Our reception is open from 8am – 8pm every day, but our friendly staff are there to make your stay one to remember so are always happy to help.

If you are checking in after 8pm, please let us know by emailing info@madmonkeykingscross.com.au. There will be night staff on call if there are any issues or if you require any assistance. Please call (+61) 02 8004 9947 if needed. Your sheets and room key will be left at reception. Please come down to reception the following morning by 10am to meet our friendly staff, pay for your room and formally check in.

No worries, it is super easy. We have partnered with Sydney Shuttles to bring you right to our front door from both the domestic and international airports. For domestic flights you meet at baggage carousel 5, and for International flights the meeting point is opposite ANZ bank. If you have any problems you can simply call 9661 1170 to arrange a meeting place. There are public phones available at the airport terminal. It only costs $14 – so cheap & easy!

If you are travelling by bus, you can catch a train straight from Central Station to Kings Cross Station, where we are just a short 5min walk away. You can take the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra line from platform 24 and after just 10 minutes you will arrive at Kings Cross. From there, take the Darlinghurst Rd exit, turn left & walk towards McDonalds. Take the first right and you can’t miss us!

Another perk of staying at Mad Monkey Backpackers is you receive super discounted travel at Mad Monkey Travel. All guests can chat to our travel experts, whom are more than happy to help you plan your dream trip. This includes trips around Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Bali & Thailand; so all your travel needs are sorted. Check out www.madmonkeytravel.com.au or email our travel staff at info@madmonkeytravel.com.au for further information.

Well you are in luck, our sister bar – Mad Monkey Travel & Bar, serves great, quality food at affordable backpacker prices. Items on the menu start from as low as $3! It is a short walk from the hostel and you can find it on the main strip (40B Darlinghurst Rd).

Our kitchen is usually open pretty late. Opening times from 8am – 10pm.

Unfortunately we do not allow sleeping bags into the hostel rooms due to Australian health regulations; but we would be happy to store them in our FREE luggage storage for the duration of your stay.

No, we provide fresh, clean linen for you when you arrive. However we do not provide towels.

Our guests are entitled to a super awesome, fully cooked breakfast or cereals every morning at our sister bar; Mad Monkey. It is a short walk from the hostel and you can find it on the main strip at 40B Darlinghurst Rd

At Mad Monkey Backpackers, there’s always something to do and people to meet. You’ll make new friends as soon as you walk through our doors. We have events on every day from Live Music Nights to Goon Pong Tournaments to even Karaoke Nights. Check out our Entertainment page for further information.

Not to worry; here at Mad Monkey we are a down to earth hostel who try to cater to all our guests needs. If partying isn’t your thing we also offer beach walks, movie nights, city tours and daytime BBQs all through the week so you’ll never be bored!

Staying in a backpacker hostel always means a great time and is an easy way to meet new, life-long friends. All of our guests at Mad Monkey are like-minded travellers aged between 18 and 35, here to make the most of their time in Sydney without spending a fortune.

Mad Monkey is a great base point for any guest, with a short bus ride to the famous Bondi beach. Most of our guests choose to take the scenic 20min walk to the centre of the city or you can catch the bus or train; which is a 3min walk from the hostel.

For any further questions, please ask our friendly hostel staff at info@madmonkeybackpackers.com.au


For any further questions, please ask our friendly hostel staff at info@madmonkeybackpackers.com.au







Contact Us

Mad Monkey Backpackers is located in Kings Cross - the party capital of Sydney! Staying in this central location provides an ideal base for your Sydney city adventures; with some of the best bars, clubs, restaurants and cool cafes within arms reach. We also have an awesome sister bar with cheap eats next door to keep you safe when hunger strikes!

We are just a 20-minute scenic walk to some of the most famous locations in Sydney, including the Botanical Gardens, the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Tower. The hostel is a short walk to Kings Cross station, so you have easy access into the city, or to travel to other famous Sydney landmarks like Bondi Beach, Manly Beach and the Blue Mountains.

For any enquiries please call us on (02) 8004 9947.

For any business enquiries, please contact our General Manager at emily@madmonkeygroup.com.au.