Jolly Swagman Backpackers

27 Orwell St Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia


1 review

About Jolly Swagman Backpackers

With a lively, energetic bunch of managers, who've been, seen and done it all themselves, the Jolly Swagman maintains a reputation for the friendliest staff, the cleanest beds, and the best rates.


The Jolly Swagman Hostel, in the hearth of Sydney's Kings Cross, has been in the Australian Backpacker industry for over 20 years. At Jolly we definitely know what backpackers want.

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Room types

At the Jolly Swagman Backpackers Sydney we offer several room types to suit your needs: Double Private Rooms, ideal for couples, Private Twin Rooms, best suited to friends who want their own privacy, Female Only dorms and 8, 6, 4 & 3 share rooms.

All our accommodation has recently been upgraded and include linen and blankets, individual bedside lights, fan, fridge and Wi-fi. Privates have a TV as well.

Accommodation info

Check-infrom 12:00 to 0:00
Check-outbefore 9:00
CurfewNo curfew
Room lockoutNo lockout

Location and surroundings

On our doorstep are breathtaking, scenic views of the city skyline, the spectacular Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, all highlighted by vivid sunsets, the Jolly Swagman is located in the heart of Sydney's best nightlife. All the best clubs and pubs are only a hop, skip and a jump away so there is no need for trains, buses or taxis. Being centrally located, we are only 5 minutes walk from the beautiful Botanic Gardens leading on to the Opera house, and the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Services and facilities

With large common areas, a new TV room and an outdoor terrace, you can relax and sink a few beers with new friends while the sun sets over the city skyline and Sydney Harbour. Pull up a chair in our café style courtyard for a chat with new friends or create a lavish dinner in our large modern guest kitchen. We have great deals with the best backpacker friendly bars and restaurants to offer all our guests excellent discounts and free entry wherever you go.

Air conditioning
Wi-Fi access
Luggage storage
Towels2.00 AUD per guest
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Important to know

Animals policyAnimals NOT accepted
Children policyChildren can stay for free in parents' bed/s if younger than 4 years.
Private rooms age restrictionNo restrictions
Dorms age restrictionNo restrictions
Smoking policyAll rooms are non smoking, smoking allowed only on dedicated areas
Wheelchair accessNo wheelchair access

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policyFree cancellation at least 24 hours before arrival date, first night of stay fee for late cancellation or no show
Accepted PaymentsThe property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, American Express, JCB, Aura, Diners, Debit Cards
TaxesTaxes included

1 review

27 Orwell St Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia