Whoever coined the phrase Location, Location, Location definitely knew what they were talking about, and where your hostel is located in a city makes all the difference.

Though we might be a little bit biased, we think that the lively, vibrant and exciting area of Kings Cross offers the best of everything, giving backpackers the perfect mix of location, entertainment and character.

What Makes Kings Cross The Best Hostel Location In Sydney?

Lively Nightlife

If you want to really get to know a city like Sydney, experiencing its nightlife is a must. And as the area around Kings Cross has some of the most lively and eclectic nightlife in town, it’s the perfect place to sample some Sydney style entertainment.

If clubs aren’t you’re thing, Kings Cross also has some fantastic bars and restaurants which cater to pretty much all tastes and budgets.

Eclectic Neighbors

Kings Cross and the surrounding area has always had a reputation for exotic nightlife and eccentric characters, and though the area has been rejuvenated and gentrified in the last few years, it still retains its unique character.

This gives budget accommodation in Kings Cross the perfect setting as the international travellers and backpackers mix with the locals to create a lively and exciting atmosphere.

What Makes Kings Cross The Best Hostel Location In Sydney?

Centrally Located

Being near all of the major attractions is a must, especially if you’ve only got a couple of days to explore the city.

Located just 2km east of the Sydney central business district and within easy reach of many of the city’s top attractions, Kings Cross is hard to beat when it comes to location.

To make the most of the great central setting, the Funkhouse offers free daily walking tours that take guests to all of the major sights and attractions of the city.


The area around Kings Cross has a colourful and rich past and is well worth exploring during your stay here.

Much of the area’s history can be seen through its architecture so if you’ve got a spare couple of hours, spend them wondering through the streets, soaking up the unique atmosphere.

Where you stay in a city makes all the difference to your overall impression of the place. That’s why we’ve chosen to base ourselves in the heart of Sydney’s Kings Cross.

So if you want to experience the real city, come and stay for a few nights. You’re guaranteed to have an experience that you’ll never forget.

The Author Maria John is a regular traveler and she loves to travel around the world, and she recommended to visit Sydney , a nice place in Australia.

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