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Sydney Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only stayed one night so can't say too much about this place. Only that the location is awesome, very close to town hall and darling harbor, and not too far to circle quay either. My eight (or ten, not sure) bed dorm was huge and very clean. It was quit and easy to sleep. However, the service isn't marvelous, but... More

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Canberra, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as my usual Sydney hotel was charging silly prices for the date I wanted. I had a windowless small room with a bunk bed. It had a small but adequate tv and fridge and a couple of cupboards. Across the corridor were three toilets and three showers. In terms of comfort, you get what you pay for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet Hostel located very central. In Sydney Backpackers there is a big locker for everyone for free. You get free WiFi and it is very clean. Short ways to a supermarket, bars or the hyde park to relax in the beautiful sun of Sydney.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location, with transportation, supermarket and places to eat very close to it. Besides, it is one of the cheapest hostels in the city, ideal to backpackers. There were many toilets, rooms were big and the kitchen was small but had all we needed.

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Ballarat, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the cheapest options I could find for a place to stay for a conference in Sydney city. Variety of types of rooms. You do get what you pay for. Expensive for what you get but it is an expensive city anyway. Single room I had was windowless but did have a TV and DVD player. Bed and bedding... More

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location of SYD backpackers is perfect. Right in the cbd, close to most shopping centers and many shops and restaurants nearby. I booked the single room with shared bathroom..the ensuite was booked out unfortunately. I was actually expecting something worse after reading the feedbacks on TripAdvisor but my room was very comfortable, and the toilets and showers cleaned daily. Do... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

16 people room was comfortable for me , and everyone who stayed same room to me was calm and kind, so I had a good sleep every-night. But kitchen was a little bit narrow for me to cook dishes with some people. Anyway, in total , it was a good cheap backpacker.

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Hobart, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I paid $79.00 for my own 'room' with TV. I was given number 36 which turned out to be a tiny, airless, windowless cell. On arrival I was given sheets, pillow case and one blanket, a towel is an extra 2 bucks. (Seriously?! Can you get any more stingy?) The pillows are covered in thick plastic which is so crunchy... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The hostel is in a perfect location close to everything, staff is friendly, and the wifi works but it's very slow, but at least it's for free :) The tv room is okey. It's little bite cold in the hostel, so a heater would be good, and some more cleaning in the bathrooms would be needed.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I would recommend this hostel if you are looking for somewhere very central in Sydney, that is close to all the shops, restaurants and even right next to Events Cinemas. It is the perfect location for someone visiting Sydney for a holiday or just dropping in for a few nights. Great customer service with someone always there to help. Cheap... More

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Address: 7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sydney Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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