Sydneys Best Backpacker Accommodations
Are you travelling hans solo or in a group of mates? Have you got one beast of a backpack on your back or maybe its just a light sneaky weekend getaway bag? Either way Sydney can be an expensive city when it comes to accommodation unless you know the right places, there are multiple options that dance the line between good quality and good price. But what about those money saving secret tips that only the most seasoned backpackers know? We took to the streets and got the word on Sydney’s best budget backpacker accommodation, here is a snapshot of 4 of the peoples favorites.
Wake Up! Sydney Hostel is one of the premier hostels in Sydney. Fresh off its win of the 2017 Hoscars for Best Hostel in Sydney, Wake Up! Boasts a number of awards in recent years for its exceptional facilities and service. Although priced slightly higher than some of the other options, you really do get what you pay for. Attached to Wake Up! Is one of the most popular travel bars in Sydney – Side Bar. With many hostels congregating there on a nightly basis it’s one of the best spots to meet up with fellow travelers and like minded souls!
Bounce Hostel is a special one, as it’s the only backpackers in Sydney to have a Rooftop Terrace! Sitting out there getting your drink on overlooking the lights of Sydney makes for an experience to remember. With amazing facilities and friendly staff it has come highly recommended.
YHA Sydney Central has some of the finest facilities of any hostel currently on the market. As a 3 time winner of the Australian Tourism Awards, it’s basement bar, heated pool, sauna, and cinema ensures it really is fully equipped to give you everything you could ever need. The price accordingly does reflect this but we have heard nothing but positives from everyone who has stayed there. It is conveniently located directly across the road from central station and being a YHA member you can get at least 10% off your accommodation at any and all YHAs around Australia and the world!
The Mighty Westend Backpackers! Forever a staple of the Sydney Backpacker scene. Known for its killer parties and 32 bed dorm room ‘The Church’, Westend is amongst the most affordable budget accommodation in the city so you’ll end up with more cash for those big nights out. The activity schedule is plentiful, so you crazy party animals – expect the good times to roll.
The people have spoken!
Have you stayed at any of these properties? What did you think? Let us know!