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Brado's Backpackers

34 - 36A Darlinghurst Road | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #91 of 134 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights back in July, and whilst the people were friendly, the place was disgusting. Every morning we woke to find cockroaches surrounding the bunks. The rooms were not very clean, and as many of the people live there, what can you expect. You get what you pay for.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair to brados it is ridiculously cheap and once you get past the dirt, cockroaches and damp smell it is, in some ways, bareable. Although I did wake up to some absolute mong digging through my bag looking for a condom after taking home the human equivalent of a bag of sand. I travelled with a friend and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in another hostel whilst in Sydney and a few throughout my travels in oz but brados was by far the most fun and welcoming and just generally happy place I've visited. Even though I wasn't there long and most people there are long termers they all made me feel so so welcome and so did the staff and... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The most uninhabitable hostel (if you can class it as such) I've ever step foot in. I will write a list seeing as there's far too much to just describe....it will paint the image for you. Please bear in mind this is after pushing your way through the drug addicts, alcoholics and homeless lerking around the front door which is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Some rooms are cleaner than others, the ones with en suite bathrooms are much better as the public toilets and showers aren't great. The kitchen can get very crowded as there isn't much space to cook or many pans to use. Location is great and atmosphere is too, it's obviously not the cleanest or nicest hostel around but for the... More

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South Wales
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival we were greeted by a girl behind reception who was in a foul mood, then it just got worse after entering our dorm to the musty smell of dirty washing and mould. We were told that the rooms were cleaned every day and "deep cleaned" once a week. But....judging by the clumps of dirt in ever corner if... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We booked into this hostel for 4 nights as it was cheap. We stayed in a 14 bed mixed dorm. This would've been okay but the room was not big enough for 14 people and there wasn't enough storage for all their stuff so everything was on the floor. That wasn't too bad though as we're fairly messy ourselves. To... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed only a night at this place but it was one night too much for us. If you are a party animal who doesn't mind sleeping in a cockroach-infested place where the beats never really die out, then this is the place for you. However, if you just want budget accommodation where "silence after midnight" still has some meaning,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Brados is one of the premier party hostels in kings cross!! Has an absolute beast sound system in the common room and a tv room with hard drive and ps3 for when you want to relax. Kitchen is quite decent and rooms have air conditioning as well. Staff are friendly and has a great atmosphere!!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed at Brados for 4 nights in total. It was dirty and I had heard rumours of cockroaches but I never saw any. It was very loud, but I'm sure all hostels are on kings cross. I liked the hostel, there were lots of single travellers, so it was easy to meet new people. While I was there there... More

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Address: 34 - 36A Darlinghurst Road | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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