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The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

2-star2 stars
Level 3, 640 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

Adults-only capsule hotel with bar/lounge, near International Convention Centre Sydney
  • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

New South Wales may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • I wanted to try out the Capsule Hotel to see if I might want to do something similar on a…Dec 7, 2018
  • Everything was great, Bed was comfy, friendly staff and very cleanMar 5, 2020

The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

  • Deluxe Single - Side Entrance
  • Mixed Capsule
  • Female Capsule

What’s around The Capsule Hotel - Hostel


  • In Chinatown
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 11 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 11 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 13 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 15 min walk
  • Star Casino - 23 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 23 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 21 min drive
  • Sydney Central Station - 6 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 12 min walk
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 21 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 4 min walk
  • Central Light Rail Station - 6 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 70 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • New South Wales may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle*


  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Nightclub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This bar serves light fare only.

The Capsule Hotel - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Capsule Hotel Hostel Haymarket
  • The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Haymarket
  • The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Capsule Hotel
  • The Capsule Hotel - Hostel Capsule Hotel Haymarket
  • Capsule Haymarket
  • The Capsule Hotel Hostel
  • The Capsule Hostel Capsule


Towels and toiletries are available for a surcharge.

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: AUD 1.00 per stay

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 10.00 (subject to availability)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

FAQs for The Capsule Hotel - Hostel

  • Does The Capsule Hotel - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Capsule Hotel - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. There's a charge of AUD 10.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include 3 Mama Chef's (3-min walk), Maloney's Hotel (3-min walk), and Dixon House Food Court (4-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Is there an onsite casino at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel?
    No, this capsule hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (8-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at The Capsule Hotel - Hostel and nearby?
    The Capsule Hotel - Hostel has a nightclub.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 211 reviews

Very good 8.0
good Value for money
The capsules are relatively quiet compared to others I’ve had. Very much a hostel vibe! There’s a nice bar on the rooftop. Only negative was the dirty sheets I was given, they had some dark stains. Overall a good experience and good value for money!
Luke, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Sensor of the locker not in good condition. When ask for help cleaner looked not happy for that.
au1 night trip
Good 6.0
It wasn’t the worst place that I’ve stayed at but it was little things like how nothing was really explained to you when you arrived, there was duct tape holding my capsule together and they said it was Australian law that the capsules wouldn’t lock but I’ve stayed at other places and they did lock.
ca2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Cozy pod in great area
I enjoy small cozy spaces so this place was great for me, always felt safe and comfortable sometimes you could hear other people rolling over but this didn't bother me at all every one was really quiet no phone calls or music or anything which I really appreciated. Was in a great area could walk to all events I had, and a great price!
Paris, au3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of the best hostels I’ve stayed at!
Mary, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
When I stayed in this hotel I forgot my necklace at the hotel and didn't realise until I was on the flight back home. The staff was very quick in responding and helpful when I called and told them about the issue. They were able to find the necklace for me. I also recommend this hotel if you are staying in Sydney for a short period of time or just need a place to rest your head. I was in Sydney for 2 nights and was out all day but I found the capsule to be quite cosy if you are someone who doesn't get claustrophobic. I would recommend using an earplug or listen to music with your ear/headphone on if you are a light sleeper as the sound does travel up from the street. Overall I found the atmosphere at the hotel to be quite pleasing with the boutique-styled furnishing.
Jenny, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Such a good find
Although it says it’s a hostel, it felt more like a hotel! It was clean and comfortable. The staff were welcoming and answered my questions well. Would highly recommend.
Amy, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location in downtown Sydney, close to train and bus stations. Quiet accommodation. Good price for location.
David, au8 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Location is great, very convenient to everywhere by walking distance or by train. Room, kitchen and toilet/bathroom are always clean. WiFi is unstable, sometimes unable to connect. Night time is quite noisy, can hear the music and people singing as there is Lounge upstairs.
sg6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent ppl place and its a unique experience of staying here
au1 night trip

The Capsule Hotel - Hostel