Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney

27 Orwell Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia  show map
 4 stars
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Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Game room

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel is located in Potts Point district next to Circular Quay, St. Mary's Cathedral and Harbour Bridge.

Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel is set close to museums, art galleries and the cathedral as well as Australian Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Jewish Museum.

Fast access to Kingsford Smith airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

This hostel comprises of 46 guestrooms such as 6-bed mixed Dorm, Twin Room, 4-bed female Dorm and 4-bed mixed Dorm. In addition to a work desk, a refrigerator, a TV, a personal safe and climate control, the guestrooms offer beds with personal lockers and linens. Rooms are fitted with double beds. This property provides shared bathrooms with showers and washbasins. Towels and hairdryers are also available.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Guests can make use of a shared kitchen.

Services

A baggage storage, a safe deposit box, parking, a designated smoking area and an internet connection can be used on-site.

Relax

There is a common room with a kitchenette and Wi-Fi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at AUD 3 per hour.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dining room
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen

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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

27 Orwell Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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City Center
  • Sydney
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Art Gallery of NSW
    3000 ft
  • St James Station
    4000 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 (QVB)
    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

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Shared Bathroom Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 165 sq. feet
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    Dormitory Room
    Bed type: Bed in shared room
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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      Hotel Address:

      27 Orwell Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sydney
        1.1 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Art Gallery of NSW
        3000 ft
      • St James Station
        4000 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 (QVB)
        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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      Jolly Swagman Backpackers Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • St Mary's cathedral - 3000 ft

      Popular areas

      • Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross - 400 ft
      • Crown St - 2700 ft
      • Oxford Street Darlinghurst - 3700 ft

      Places of interest

      • Woolloomooloo Wharf - 2000 ft
      • St Mary's Catholic Cathedral - 3300 ft
      • The Sydney Mint - 3700 ft
      • NSW Parliament House - 3700 ft
      • Old Supreme Court Building - 4000 ft
      • Lady Macquarie's Chair - 4000 ft

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      • Australian Museum - 3300 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Museums

      Parks

      • The Domain - 3300 ft
      • Hyde Park - 3700 ft

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Royal Botanic Gardens - 3700 ft

      Local attractions

      • Steyne Park - 5000 ft
        corner of Ocean Avenue and William Street, Woollahra
      • Circular Quay - 1.0 mi
        Sydney Cove, Sydney
      • The Strand Arcade - 1.0 mi
        412-414 George Street, Sydney
      • Government House - 5100 ft
        Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
      • Sydney Town Hall - 1.0 mi
        483 George and Druitt Streets, Sydney

      Near the hotel

      • Art Gallery of NSW - 2500 ft
        Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
      • Sydney Jewish Museum - 2800 ft
        148 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney
      • Royal Botanic Gardens - 4100 ft
        Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
      • Hyde Park - 4100 ft
        Macquarie St, Sydney
      • The Domain - 2600 ft
        Art Gallery Road, Sydney
      • Australian Museum - 3600 ft
        6 College St, Sydney
      • Archibald Fountain - 4000 ft
        Hyde Park, Sydney

      Restaurants nearby

      • Busshari Japanese Restaurant - 300 ft

        Address: 119 Macleay Street
        Phone: 61 02 9357 4555

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

      • Sugar Baby Cafe - 2000 ft

        Address: 1 Bourke St

        76% likes this, based on 42 reviews

      • Almond Bar - 2500 ft

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

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

      • Typical Spanish - Catering On Site - 400 ft

        Address: Darlinghurst
        Phone: 0420571238

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

      • China Doll - 2400 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

      AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyJolly Swagman Backpackers

      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 | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sydney
        1.1 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Art Gallery of NSW
        3000 ft
      • St James Station
        4000 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 (QVB)
        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

      Use Badge