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Jackaroo Hostel

107-109 Darlinghurst Road | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 121 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 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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Sydney, Australia
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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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