Big Backpackers Hostel

Big Hostel


212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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About Big Backpackers Hostel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Big Backpackers Hostel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on September 21, 2023.
Big Hostel is located in Sydney and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It has complimentary wireless internet access and features a rooftop terrace with impressive city views.

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Good to Know

To Downtown0.2 mi
Nearest airportSydney Kingsford Smith
Distance to airport4.5 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+61 292 816 030

Amenities at Big Backpackers 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
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • 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
  • 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
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Privacy curtain
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available


  • Library
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Foosball table
  • Books
  • Evening entertainment


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

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Reviews for Big Backpackers Hostel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Big Backpackers Hostel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 1,591 reviews of Big Backpackers Hostel to date. Review data was last updated on September 21, 2023.
GoodBased on 1,591 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Super nice and friendly staff! (in 191 reviews)
  • "Very helpful staff, great location." (in 172 reviews)
  • "Great kitchen, telly room, books, guitar." (in 104 reviews)
Cons -
  • The private bathrooms were not clean. (in 64 reviews)
  • tiny 4 bed dorm. (in 6 reviews)
  • Dirty roommates that were living in the hostel long term. (in 1 review)

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Photos of Big Backpackers Hostel

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Where is Big Backpackers Hostel?

Find the exact location and address of Big Backpackers Hostel in Sydney, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on September 21, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Hyde Park0.5 mi
Darling Harbour0.6 mi
Queen Victoria Building0.6 mi
St Mary's Cathedral0.7 mi
Sydney Tower0.7 mi
Pitt Street Mall0.7 mi

Getting Around

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

FAQs when booking at Big Backpackers Hostel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Big Backpackers Hostel. FAQs were last updated on September 21, 2023.

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

The average rate for a night at Big Hostel is 12% less than the Sydney average for similarly rated 2 stars hotels. The nightly rate at Big Hostel is typically $111, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Sydney.

How close is Big Hostel to the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

There are 4.5 mi between the closest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, and Big Hostel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 09m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Big Hostel?

Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

How close is Big Hostel from the Sydney city center?

The center of Haymarket, Sydney, is just 0.2 mi away from the front doors of Big Hostel. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Sydney Cricket Ground, which you can get to from Big Hostel using any means of transportation.

What is the Big Hostel phone number?

The best way to contact Big Hostel is by calling +61 292 816 030.

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 2:00 PM.

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

Big Hostel room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $111/night, with the best deals starting from $16/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Does Big Hostel have a laundry service?

Big Hostel does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

How far is Big Hostel from Sydney Opera House?

Big Hostel is a good place to stay to see Sydney Opera House. It’s 1.7 mi away.

Is Big Hostel close to Sydney Observatory?

Walking distance - there’s 1.5 mi between Sydney Observatory and Big Hostel.

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