Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only hostel with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in the heart of Woolloomooloo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Domain, Sydney Opera House, and Circular Quay. Sydney Harbour Bridge and University of Sydney are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance.

Room Amenities

This hostel has 48 rooms. Bathrooms are shared and limited housekeeping is available.

 Guest Highlights

Our Guests Love
  • Good location
  • Overall value of stay
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  • Guestrooms could've been cleaner

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This Victorian hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 48 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1892 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Shower only 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

The Elephant Cafe - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • 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

Only service animals are allowed

Caters to adults only

No cribs (infant beds) available

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.

This hotel's policy is to accept bookings only from international guests. Guests whose residence is within Australia will not be allowed to check in. Guests must present an international passport at check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15.00 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per stay
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hostel Name

  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel Woolloomooloo
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Woolloomooloo
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney

We should mention

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. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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