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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a cheap hostel, therefore you cannot expect The Hilton. I stayed in a 10 bed dorm, which had a fridge in it and an overflowing bin. Location is very good just off the main high street, very near bus stations, train station and shops. My only real negative would be the size of the kitchen, it's similar to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was great hostel and awsome location. Only minus was non working w-fi. It was cleaned and vacumed everyday. And workers was nice and friendly. Nothing bad to say. It was niince to get easely everywhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Good location, near transportation, supermarket. It is the cheap hostels in the city, There were many toilets, rooms . But wifi was not working in the room. i stay here for 1 night and i met some good people to hang out with.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Negative points: - wifi was not working or poorly working. Wifi worked the "best" at the lobby, where it was not really cosy and quite windy. The staff did no really cared about that fact. - the shared toilets/showers are dirty, i did not feel comfortable - everything is kind of shabby, needed to be restaured - they make you... 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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