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1. Posted by benjimelv86 (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y Star this if you like it!


I am a 25 yr old lad. I have booked flights for the 28th December so I will be in Sydney on the 30th. I am travelling alone. So I need to be finding a social group to make my experience more enjoyable :)

Could anyone recommend any hostels that are in the vicinity of all the attractions or make access easy and especially Bondi Beach? I have heard bondi has a couple of hostels?

Also any info where to book,web sites etc?



2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5174 posts) 6y Star this if you like it!

NYE in Sydney is extremely popular. Most popular hostels are booked solid half a year in advance. To still find something right now, you don't really have much choice: You'll either pay outrageous fees, have to commit to staying a minimum of 7-10 days, or most likely both.

Looking here at travellerspoint (which combines the options of hostelworld and hostelbookers), searching for 7 nights starting on the 30th, there's exactly two options left (and three more if I search for 10 nights), with the 7 night hostels charging $200-$300 per night over new years (for a large dorm), and only one of the 10 night hostels going under $100.

[ Edit: Edited on 06-Nov-2011, at 09:35 by Sander ]

3. Posted by benjimelv86 (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y Star this if you like it!

Thanks for that Sander...

Very expensive then? Cant you only pay for a bed?

How about is it sofa surfers? would you recommend this?


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