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Central Perk Backpackers

611 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I don't know where to start. It's VERY noisy. You need ear plugs. I changed from a 14 bed to 4 bed, I couldn't see the floor or breathe through my nose. Condoms, weed and rubbish everywhere. The kitchen is not only tiny but something you would see on television for being so dirty. I didn't want to put my... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This hostel is the worse Iv stayed in the whole of Australia. People steal all your food. You can't even go in the kitchen it's that small. You have to que to use the toilet and shower. I was meant to stay here for a week, stayed 2 nights and left. VILE

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

3 nights at this hostel and wondering if I have not got some rush on my skin or infection inside my body from touching the front door to the toilets ,, that's how filthy is this place .. It's a shame as nice old building in wrong hands ,, this place could be run well but it can't as crazy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

You basically get what you pay for here. No lift so have to trek up lots of stairs with your luggage. Unhelpful staff who don't show you around and where facilities are. The free wifi is rubbish and you don't always connect and therefore you might go out into town to get a decent connection at a cafe. The rooms... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I stayed there for Christmas and a couple of days before. The girls at the reception were really on the rough side. They were not helpful at all. The cancellation policy was never explain properly so they charge me whatever they wanted even I complained about it. The manager, a disaster ! I stayed in a 3rd. Floor with no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Strangers lived in the room for free, sleeping on the floor. The room was too small anyway. No cleaning during the day (bin-change only), no clean bathrooms, horrible kitchen (too small and you don't want to know how the fridge smells like!)

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We chose this hostel due to its location, which is good and very central. However the hostel is filthy, the staff weren't pleasant and the beds were extremely rickety and loud. Wasn't a nice couple of nights. Poor atmosphere at the hostel. Many of the residents were living there to work because of the cheap price. Avoid if possible, there... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed here for a week and it was WAY too long, should've got out of there sooner and not wasted a week living in a dive. Most of the staff are ignorant (when asked if they would be filling the soap in the toilets the response is a blank stare), breakfast is too late and the kitchen isn't open till... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Very good location. Is 5 minute walk from central. Right across from Scruffy Murphys the rooms were fine, wee bit noisy at night. It seemed good and secure, provided lockers in the rooms. Id recommend it if your looking for cheap place to stay

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Booked in 2 nights in an 8 bed "gold" dorm at Central Perk. Got there and apparently they had listed their 8 bed droms at the 10 bed dorm price, and so they told us we could only have the 10 bed dorm at no discount. (all the 8 bed were full) We reluctantly took it, and when we returned... More 

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