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World Square Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   640 George Street (enter via Liverpool Street), Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015
Chris N Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nothing wrong with the place if you understand the purpose and logic of a hostel. In other words they have they have fine beds, reasonable cleanliness, minimalist decor/furnishing to allow for space, enough power sockets and really helpful reception. Only comments really would be fix up one of the shower heads on the 3rd floor. It is a bit strange... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Me and a friend have just stayed here for 3 nights, tried to extend stay but was fully booked and did not want to stay in the sister hostel (strattons). Rooms are spacious and reasonably clean. Beds were comfortable. Shower rooms were clean but lack of ventilation in the bathrooms meant on a hot day it was a nightmare to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place is located centrally on George St and Liverpool Street. Perfect close to bars restaurants and shops. Everything you need this here. The place itself - room is clean. Spacious in some rooms (6 bed) and some ok size (4bed). The bathroom is small- only 2 showers and one toilet for ladies on the 4th floor and 3 showers... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The location of this hostel was really great! (In the city center close to a FREE bus that takes you straight to the harbour!) The staff was super-friendly and helpful and the rooms were definitely ok to stay in- nothing extraordinary though, but pretty much what you would expect for the price. There was a nice bar just underneath the... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Nothing special in the rooms or hostel but the staff is really friendly and the location is central if you like the City. Wifi is the best and free in the common area! Beds are not so comfortable but the people staying are a mixture most of those in the large dorm were friendly.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Small hostel situated right above a fast food restaurant and nightclub . There is free WIFI which only works on the reception floor! Kitchen is tiny and had no kettle in it while I was staying so no cups of tea!! . The location of this hostel is its no1 thing going for it as its right in the centre... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I stayed at the long termers part of this Hostel which is based around the corner. There is always things going on if you wish to join in at the weekends, monday to thursday its nice and chilled and has a family type atmosphere. If you do want to party mon-thur there are always things going on at world squares... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

World Square Hostel is in a great location, walking distance to all the sights and near the main shopping/drinking area of central Sydney. The staff are all lovely and really helpful, and the hostel itself is maintained very well - the kitchen is huge with everything you could need and always clean, and the common/reception area is open plan with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and unfortunately one of them was a Saturday which meant the 2nd floor turns into a club. The 18 bed dorm is directly above this and you can hear everything going on below. The room was bright and spacious but the carpet dirty and could do with a fresh coat of paint. There is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

With nearly forty hours without sleep we arrived at the world square hostel only to find we had reserved the incorrect date. The manager on reception showed us our first experience of Australian customer service by waving the cancellation fee and letting us stay. This level of understanding towards first time travellers such as myself and my partner was displayed... More 

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Address: 640 George Street (enter via Liverpool Street), Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — World Square Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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