** FOR CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS - SEE BELOW **
FREE wi-fi (24hrs – All guests)
FREE breakfast (even on checkout day)
FREE Tea and Coffee (all day)
24 HR arrival and check out (9pm - 6am Late arrivals see below)
FREE nights out with free drinks
FREE Satellite TV with all channels (Sports, Movies, Music and News)
24 HOUR TV & Common Room
DRINK your own Alcohol in house
FREE Luggage storage
FREE use of all facilities (even on check out day – late plane/late bus)
FREE Linen (Bed Sheets and Pillow)
FREE Hair Straighteners, Hair Dryers and Iron
Shuttle bus pick up and drop off at the door
FREE ADVICE on – Travel / Bank Accounts / Tax File Numbers / Aussie Phones / Work Visa
GUARANTEED SMILES (or you can slap us)
Right in the heart of all the action, 1 minute walk to trains, buses, supermarkets, banks and the some of the best pubs and clubs in Sydney.
Walking distance to the City, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay for the Ferry to the famous Manly Beach or a short bus ride to the very famous Bondi Beach.
Our hostel is owned and operated by former Australian Tour Guides with Backpacking Experience from all over the world and we aim to offer you the best experience possible while in Sydney and Australia.
Being travellers ourselves we know your needs and wants, and with our personal knowledge of Sydney and the rest of our beautiful country (The land of the Kangaroo) you will be in the best hands possible.
Our rooms range from 6 Bed up to 12 Bed dorms (mixed & female only), most with Private Bathroom facilities. So whether you're travelling alone or with mates there's always someone to go out with or to show you around.
Come and meet the family
Forrest, Nev and the Crew
Psst ….. Baby Koala’s are called Joey’s
International Passport required on check in
$20 cash security deposit required for all guests
If arriving between 9pm and 6am please let us know beforehand (email or phone) and once at the hostel free call and our night manager will let you in and check you in. Please have a 20 dollar cash security deposit per person on arrival.
== CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS BOOKINGS ==
During the festive season Brado's Backpackers run a special package that will ensure your stay in Sydney for this time will be memorable. We have a 14 night minimum stay from December 20th to January 3rd (Dates are not negotiable but arrival can be at any time with prior arrangement once 14 nights are paid in full).
+ Welcome Party to get to know your fellow guests, - INCLUDED
+ Blue Mountains Day trip - INCLUDED
+ Christmas Eve Harbour Cruise - *OPTIONAL
+ Guided Walks of the City and Surrounds by Brado's Staff
- Nev and Forrest are former OzExperience Guides
+ Sunburnt Christmas Day Festival - *OPTIONAL
+ PLUS Loads more fun activities...
*note: All Optional activities can be booked at check-in. These are an extra cost.
Minimum Dates: Starting December 20th for 14 nights, Checking Out January 3rd.
Beds sell out fast so book early. Conditions Apply, must be paid in full from December 1st. All payments Non Refundable.
From the big Coke sign:
Facing the big Coca-Cola sign at William St turn to your left and head into the heart of Kings Cross, depending on which side of the street you are on continue until you reach the pedestrian (Zebra) crossing, if you are standing outside the kebab shop turn right down Rosalyn St and about 20m you are at our front door, otherwise if you are standing near 'the Sugar Mill' bar cross the crossing and continue straight ahead 20m to our front door. Head up the stairs to reception where we'll get you checked in and in your room so you can head out and explore Sydney.
From the Fountain:
Oz Experience and some other tour companies offer a Kings Cross drop-off at the fountain. Ask your driver or reservations when you book.
From the Fountain you need to walk down Darlinghurst Road approximately 100m with the fountain to your back, when you reach the Empire Hotel you are almost there, the Empire is located opposite our entrance on Rosalyn Street. If you reach the bar 'Sugar Mill you've almost gone to far, cross at the pedestrian crossing and go straight ahead 20m to our entrance.
Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: - 4am to 12am (last train departs just before midnight from Central Station)
Kings Cross Station is located on the 'Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line', there are a number of stations where you can join this line. When you arrive at Kings Cross there are two (2) exits, stairs to Victoria St and escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, take the escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, out of the station turn left and continue down the street until you reach the pedestrian crossing, cross at the crossing and continue straight ahead approx 20m to the hostel entrance.
From the Airport
Airport Shuttle: ($12-15) - 5am to 7pm
At the airport Arrivals hall locate the 'meeting point' at the international terminal or carousel 5 at either domestic terminals and ask for 'Sydney City Shuttle', you can call us and we can make a booking when you arrive. From the Airport the shuttle will deliver you to the door, just tell them Brado's Backpackers in Kings Cross, corner of Darlinghurst Rd and Roslyn St. (previously Bedlam Backpackers)
For 1-2 people this is generally the cheapest way to get from the Airport to the hostel.
By Train: ($16) - Central to Kings Cross 6am - 12am
At the airport Arrivals hall follow the signs for the train, purchase a ticket for the City, catch the train to central train station then change trains to the 'Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line' in the direction of Bondi Junction, catch the train to Kings Cross Station. There are two (2) exits, stairs to Victoria St and escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, take the escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, out of the station turn left and continue down the street until you reach the pedestrian crossing, cross at the crossing and continue straight ahead approx 20m to the hostel entrance.
By Taxi: ($30+ depending on time of day and traffic) 24hrs
From the Arrivals hall head outside and find the taxi stand, there are a number of Taxi companies in Sydney, all are priced fairly similar and will take you to the door of the hostel, just tell them our address, located at the corner of Rosalyn St and Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross.
Transport prices are correct at time of publishing but may vary beyond our control.