7.8
Very good
/10
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Housekeeping6
Breakfast1
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7.8

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Popular landmarks
Daffodil Park 180 m
Grand Days Books & Records 190 m
Old Fitzroy Hotel 190 m
Bar Me & el Rocco Jazz Cellar 220 m
Coca Cola Sign 290 m
Darlinghurst Medical Centre 300 m
Kings Cross Railway Station 300 m
Peppermint Lounge 300 m
Priceless Chemist 310 m
Soho Bar & Lounge 310 m
Nearby landmarks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 1.13 km
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) 1.19 km
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium 1.66 km
Darling Harbour 1.69 km
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk 1.72 km
The Rocks 1.97 km
Sydney Opera House 1.97 km
Sydney Harbour Bridge 2.57 km
Bondi Beach 5.64 km
Manly Beach 11.01 km
Summer House Backpackers

"Complete kitchen for you to make your own breakfast."

ch - August 9, 2018
1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Mixed Summer House Backpackers
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Summer House Backpackers

153 Forbes Street, Woolloomooloo, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia, 2011 - See map
  • 320 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Garden

  • Laundry service

  • Smoking area

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Sydney in the last 24 hoursCompared to 3,100 Sydney properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.8
Location rating7.8
Nearest airportSydney Airport (SYD)
Distance to airport8.4 km

Rooms available at Summer House Backpackers

Very good
Room comfort & quality
8.0
1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Mixed
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 8-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Mixed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Mixed
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Mixed
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Female Only
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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1 Person in 11-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Female Only
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Female 6 Bed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
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4 bed dormitory
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
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8 Bed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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6 Bed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Summer House Backpackers?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Summer House Backpackers?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Summer House Backpackers has a car park that's close to the hostel.

What is the smoking policy at Summer House Backpackers?

Summer House Backpackers does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Summer House Backpackers

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Very clean and respect sleeping hours"

    Javiera

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    October 31, 2018

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Showers clean, common areas clean."

    Lindsey

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    July 2, 2018

  • 8.8
    Excellent

    "Very warm welcome in Summerhouse."

    Carola

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    August 16, 2019

Property ranking|Compared to 3,100 Sydney properties
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Service score
8.7/10
Couples review score
9.1/10
Room comfort score
8.0/10
Better than
99
%
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Better than
97
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Better than
97
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Better than
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Overall rating:
7.8
Very good
76 reviews
Cleanliness
7.6
Facilities
7.6
Location
7.8
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What travelers say they love:
The staff are all nice, and helped me a lot.
Dai from Taiwan
Solo traveler
More about Summer House Backpackers

More about Summer House Backpackers

Summer House Backpackers is centrally located, just a five-minute walk to Kings Cross and a 10-minute walk to Sydney's central business district. Guests of this property will enjoy a budget accommodation that comes with all the necessary services and amenities. All 19 rooms at this hostel are tailored to provide all the necessary comforts that guests may require. All rooms are equipped with a TV, a bar sized refrigerator, a fan, and Wi-Fi access. Guests gain access to all the shared facilities at the hostel such as bathrooms, laundry facilities, a common kitchen, and a lounge area. The hostel also has a garden with barbecue facilities for guests to enjoy. Offering guests a great budget accommodation with all the necessary services and amenities, Summer House Backpackers is a smart choice for those looking to save some money while traveling to Sydney.

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Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping
3 mentions
Breakfast
1 mention

What they offer

10.0
Exceptional
Staff 

"Nice staff, fav receptionist was Laura"

Dean

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November 24, 2018

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Nearest essentials

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Food and dining

Nearby restaurants

Australian cuisine
Australian cuisine
Locanda Olivetti
70 m Australian, Healthy, Italian
Lounge Restaurant
80 m Australian
Old Growler
190 m Australian, Bar, Pub
Asian cuisine
Asian cuisine
Bibim
70 m Asian, Korean
Miss Chu
160 m Asian, Vietnamese
Sushi Yachiyo
220 m Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Cafe
Cafe
Safira Verde
270 m Cafe
Gloria Jeans Kings Cross
290 m Cafe
Ray's Cafe
320 m Cafe

What's nearby

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Reviews of Summer House Backpackers from real guests

Verified reviews provided by Booking
Agoda Reviews (76)Booking.com Reviews (555)
7.7
/
10
Very good
Cleanliness7.5
Facilities7.1
Location8.4
Room comfort and quality7.3
Service8.3
Value for money7.7
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9+ Exceptional (100)
8-9 Excellent (77)
7-8 Very Good (143)
6-7 Good (67)
<6 Below Expectation (133)
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10.0
Exceptional
Jay
Solo traveler

A++++”

Brilliant location, quiet and the staff were all amazing 😊 will be going back soon, 100%
Nothing
Reviewed April 17, 2021
10.0
Exceptional
Donna
Family with young children

Fun, inspiring, engaging, interesting.”

