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Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

1-star1 star
50 Sir John Young Cresent, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

Adults-only hostel within walking distance of The Domain
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • I request to cancel before I arrived in Sydney because the rooms don't have any…Jan 23, 2020
  • I love the location of this Property. Convenient to the city and very affordable.Nov 13, 2019

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

from ZAR 550
  • One Bed In Four Bed Mixed Dorm
  • One Bed In Six Bed Mixed Dorm
  • One Bed In Eight Bed Mixed Dorm
  • One Bed In Six Bed Female Dorm
  • Twin/Double Room
  • One bed in 4 bed Female Dorm
  • One bed in 8 bed Female Dorm

What’s around Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel


  • In Woolloomooloo
  • Sydney Tower - 10 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 17 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 20 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 21 min walk
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 24 min walk
  • Star Casino - 28 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 21 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 18 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 23 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 27 min walk
  • St. James Station - 7 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 11 min walk
  • Kings Cross Station - 12 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1892
  • Elevator
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel Woolloomooloo
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Woolloomooloo
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney Hostel
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney
  • Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel Woolloomooloo


Please note: Children cannot be accommodated in the dormitory rooms, only in the private rooms.
This hotel's policy is to accept bookings only from international guests. Guests whose residence is within Australia will not be allowed to check in. Guests must present an international passport at check-in.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property only accepts credit cards and cash for all onsite payments.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel

  • Does Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Riley St Garage (3-min walk), Bodhi (4-min walk), and CHISWICK at the Gallery (4-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel?
    No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (4-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking.

Elephant Backpacker Sydney - Hostel