Bar. This is a fully licensed café serving very affordable food, beer, and wine for our backpacker guests and the local neighborhood.
We have $10 meal deals per night and new guests are offered discount vouchers for a breakfast or lunch.
Our café was a finalist in the City of Sydney's Casual Dining awards for 2011 - not bad after only 1 year!
- Kayaking nearby
- Swimming nearby
- Sports center nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Boat cruises nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- In-room accessibility
- Braille or raised signage
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
This property accepts only cash for any payments made on the premises. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Please note that children cannot be accommodated in the dormitory rooms, only in the private rooms.
Check-out time is 10 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Minimum guest age is 18
Caters to singles
Caters to groups
Caters to adults only
No cribs (infant beds) available
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Airport shuttle fee: AUD 12 per person (one way)
- Additional Details
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have an official STAR Rating from AAA Tourism Pty Ltd. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.