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Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
16 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Single Room with Shared Bathroom
12 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
24 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
12 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
12 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
16 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin Room with Shared Bathroom
12 square metres
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Central hostel connected to a shopping center in Sydney with 10 restaurants

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Multilingual staff
Concierge services

A stay at Jolly Swagman Backpackers places you in the heart of Sydney, a 10-minute drive from Royal Botanic Gardens and 10 minutes from Sydney Tower. This hostel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Queen Victoria Building and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Sydney Opera House.

Make yourself at home in one of the 46 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hostel also features an arcade/game room, a communal living room, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hostel's many dining establishments, which include 10 restaurants and 10 coffee shops/cafés. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held on select days. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 10 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a computer station, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and motorcycle parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 46
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Library
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke-free property
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 10
  • Free reception
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Computer station
  • Number of bars/lounges - 10
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 10
  • Luggage storage
  • Airport transport - drop-off (surcharge)
  • Free parking nearby
  • Terrace
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Lockers available
  • Couples/private dining
  • Private winery tours
  • Public winery tours
  • Motorcycle parking only
  • Vending machine
  • Street parking
  • Distance from property (ft) 16
  • Distance from property (metres) 5
  • Lot Hours - 24 hours
  • Children's games
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Coworking spaces

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Dutch
  • Malay

Parking

Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Jolly Swagman Backpackers offers 46 accommodations with hair dryers and ceiling fans. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days.

Jolly Swagman Backpackers has 10 restaurants serving dinner only.

Nearby Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby

Accessibility

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at anytime

Check-out

Check-out time is 9 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

No lifts

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Security system

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are not available

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is not available

Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 20 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 40 per vehicle (maximum occupancy 3)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel Potts Point
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Potts Point
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Pot
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Potts Point
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

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