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VLA Surry Hills

207 Cleveland St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2016, Australia (Formerly Alfred Park Accommodation)
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Union, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is one of the better ones in Sydney area. It's a fairly close walk to Central station (10 minutes) but isn't considered a close walk to the CBD at all. When you try to tell friends it is in Surry Hills/Redfern they all think it's very far away from everything. There is free breakfast which is really nice,... More 

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Tuggerah, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room with ensuite was good. Could have done with a vacuum. Beds were OK but too soft. Breakfast was OK - plenty to eat but not a lot of variety- cereal, toast and spreads but no VEGEMITE - needed it to educate all the O/S visitors. I have rated as Average but Good would have been closer - just not... More 

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Thank Tony S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over the xmas period. Had a six bed dorm to ourselves for 3 of our 10 day stay. The rooms when everyone was in it were a little cluttered due to lack of storage room. We were told free wifi when we booked but you get one wifi voucher for 500mb valid for 24hours. A let down on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Small busy hostel with comfy beds. The shower was filthy (mildow spots on the curtain), rest of hostel was clean. The free breakfast is realy good, lots of spreads to choose and coffee for free. Airconditioning in room is quiet and freezing cold if you want to. If you want to stay in the same room your whole stay, you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Free breakfast helps you to overlook the cell sized private room in this busy little hostel. On the whole was a comfortable stay in a good location close to central station and spice alley. Speedy WiFi but only 24 hours free sadly.

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Thank Pilchinater
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Good location, not far from the city centre. The beds are super comfortable with a really comfortable duvet. Not too crowded in the kitchen, laundry is only $3 and there's free laundry powder. Not a lot of space for common areas, but like I said, not too crowded! Quiet throughout the night (which is rare for a hostel). The only... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I don't want to complain too much considering that this place is very affordable. I stayed for a week. However, the WiFi ($3 per day) kept going in and out. Also, I was on the ground floor and the ground floor has cockroaches crawling around at night. I was startled to find a big one on the ceiling one night.... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Indifferent staff, not very clean especially the bathroom, musty smelling room, cockroaches and spiders in the bed. Good location easy walk to the city. Needs lots of maintenance, small kitchen not enough space in fridges.Free wifi for 1 day only.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This has to be a very disappointing experience in a hostel. I stayed in other hostels in Australia and there was always something happening, cheap nights out, activities etc., but there was absolutely nothing here. The staff at reception knew nothing about Sydney which is not ideal if you are only staying for a few days and want to get... More 

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