Best Hostels in Sydney

7 Best Hostels in Sydney for Solo Travelers, Party & Surf in 2023

With the increasing cost of accommodation in Sydney it is not a matter of surprise that people who are visiting the New South Wales capital are opting for affordable and reasonable hostels. Sydney gets 5 million tourists every year, so you can imagine how busy it can get.

In Sydney, you will find a variety of places to suit your style. Get ready for luxury designer bedrooms, prestigious rooftops, vibrant bars full of the party every time in these amazing hostels.

Here are some of the BEST hostels for you to try if you are ready to cross Sydney off your bucket list and you would like to stay on budget.

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Wake Up! Bondi Beach

HostelWorld (*9.1) (*7.1) 

Map Starts at ($31) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

For the fitness freaks, Bondi Backpackers is the TOP choice. The hostel offers rooftop yoga, free hiring of the surfboard, a personalized session with a trainer, from Bondi to Bronte Beach the tours with an energetic walk.

The hostel is situated in front of the most iconic sand stretch in Australia, The Bondi Beach. The place is just like a dreamland. Throughout the beautiful seaside style, the beachy vibes continue along with dorms and private rooms with the mesmerizing beach view in front.

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Sydney Harbor YHA

HostelWorld (*9.3) (*8.7) 

Map Starts at ($52) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

For the icon chasers, YHA Sydney is a place to be! The Sydney Harbor is right on the doorstep from this hostel. You can get a peaceful room with incredible city view. You can also get the view of Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge from the hostel.

There is a stylish rooftop terrace where you can take selfies. The rates are highly affordable with all comforts and luxuries. If you are looking for a luxurious yet comfortable stay in the city, the place is ideal for you.

The mad monkey backpackers

HostelWorld (*8.2) (*7.3)

 Map Starts at ($24) for 14 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

It is a cool and trendy hostel in Sydney which is highly affordable for backpackers. Here you can meet people from all across the glove and have fun. The beer pong tournament and other hostel parties make this place worth staying.

The beds and provided with privacy curtains and spacious toilets. The lounge of this hostel is ideal for socializing and brings all travelers and backpackers together. It’s an ideal situation for SOLO travelers in Sydney.

Wake Up, Sydney Central

HostelWorld (*9.3) (*8.5) 

Map Starts at ($31) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

For the party lovers, this is the best bet is Sydney! But for those who love long peaceful sleep at night, this is an equally good place as well. It offers cool affordable accommodation in the city’s most perfect location.

For travelers, this is the most perfect place to enjoy the city and explore it. Comfortable rooms and dorms, stylish kitchens and dining areas, free WiFi and café are some of the advanced features of this luxury but an affordable hostel.

There is a sidebar at the base of the building which makes it an ideal place for fun seekers. You can enjoy a late-night party with energetic DJs, free drinks, live music, beer pong etc. The hostel is also ideal for many events such as Tony Robbins’ events. Wake up hostel, is definitely one of the most popular ones and also the most affordable places to stay in Sydney for backpackers.

Space Q Capsule Hotel

HostelWorld (*7.6) (*7.7) 

Map Starts at ($46) for capsule

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

For the space cadets, this is an ideal hostel. You can get good privacy, self-contained pod style beds. The beds are either single or double with super futuristic style along with air conditioning, the modern televisions, USB ports etc.

You can also enjoy the modern kitchen and living room. The vibrant China town district is also very near to it. If you are looking for some extra privacy this is among the best hostels in Sydney for you.

The Village Broadway

HostelWorld (*7.6) (*7.3) 

Map Starts at ($27) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

For those people who love rock, this is the best hostel for you. Here you can enjoy a night long party; it is the most iconic venues for live music in Sydney.

The hostel is equipped with modern and comfortable beds, more privacy, fully equipped kitchens, lounge etc. You can enjoy the rooftop with plenty of sunshine from here. All the packages you can get at many affordable rates.

The Pod Sydney

HostelWorld (*9.4) (*9.1)

Map Starts at ($37) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

If you prefer fashion over fitness, this is an ideal hostel for you inside Sydney. This is a super stylish hostel with European Style Poshtels. The rooms are furnished with monochromes.

The chicest ever dorms you can ever find are one of the most amazing features of this hostel. You can get single king mattresses with fluffy pillows and privacy curtains in your dorm room. Free toiletries are there along with stylish and well-equipped kitchens.

This hostel is best for skyline scrappers. From the rooftop, you can get a mesmerizing view of Sydney. At the central station and Surry hillside the hostel is situated which offers the best view of the city to the backpackers. Once you are at the rooftop you will be astonished to see the beauty of this modern elegant city. It will be pretty hard to drag yourself away from this mesmerizing rooftop. The rooms in the hostel are spacious with all the essentials to make you feel comfortable. The rates are super affordable which make it ideal for those who are looking for some economical stay.

Sydney is truly a beautiful and vibrant city with all you can imagine! It has a high-quality standard of life and various aspects. Beautiful beaches are all around the place but you can also find “pub culture” in the CBD and another part of the center. There is plenty of parks and view spots to enjoy great picnics or practice sports. It would have been total paradise for backpackers but live in Sydney is quite expensive and that limits the options a bit if you’re on a budget.

Author’s Bio:  Alizeh Jackson is working in the writing industry for 5 years. Currently, she is writing on fitness, weight loss, and health products. Visit her blog and check her latest post on Health and Fitness.