Big Hostel

Big Hostel


212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

ExcellentBased on 1,221 reviews


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Reviews for Big Hostel

ExcellentBased on 1,221 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.0
  • Comfort7.8
  • Facilities7.8
  • Food7.0
  • Location9.2
  • Room quality6.7
  • Services7.9
  • Staff9.0
  • Value for money8.1
Who stays here?
  • Families with young children 
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

Not the best hostel I've stayed at.

The staff were rude and the service as bad

Not clean and felt dirty

Worst hostel in Sydney

About Big Hostel

Big Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

There are a variety of ameni...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.2 mi

Location rating




1:00 PM


11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Pets not allowed


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 292 816 030

Amenities at Big Hostel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Rooftop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Secured parking
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Lowered sink
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Children's high chair
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Gay friendly
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Privacy curtain
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • DVD player


  • Library
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, music for children


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Photocopier service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Where is Big Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

Oxford Street0.3 mi
Hyde Park0.5 mi
Darling Harbour0.6 mi
The Domain0.9 mi
Star Casino1.2 mi
Sydney Cricket Ground1.2 mi

Getting Around

Sydney Sydney, Nsw0.2 mi
Sydney Sydney Central Station0.2 mi
Sydney Strathfield7.4 mi
Sydney Blacktown19.1 mi

FAQs when booking at Big Hostel

  • Is pricing at Big Hostel comparable to 2 star hotels in Sydney?

    Nightly rates at Big Hostel will generally be 6% cheaper than the average 2-stars hotel in Sydney. When staying at Big Hostel, you should be prepared to pay about $75/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Sydney for a 2-stars hotel.

  • What is the Big Hostel phone number?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +61 292 816 030 to talk to a Big Hostel front desk representative.

  • Does Big Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Big Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Big Hostel?

    11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 1:00 PM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Big Hostel, Sydney, NSW, Australia?

    On average, guests have been paying $75 per night to stay at Big Hostel. Some users have found rooms as low as $18 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

  • Does Big Hostel have a laundry service?

    Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Big Hostel, Sydney, NSW, Australia. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

  • How far is Big Hostel from Sydney Opera House?

    Big Hostel is about 1.7 mi from Sydney Opera House, one of Sydney, NSW, Australia’s most popular landmarks.

  • How close is Big Hostel from the Sydney city center?

    Big Hostel is 0.5 mi away from the center of Surry Hills, Sydney. Consider visiting Sydney Olympic Park, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Big Hostel by various forms of transportation.

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