Big Backpackers Hostel

Big Backpackers Hostel


212 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

ExcellentBased on 1,179 reviews


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About Big Backpackers 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.

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To Downtown

0.2 mi




Check-in time

2:00 PM

Check-out time

11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi

Payment & Cancellation

Policies 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
  • Privacy curtain
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available


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


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 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

GreatBased on 1,179 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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Where is Big Backpackers Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

Oxford Street0.3 mi
Chinatown Night Market0.3 mi
Hyde Park0.5 mi
Darling Harbour0.6 mi
Pitt Street Mall0.7 mi
Westfield Shopping Centre0.7 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

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

The average rate for a night at Big Backpackers Hostel is 43% less than the Sydney average for similarly rated 2 stars hotels. The nightly rate at Big Backpackers Hostel is typically $47, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Sydney.

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

There are 4.5 mi between the closest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, and Big Backpackers 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 Backpackers 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 Backpackers Hostel from the Sydney city center?

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

What is the Big Backpackers Hostel phone number?

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

Does Big Backpackers Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

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

What is the check-out time at Big Backpackers 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 Backpackers Hostel, Sydney?

Big Backpackers Hostel room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $47/night, with the best deals starting from $16/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Does Big Backpackers Hostel have a laundry service?

Big Backpackers 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 Backpackers Hostel from Sydney Opera House?

Big Backpackers Hostel is a good place to stay to see Sydney Opera House. It’s 2 mi away.

Is Big Backpackers Hostel close to Sydney Observatory?

Walking distance - there’s 1 mi between Sydney Observatory and Big Backpackers Hostel.