Good 6.3
Based on 33 reviews

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The space What's included Capacity Price per night Rooms
Dormitory

Features:

  • 10 sq.m.
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Bunk Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.07
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%
Best seller – limited supply!

Our last 4 rooms!

Female Dormitory

Features:

  • 12 sq.m.
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.07
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Dormitory

Features:

  • View: City
  • 12 sq.m.
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.07
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Dormitory

Features:

  • 14 sq.m.
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.07
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room

Features:

  • 20 sq.m.
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.34
Not included in room price:
Tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Features:

  • 20 sq.m.
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.34
Not included in room price:
Tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Bed in 6-bed mixed dormitory room

Features:

  • 24 sq.m.
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 26.34
Not included in room price:
Tax 10%

Limited rooms available!

Single Room

Features:

  • 10 sq.m.
  • 1 Double Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
  • 72.43
    • USD
    • 58.32
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Our last 3 rooms!

Double Room

Features:

  • View: City
  • 12 sq.m.
  • 1 Double Bed
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 65.18
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Our last 3 rooms!

Twin Room

Features:

  • 12 sq.m.
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 65.18
Not included in room price:
Hotel tax 10%

Our last 4 rooms!

Twin Room with Shared Bathroom

Features:

  • 15 sq.m.
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 65.85
Not included in room price:
Tax 10%

Our last 4 rooms!

Double Room with Shared Bathroom

Features:

  • 15 sq.m.
  • Breakfast included
  • Cancellation policy
    • USD
    • 65.85
Not included in room price:
Tax 10%

Our last 3 rooms!

About Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Description

Brilliantly located in one of Australia’s most vibrant cities, you are just a hop away from some of the best clubs, restaurants, and bars. The property organizes a lot of events and activities to create a perfect home-away-from-home feeling. For relaxation, you can chill out at the café-styled courtyard, watch TV, get in touch with friends on the Internet in your own rooms, or socialize with people from all over the world in the common room. You can choose between dormitory, twin rooms, and double rooms, all of which are newly renovated and feature comfortable beds, fans, smooth linens, and blankets for a good night’s sleep. Apart from offering great accommodations at affordable prices, Jolly Swagman Backpackers also arranges interesting trips for you.
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Features

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • Car park
  • Airport transfer

Food & beverage

  • BBQ facilities
  • Vending machine

Pets

  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Luggage storage
  • Tours

On-site facilities

  • Garden
  • Library
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Lockers

Business & money services

  • ATM
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 11:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 9:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 2 km
Distance to Airport: 8.5 km
Internet Usage Fee: 3 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms : 46
Time to Airport (Minutes): 40
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2010
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Recent customer comments

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  • Cleanliness 6.1
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Location 7.2
  • Room Comfort/Standard 6.7
  • Service 5.9
  • Value for money 6.6
  • Food/Dining 5.3
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Elizabeth B. from United States
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in July 2016
Aloha Jolly Swagman
Loved the staff at the Jolly Swagman! Super nice to stay at a smaller hostel - get to know people better! Love the group activities offered!! Super kind and helpful and friendly! Nice having the fridges, cubbies, and lockers in the dorms. Love that each bunk has a light fixture. Limited outlets per room, but has full length mirrors and lots of natural light!
Reviewed July 12, 2016

EUN H. from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016
not goooood
not good
Reviewed February 24, 2016

HEO W. from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 7 nights in August 2015
A hostel lack of cleaness
Location, location, location
I could enjoy my trip in sydney as the hostel is located in Kings cross which is close to Sydney CBD. I visited most tourist attractions like Opera House by walking. I think the location of the hostel is great. In addition, there are a lot of nice cafes and restraunts near the hostel. But the problem was the hostel's cleaness. If you are planning to stay in this hostel less than a week, I will recommend this place. However, I never recommend this place for more than a week.
Reviewed September 09, 2015

Teewin V. from Thailand
Couples
Stayed one night in December 2013
Not bad
Location
If you want cheap one this place is good value
Reviewed August 09, 2015

Neale M. from United Kingdom
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in April 2015
Worst hostel i've stayed in
This place is poorly run. first off when i check in i was told i would need to change my room the next day. also the key i was giving for my first room would only open when it wanted to. this was annoying but i didnt mind so much but the next morning i go and ask for my new room key told i cant go in untill they cleaned it. so i had to leave my stuff in the TV lounge where anyone could come and move it etc. Also i had valuables in a bag so didnt want to leave that in the tv room was told i could use the lockers which cost me 5 dollars and they didnt offer to compensate me considering it wasnt my fault i had to check out and move room. this was compounded by the reception area looked more than big enough to have stored that. toilets/showers weren't very clean and shower water power was. it was also rowdy and the tv room was full of yobs. the free breakfast is just cereal/toast. Also i booked into an all male dorm and had a girl in my dorm. AVOID at all costs
Reviewed April 05, 2015

Micky C. from Malaysia
Groups
Stayed 3 nights in August 2014
Good choice for backpackers
Comfortable, Clean, Convenient
Comfortable, Clean, Convenient
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Yin S. from China
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014
Centrally located
Good location
The hotel is not far from Kings Cross station. It's a backpacker's hostel. Do remember to bring your own necessary toiletries as the room is really very basic.
Reviewed June 15, 2014

Brad P. from United Kingdom
Couples
Stayed 2 nights in November 2013
Comfortable stay.
It was clean, room was comfortable and it was close to public transport links.
To be honest, we were hardly in the hostel but the time we were, we had a comfortable stay. It was clean in all areas, but one thing which let it down was the check out time of 9am which didn't really help.
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Brett M. from Canada
Solo travelers
Stayed 6 nights in November 2012
Decent enough place
helpful staff
I enjoyed staying here, as both the staff and the other travelers were considerate, kind, and helpful folks. It's always nice when a place includes a free breakfast, even if it's just cornflakes & toast!
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Sze N. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 4 nights in August 2012
Tiny messy dorm
cheap and convenience
I spent 5 days in this backpacker hostel however I 'd not recommend you to stay there if you require a clean and comfortable environment. I booked a 3 beds female dorm but I was assigned to live with 2 other boys. The room was messy and unclean. Staff are nice. People there were all teenagers so they make noise at night. It was really cheap and the location is great if you want to live in King Cross. Anyway, the people there are fine only the rooms are too messy and tidy.
Reviewed August 27, 2012

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