The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

Star Rating
2 out of 5
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4.0 / 5Very Good
278 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Capitol Theatre
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sydney Town Hall
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Hyde Park
    11 min walk
  • Airport
    Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)
    13 min drive

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020 3564 4853

    About this area


    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel is located by the ocean and in a walkable area with good shopping. Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit World Square Shopping Centre and Paddy's Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Sydney Cricket Ground or Sydney Showground. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Capitol Theatre - 2 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Sydney Town Hall - 7 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Hyde Park - 11 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Sydney Tower - 13 min walk
    • Popular Location
      International Convention Centre Sydney - 14 min walk

    Getting around

    • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
    • Sydney Central Station - 6 min walk
    • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 22 min drive


    • Where to eat
    • On-site dining venue – Serves light fare daily.

    About this property

    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

    Adults-only Haymarket hostel in Sydney Central Business District, walk to Capitol Theatre
    A nightclub, a bar/lounge and a microwave in a common area are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and express check-out. All 70 rooms offer free WiFi, fridges and microwaves. Safes and showers are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel offers 70 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided.
    Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel features a nightclub, a terrace and tour or ticket assistance. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Haymarket hostel also offers laundry facilities, express check-out and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2017.
    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel has designated areas for smoking.



    Check-in between 2 PM - 11 PM
    Early check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM.
    If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
    Please note that this property’s capsules must remain unlocked as stipulated by the local council’s fire safety regulations. Each capsule has its own locker.


    Check-out before 10 AM
    Express check-out

    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.


    • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

    Payment types


    Important information


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

    • Breakage deposit: AUD 1.00 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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

    • Early check-in fee: AUD 10.00 (subject to availability)
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

    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 are 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 on-site parking is available.
    • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
    • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    Towels and toiletries are available for a surcharge. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

    Property is also known as

    • The Capsule Hostel Haymarket
    • The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Haymarket
    • The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • No on-site parking available
    • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • 1 bar

    Things to do

    • Nightclub

    Family friendly

    • Full-sized fridge
    • Laundry facilities
    • Microwave


    • ATM/banking services
    • Lift
    • Front-desk safe
    • Lockers available
    • Reception hall

    Guest services

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

    Languages spoken

    • Chinese
    • English


    • Terrace


    • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
    • Shared microwave
    • Shared fridge

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Climate control (heating)


    • Hairdryer (on request)
    • Shared bathroom
    • Shower

    Food and drink

    • Microwave
    • Fridge


    • Safe

    Nearby things to do

    Where to eat

    • On-site dining venue – Serves light fare daily.

    Frequently asked questions


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    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

    good location. no 24 hour desk. late check in charge $20 after 11 pm unfair when flight delay caused check in at 11:10 pm.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

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      Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019


      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

      Location was great! but the lift (Heritage) was terrible.

      Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

      4/5 Good

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      Stayed 10 nights in Oct 2019

      5/5 Excellent

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

      The staff are friendly the amenities are clean and always easy to find

      Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

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