Big Hostel - Sydney

212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, 2010  show map
 2 stars
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Big Hostel - Sydney

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Game room

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The business 2-star Big Hostel is set in the business district of Sydney.

Located in Sydney CBD district, close to Wynyard subway station and Sydney Harbour, Central Business District and Allianz Stadium. Longrain offers thai, asian and malaysian dishes and lies 200 meters away.

10 km to Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

This property has 36 guestrooms including Double Room, Family Room, 8-bed Dorm and 8-bed female Dorm stocked with individual climate control, double glazed windows, a DVD player, multi-channel TV and a private toilet. Rooms include access to private bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can use a shared kitchen.

Services

24-hour reception, tour/ticket assistance and laundry as well as a luggage storage, parking, an elevator, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box are at guests' disposal.

Relax

A rooftop terrace, barbeque grills and a golf course will make a stay in Sydney a very pleasant one.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Kitchen facilities

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • DVD player

Policies

Check-in

  • from 14:00-23:00 

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hostel Address:

212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, 2010

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City Center
  • Sydney
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1400 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    700 ft
  • Mamak (cuisine: Malaysian)
    1800 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building (QVB)
    900 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    3800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from 14:00-23:00 
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

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Dormitory Room
Bed type: Bed in shared room
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    Private Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 120 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Big Hostel - Sydney Sydney location
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      Hostel Address:

      212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, 2010

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sydney
        3300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Central Station Sydney
        1400 ft
      • Sydney Central Railway Station
        1700 ft
      Underground stations
      • Wynyard Station
        1.1 mi
      Restaurants
      • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
        700 ft
      • Mamak (cuisine: Malaysian)
        1800 ft
      Beaches
      • Queen Victoria Building (QVB)
        900 ft
      • iVenture Card Australia
        3800 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00-23:00 
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        36

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • Taylor Square - 1700 ft
      • Oxford Street Darlinghurst - 2700 ft

      Places of interest

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      • Market City - 1700 ft
      • Australian Museum - 2300 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Sydney Town Hall - 2700 ft

      Museums

      Parks

      • Qantas Credit Union Arena - 2000 ft
      • Chinese Friendship Garden - 2300 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - 2700 ft

      Business areas

      Public parking

      Local attractions

      • Australian National Maritime Museum - 5000 ft
        2 Murray Street, Sydney
      • The Domain - 5200 ft
        Art Gallery Road, Sydney
      • Shark Island - 1.1 mi
        Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
      • State Library of New South Wales - 5100 ft
        Macquarie Street, Sydney
      • Paddington Reservoir Gardens - 1.1 mi
        251-255 Oxford Street, Sydney

      Near the hostel

      • Queen Victoria Building (QVB) - 900 ft
        455 George Street, Sydney
      • Chinatown - 2300 ft
        Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
      • Australian Museum - 2400 ft
        6 College St, Sydney
      • Great Synagogue - 2800 ft
        166 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
      • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 1800 ft
        Macquarie Street, Sydney
      • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 2500 ft
        Darling Harbour, Sydney
      • Sydney Town Hall - 2700 ft
        483 George and Druitt Streets, Sydney

      Restaurants nearby

      • Longrain - 700 ft

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

        74% likes this, based on 337 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai, Asian

      • Oxford Social - 2000 ft

        Address: 135 Oxford Street
        Phone: 0293310557

        76% likes this, based on 159 reviews
        Cuisine: Australian
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 29

      • Lucio Pizzeria - 2500 ft

        Address: 248 Palmer Street

        86% likes this, based on 113 reviews

      • Mamak - 1800 ft

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

        86% likes this, based on 381 reviews
        Cuisine: Malaysian
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 15

      • Tetsuya's - 2300 ft

        Address: 529 Kent Street
        Phone: 61 2 9267 2900

        82% likes this, based on 520 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian fusion
        Price Range: USD 0 - USD 440

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00-23:00 
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        36
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      Big Hostel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Big Hostel

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 187 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        7.8

        The proximity to central station and useful places such as a supermarket about 5 blocks away. The staff were friendly and provided directions to locations that I needed to reach.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        Reasonably priced hostel in a great location in Sydney with decent facilities

        Smell from toilets in common area

      • Single
        7.4

        Near to all visitor's sites and safe

        Will look good if it is newly renovated.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        Its location is very convenient especially for those who like to get around Sydney cbd. The place is also reasonably quiet at night to those who like a good night rest. The best feature of the hostel is the rooftop terrace where you can drink beers whilst enjoying the view of Sydney at night. Overall, our stay there was very enjoyable.

      • Single
        7.8

        The staff was great. Great kitchen/common area. Good amount of electric outlets. Plenty of hot water. Right next to Central Station.

        Water pressure close to nil. Bathrooms tended to smell. However, for the price a great stay in Sydney.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        Very good location and friendly staff made our stay very enjoyable. When booking we were very price sensitive and sought cheap accomodation - the hotel was a perfect price and could not find fault on any of the facilities.

      • Single
        2.4

        very dirty, smelled terrible, very cold in the room with air conditioning to the max, I got sick of being in this hotel, my worst Experience "

      • Single
        8.2

        Staff were excellent. Very helpful and easygoing. The room was surprisingly clean and comfortable. Not too loud at night. Breakfast provided as described.

        Shared shower rooms could be cleaner. Wi-fi Internet extremely slow and often impossible to even check mail. Lift is slow. Space for personal luggage really depends on who else is in the room. Many long-stayers tend to be really dirty and messy.

      • Single
        8.2

        Very helpful staff - great position.

        Although I knew this was a budget option I was very disappointed that the television in the room was so small and old and didn't have even all the normal channels.

      • Single
        7.4

        It is the best location with the suitable price.

        WIFI cannot cover in this building. Moreover, when I use it at ground floor, it cannot surf internet because speed is very very slow. Speedtest.net cannot report the speed so it recommends to change new connection!

      • Single
        5.4

        The price is OK but the faciliies are really old. The carpet are smelly in the public area.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        Breakfast included, cooking facilities, coffee and tea all day (would be nice with milk provided) and family bathroom is big.

        It would be nice if the bunk beds were not too squeaky and slow internet service.

      • Single
        7.4

        Glad to have my own room for a reasonable price...for Sydney

        Room was next to the stairwell and very noisy. Could hear everyone up and down stairs as well as the other doors in the corridor slamming all through the night.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        the comfy beds, large living space and kitch as well as the close proximity to all attractions

        being moved around so often and the smell of the ground level

      • Single
        9.2

        The excellent support from the Manager, Helen and her staff

        Late night noises from guests

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Big Hostel - Sydney Sydney location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, 2010

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sydney
        3300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Central Station Sydney
        1400 ft
      • Sydney Central Railway Station
        1700 ft
      Underground stations
      • Wynyard Station
        1.1 mi
      Restaurants
      • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
        700 ft
      • Mamak (cuisine: Malaysian)
        1800 ft
      Beaches
      • Queen Victoria Building (QVB)
        900 ft
      • iVenture Card Australia
        3800 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00-23:00 
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        36