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Jackaroo 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located right beside train station Free breakfast always a bonus Free wifi what we all want! Rooms were cramped in our 4 bed dorm Ensuite bathrrom very small could brush teeth on loo sink is that close Helpful staff Washing machines where rubbish dryers don't dry clothes properly even after two attempts

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The free wifi and breakfast are great considering the price of the room! However, the distance to the centre of the city (about half an hour to the opera house) and the very cliquey nature of this hostel, as has been mentioned in previous comments, should be kept in mind. A good hostel for a traveller who is wanting to... More 

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Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jackaroo hostel is a splendid place inmidst the rainforest, you will have a brilliant view of the ocean and a gorgeous sundrise. There is a pool and a outdoor cinema which provides of fun. The kitchen is very entertaining. Nice staff

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is very good being right next to the train station and all the nightlife in this part of Sydney. It was surprisingly quiet despite being so close to station and had no trouble sleeping the 2 nights I was there. Upon check-in the staff were friendly and helpful, explaining everything about the stay. Booked a mixed dorm with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first hostel experience! and it was completely amazing! I booked a 4 share room with a private bath. The interiors are bright and colourful and the space is cool enough for a hostel room. They give you a little rack where you can keep your luggage and have just one electric point which makes it a little... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I stayed there last year as I wrote this still not happy. Yes it clean. You have no idea who is staff and who is staying! If there where 4 people in the kitchen it was cluttered and there is no space to move. Never got back to you on queries. Terrible

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is my second time to Sydney, but my first at this establish,net. I found it centrally located, and certainly met my needs. Much more than a backpacker "joint" look into it, I'm sure you will agree

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here for at least 2 months in sydney and ended up working there also. This is the best value hostel in sydney. Having stayed in 4 previous hostels in the city I can say this one is a backbackers heaven. The services offered e.g. free wifi and breakfast highlight this hostel knows what a backpackers needs are. And doesn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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 June 17, 2015

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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