Please note that due to other concurrent Sydney events, demand for hotel rooms will be unusually high during the conference period. Please book your accommodation as early as you can.
Plenty of low cost accommodation is available at high quality hostels located in the central business district of Sydney. Some apartment accommodation may be suitable to be shared by a number of guests, including students. Hostel World provides completes listings, reviews and a booking service. Many hostels offer private double rooms for less than $50/night (with ensuite from approx $75/night).
The most conveniently located hostels for easy access to the SHARP 2018 conference venue are around the Central train station. Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus can be reached by train (with one change at Clyde station) in 37 mins travel time. T1 Western line trains leave regularly from Central Station platform 18. Use the Trip Planner and type in the destination ‘Rydalmere Station’ to see all transport options. Rydalmere station is adjacent to the Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus.
The following hostels are located directly next to Central train station:
Voted the ‘#1 Hostel in Australia’, ‘Most Popular Hostel in Sydney’, and listed in ‘Top 10 Large Hostels in the World’ in 2013 and 2014
Railway Square YHA
For a unique experience sleep in a railway carriage, or for more luxury choose the 1904 heritage building
Sydney Central YHA
Heritage building and three-time winner (and Hall of Fame) in the Australian Tourism Awards
Wake Up! Sydney
Winner Best Large Hostel in the World 2005, and voted Sydney’s Most Popular in 2011