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Base Sydney hostel

Sydney - NSW - Australia

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Stay at Base Sydney Hostel

Base Hostel Sydney is right in the centre of the city. Just  2 minutes’ walk from the famous Darling Harbour, Qantas Credit Union Arena (previously known as Sydney Entertainment Centre) and several cafes, bars and nightlife options. Trains and buses to Bondi Beach, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and ANZ Football Stadium stop just across the street at Town Hall Station. The historic Rocks precinct, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are a 15-minute bus ride away.

The Scary Canary is Base Sydney’s local watering hole where backpackers and locals meet. It serves a good quality lunch menu and by night, the bar offers drink specials, DJs and events.

Sydney CBD is a great choice for travellers interested in shoppingfood and city walks.

Hostel Features

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Communal kitchen
  • Luggage Storage
  • : Laundry Facilities
  • TV Room
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wifi


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Location and contact details

Base Sydney Backpackers is just a two minute walk from the famous Darling Harbour, home to Sydney’s best cafes & bars.

Address: 477 Kent St, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Freephone: 1800 242 273
Email: info@stayatbase.com


From Sydney airport: there are shuttle bus services departing regularly from domestic and international terminal, or you can catch a

train to Town Hall Station (Green line towards the city)

From Central Station: 15 minute walk from the Greyhound terminal at Central station, 1 stop on the train to Town Hall station or catch any bus on George St going to Circular Quay.

Nearest Train | Bus stop: Town Hall


Airport 20 km
Darling Harbour 0.65 km
Sydney Opera House 2.4 km
Town Hall Station 0.0 km
Central Station 1.2 km

Terms and conditons

10% Non-Refundable Deposits

For accommodation bookings, you will be required to pay a 10% non-refundable deposit (10% of the booking total)

which we collect as an agent and on behalf of the relevant accommodation provider. The accommodation provider will deduct the amount of the deposit collected by Nomads from the total charge for the booking and you will pay the balance directly to the accommodation provider on arrival. All non-accommodation sales i.e. tours, packages and add-on tour bookings must be paid in full at the time of booking.


Changes and cancellations: Changes can be made up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival, subject to availability. Bookings cancelled at any time and up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival will result in the loss of the deposit (10% of booking total). Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of arrival and no-shows will incur a 1-night penalty charged to your credit card.

Refer to your booking confirmation for non-accommodation bookings (tours and packages) cancellation policy. Contact the accommodation provider directly to make changes or to cancel your booking using contact details provided on your booking confirmation.

Base Sydney Hostel Conditions

48 Hour Cancellation Policy. Guests who no show will be charged for 1 night per person. Upon payment there will be no refunds given.

Photo ID required on Check-in

Check In- 2pm / Check Out – 10am
Reception is open 24 hours

Transfers are not included

No meals are included

Children under 18 are allowed with legal guardian in private room using existing bedding. No reduction

Please Note: For last minute bookings, in periods of high demand we cannot guarantee that reservations with more than one person will be allocated to the same room. We will however make every attempt to allocate beds in the same room where possible.

The Following offences may impose eviction and heavy fines

It is an offence to vandalize or misuse fire equipment.
Fire doors to guest rooms must not be obstructed or kept open.


Bookings of 5 people or more are classified as a group. For all group bookings we only accept full room bookings, sharing options will not be accepted and all beds in the room have to be paid for. All group bookings of 5 people or more are required to be re-confirmed directly with the hostel, as additional terms and conditions apply. For further information on this please contact the hostel directly to avoid disappointment on sydneyrm@basesydney.com.

Other Terms and Conditions

Credit card payments incur a 2.5% surcharge fee. Guests must present a passport at check-in. Failing to have a valid passport may result in cancellation of stay.

Your local guide to Sydney

Sydney, Australia’s largest city, is one of the most magnificent and entertaining cities in the world and to be honest, you just need to ‘get in amongst it and go for it’! Sydney simply exudes that city lifestyle but if it all gets a little much for you, Sydney offers more beaches than you could possibly imagine visiting, from surf beaches to family beaches, to party beaches and even nudist beaches! If you head further out of the city you can visit stunning scenery in the form of the Blue Mountains and chill out amongst the trees and piano bars.

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