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Nomads Sydney

Sydney - NSW - Australia

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Stay at Nomads Sydney Hostel

Nomads hostel Sydney is your perfect hub in the heart of the action! Located just a stone’s throw away from Sydney’s iconic Opera House and the majestic Harbour Bridge, Nomads Sydney offers you easy access to all the city’s must-see attractions. With Darling Harbour nearby and Sydney Town Hall right across the street, you’re in the prime spot to explore.

At Nomads Sydney, we’ve got accommodation options for everyone, whether you prefer shared rooms or private deluxe spaces. Our friendly reception team is available 24/7 to assist you, and you can even reach out to them through the convenient Goki app for any questions or concerns.

Don’t miss out on the fun at our award-winning bar, The Scary Canary! Join us for nightly events like trivia nights and silent discos, where you can mingle with fellow travelers and enjoy good food and drinks.

Traveling solo or want to check out some of the sites with other travelers? Make sure to check out our free activities schedule that runs weekly for guests – It includes fre pancake days, walks such as the Bondi to Coogee trail or a traditional aussie BBQ at the beach hosted by us!

Whether you’re here for a quick getaway, to explore Sydney, or just to relax, Nomads Sydney has everything you need for a comfortable stay. We can’t wait to welcome you and say G’day!

Please remember: Nomads Sydney is for guests aged 18 and above, and we operate as a cashless property for your convenience. Don’t forget to bring your valid passport for check-in as this is a requirement.

contacless check-in with goki

Hostel Features

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

Location and contact details

Nomads Sydney is just a two minute walk from the famous Darling Harbour, home to Sydney’s best cafes & bars. With shared Sydney backpacker rooms and private rooms both available.
Get Directions

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


From Sydney airport: 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

Parking: Wilsons parking on Kent street (opposite Nomads Sydney) is the cheapest
Supermarkets: Woolworths is 2 minutes away

Terms and conditons

Non-Refundable Deposits

For accommodation bookings, you will be required to pay the full amount 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.

Nomads 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- 3pm / Check Out – 11am
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 sydney@nomadsworld.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.


Looking for fun? Want to make a new friend? Keen to see the local sites? We have activities lined up to help you get out and about


In the hostel

BRONTE BEACH BBQ The famous Bronte beach bbq - Jump on a short bus ride with us to Bronte beach, where we will sit in the sun and play ball games, enjoy a FREE BBQ lunch and FREE drinks!

In the bar

Trivia in the bar from 8 pm with over $250 in prizes to be won!


In the hostel

FREE PANCAKES Enjoy a FREE pancake brekkie and meet new friends from 10:00am in the guest kitchen

In the bar

Tuesday: Home of the weekly Silent Disco. It's definitely one not to be missed. Three different channels Three different DJs Three different genres of music DJs from 8 pm. Silent from 9 pm. Free Entry - All Night


In the hostel

CITY TOUR Join the free city tour.During this 2½-3 hour, easy-walking tour we will uncover the history and explore the sites of Australia’s most popular city. Your friendly and knowledgeable Sydney tour guide will give you insights into the people, places and events of our sun kissed city.

In the bar

Scary Canary's world-famous and most risqué party nights. Wet Wednesdays. Water Pong and Male and Female Wet T competition with over $500 in prizes to be won


In the hostel

FLIP CUP TRAVEL PARTY Join in the fun at our Travel Party - We'll have some Flip cup comps, free tortilla chips, free goon punch and travel prizes to be won!

In the bar

Enter the venue from 8 pm to receive a raffle ticket. The raffle ticket gives you a chance to spin our Wheel of Fortune! The Major prize is a summer holiday**


In the hostel

BONDI TO COOGEE WALK We'll take a stroll along Sydney’s cliff-top coastline from Coogee to Bondi and check out six beaches along the way

In the bar

Kick off the weekend right, we like to throw one hell of a party on Fridays. Happy Hour 4 pm-6 pm. Live Music 5 pm - 8 pm Musical Bingo 8 pm (Over $200 in prizes) Party DJs from 9.30 pm Free Entry - All Night Games and prizes are to be won all night.


In the hostel

HYDE PARK GAMES Nothing beats Saturday hangs in the sunshine at Hyde park! We'll have FREE snacks, drinks and games and a competitive game or two!

In the bar

If you plan to party with us on Saturday. Make sure you get in early. Sydney’s best party DJs will be on rotation every Saturday night!

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