Sydney Star Backpackers

Sydney Star Backpackers


132 Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

ExcellentBased on 103 reviews


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About Sydney Star Backpackers

Located a short walk from Kings Cross Railway Station, Sydney Star Backpackers is a convenient base while visiting Sydney. It also provides a rooftop terrace, plus views of the city and the harbour. <...

Good to Know

To Downtown0.7 mi
Nearest airportSydney Kingsford Smith
Distance to airport5.2 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+61 289 713 643

Amenities at Sydney Star Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Earplugs
  • Window
  • Computer use available
  • Quiet street view
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared toilet
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Gay friendly
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Picnic area
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Privacy curtain
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Kitchen
  • Designated smoking area
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Surfing
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Photocopier service
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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Reviews for Sydney Star Backpackers

GreatBased on 103 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Amazing staff, great location." (in 72 reviews)
  • "Amazing staff, great location." (in 61 reviews)
  • Breakfast and good shower. (in 28 reviews)
Cons -
  • Kitchen filthy with flies. (in 26 reviews)
  • "Kitchen too small, quite dirty, not enough tea towels, needs work." (in 25 reviews)
  • Not enough showers. (in 9 reviews)

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Where is Sydney Star Backpackers

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Hyde Park0.4 mi
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Getting Around

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FAQs when booking at Sydney Star Backpackers

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

Nightly rates at Sydney Star Backpackers will generally be 30% cheaper than the average 2-stars hotel in Sydney. When staying at Sydney Star Backpackers, you should be prepared to pay about $100/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Sydney for a 2-stars hotel.

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

With no traffic, the 5.2 mi drive between Sydney Star 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.

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

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.

How close is Sydney Star Backpackers from the Sydney city center?

Sydney Star Backpackers is 0.2 mi away from the center of Woolloomooloo, Sydney. Consider visiting Sydney Cricket Ground, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Sydney Star Backpackers by various forms of transportation.

What is the Sydney Star Backpackers phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +61 289 713 643 to talk to a Sydney Star Backpackers front desk representative.

Does Sydney Star Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

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

What is the check-out time at Sydney Star Backpackers?

Sydney Star Backpackers has a normal check-in time of after 2:00 PM, and check-out time of before 10:00 AM.

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

Usually Sydney Star Backpackers room prices are around $100/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $80/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

Does Sydney Star Backpackers have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Sydney Star Backpackers. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

How far is Sydney Star Backpackers from Sydney Opera House?

Sydney Star Backpackers is about 1.2 mi from Sydney Opera House, one of Sydney’s most popular landmarks.

Is Sydney Star Backpackers close to Sydney Observatory?

Walking distance - there’s 1.3 mi between Sydney Observatory and Sydney Star Backpackers.