Very good 7.2
Based on 58 reviews

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About Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross


Nestled in the heart of Potts Point, Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross is an ideal spot from which to discover Sydney. With its location just from the city center and from the airport, this 2-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. Also within easy reach are Kings Cross Inner City, Coca Cola Sign, Old Fitzroy Hotel.

The facilities and services provided by Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including golf course (within 3 km), games room. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • airport transfer

Fitness & recreation

  • games room

Land sports

  • golf course (within 3 km)

Food & beverage

  • BBQ facilities
  • shared kitchen


  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • daily housekeeping
  • laundry service

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • tours

On-site facilities

  • smoking area
  • shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • 24-hour security
  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes
  • lockers

Languages Spoken

  • English
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  • Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
  • Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 14 AUD
Check-In From: 01:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Number of Rooms : 27
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.0
  • Facilities 6.4
  • Location 8.4
  • Room Comfort/Standard 6.5
  • Service 7.7
  • Value for Money 7.3
  • Food/Dining 6.0

Benjamin H.
July 17, 2016
Great staff, great location, nice people! really clean and tidy the only band thing is that you can't open the windows in the rooms

Teague L.
March 08, 2016
Location, great pillows, action central
Ive stayed in the 4bed pvt ensuite room before & will again. My only beef is that whenever someone in bed moved, the other bunks shook as they sit touching each other. No lockable units unfortunately. Great wifi. Fantastic pillow. I don't mind kings cross & noise doesn't bother me as I wear ear plugs. My fellow guests this time around were filthy - leaving water everywhere & bandaids in the shower! They also unplugged the fan to charge phones as there are no sockets next to each bed (nor light!) so that's something for management to think about. Otherwise I'm always happy to stay here.

Xiaomin S.
March 06, 2016
Good location, awful shared bathroom
Location is very good, right next to King Cross train station. Shared bathroom is awful, very dirty and the lights always auto turned off (esp. during my showering). due to the motion sensor.

Xiaomin S.
March 06, 2016
Good location;room not very clean
Location of the hostel is very good, just right next to the king cross train station; it is convenient to go to martin place. The room is okay, not too small but also not to big; my friend and I are using the shared bathrooms which is definitely not clean - it is actually quite dirty, and the light always auto turned off due to the motion sensor.

Edwin G.
February 28, 2016
Great location hostel
Hostel is just adjacent to the King's Cross Station with exit facing Darlinghurst street. AC broke down when I arrived for the first of 3 nights stay. Have to open room to let fresh air in. Staff said they would bring a fan then but didn't TV in room wasn't fixed despite my complaint that it was not working. The AC worked on the following day but the centralized AC only blew little air so it only solved the problem a bit. Disappointing here despite my complaint and adjusted only on the 3rd day. Room on the 3rd floor and no lift so if you're bringing a big heavy luggage on a narrow stairway would be a problem. Bed is just so-so unlike other hostels that I have been to. 4 bathroom in the hallway seems adequate with good hot water and pressure but seems outdated as some fixtures showed rust. Breakfast was average with various cereals, muesli, toast, milk and jams and jellies. Some staff were not helpful while some were. Overall just a fair hostel that would be around 5-6 stars out of 10.

Ravi N.
February 11, 2016
Very convenient location, good price and free breakfast
Just a few steps away from King's Cross Station, Darlinghurst exit. Stayed on a 4-person dormitory (bathroom inside), with an affordable price. Small point to notice, the electrical socket is not easily reachable for person taking the top of bunk bed.

Sarah L.
United Kingdom
February 07, 2016
Free wifi, location
Well the standards were terrible, the room was a shoe box 4 people in one tiny room with no window, one plug socket and a fan! When we arrived the floor had been cleaned but only very minimum. The kitchen was dirty, with the smell of mold and all cutlery and plates were dirty and had chips out of them! The fridges were fully packed with mold and didn't seem to keep the food cool, the drinks fridge was broken and the smell coming from it was foul, a bathroom was broken, toilet seats broken, showers broken, washing dryer broken, everything seemed to be broken overall a poor hostel the pictures are misleading very disappointed!

Arunas S.
January 14, 2016
Good, but not excellent, location and price
Location, price, free PC use
Room was small and without any amenities - only a bed and not working TV. There were no adaptors for electricity sockets, there were no A/C, there were no windows in the room (except small window in the corner). There is nothing to do in the room at all. Only to sleep and go away immediately after you woke up. So called "breakfast" was awful. This hostel should state, that they don't give the breakfast at all - it would be a bigger truth. So called "breakfast" was only few kinds of jam (even without the bread, you must bring it by youself) and corn flakes (without a milk, of course). There was no meet, no cheese, no even milk or juice to drink. Jam without bread and corn flakes without milk - is it a breakfast? It's a parody, but not a breakfast. Things what i liked were: pretty clean bathroom, good location, metro station was 5 meters from the entrance to the hostel, free stationary computers for use in the lobby area (but they were often occupied by other guys). Stuff was mediocre: if you are asking for something, they will answer, but only that. Nothing more.

Muzi L.
November 24, 2015
good hotel
location, friendly staff
friendly staff and good location

Jose P.
United States
November 21, 2015
Cheap, in every sense of the word
Unpleasant. It was dirty, the bathrooms kept locking people out, and it was really noisy at night, despite warnings to be quiet. The staff contributed to the problem a lot more than helping.