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Brado's Backpackers

34 - 36A Darlinghurst Road | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most disgusting,vile place i have stayed in my life. Not worth staying there even if its the cheapest. RATS in the kitchen under the fridge. The fridge smells like it had a dead rotting body inside. Rooms Are vacuumed once a week. Cockroaches everywhere. Human faeces in the shared showers.. Always dirty. No soap. Staff are very unprofessional & rude... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. Rooms were dirty and the bathrooms very unclean. They looked like they belonged in a prison. That said the rates include free breakfast and the place is bouncing every night almost like a disco but only till about 10 so you can easily get to sleep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Had a great time, met some good people & the hostel was in a perfect place to go out with the rest of the backpackers to party! Was being refurbished when I was there so some parts were great & new, while other needed looking at. Great spot if you're looking to party & meet plenty others after the same... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Rooms were absolutely filthy, cockroach infestations are clearly huge issue, plates of mouldy food left in the room under my bed from previous people.. A few boys in our room had problems with bed bugs and were bitten from head to toe. Staff were unhelpful, and after mentioning the total absence of so called 'cleaners', were told by one girl... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Cockroaches everywhere due to the rooms never being cleaned. Arrived to a room full of people's previous rubbish including dirty plates and open bottles of jam and peanut butter under the bed. When we complained about the large amount of roaches and uncleanliness of the room there was still nothing done to change this. Location is in red light district..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I stayed at Brados for over 2 months and loved every minute. It was cleaned daily, the staff were friendly and always organising events for people to join in with. They have free functioning wifi, and free breakfast which is more than just cornflakes. While I was there they refitted all the rooms with sexy new flooring and also had... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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 August 25, 2014

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 August 10, 2014 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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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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Address: 34 - 36A Darlinghurst Road | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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