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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 3 days 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best Hostel I've stayed in during my travels! It was clean, friendly and extremely professional. Great location, highly recommended! All backpackers should choose to stay at the Swagger! Amazing place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights with my friend. We had so much fun while staying this hostel. Close to Kingscross station and everything you need could get around hostel. It takes half an hour to get CBD by walking or only 2 stops by train. Staff are really friendly and helpfull. If you visit sydney,would recommend you to be the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel clean, meet a lot of people very nice, and staff help you when you need. This hostel is near all commodity like Train Station, restaurant or food shop. I recommend this place. I had a great time at the Swagger.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose the Swagman at random from a list of Sydney hostels and am so glad I did. It's great for long term backpackers and has a real family feel to it. The nights out that they organise are loads of fun and you get really good deals in the bars. I would definitely recommend the Swagman for anyone looking... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cleaned the kitchen twice daily for free accommodation at Jolly Swagman's for about three weeks this May. Though I had a pretty sweet deal, two hours work for a free night's stay, I felt a bit out of place here. I was there looking for work when I wasn't cleaning. As a result, my partying roommates were a bit... 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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