Home Backpackers - Sydney

238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, Australia  show map
 2 stars
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Home Backpackers - Sydney

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

No parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The comfortable Home Backpackers is a great place in a shopping area of Sydney. Renovated in 2011, the hotel features Chinese architecture.

The hotel is in the central location just near Wynyard subway station. Home Backpackers is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Sydney.

A tower, an opera house and a theater are set within walking distance.

Central Sydney train station is swiftly reachable. The hotel is set 15 minutes' drive from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

Home Backpackers provides 36 guestrooms appointed with free wireless internet, climate control, cable TV with on-demand movies, a refrigerator and a writing desk for a pleasant stay in Sydney. Bathrooms come with a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Every day a delicious breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests can dine at Longrain and Oxford Social, about 300 meters away from the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Home Backpackers offers free shuttle bus service, housekeeping and room service.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a rooftop terrace, barbeque grills and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • No elevators
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • International calls

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, Australia

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City Center
  • Sydney
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    900 ft
  • Mamak (cuisine: Malaysian)
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    1200 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    36

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Rooms and availability

Home Backpackers photos Exterior Hotel information
Shared Bathroom Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Home Backpackers photos Room
Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • General:Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Home Backpackers photos Room
Private Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator

Home Backpackers Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

Places of interest

Train stations

Shopping areas

Stadiums

  • Qantas Credit Union Arena2000 ft

Museums

  • Australian Museum2700 ft

Parks

  • Chinese Garden of Friendship2300 ft
  • Chinese Friendship Garden2300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS)2700 ft

Theaters

Local attractions

  • Art Gallery of NSW5200 ft
    Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
  • State Library of New South Wales1.0 mi
    Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Museum of Sydney1.1 mi
    37 Phillip Street, Sydney
  • Australian National Maritime Museum5200 ft
    2 Murray Street, Sydney
  • The Domain1.0 mi
    Art Gallery Road, Sydney

Near the hotel

  • Queen Victoria Building 1200 ft
    455 George Street, Sydney
  • Chinatown2200 ft
    Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
  • Opera Australia2700 ft
    480 Elizabeth St, Sydney
  • Powerhouse Museum2900 ft
    500 Harris St Ultimo, Sydney
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum2000 ft
    Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship2600 ft
    Darling Harbour, Sydney
  • Australian Museum2700 ft
    6 College St, Sydney

Restaurants nearby

  • Longrain900 ft

    Address: 85 Commonwealth St.
    Phone: 02-9280-2888

    70% likes this, based on 345 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai, Asian

  • Oxford Social2100 ft

    Address: 135 Oxford Street
    Phone: 0293310557

    86% likes this, based on 163 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 29

  • Lucio Pizzeria2600 ft

    Address: 248 Palmer Street

    80% likes this, based on 108 reviews

  • Mamak2000 ft

    Address: 15 Goulburn Street
    Phone: (02) 9211 1668

    76% likes this, based on 384 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 14

  • Tetsuya's2500 ft

    Address: 529 Kent Street
    Phone: 61 2 9267 2900

    71% likes this, based on 525 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian fusion
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 440

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    36

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Home Backpackers Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Home Backpackers

Average guest rating

5.4out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 69 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.4

    Location. One block from the train station to the airport. I had to leave at 7:00 am and having to wake the housekeeper to get my $20.00 deposit on the key was a bit of a drag.

    It was fine for one night in town. I am 64 years old and were I to be there for any more than one day I would have chosen a grade or two higher in accommodations.

  • Couple
    2.8

    Very bad experience: bedroom dirty and bad smell (backpackers so dirty I didn't take any shower and I cleaned myself my bedroom otherway I couldn't sleep at all coz of the smell), staff not friendly at all= I cancelled my booking and I just stay 1 night. It was enought. + notice on the door " because of the number of agression at night don't be by yourself too late in the street". Nice= Get away.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Bed sheets were clean. Price per night was reasonable. Clock radio was useful.

    Did not like the fact that the carpet in the room was so old and dirty. The bed spread and blankets were also dirty and stained.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Goodness of staff and good services getting to the customers

    The dilapidated furniture and the real estate in général

  • Single
    3.8

    location of the hostel

    (1) room very unclean (2) no pillow (3) bedsheet used ones left on bed

  • Family with children
    2.4

    Bad smell from the room; unhelpful frontdesk; no followingup after reporting broken bulb in toilet; extremely noisy at night (from outside traffic noise)

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The Location was really good. Close to all the stores and the arcade. Lol

    I didn't like the fact that we had a remote for the tv and no tv. Lol

  • Single
    5.0

    The only good thing was the location.

    I stayed in the private room. Toilet kept leaking, shower had missing tiles and no curtain or door, bathroom had no door knob and did not close properly. Obvious mold throughout the room and growing on the curtains as well.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The location and the facilities quite enough

    New guest already came before I check out, the check out time is 10 am, and the guest came at 8.30.

  • Single
    4.2

    Location

    No lifts. Dirty room. Dirty linens/bedsheets. Musty, old smell. Cracked shower glass in the bathroom. Leaky faucet. I checked in to see the room, and checked immediately - I couldn't stay even for one night.

  • Couple
    3.8

    The images used to advertise the ensuite rooms differ from the same rooms available. We found the staff to be unfriendly and the room to be disgusting. The room is dirty and the bathroom is rotten. The room must be rodent/insect infested. I strongly discourage anyone from staying here as the room advertised differs from the one's available. I'm still waiting on my refund too.

  • Single
    4.2

    i didn't like anything , may be the bathroom is best , that's all

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    You are right in the heart of Sydney and within walking distance of a number of attractions. Central stations is 5min away.

    This accommodation is budget. Really budget!!! If you closed the window to keep the noise out there was no ventilation. The shared amenities were on a different floor and the staff have little idea about how to fix a problem which has to be passed on to the manager who I think is fictitious. The light bulb in our room blew and was not replaced during our stay. Lucky there was street lighting shining in the curtainless window.

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    A bed to sleep on

    The bathroom was very dirty and the toilet ran the entire time.

  • Group of friends
    2.8

    Nothing was good about this hostel, i'm sorry but just don't go there

How to reach hotel

hotel Home Backpackers - Sydney Sydney location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sydney
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    900 ft
  • Mamak (cuisine: Malaysian)
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    1200 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSydneyHome Backpackers

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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