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Billabong Gardens

5 - 11 Egan St | Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Ranked #42 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an unexpected trip to Sydney to see a very sick relative in the Royal Prince Albert hospital. I booked here cause the hotel is within walking distance. I wasn't expecting a 5-star accommodation place - not for $99 a night in Central Sydney - but what we did get well surpassed my expectations. The room was clean and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont know why there are so many bad reviews here, we have been here a while now and wouldnt move. We made great friends, met interesting people and the majority are friendly! We had movie nights in the communal lounge, and dinner around the large garden table, pool side with chill out music. As for people saying its dirty, again... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst, terrible in all the aspects! Go here only if you are a dirty, rude and mean. Terrible people at the reception, the staff is really bad, racist, snob and thet don't care about you. THE MATTRESS WERE FULL OF BED BUGS INSECTS! FULL! not only mine, but many others. everyone there is gay and they use to flirt... More

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Fernie, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are just horrendous for the price. Dirty, dark and drab, we had a double room which was located in the house next to the main hostel. Barred window, everything stained. For $40 I'd be stoked, for $80 I was horrified!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I was expecting Billabong Gardens to be a quiet, very clean hostel with their rooms filled with working holiday makers, so I felt lucky there was availability when I called. I booked for one week. What I did find on arrival was a dingy, old, crumbling poorly lit building complete with a rat-sized hole in the wall in the corridor... More

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great location, friendly staff, room was big enough, like the little extras like lockers, lights and plugs for every bed. Comfy places to chill. Rooms are a bit cramped when full, very easy to be sociable here.

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Heusenstamm, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

For backpackers like us, this hostel located in Newtown, Sydney was the best hostel we tried by miles. Its size of the hostel is perfect the rooms are well sized and more or less clean. But the best is the atmosphere their, you always meet great people there and the area around it is always busy so you always find... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I should point out to start with that the location is fantastic! You really can't get closer to the best of Sydney for this price. And you don't even have to deal with any street noise - just the noise of the other backpackers... The room itself was pretty good as well, however the bathroom had mould on the ceiling... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in a 6 bed dorm. Great location and really easy to get buses into the CBD. The room we had was lovely it had power points and individual lamps by each bed. The room had a tv and fan but it was so hot outside that the fan wasn't really much use so air... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

We (two 24 year old girls from Germany) stayed in this nice Hostel for the last five weeks.It is located just next Kings street,a really nice part of Sydney with many restaurants,bars and young people.the stuff is friendly and very helpful.the rooms have lockers and power stations next to every bed.it is a small nice hostel with it's own pool... More

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Also Known As:
Billabong Gardens Hotel
Billabong Gardens Hotel Sydney
Address: 5 - 11 Egan St | Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #42 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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