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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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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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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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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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45 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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9 hotel reviews
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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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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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