Original Backpackers

Original Backpackers


160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 259 reviews


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About Original Backpackers

Original Backpackers is situated in Sydney and offers free Wi-Fi. It is close to Kings Cross, shops and nightlife options.

The hostel provides a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. A games...

Good to Know

To Downtown0.9 mi
Nearest airportSydney Kingsford Smith
Distance to airport5.4 mi


Check-in time12:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk 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
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • 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


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor play area


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

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Reviews for Original Backpackers

OkayBased on 259 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff are very helpful and friendly. (in 48 reviews)
  • Great location and friendly staff (in 45 reviews)
  • Clean room and great staff! (in 44 reviews)
Cons -
  • Found cockroach in our room. (in 31 reviews)
  • lot of loud drunken people. (in 7 reviews)
  • "i cant explain how much is bad this hostel, the room is the worst" (in 6 reviews)

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Where is Original Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

The Domain0.5 mi
St Mary's Cathedral0.5 mi
Oxford Street0.6 mi
Hyde Park0.7 mi
Pitt Street Mall0.8 mi
Australia Square1.0 mi

Getting Around

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

FAQs when booking at Original Backpackers

There is a 49% difference in the average nightly rate of 2 stars hotels in Sydney and the average nightly rate at Original Backpackers. The rate at Original Backpackers is just $63/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Sydney.

With no traffic, the 5.4 mi drive between Original Backpackers and Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 10m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Original Backpackers is just 0.3 mi away from the center of Woolloomooloo, Sydney. From Original Backpackers you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Sydney Cricket Ground.

For questions about Original Backpackers and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +61 293 563 232.

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

Yes, there is a gym available to Original Backpackers guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

Original Backpackers check-out time is 10:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

Original Backpackers room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $63/night, with the best deals starting from $28/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Yes, food can be ordered from the Original Backpackers restaurant. Opening times may vary.

Original Backpackers does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details.

Original Backpackers is a good place to stay to see Sydney Opera House. It’s 1.2 mi away.

Original Backpackers is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Sydney Observatory, which is 1.4 mi away.

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