Overview of Funk House Backpackers

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Memory foam beds, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Memory foam beds, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Memory foam beds, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Memory foam beds, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens16 min walk
    Popular LocationHyde Park16 min walk
    Popular LocationMartin Place3 min drive
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)25 min drive
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  • Four Bed Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsFour Bed Dormitory
  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Private Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsPrivate Twin Room
  • Three Bed Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsThree Bed Dormitory
  • Private Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsPrivate Double Room
  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsFamily Room

About this area


Located in Sydney's Kings Cross neighborhood, Funk House Backpackers is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Queen Victoria Building are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Crown Street and Martin Place. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are not to be missed. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 16 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 16 min walk
  • Martin Place - 3 min drive
  • World Square Shopping Centre - 3 min drive
  • Australia Square - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Kings Cross Station - 3 min walk
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 4 min drive
  • AirportKingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) - 25 min drive


  • Chester White Cured Diner — 3 min walk
  • Cafe Dov — 4 min walk
  • Glider Espresso Bar and Eatery — 4 min walk
  • Friggitoria — 4 min walk
  • Dumpling & Noodle House — 4 min walk

About this property

Funk House Backpackers

Art Deco Sydney hostel in Kings Cross, near Royal Botanic Gardens
This smoke-free hostel features a rooftop terrace, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area and a front-desk safe. All 45 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus memory foam beds and ceiling fans. Laptop-compatible safes, showers, and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find. Bathrooms are shared.
Funk House Backpackers offers 45 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Beds feature memory foam mattresses. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge) from 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish


  • Rooftop terrace


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan
  • Memory foam mattress


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe



Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 20 per stay

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 14 per person (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Funk House Backpackers Hostel Potts Point
Funk House Backpackers Potts Point
Funk House Backpackers Potts
Funk House Backpackers Potts Point
Funk House Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is Funk House Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Funk House Backpackers?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Funk House Backpackers?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Funk House Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the hotel to the airport. A fee of AUD 14 per person, one way, applies.
Where is Funk House Backpackers located?
Located in Kings Cross, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St Vincent’s Hospital, Crown Street, and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kings Cross Station is only a 3-minute walk and Edgecliff Station is 17 minutes.
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Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
bad hostel
terrible hostel, bed was literally just a thick foam pad, hostel smelled, reception was meh

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Close to everything
Good place to crash out after being on it all night

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
It's good for young people.good location near bars
All of ok except share toilet and bathroom.easy check in when they have free room

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Facilities: Typical; Value: Economical; Service: Friendly; Cleanliness: Grubby; Friendly Staff

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Facilities: Good; Value: Economical; Service: Outstanding; Solid wifi, have free maps of the city

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