Overview of Hostel
Backpackers HQ, now with SUPER-FAST UNLIMITED WiFi!
We were voted the #1 Hostel in Australia by Hostelworld guests for the month of August 2012.
PLEASE NOTE: We are an international youth hostel. We can only accept guests with a valid international passport and do not accept guests over the age
If arriving by train , go to Kings Cross Station, use the Victoria St exit and walk down to 174 Victoria St and look for the orange Backpackers HQ sign. It will take about 30mins from the Airport and cost around $15.
If arriving by shuttle bus from the airport, just tell the driver to take you to Backpackers HQ on Victoria St, Kings Cross and look for the orange sign. This will take about 45mins - 1hour and costs around $15. Last shuttle from the airport is at 8.45pm.
If coming by taxi from the airport, just tell the driver to take you to 174 Victoria St, Kings Cross. It will cost around $40-$50 and take 20-35mins depending on the time of day..
HQ is only a few minutes from the train station and bus stop and an easy walk to the CBD, China Town, the Botanical Gardens, the Opera House, the Rocks, the Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Circular Quay and the ferries, as well as the harbour foreshore and the beach.
Conditions & Policy
Please note that our office hours are 7am - 8pm. If arriving after hours, please call the night manager to be checked in. PLEASE NOTE: We are an international youth hostel. We can only accept guests with a valid international passport and do not accept guests over the age of 35 in dorm rooms. Unfortunately we have no facilities for guests under the age of 18 years. All reservations between 27th December 2018 and 3th January 2019 will require a 5 night consecutive stay and a $250 deposit deducted directly from your nominated credit card on 1st December 2018 (except NON REFUNDABLE bookings where the full balance will be taken at the time of the booking). Reservations may be cancelled or amended up to 1st December 2018 without charge (except NON REFUNDABLE bookings). Reservations cancelled or amended between 25 and 7 days prior to your arrival date will incur a loss of $200 from your deposit. Any changes within 7 days of your arrival will incur a loss of 100% of your deposit. Any changes that reduce your booking below the minimum 5 night stay will result in automatic cancellation of your booking. Please contact us directly for the full Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy.