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Dlux Budget Hotel

30 Darlinghurst Rd | Kings Cross, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales 2038, Australia
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I stayed here several years ago but feel I still need to write this review. Very long story short, I was planning on traveling to another part of Australia after Sydney but I was running out of money so I stayed in Sydney for another week. My first hostel was beautiful and a perfect stay, but our reservation was up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Arrived there and it was abandoned... Paid deposit and everything. Had to stay in a hostel across the road. The 'Funk House', a nice place. They didn't even email us. Please do not book this place as you will be left clueless in the street like us.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The rooms here are bigger and and more well equipped than most other hostels in the area for the same price. The music in reception is always great fun! It's also pretty clean most of the time and in a fantastic location for bars and clubs in kings cross

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed here in an 8-bed dorm for five weeks in Mar-Apr '13. +: rooms cleaned daily, clean bathroom, speedy and hassle-free check-in, a lot of places to chill out and do a fat lot of nothing, some good characters running the place (one of the ladies working there was a real sweetheart, never caught her name but I remember... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We spent 3 nights here and we were so happy to leave. Worst hostel experience we made during our trip in Australia. The saved money (compared to other hostels in Sydney) had to be spend later in Port Maquarie for some ointment as my girlfriend was bitten all over by bed bugs. Luckily all Swiss have an army knife, so... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Not quite sure how it is possible that there are any positive reviews on this hotel? Must be the owner sending them in him/herself?? I stayed here with a large group of friends, staying in a number of different rooms and room types. My room a "family room" was a clear definition of neglect and laziness by the owners and... More 

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Lille, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Dilapidated hotel, located in the "red" district of Sydney : The bedding was stained A strange smell in the stairway Mould in the bathroom The free breakfast is only a slice of bread and butter. Forget everything else, especially cutlery, glasses, cups. We stay 2 nights in this hotel and, hopefully, no one more

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I stayed at this hostel from September 2012 through to January 2012 and I loved every minute of it. Definitely the place to be if you want to meet people from all over the world and have a good social life. Laurence is the manager and he made us feel so welcome, we felt like family when it was time... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

CROCK.OF.[--]. I looked online for a nicer hostel than the one I was already staying in, came across the online pictures for Dlux and thought ooo nice and not bad prices. Where the hell in that hostel they got them pictures from I do not know. The stench of B.O, cigarettes, vomit and p!ss when I opened my door was... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We had medium to good experiences with Backpackers hostels but nothing so awful as this one. Sure that the staff was very helpful and nice but this hostel should be closed as it is abandonned (no management in place), the rooms / kitchen / lounges were all filthy and smelling bad. Furthermore, rooms were not in proper shape. It is... More 

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Staying in Kings Cross

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Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross," Sydney's red light district. These new rules have encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters, however, who will dance to the early morning hours on weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor houses owned the place. Today, one can still find a variety of adult entertainment venues in this evolving area.
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