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Jackaroo Hostel

107-109 Darlinghurst Road | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 119 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked a private double room and was put in a small room with a bunk bed. Really close to a train station so quite noisy and the blind didn't cover the whole window so was very light in the morning. Otherwise, friendly and helpful staff and a good location.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for about a week and booking system was good considering it was last-minute. Stayed with 3 other people in a 4 mixed dorm. Clean, great service, wi-fi and kitchen. The only thing was that one of the staff kept coming into the room to speak to one of the other guests and I found it quite uncomfortable... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time in Sydney and the staff was very friendly and helpful, they make you feel welcomed and will help you find anything you need In the city, it is well worth the price! Don't let the fact that it is in the red light district scare you off! It's not as bad as it seems.

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly what we were looking for and more. We were given what was apparently the smallest room in the hostel for the four of us and it was tiny but even with four snowboard bags it was just what we needed. Clean, great showers, free breakfast, awesome roof BBQ, fantastic location... Etc. there was also a free wine night which... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The good thing about this hostel is its location, just next to train station. Free breakfast and free wifi also. But when I stayed there, the aircon is not working, and no one fixing it due to public holiday (Easter).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Perfect location, just next to the train station and with plenty of eatery nearby. The staff are friendly and helpful and the dining area was clean. However, there's quite a few things that I am not satisfy with. Firstly, it was an old mattress, I can feel the spring inside it was broken the minute I lie down. Secondly, there's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Stayed in a four share with my boyfriend, room was very messy due to two girls we were sharing with. Could do with a window to let some fresh air in! We also asked in advance to be put with some family members who were visiting but they later claimed the girls had reserved the beds... which the girls later... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Jackaroo is one of my favourite hostels I've stayed in on my 8 month trip. The kitchen is the cleanest hostel kitchen I've ever seen! The free breakfast is lovely and is available until 10 which is great seeing as a lot of hostels end their free breakfast way earlier than backpackers want to get up! The common area is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lets start with the positive: The location in sydney is perfect. In the heart of the city with a lot of places to go for drinks and above the kings cross metro station. They have free wifi in the hostel what is really good. The showers and toilets are really clean and the staff where friendly. The negatives: The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Had a fantastic stay here! First hostel in Australia and it set a high benchmark. Great social areas; pool room, movie room (great choices of movies), games console and a great reception/lounge area. Free wifi worked a treat and the rooms were really clean! Beds were usually a good nights kip. Free breakfast was an added bonus and the kitchen... More 

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