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Westend Backpackers

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   412 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Footprints Westend)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my friends and I stayed in nomads for a few days and it was horrific. Firstly the a/c was broken so the room of 32 was like an oven all the time. This then led to the windows having to be open so I was repeatedly bitten. My buddy was also woken up at 4am by stuff who had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a private double in July 2014 in advance of a Christmas trip to Australia. We arrived on the 5th Jan. We were expecting a decent basic room. What we got was nothing of the sort. This hostel is a party hostel geared towards people under 25. The carpet in the room was dirty and smelly, there was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually stayed at Nomads long term during my travels while trying to find a job. Sampled a few of the rooms available! Stayed in a private room with 2 backpacking friends, was alright, small and cramped bathroom though and the cleaners (other backpackers who worked there!) Would burst in randomly to have a quick scrub and speedily run the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived in Sydney at 1am from the Greyhound and needed a place to sleep for a few hours before I went to stay with a friend. Having booked it last minute, around Christmas, I expected very little availability but they said rooms were a plenty. The location from the bus station is perfect. A 5min walk is all it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

stayed for 5 nights in private room for 2..the ensuite bathroom was okay,kinda small and the wall not so clean..the room for 2 actually can accommodate 3 adults (1queen bed & 1bunk).. the bed and pillows are very comfortable..entitled for 3bath towel for this private room. found 2 cockroaches in the room..only 1 lift/elevator operated during my stay and it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Room we had wasn't too bad. Can't expect too much for was paid. Wasn't quite expecting bathroom not to have towels, though. Room looked clean, air con worked, bed/beddings clean. Overall, an ok place.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The hostel has no nice living area, there is wifi but only paid (not even the usual courtesy of a couple of computers set up for travelers to quickly check their emails). It's a twelve-storey building with two elevators of which one didn't work when I arrived, then later during the day they fixed it, but both of the lifts... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The location was really good. The kitchen was big with lots of hobs and sinks but you wouldnt want to go in there first thing in the morning as it looked like a bomb site. The rooms were really small and things everywhere. There were no lockers in the room but there was storage under the bed. The ensuite was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

One of the elevators didn't work during the whole week where there. Some times it took 10 min to wait for the elevator. AC didn't work in the room. 30 degrees and really humid because no windows in the room and the only in air comes from the air condition. Went down to complain two times but they didn't even... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Upon arriving at the hostel I was greeted at the door with plenty of blokes puffing on cigarettes that went straight into the hostel itself, I was then told I could put my bags in the 'luggage storage' until I could check in later in the day at 2:00pm, when getting back to grab my one bag I noticed my... More 

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Address: 412 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Footprints Westend)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Westend Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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