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Jackaroo Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   107-109 Darlinghurst Road | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very dirty, no ventilation, noisy, not secure. Staff not very friendly. The most horrible hostel I have ever stayed! never again! it's better to spend a night in a park then there.The only convenience was the location.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very clean had everything that was needed great location next to station for easy access to and from city and bondi. Great staff all good fun and look after all your needs ! Great place to meet people and make friends ! Always look forward to. Friday at this hostel! Would stay again!

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Liverpool
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, clean and lovely staff. Raquel was particularly helpful. The kitchen was well equipped. Plenty of bathrooms with powerful showers and very clean. 30 min walk to opera house through the botanical gardens. Great place to stay.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The showers and kitchen were clean and spot on. No real issues with the standard of room other than is was a little small - however, we were facing the main street on floor 9 and the curtains were like tracing paper - if you book get a room away from the street as noise doesn't stop until 6am. Stay... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this hostel because it had quite good reviews and it is right by the train station at kings cross (you couldn't be closer!). The rooms are tiny, we stayed in a twin room with bunk beds (you couldn't swing a cat) and a 4 bed dorm - not even enough room for 4 peoples bags. The decor is... More

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Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good place to stay, very clean (floors are bleached daily) and friendly staff. Hostel is centrally located in Kings Cross, cheap eateries nearby, ten minute walk to Hyde Park and the city... Best of all though...Continental breakfast was included in the cost....!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel was good and staff cool. The location, excellent!! just a few minutes from a lot of attractions. Also, they have breakfast and some events every night that allow you to get involved with the other guests.

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Paris, France
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hostel is in a brilliant location, has WiFi, computers and breakfast all included. Social areas are a good size too. On paper, this hostel has it all. In reality, it feels very claustrophobic - due to location and the style of the building. The entrance into the hostel is through a narrow doorway and rooms are all down unmarked... More

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Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed the location, free breakfast and free WiFi. The rooms are located over 3 levels and we are happy to help guests carry any luggage up to the rooms. The signs for the rooms over your stay had been taken down as we were redecorating, you will be happy to... More

Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I went to Sydney for a conference in the Town Hall, I decided to stay here because of other people's reviews. I'm glad I staid in such a friendly place, the people whom I share the room with were very accessible and respectful. The installations were clean enough and the staff was amiable. The only thing that I found strange... More

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Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the awesome review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and made use of the free breakfast and free WiFi. While housekeeping are cleaning the hostel daily, management will perform spot checks on various rooms to check everything is up to our high cleaning standard. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels! More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I had a bad experience staying at this hostel last October, not totally due to the hostel’s fault but mainly the roommate’s. I stayed in an all-female with private toilet 4-bed room. My room is the only room with window, and hence there is no fan in the room. My roommate decided to open the window as it was too... More

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Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review. All our rooms have air-conditioning which can be adjusted by us, it can be hard to get the right temperature for everyone, with so many people being from many parts of the world. If you would have asked we would certainly have adjusted this for you. We encourage our guests to make us aware of... More

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Address: 107-109 Darlinghurst Road | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Jackaroo Hostel 3*
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Welcome to the Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross, Sydney's newest hostel, The 'Jackaroo Hostel' is more than you could ever expect. Its unique, it’s different. It’s an experience, because we want it that way. The Jackaroo Hostel, located in the hip area of Kings Cross, is a cool haven for the international traveller, in the heart of Sydney Australia.The Jackaroo Hostel is a family run hostel. Owned and operated by best friends and brothers Robert and Jade Smith. We understand that the Jackaroo Hostel will be the centre of your Sydney experience, and we want it to be memorable. We love Sydney, and we want you to love it too.We offer quality affordable accommodation. Double rooms, Twin with ensuite, 4 and 6 bed dorms. ... more   less 
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