Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney

27 Orwell Street, Sydney, Australia  show map
 2 stars
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Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Dining room

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Overview

The comfortable Jolly Swagman Backpackers is a 2-star hotel and offers a library, barbeque grills and a sun terrace.

The hotel is notable for its major location in the heart of Sydney, close to Wynyard subway station. The property lies within 2 km from the city center.

Within walking distance of Potts Point district with bars and restaurants.

Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a work desk, a balcony, a kitchenette, television and a private safe. They also feature shared bathrooms fitted with towels, a hairdryer and a sink.

Eat & Drink

Busshari Japanese Restaurant and Typical Spanish are situated in a green area, about 100 meters from the venue.

Services

Guests will benefit from a luggage storage, a vending machine and parking along with tour/ticket assistance, concierge service and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dining room
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

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. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

27 Orwell Street, Sydney, Australia

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City Center
  • Sydney
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • St James Station
    4000 ft
  • Museum Station
    4600 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Busshari Japanese Restaurant (cuisine: Japanese)
    300 ft
  • Typical Spanish - Catering On Site (cuisine: Spanish)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • iVenture Card Australia
    4500 ft
  • Queen Victoria Building
    4700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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Rooms and availability

Jolly Swagman Backpackers photos Room
Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Work desk
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Jolly Swagman Backpackers photos Room
Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Fax machine
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator

Jolly Swagman Backpackers Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • St Mary's cathedral3000 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

  • Woolloomooloo Wharf2000 ft
  • St Mary's Catholic Cathedral3300 ft
  • The Sydney Mint3700 ft
  • NSW Parliament House3700 ft
  • Old Supreme Court Building4000 ft
  • Lady Macquarie's Chair4000 ft

Train stations

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Australian Museum3300 ft

Parks

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Royal Botanic Gardens3700 ft

Galleries

Local attractions

  • Steyne Park5000 ft
    corner of Ocean Avenue and William Street, Woollahra
  • Circular Quay1.0 mi
    Sydney Cove, Sydney
  • The Strand Arcade1.0 mi
    412-414 George Street, Sydney
  • Government House5100 ft
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Sydney Town Hall1.0 mi
    483 George and Druitt Streets, Sydney

Near the hotel

  • Art Gallery of NSW2500 ft
    Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
  • Sydney Jewish Museum2800 ft
    148 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney
  • Royal Botanic Gardens4100 ft
    Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
  • Hyde Park4100 ft
    Macquarie St, Sydney
  • The Domain2600 ft
    Art Gallery Road, Sydney
  • Australian Museum3600 ft
    6 College St, Sydney
  • Archibald Fountain4000 ft
    Hyde Park, Sydney

Restaurants nearby

  • Busshari Japanese Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 119 Macleay Street
    Phone: 61 02 9357 4555

    78% likes this, based on 79 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Sugar Baby Cafe2000 ft

    Address: 1 Bourke St

    76% likes this, based on 42 reviews

  • Almond Bar2500 ft

    Address: 379 Liverpool St
    Phone: (02) 9380 5318

    72% likes this, based on 74 reviews
    Cuisine: Middle Eastern

  • Typical Spanish - Catering On Site400 ft

    Address: Darlinghurst
    Phone: 0420571238

    83% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: USD 18 - USD 28

  • China Doll2400 ft

    Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo
    Phone: 02 9380 6744

    75% likes this, based on 345 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian fusion, Asian, Chinese, Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 75

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

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Jolly Swagman Backpackers Reviews

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

Average guest rating

6.6out of 10
Good
Based on 31 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    I liked the staff, they were very nice and helpful and wanted to help. Free breakfast was nice too.

    I hated the location- it was loud inside and outside every night. People would use the mic when they were drunk and everyone would be very rude at night with considering bed times (even after 12am it was loud). Our biggest regret was buying a shuttle to the airport that never showed and when we called about it, the shuttle service said they didn't know about our location and we almost missed our flight. We were told this was a very reliable service and we were left outside for almost an hour. The location though was the worst. I wouldn't recommend anyone to stay in the area because it's scary even going out alone.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    the free breackfast,the staff is very helpfull,rooms and bathroom very clean

  • Single
    4.6

    Best part is the location

    No refunds and No Air Conditioning...it was easily 15 c hotter in my room than outside...spent 4 nights not sleeping because of it!

  • Single
    7.0

    clean and tidy kitchen, free and nice breakfast, enjoyable public lounge.

    bathroom lights on and off with the instablity

  • Couple
    7.8

    Friendly reception. Everything was clean and got cleaned up. Well observations.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Super clean bathrooms and great kitchen facilities!

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Walking distance to major attractions. Offerred good tour assistance.

    Did not follow thru with arrangements to pick us up at the airport. The place was noisy, noisy, noisy - all night long!!!

How to reach hotel

hotel Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

27 Orwell Street, Sydney, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sydney
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • St James Station
    4000 ft
  • Museum Station
    4600 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Busshari Japanese Restaurant (cuisine: Japanese)
    300 ft
  • Typical Spanish - Catering On Site (cuisine: Spanish)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • iVenture Card Australia
    4500 ft
  • Queen Victoria Building
    4700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyJolly Swagman Backpackers

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

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