Overview of Maze Backpackers

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3.1 / 5
743 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.


  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

Popular LocationCapitol Theatre2 min walk
Popular LocationSydney Town Hall8 min walk
Popular LocationHyde Park10 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)25 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 68 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 84 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Single Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Standard Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 81 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • 4 Share Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 118 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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About this area


Located in Haymarket, Maze Backpackers is in the city center and near the airport. Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park. Wild Life Sydney Zoo and Taronga Zoo are not to be missed. Surfing/boogie boarding offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours, hiking/biking trails, and skydiving nearby.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Capitol Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 8 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 10 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 11 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 4 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 6 min walk
  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 25 min drive

About this property

Maze Backpackers

Adults-only Haymarket hostel in Sydney Central Business District, walk to Capitol Theatre
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hostel has WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a TV in a common area. All 200 rooms offer WiFi, ceiling fans, and showers.
Maze Backpackers offers 200 accommodations with ceiling fans. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily 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: WiFi (AUD 4 per 24-hour period)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (AUD 4 per 24-hour period)

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available
Pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6 AM - 6 PM
Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

1 bar

Things to do

Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Laundry facilities


No elevators

Guest services

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

Languages spoken





Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities


Ceiling fan


Hair dryer (on request)
Shared bathroom

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access



Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 6 AM to 6 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details
“Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.”


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older 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:

  • 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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 4 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 4 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 14 per person
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

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.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers Haymarket
Maze Backpackers Hostel Haymarket
Maze Backpackers Hostel
Maze Backpackers Haymarket
Maze Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Maze Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Haymarket

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Great price free food perfect location.good shower.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Property is huge with so many rooms. Free hot dogs on Monday was a great bonus!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Its a backpacker so you know its going to be a little average in overall cleanliness but for the price... 60 it was for 2.people in private room. cant beat that. eaay check in and check out. no hassles. perfect for a night out where you are hardly there anyway

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Useful location. Clean, basic accommodation. I booked to stay again on the weekend.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020