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1 room, 2 adults

Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point

2-star2 stars
27 Orwell Street, Potts Point, NSW, 2011, Australia

City-center hostel within easy reach of Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Value for money
Best value for money
Regular internet service
202See all 202 reviews
From 384 reviews

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Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point

from $19
  • from $19
  • Twin Room
  • Double Room
  • Shared Dormitory (Four Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (Three Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (Six Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Single Room
  • + 2 more

What’s around Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Royal Botanic Gardens (8-minute walk)
  • Sydney Opera House (17-minute walk)
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (23-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 10 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 11 min drive
  • Sydney North Sydney Station - 11 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Free airport pick-up

At a glance

Key facts


  • 46 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Check-out time is 9 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 5 AM to 8:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. This property offers airport shuttle pickup service for guests staying 3 nights or more, from Sydney airport only. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport pickup from 5 AM to 8:30 PM


  • No parking

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point’s small print

Also known as

  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel Potts Point
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Potts Point
  • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Pot


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 20 per stay

Optional extras

WIred Internet access is available in public areas (wired) for AUD 2.00 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 202 reviews

Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point
One of the better hostels.
It's in a central location, has a big lounge area and big kitchen, and the rooms are comfortable. I had no issues with service.
Jordan, usOther trip
Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point
The place rocks
Really nice. Next to train station and all the sites. Staff was knowledgeable about places to visit and very friendly. Place was clean and safe
Thomas, us7 night trip
Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point
Not a pleasant experience
Guys be carefulll, 1- hostel staffis rude especially there was a guy called Sam... 2- they are waking up everybody between 8 and 9 oclock in the morning to make the checkouts but if you dont check out no itis not heir concern. 3- if ot will be your first time experience for a hostel the best is to keep away.
Enis, us2 night trip
Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point
Second time to stay, love it
YU WEI, us7 night trip
Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point
Very Good8.0
A perfect location. Friendly staff.
It's a nice place. I stayed for 3 nights. Super nice people. Perfect location. Didn't spend much time there. Just there to sleep. Blankets are a bit scratchy, but they're accommodating. The airport shuttle back to the airport is not free, but the way in is free.
Crystal, us2 night trip with friends

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Jolly Swagman Backpackers, Potts Point

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