Summer House Backpackers

Summer House Backpackers


153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GoodBased on 462 reviews


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About Summer House Backpackers

This modern hostel in Sydney provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is wit...

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To Downtown0.7 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+61 412 732 537

Amenities at Summer House Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Grill
  • Adults only
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24hr front desk
  • Washing machine
  • Storage available


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for Summer House Backpackers

OkayBased on 462 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff is amazingly friendly. (in 51 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, comfy bunk, free breakfast." (in 44 reviews)
  • Location of the hostel is perfect! (in 43 reviews)
Cons -
  • Cockroaches in my room! (in 19 reviews)
  • Showers and toilets very cramped! (in 18 reviews)
  • "No elevator, narrow kitchen." (in 15 reviews)

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Where is Summer House Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

Oxford Street0.4 mi
Hyde Park0.5 mi
The Domain0.5 mi
Pitt Street Mall0.7 mi
Australia Square0.9 mi
Chinatown Night Market0.9 mi

Getting Around

Sydney Sydney Central Station0.9 mi
Sydney Sydney, Nsw0.9 mi
Sydney Blacktown19.5 mi
Sydney Strathfield8.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Summer House Backpackers

Is pricing at Summer House Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Sydney?

In Sydney, the average nightly rate for 2 stars hotels is $141. The expected nightly rate for Summer House Backpackers is around $62; a price that is 57% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers Summer House Backpackers to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 2 stars hotel in Sydney.

How close is Summer House Backpackers to the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

The distance between the closest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, and Summer House Backpackers is 5.2 mi and the expected drive time is about 0h 10m. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

What is the best way for guests to get from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Summer House Backpackers?

Getting from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Summer House Backpackers can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $59/day in Sydney. Luckily, Summer House Backpackers has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. 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 Summer House Backpackers from the Sydney city center?

The center of Woolloomooloo, Sydney, is just 0.3 mi away from the front doors of Summer House Backpackers. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Sydney Cricket Ground, which you can get to from Summer House Backpackers using any means of transportation.

What is the Summer House Backpackers phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Summer House Backpackers please call +61 412 732 537.

Does Summer House Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

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

What is the check-out time at Summer House Backpackers?

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

How much does it cost to stay at Summer House Backpackers, Sydney?

$22 per night is the best price found recently for a room at Summer House Backpackers, with average deals around $62 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Does Summer House Backpackers have a laundry service?

Summer House Backpackers does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

How far is Summer House Backpackers from Sydney Opera House?

The popular Sydney Opera House is just over 1.2 mi from Summer House Backpackers.

Is Summer House Backpackers close to Sydney Observatory?

Summer House Backpackers is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Sydney Observatory, which is 1.3 mi away.