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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Only decent thing is the location. I knew what to expect with staying in hostels but literally was counting down the hours until I was out of this place. The dorm we was in looked like a bomb had hit it, mould up the walls, hardly any plug sockets for the amount of people in the room. The reception staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Only thing good is its location, 1 min walk to town hall train station. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm for 3 nights. Mattresses felt like they were made out of wood. Hardly any plug sockets provided. Bathrooms filthy, didn't see them get cleaned once. Moody reception staff. Way overpriced!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Located right by George street, this is in a fantastic area. Staff are extremely helpful and facilities are good. Dorms are ok and laundry services on 2nd floor. Train station is close by so you can easily get around Sydney from the hostel. Fairly cheap considering you are staying in the heart of Sydney

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

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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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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