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Glebe Village Backpackers

256 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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Ranked #70 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The staff were rude and condecending to me, unprovoked. The place is rundown and unkept. The public toilets on the street are cleaner! It is the most disgusting place I have ever stayed so I wasn't surprised that there wasn't even toilet paper. The sheets smelled of sweat. I couldn't sleep. The only positive was that it was in a... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I stayed altogether 5 weeks in this hostel and although it could be cleaner, it felt like home for me. Mattresses, duvets and pillows are the cheapest of the cheapest and absolutely not comfy! But the garden area is superb, easy to get in contact with the other people. Free BBQ on Fridays and other cool stuff like nachos and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Good: - Nice area. Leafy and quiet, but only 15 min by bus to the centre. - Good atmosphere, you meet people easily here bc of communal spaces. - Staff is very friendly and helpful in general. - Some people complain about the night manager, but I liked him as he had no patience with noise after a certain hour.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Several weird guests at the hostel, plenty of potheads and cannabis smoke around the hostel which creates a lot of disgusting 2nd hand smoke, individual guests took up more than two lockers and even moved my stuff without my permission, doonas had no covers upon arrival. The night manager is extremely rude and arrogant and told me off for making... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Because 'Glebe Village Backpackers' in Sydney is the "sister" of 'The Nunnery' in Melbourne, it was only natural that I was going to give the Glebe Village a try. Not before I looked it up online though and compared it to other places. I had been to Sydney before, staying in Kings Cross and did not want to return to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice hostel, close to the City without being too close. Free breakfast is good, as is Barbeque every Friday. There's a nice relaxed mood, and easy to meet people. Good atmosphere, other than the comfrontational night manager who screams at everyone to get inside every night. If you fail to move he threatens to evict you from the hostel. In... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

My partner and I stayed here in 2012, our experience of the hostel was very mixed ( we stayed here twice, once in summer once in winter) during summer it has a great outdoor area where everyone hangs out so very sociable and good for meeting people, friendly staff and although run down we found it quite cosy and friendly.... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Nice part of Sydney with easy access to Darling Harbour and The Rocks. Unfortunately I have very little complimentary to say about the hostel. The rooms were dark and dirty and the bathroom filthy. The majority of the staff were ok but could have been friendlier. However the night manager deserves a special mention for his arrogant, rude and aggressive... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Glebe is a cute little part of Sydney, just out of the busy center. A little arty, with cheap, nice places to get a feed of just a cup of coffee. The hostel was quite busy when we were there, but nevertheless we really liked our stay. The rooms are, for Sydney standards at least, not expensive. They have a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Most disgusting place I have had the misfortune of going to. After a very long flight from London, me and a friend were looking forward to finally getting some sleep. However, despite the fact I had emailed before hand to say that we would be arriving early as our flight got in in the morning, we were told that the... More

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Also Known As:
Glebe Village Backpackers Hotel
Glebe Village Backpackers Hotel Sydney
Address: 256 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #70 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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