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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Dorm Accommodation

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  • Heating & Air-Con
  • Linen & Pillows
  • Security Swipe Card Access
  • Security Lockers

Private Rooms

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  • Linen & Pillows
  • Refreshments
  • Serviced Daily
  • TV


The Spot to be social

Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.

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Beach Day, BBQ Games at Bronte/Bondi Beach. Meet at Reception @ 11:45am


Trivia Night at Scary Canary @ 7:30pm





Sunset Walk to Mrs MacQuarie's Chair. Meet at Reception @ 7:15pm. Silent Disco at Scary Canary @ 9:30pm



Yoga at 9am @ Hyde Park. Meet in Reception @ 8:45am


Wet Wednesday at Scary Canary @ 9pm



Wine and Cheese at Scary Canary @ 4:30pm


Open Mic Night at Scary Canary @ 6:30pm



Guided Tour around City (New Tour every week) Meet at Reception @ 2pm


Live Band & Res DJ’s at Scary Canary @ 9pm



Day out at Glebe Markets. Meet in Reception @ 12pm


Resident DJ’s @ 9pm



Pool Competition & Killer Pool at Scary Canary @ 3:30pm


Pub Crawl at Scary Canary @ 7:30pm


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Address: 477 Kent Street, Sydney
Phone: +61 2 9267 7718


4 min Walk

Queen Victoria Building

10 min Walk

SeaLife Sydney Aquarium

30 min Walk

Sydney Opera House


Is there transport from the airport?

You have a few options:

Shuttle Buscatch a shuttle bus from Domestic or International terminal, they will take you to the hostel for AU$15 one way. It takes approximately 20 minutes depending on the traffic, from 5am to 7pm, 7 days a week.

Train: Catch the train from either terminal - the Green line towards the city, get off at Town Hall station, Base Sydney Hostel is 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.

Taxi: A taxi costs $40-60.

Do you have Free Wifi at Base Sydney?

Of course we do! There's free wifi between 7am & 7pm every day, see the travel desk for the code. Premium wifi is available - $4 for 24 hours or $12 for a week.

Can I store my Luggage with you?

We have free luggage storage available for all customers staying at our Sydney Backpackers for 24 hours.

Is there a supermarket near to Base Sydney?

Woolworths is just a 2 minute walk away

Can I work at your hostel?

Yes, if you have a valid working visa and we have vacant positions! Check for the latest jobs!

Do you allow Juggalo's to stay with you?

Yes we do, we let anyone over 18 with a valid passport stay. Your room mates might not like you in your Juggalo outfit though!

Do you have to stay at Base Sydney to visit the bar?

All Sydney backpackers are welcome at The Scary Canary. Come along and meet backpackers staying in hostels all over Sydney.