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Glebe Village Backpackers

256 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Lived here for 4 months. Love the place, great atmosphere, the outdoor seating is perfect for socialising, yes mark the night manager is a nightmare but he almost adds to the charm of the place. The bbq on fridays is sensational, ping pong table and helpful staff. Great peaceful location only 5 minutes from the city with a park just... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've stayed here three times- the final time was ok, had an inside room but the people upstairs were really noisy - not because they were doing anything exciting, their floor was wooden and not insulated so simply walking about was really loud. The other two times we had the same room, whilst large and had what we needed, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Lovely hostel that doesnt feel like a soul-less dorm filled concrete block. A nice house with good sized rooms. I stayed here a couple of times and always booked a private room - loved it. The kitchen is decent and there seemed to be lots of people staying here long term which gave it a nice community/family feel. Lovely location... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Positive: the grounds are nice, there are nice and interesting people staying there to talk to. There are kitchen facilities if you don't want to eat out every day. Also, lost property was given to the current guests and I picked up some useful items. Sometimes there are odd jobs advertised when locals ring the hostel looking for short notice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I really do hate writing negative about places and always try to see positives but i struggle to see any, apart from the fact the street down the road gave us a place to park meaning we didn't have to pay extortionate Sydney parking prices and the wifi was cheap. Luckily there was a tram station close by which went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I spent in total more than 4 months in this backpack, I couldn't go anywhere else after met backpackers from Italia, germany and many other place... Good breaki in the morning and barbecue and creps the week-end. I even got some casual job from the reception! The staff really friendly (except Mark after 10:00pm ;)) Still had good time with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ever fancy being yelled at by a rude, power-mad kiwi? Love having no freedom in your hostel? Enjoy being picked on? Then Glebe Village is the place for you! The kitchen is too small for the amount of people. And things get stolen. The only saving grace is that it still draws cool travellers to drink with (but only til... More 

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Address: 256 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 180
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