The staff and residents were all respectful and kind. The facilities were all clean. The beds were hygienic and super comfortable.
Lock on one bathroom door needs fixing
Reviewed April 07, 2021
10.0
Exceptional
Marwedel
Solo traveler

Summer House Backpackers”

Absolutely LOVED the room and the view 🧡 couldn’t have had a better last hostel in Australia :)
Reviewed February 04, 2021
7.0
Very good
Anonymous
Solo traveler

Good”

Friendly and helpful Staff
Noisy cold room
Reviewed January 12, 2021
10.0
Exceptional
Davelyne
Solo traveler

Exceptional”

The staff are friendly. Also the rooms and place are always clean.
Reviewed December 22, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Kareem
Solo traveler

Stunning and fantastic place”

Its my home i love it its my 3rd time to fo there and every time i get attached more to that place
Absolutely nothing
Reviewed December 04, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Dave
Solo traveler

Great location &amp; value for...”

Comfy bed, locker in room, power next to bed, showers and kitchen.
For the money, it was great!
Reviewed December 02, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Océane
Solo traveler

Very good”

Very clean
Common parts closing at 9.30 even the indoor ones, way too early.
Reviewed November 25, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Constanza
Group

Exceptional”

Great place!
Reviewed November 11, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Constanza
Group

Exceptional”

Great place and so friendly!
Reviewed November 11, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Anonymous
Business traveler

Exceptional”

Value for money. Great weekly rate compare to other hostel. Price plays an important part during this pandemic.
Nothing much given the overall hostel is small and cozy and great to stay with city shops and public transportation just few minutes away. 👌
Reviewed November 01, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Anonymous
Solo traveler

Great vibes, great energy, great...”

I was worried about location before arrival. Once I arrived I realised it was a great location, close to the station, Great food shops around as well! The people at summer house were amazing and has a...
Cleaners clean early in the morning and make Quite a noise. I felt like day managers would always do room inspections so always feel a bit on edge. Some strict rules which are a bit ridiculous but ...
Reviewed October 15, 2020
1.0
Chelsea
Couple

Bad”

Nothing
Filthy - not worth saving money by staying there
Reviewed October 11, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Jaijumnong
Solo traveler

Very good”

Quiet location not that far from the CBD.
Courtyard closing hours.(Shut to early)
Reviewed October 09, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Jan
Business traveler

The price was great under...”

It was clean. Toilet was clean, the room was clean and good air circulation. Great it had at lease a window in the room. Loved the relax outdoor court yard and tv room.
Had to climb up heaps of stairs up to my room. But was a good weight lost workout for me anyhow :-) wish they had install basket holders in the shower cubical. Would of help having my soap and others...
Reviewed August 21, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Prince
Group

Exceptional”

It was clean and cozy. Comfortable area to chill and relax with the courtyard and tv room.
Nothing much to dislike.
Reviewed August 15, 2020
6.0
Conor
Solo traveler

Good for budget accomodation ”

Price, location
Kitchen is tiny. Very cramped hostel and vibe wasn’t all that
Reviewed July 30, 2020
6.0
Anonymous
Solo traveler

Pleasant”

Clean Location
Shower
Reviewed July 29, 2020
7.1
Very good
Anonymous
Business traveler

Good”

The new night shift reception guy is horrible,that night I finished my cooking seeing many people in the kitchen so I have to wait other people finished using the sink then wash used utensil ,so I ...
Reviewed July 21, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Marta
Group

Nice place to stay in...”

Very good position, very good place considering how cheap it is.
Not exceptionally clean, I would not recommend a six-bed shared dormitory.
Reviewed July 12, 2020
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