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Sydney Backpackers

7 Wilmot Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Sydney Backpackers
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Even though we didn't expect much (being a backpackers), the experience was below our already low expectations. Wifi was very bad and everything looked a bit dull. The proximity to the main CBD area and the free shuttle service provided are some of the few good points.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This hostel has a perfect Central location, walking distance to all the sites! The rooms, bathrooms and kitchen are always kept clean! And the rooms are fairly spacious. If your looking for budget clean accomadation this is perfect.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

no refund, dirty, bad wifi and hard mattresses, lots of stuff stolen, cockroaches everywhere, small fridges, too many long terms that literally live there, only one small kitchen and dishes always dirty, there was a knife fight, food always stolen, rooms are too small for the beds, air con blows and dont work at all, not enough room to eat... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I stayed in a de luxe single room. I don't think you could get a better room in the centre of Sydney for the price I paid. Staff were polite, but over worked. They need to have more staff on so they have time to give customers better service. However, despite this reservation I can recommend it for someone wanting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I've stayed at the Sydney Backpackers twice now, once in 2012 and once in 2015. It definitely improved since my initial stay. The staff did the bare minimum and weren't particularly friendly, but I also had no issues with them. It's a very basic place, but for the price and location, it is definitely worth staying there. You can basically... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed here a few nights while in sydney, was a amazing location and as good as any other hostel I've stayed in. Staff were always friendly and helpful whenever I needed anything. Tons of restaurants and other things around open later than the rest of the city!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A really clean and nice place with a great location. The rooftop allows a nice view on the cbd and make you really feel in the heart of the city! I would really recommand it! The only flaw is that the mattress may be a bit hard

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

My second visit to this beautiful hostel was an amazing !! Great staff, in th center of Sydney, you can find a lot of restaurants, cafés , fast food cafés near by this hotel. Good price!! Everything is close !! Town hall station just 3mins from hotel! So, definitely I will come back again to this hotel !! Thanks xx

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a basic quiet hostel. There are no parties here. Which is fine with me. The rooms had central AirCon I did notice a slight difference, and later in the night it was easy to sleep because of the AirCon and lack of noise. There is not much to do in this hostel. Their is a television with basic... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

TO WHOEVER HIRED THOSE PEOPLE at the reception, I would highly recommend to think carefully about his position as a manager. I've never come across such unfriendly, indifferent and negligent staff in my life! Better off spending your money somewhere else guys, not to mention the super sad atmosphere in the hostel! Everything left much to be desired

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