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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time I had ever stayed in a hostel. I wasn't impressed (I went on a club 18-30 holiday in Kavos when I was a teenager so I know what to expect with cheap accommodation. However this was bad even when compared with that!) When I arrived, I was given a pillowcase, a fitted bed sheet and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had originally booked to stay at hump backpackers, but an error in the booking system meant that our booking hadn't been made and we were sent to stay here, with the stipulation that the price would be the same however we would be staying in separate rooms due to that being the only availability. Unhappy with this but with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I originally booked in for only 3nights and here I am 3 months on still here. Positives: Fast free wifi 100's of movies Free breakfast Staff are friendly and welcoming Great facilities Always something happening eg events/ nights out/ beach days Great location 2mins to train station a Coles Free Gym Negatives : This is a party hostel so if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This has to be one of the best hostels I've stayed in over my 9 months of traveling. It has everything; free breakfast, free wifi throughout the hostel, hundreds of recent movies, free gym, a/c and best of all friendly staff! The hostel is in a great location, the train station a 2 minute walk with great train lines around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I heard of this hostel off a passer by as I was in need of a place to stay, so I thought id check in to try it out. On arrival the staff were friendly and the place seemed to have a buzz about it. The people I met were friendly and welcoming and made me fit in straight away.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I have stayed at brados on and off for the past year of my working visa, always finding it a great base to come back to and often seeing familiar faces. I first booked in to only stay for 3 nights and ended up staying for months. I was working in Sydney so it was the perfect base. So close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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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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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