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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well when you first arrive the staff are very helpful with bringing the bags up the stairs to the rooms. Everyone is very nice and said hello to me in the common areas, great party's and events were organised and super location for an easy walk home. If you want to party late in the kitchen you can because it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Ok so I stayed in Brado's for a few months. First off I was horrified at the cockroaches that were found all over the place but the exterminator came in the following day so I was happy enough about that. Met a good bunch of people although the Brado's family clique was a bit hard to break into. The guys... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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 November 25, 2014 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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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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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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