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Glebe Village Backpackers

256 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A hostel like this one really does prove that you should pay the extra few $$ to have an enjoyable stay in Sydney. This backpacker hostel is dirty, has no air conditioning (least in my dorm) which makes it impossible to sleep in during the summer months and the walls are paper-thin, you can hear every footstep and every door... More 

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American Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Friendly receptionists, clean rooms, all common areas cleaned daily. Glebe is a really cool area with nice cafes and restaurants a short walk away. The bus network makes it easy to get to many parts of Sydney, including circular quay, the CBD and bondi beach. Would stay again and recommend it to friends!

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tapachula
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I called in advance to make a reservation the guy was rude, even over the phone. As it was Monday morning, The Queen;s Birthday. I guess he needed to be out of there in time to celebrate (or something), so he rudely stated I needed to be there by 12 midday or after 5pm. I was in alot of pain... More 

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Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Only booked this a few days before I arrived in Sidney, and would not have chosen this one if several others had not been full. Certainly not the cleanest kitchen I've been in. The location is average. Overall an okay experience. Some of the staff were really friendly and helpful.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Usually takes a lot for me to write a bad review, but this place more a less tops it. The backpackers who attend it are fine. But, the reception staff , well... are rude and horrid.. depending who's on they don't tend to be a great source of help. Usually with the sarcastic comments or general snappy-ness too. You'll get... More 

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Jena, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Glebe is an artsy area with rows of old houses and a cool, laid back vibe just 15 minutes away from the busy Sydney centre via bus. The shopping centre is a 30 minute walk (or 5 minute bus ride) away as is the harbour with 15 minutes. The bus stop is right next to the hostel. Most people staying... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Okay so, this hostel you get what you pay for. Unfortunately I was in a ten bed dorm with some people that really didn’t respect sleep or space. I had two dresses stolen from my bag which was frustrating to start with. There are locks on the door but my roommates never locked the doors which again was frustrating. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I would not go back because of the rude night manager who unfortunately works every night. The way he speaks to the guests is unacceptable and not what you would expect from a backpackers manager! The hostel is ok with a great courtyard area. I met some great people there. The location is very good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stayed here one week..and it was enough..and I would say that from the outside it seems nice and the price isn't bad but than..cockroach everywhere .I opened the Window once and I had two on my bloody pillow..i don't want to think if I would leave it overnight...they have a lovely place outside to sit and chill where to... More 

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richmond
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed here in 1992 and it sounds like not a lot has changed except the staff.However I did have a great time here,lots of fun ,bbq,s drinking etc.My mate that I was travelling with met an English gal here,they are married still,just saying....good memories

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