Original Backpackers

Original Backpackers


160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 317 reviews


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Reviews for Original Backpackers

GoodBased on 317 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness6.2
  • Comfort6.5
  • Location8.4
  • Services6.7
  • Staff8.0
  • Value for money6.9
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

Friendly and Fun Hostel

About Original Backpackers

Situated just a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Original Backpackers provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Sydney. It also provides a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.9 mi

Location rating




12:00 PM


10:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 293 563 232

Amenities at Original Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Electric kettle
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bicycle available
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared toilet
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Laptop safe
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Privacy curtain
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • DVD player


  • Library
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Aerobics
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis
  • Indoor play area
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Tour desk
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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Where is Original Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

The Domain0.5 mi
Oxford Street0.6 mi
Hyde Park0.7 mi
Royal Botanic Gardens0.7 mi
Sydney Opera House1.2 mi
Darling Harbour1.2 mi

Getting Around

Sydney Sydney, Nsw1.1 mi
Sydney Sydney Central Station1.2 mi
Sydney Strathfield8.2 mi
Sydney Blacktown19.6 mi

FAQs when booking at Original Backpackers

  • Is pricing at Original Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Sydney?

    Hotels in Sydney that are rated 2 stars generally cost 68.516/night, but on average, Original Backpackers is available for 53% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at Original Backpackers for $33/night. This is a great deal for HotelsCombined users planning to visit Sydney.

  • What is the Original Backpackers phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +61 293 563 232.

  • Does Original Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

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

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at Original Backpackers?

    Yes. You should consider staying at Original Backpackers if having access to a fitness center on-site is important.

  • What is the check-out time at Original Backpackers?

    10:00 AM is the check-out time at Original Backpackers. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Original Backpackers, Sydney, NSW, Australia?

    Original Backpackers room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $33/night, with the best deals starting from $14/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at Original Backpackers?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Original Backpackers, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • Does Original Backpackers have a laundry service?

    If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at Original Backpackers.

  • How far is Original Backpackers from Sydney Opera House?

    Original Backpackers is a walkable distance (1.2 mi) from Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • How close is Original Backpackers from the Sydney city center?

    Original Backpackers is just 0.5 mi away from the center of Surry Hills, Sydney. From Original Backpackers you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Sydney Olympic Park.

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