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Located in Kings Cross within a mile (2 km) of Royal Botanic Gardens, Jolly Swagman Backpackers is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Sydney Opera House. This 46-room hostel has conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free airport pick-up. Sydney Harbour Bridge is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from this centrally located Potts Point hostel.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7 AM to 9 AM. For a nice break, mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


All 46 rooms feature refrigerators, ceiling fans, and desks. Guests can expect to find free WiFi. Hair dryers are also standard. Bathrooms are shared.

Property features

Jolly Swagman Backpackers features free WiFi in public areas, an arcade/game room, and a library. You can take advantage of free offsite parking, along with a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a terrace, laundry facilities, and barbecue grills.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free airport pick-up
  • Concierge services

Jolly Swagman Backpackers

27 Orwell Street Potts Point NSW 2011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception on select days. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This Potts Point hostel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation - pickup 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 46 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Terrace 
  • Free reception 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( AUD 2.00 for multiple minutes )


Free parking nearby, Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Jolly Swagman Backpackers offers 46 accommodations with hair dryers and ceiling fans. This Potts Point hostel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests requesting this property's free airport pickup service must contact this property at least 3 days in advance by email. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 9 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 high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: AUD 2.00 (for 30 minutes, 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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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Free Airport Shuttle with 2-Night Stay

Book a minimum 2-night stay in any room or rate category and receive complimentary airport pick-up between 5 AM-8:30 PM.

Minimum 2-night stay required. Valid for service from Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD). Guests must contact the hotel with arrival information using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Subject to availability. Some restrictions may apply.

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