• We are the Original

    A beautiful old Victorian building with a fantastic courtyard and clean rooms. Have a look at the Photo Gallery Read More
  • Our staff, our family

    The friendly Original’s staff and the Hostel facilities are here to make your Sydney staying comfortable and fun. Have a look! Read More
  • In the Heart of Sydney

    Located close to the Opera House, CBD and only 150 metres from Kings Cross station The Original backpackers is in Sydney’s best known food and entertainment area. It is a great location-check out the map! Read More
  • Free high speed wi-fi

    Wi-fi 100mgs per day, coverage all through the hostel-surf in your room! Read More
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Great Christmas rates available at Original!

We have a 10 night minimum stay from 23rd December 2015 to 2nd January 2016.

Book now to get the best early bird rates.

For all enquires contact Original direct

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About us

As the first ("Original") Backpackers Hostel, we are multi award winning and pride ourselves on our great service, friendly staff, great facilities and friendly social atmosphere.

We are recommended by Lonely Planet, the Rough Guide and Let's Go!

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Nice and comfortable, this is the Original Backpackers
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