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Join us for your friendly welcome to Australia. In the heart of Sydney in Kings Cross, we’re a Fresh and Funky Art Hostel that is walking distance to the CBD, the Opera House and the Botanic Gardens and two minutes from Kings Cross Station

*Welcome to Asylum Hostel in Sydney!*

We are now making that famous Asylum hospitality in Cairns, available in Sydney! Join us for your friendly welcome to Australia. In the heart of Sydney in Kings Cross, Asylum is a Fresh and Funky Art Hostel that is walking distance to the CBD, the Opera House and the Botanic Gardens and two minutes from Kings Cross Station.

Inclusive with every booking :

Free broadband ADSL internet 24/7

Free breakfast (inc. coffee/tea)

Free light dinner@The Old Fitzroy Hotel

Come join our Legendary Mad Monday Party and get to know people from all over the world! Its the best pub crawl in the Cross! $15 includes a full dinner, t-shirt, different venues and an awesome night out!

Asylum also has an active employment notice board and can assist travellers seeking to work in Australia. From the fruit-picking industry to a broad range of city job opportunities working with various recruitment agencies like In Front staffing (construction/labor employment). We have a strong network of support in all major industries.

We can book all your tours promising the lowest prices and best advice so you can have the time of your life. We know Cairns and Tropical North Queensland as well, so get your introduction to the East Coast with us. Our price guarantee to you is that we will refund the price difference plus 10% if you find a lower price elsewhere for the same tour.

*Hostel Conditions*

Asylum Sydney does not provide refunds but you can move your booking to another date. Bedroom configurations may also change from time to time to cope with demand.

Accommodation Information

6-bed, 4-bed or 2-bed rooms available, some with ensuite bathrooms. All bathrooms are individual with hot water and good showers, some with bathtubs. Free ADSL2+ Internet is available from several computers in our common room, which also has a modest library of guide-books and a 52in flat screen tv for dvd nights. Free breakfast is served daily in our kitchen and guests are welcome to use our barbeque facilities in our backyard.

Location Information

AT AIRPORTS. Contact Sydney Shuttle Bus drivers to take you to Asylum Sydney. Cost is AUD12 each. They can also be contacted through the free-call telephones available at both arrival halls. Shuttle takes approx. 30-60 minutes depending on traffic.

TRAIN is also available from the airport and costs approx. AUD13.50, with a change of train required at central station for the Eastern Suburbs line, stopping at Kings Cross Station. Train takes approx. 30-45 minutes.

TAXI costs AUD30-45 depending on traffic.



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  • Common Room
  • Travel Desk

Important Information





***Please note that there will be a surcharge of AUD$30 per person over the prices of accommodation on Christmas Eve and day and AUD$100 per person on new year eve and day if the increase in prices are not shown in the rates.***

***Please also note the the hostel does not provide refunds once the stay has commenced even though you choose to check out early.***

Asylum Sydney will charge your credit card the full amount of your stay for 10 nights on 1st December before your stay. As this is the busiest period, there will be no refund or cancellation allowed after this date for your Christmas and New Year bookings.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Fax
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Lounge area
  • No Curfew
  • Outside area
  • Safety deposit
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Television room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines


  • Breakfast – FREE
  • Linen – FREE
  • Luggage Room – FREE
  • Airport Pick Up – 12.00AUD
  • Towel – 2.00AUD

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