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Located in Sydney Central Business District within a mile (2 km) of Circular Quay, Base Sydney - Backpacker is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Sydney Opera House. This 428-room hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a nightclub. Sydney Harbour Bridge and University of Sydney are also nearby.


You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Start each morning with continental breakfast, available for a fee from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.


The 428 rooms are air-conditioned and have microwaves and refrigerators. Guests can stay connected with WiFi.

Property features

Guests staying at Base Sydney - Backpacker enjoy a nightclub, an arcade/game room, and laundry facilities. Transportation is made easy with limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage and securing valuables. Additional amenities include barbecue grills, a TV in a common area, and an ATM.


  • Close to Circular Quay
  • Onsite dining
  • Nightclub
  • WiFi in rooms (fees apply)

Base Sydney - Backpacker

477 Kent St Sydney NSW 2000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge). This Sydney hostel also offers a nightclub, barbecue grills, and an arcade/game room.

Base Sydney - Backpacker is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Nightclub 
  • Total number of rooms - 428 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 4 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wired high-speed internet ( AUD 4 per hour )

Room Amenities

Base Sydney - Backpacker offers 428 air-conditioned accommodations with shared/communal kitchens. In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Shared/communal kitchen 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Scary Canary - This bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AUD 20 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 6 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 4 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 4 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: AUD 4 per hour (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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