Base Backpackers Sydney hostel is where all the big "down under" adventures begin. Open 24 hours with a cosmopolitan buzz, Base is the perfect Sydney backpackers to stay, work, travel and play.

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Base is the perfect Sydney hostel to stay, work, travel and play.

Base Backpackers Sydney is the most centrally located Sydney backpacker accommodation according to the Lonely Planet. We are a two minute walk from the famous Darling Harbour, home to Sydney's best cafes & bars, China Town and the Sydney Entertainment Centre are just around the corner. Transport to Kings Cross, Bondi Beach, the SCG, All Phones Arena and ANZ Stadium is across the street at Town Hall Station, and the historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are at the end of the street.

Everything you need is on site, air conditioned building and central heating, hotel quality linen provided, security key guard access and individual lockers in the room, Free Wifi, all you can eat breakfast for $6, 24 hour reception, communal fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge, travel desk, job desk, and Scary Canary bar for a cheap drink, a cheap feed and awesome daily and nightly entertainment.

Base Sydney is situated in the heart of the Sydney CBD, just a few minutes walk to Centre Point Tower, 2 minute walk from Darling Harbour and the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Transport to Bondi Beach, the Sydney Cricket Ground and ANZ Stadium is just across the street at Town Hall Station with the historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House just at the end of the street.

Reception is open 24/7. All rooms have security card access keys. The dorm beds have their own lockable luggage locker in the rooms and safe lockers are available for hire. Exclusive to Base Backpackers is 'The Sanctuary' - an innovative & luxurious 'girls only' section with high quality facilities, safety and home comforts including FREE Shampoo and Conditioner, FREE Bubbly in Scary Canary. Just make sure you ask at reception!

  • WiFi in room & lobby
  • Sanctuary - Women only!
  • Pool Table
  • Surround Sound TV Room
  • Foxtel
  • Lounge Area
  • Scary Canary Bar
  • Nightly Bar Activities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Self Catering Kitchen
  • Security card access
  • No Curfew/Lockout
  • Lockable Luggage Locker
  • Safe lockers for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • On Site Night Manager
  • Jobs Desk
  • 2 Travel Shops
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Beds Fully Made
  • Linen Provided
  • Hairdryers & Straighteners for hire
  • Towel Hire

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Our staff are young, helpful and friendly with extensive knowledge on what to do in and around Sydney. We make it easy to meet other cool travellers, with spacious dorms, a selection of chill out areas, and a variety of group activities on offer. The Scary Canary Bar is a fantastic party den, with great interactive entertainment and drink specials every night.

We are committed to being one of the cleanest hostels in Sydney. Our housekeeping company work in some of Sydney's best 5 star Hotels and care about what they do. No need to bring sleeping bags, all dorms and bathrooms are cleaned daily with all beds made with fresh quality linen.

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Base Backpackers Sydney is less than a two minute walk to the supermarkets, convenience stores, banks and the post office. Trains to the city suburbs and beyond leave from right outside our door at Town Hall station.

Hostel Deals at Base Sydney

Cheap Deal 1 - 2 Nights + 1 Meal + 1 Drink + 1 Sydney Attraction Ticket = AU$85
Cheap Deal 2 - 3 Nights + 1 Meal + 1 Drink + 1 Taronga Zoo entry & ferry = AU$175
Cheap Deal 3 - 3 Nights + 1 Meal + 1 Drink + 1 Day Trip to Blue Mountains = AU$180

*Please contact Base Backpackers in Sydney for more information and Terms & Conditions.

EMAIL us to book any of the packages below, just let us know which deal you're interested in! Email [email protected].

Cheap Deal 1 - G'Day Sydney AU$85
  • 2 Nights Dorm Accommodation at Base
  • 1 Meal at Scary Canary
  • 1 House Drink at Scary Canary
  • Entrance to either: Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower or Wild Life Sydney

Cheap Deal 2 - Zoo Fun AU$175
  • 3 Nights Dorm Accommodation at Base
  • 1 Meal at Scary Canary
  • 1 House Drink at Scary Canary
  • 1 Taronga Zoo Entry & Eco Hopper Harbour Ferry

Cheap Deal 3 - Go Bush AU$180
  • 3 Nights Dorm Accommodation at Base
  • 1 Meal at Scary Canary
  • 1 House Drink at Scary Canary
  • 1 Day Trip to the spectacular Blue Mountains

EMAIL us to book any of the packages listed above, just let us know which deal you're interested in! Email [email protected].

Base Backpackers Sydney

Address: 477 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Phone: +61 2 9267 7718
Freephone: 1800 242 273

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From the airport: catch a shuttle bus from Domestic or International terminal, they will take you to the hostel for AU$15 one way. Approximatly every 20 minutes depending on the traffic, from 5am to 7pm, 7 days a week. Catch the train from either terminals - the Green line towards the city, get off at Town Hall station, we are just behind Town Hall towards Darling Harbour. It costs AU$15.20 one way, they run from 4am to midnight during the week, from 5am on week-ends. A taxi costs $40-60.

From the bus station: 15 minute walk from the Greyhound terminal at Central station, 1 stop on the train to Town Hall station or catch any bus on George St going to Circurlar Quay.


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