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Elephant Backpacker

50 Sir John Young Cresent | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a slightly older couple than the rest of the guests I was apprehensive when I checked in. We booked as it was cheap and had lots of plans so only really needed a place to put our heads down. Stayed in a private room (got it for like 50!!!) room was clean and fairly spacious, bed was a bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of the hostel is super! Could be a nice hostel, if it was not too occupated! The owners are friendly, but don't control the rules of the house. Anyway, it was a bad experience for us...And also for other we contact.

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Annecy-le-Vieux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend bookd this hostel and when we arrived I thought it was large and a little unfriendly as it is a very big building. However, we ended up extending a staying for a week. It is very close to the city (about 10 minute walk through a park) and the train station is on the edge of the park... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the twin rooms. The room was small, but not a big deal. It would have been nice to have had some towel racks or some place to store luggage in the room. The bed was a little stiff, but it has been a while since I've stayed in a hostel, so perhaps my expectations were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm for just 1 night. Room was spacious and plenty of lockers for luggage. Room faced the city and at night I lie in bunk and see the city skylineJ The staff very friendly and told me where to shop & catch transport for beaches and Katoomba. Showers are very good. Always hot water and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into elephant for one night with the intention of staying for at least a week.We stayed in a six bed dorm which was absolutely filthy.There was food and papers and stuff all over the floor around the two spare beds in the room.The room looked and smelt like it hadn't been cleaned in months.The smell of feet in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I were supposed to stay here for longer, but we had to cut it short. We decided on this hostel because it is the least expensive, so our expectations were not high. The filth (roach in bathroom...crawled across the floor when I was sitting on the toilet), yelling sleep talker roommate (not really the hostel's fault...), and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I have stayed here and I've loved every minute of it! I stayed here for 3 months and it was very cheap, comfortable & friendly :) the cafe is amazing which has very cheap beers and some delicious food for a very good price :) I've met some amazing people that will be friends for... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I booked this hostel as started my trip on a tight budget to see how money would last. I wasnt disappointed. Yeah very basic but all I needed. I stuck to the four share as thats more for me. The room was large. Loads of space for my stuff and lockers too (just bring your own lock) . The hostel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights in 8 share dorm. Found the place pretty decent. Clean room, clean toilets and showers. Massive comfortable pillow. Didn't use the kitchen as it was pretty busy. The cafe on the side is really cheap and good food so was easier to go there. Didn't expect much as was cheap but was pleasantly surprised. Definitely... More 

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