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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   27 Orwell Street | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hostel for three nights as on trip advisor and booking.com it says there is free parking on the street. There is free parking at a maximim of two hours stay so if you dont want to get a fine you basically would want to be moving the car every two hours which doesnt give you much options... More

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for 4 days and this hustle is awesome. The stuff are very friendly and helpful and the reception is open for 24 hours so if you have any problems they will be there to help. There is a free nice breakfast every morning and a free WiFi that is available also in the room. Free compute and... More

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Branne, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last september, i stayed with 2 friends in a 3 shared room during 3 days. If rate is pretty good and Kings Cross area finally not so bad, i already stayed here 8 years ago and nothing has changed since then, a renovation would not be a luxury. Breakfast is a joke, you can try the first morning... almost all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, good location, the swagger has everything you need! Can't wait to visit again! BBQs every week and ideal for backpackers and young people! Sydney is an amazing city and the jolly swagman backpackers makes the experience even better!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm for our last week in Sydney! We ended our trip well! Staff were very friendly and even provided free breakfast and free bbq! Rooms & bathrooms were clean. The only bad thing i have to say was they recommended us to go on this certain blue mountain trip so we booked on and it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was amazing ! Incredible atmosphere, incredible people and discount, and even a free BBQ ;) BEST HOSTEL EVER, you wont regret it if you go there! it was the best trip of my life, and this place is one of the reason why this trip was so incredible !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a really good place, with a very good team, good vibes, lot of advantage, discount for visit, discount for party, and they have free BBQ every weeks. Jolly swagman it's the place to be!!! If you go to Sydney go to jolly swagman !!!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a party atmosphere hostel. Even though, I still got an amazing nights sleep and I wasn't disturbed. The people staying were great and the staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. It's modern and they have great facilities. Come to the swagger, you'll love it! :)

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Pasadena, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to Jolly Swagman early in the morning and ended up waiting until noon (even though checkout was 9am) before allowed to get into our room. In that time we were allowed to shower, but had to either baby sit our belongings in the lobby or leave them there in the open. There were small lockers available for pay,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying in jolly for the last 6 months and can just recommend this hostel! The staff is super friendly and made me feel comfortable at all times. 24 hour reception and always someone to talk to.. soo super easy to find new friends as it's a small hostel Rooms got cleaned every third day which was awesome! Also the... More

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Additional Information about Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Address: 27 Orwell Street | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Jolly Swagman Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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