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Welcome to the Downing Hostel

The Downing Hostel is a small, friendly, social hostel. Located in the heart of Sydney, only minutes away from supermarkets, transport, nightlife, bars, pubs, parks & shopping malls. Offering loads of freebies, evening events & an awesome rooftop, we will be the perfect choice for your Sydney adventures!

If you’re travelling to meet other travellers, the Downing hostel is like a little family! We have a lovely rooftop that’s perfect for tanning, enjoying a meal or having some social drinks. [open everyday 8am to 10pm]

We are located a few minutes away from Museum and Town Hall Station (which takes you to Sydney International and Domestic Airport in under 15mins)
Also we are located a few minutes walk from the 333 Express bus that takes you directly to Bondi Beach and the 380 bus that takes you to Watsons Bay!

The Downing Hostel is walking distance to Hyde Park (2 mins), KoreaTown (1 min), World Square (2 mins), Westfield Tower (5 mins), ChinaTown (6 mins), Oxford Street (5 mins), Paddy’s Markets (9mins), Queen Victoria Building (4 mins) & Darling Harbour (8 mins) so you can see, we really are in the heart of the city. As we are in the middle if the city our hostel can be noisy in the evenings so please take this into consideration.

Some of the reasons why guests love the Downing Hostel is all the FREE offers:

FREE Tea, Coffee & sugar all day / all night
FREE WiFi
FREE use of hair dryers, straighteners & iron
FREE Towel hire
FREE Laundry & Dryer (bring your own soap or buy at reception for $2)
FREE Hangover pancakes every Sunday morning
FREE Luggage storage before & after your stay
FREE Books exchange
FREE Sydney maps (ImFree maps also offer FREE walking tours!)
FREE Secure lockers (bring your own padlock)

FREE Use of our kitchen 24/7
EXCLUSIVE use of rooftop!

It’s important to note that we are 3 floors and there is no elevator but we are more than happy to assist you with your luggage.
We offer air conditioning in the common area only plus fans in the room.
Our quiet times are from 11pm to 7am. Please respect other guests that may want to sleep during these hours.

Extra Information
Check in 2pm 
Check out 10am
Reception open 8am - 10pm
Check in after 10pm is possible by calling us & we will welcome you in :)
Welcome to leave your luggage and use all our facilities while you wait / after you check out.
Please note that we are a youth/backpacker hostel, we have an age limit of 18 - 40 years old in dorm rooms. Private rooms you must be 18 years and older.
Passport or valid Australian issued ID is required for ALL International guests as well as a valid credit card.
We do accept drivers licenses for Australian Citizens.
We always try to keep friends in the same dorm but we can not guarantee it (a good excuse to make new friends!)
We have a 48hr Cancellation Policy.
We look forward to greeting you in Sydney and for you to join our friendly family!


Property Name: The Downing Hostel

Address 1: 249 Castlereagh st

City : Sydney - New South Wales

Postal Code : 2000

Contact Name: Sanjay Raj

Phone: 0424 740 448

Email: info@thedowninghostel.com.au

Check-In / Check-Out Policies

This property has the following check-in and check-out times and policies.

Check-In: 2:00 PM

Check-Out: 10:00 AM

Property and Cancellation Policies :
This property has a 48 hour cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Terms and Conditions

Please note that we are a youth/backpacker hostel, we have an Age limit of 18 - 40 years old in dorm rooms. Private rooms you must be 18 years and older.
Passport or valid Australian issued ID is required for ALL International guests (We accept drivers licenses for Australian Citizens)
Valid credit card required.
Parking not available.
We always try to keep friends in the same dorm but we can not guarantee it (Good excuse to make new friends!)
We look forward to greeting you in Sydney and for you to join our friendly family!

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