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Woodduck Boomerang Backpackers

141 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #81 of 134 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 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
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel in total for 3 months for work purposes. The hostel was picked by STA Travel for a Work, Stay and Play package. The hostel offers free breakfast every morning and free BBQ and goon on a Monday evening. The staff are mostly friendly when they're not drinking or getting high, but overall what you would... More

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed staying at this hostel, the lodging was cheap and I got what I expected to for the price. The staff were friendly and helpful and it was easy to meet people in the community lounge area and on the rooftop in the evening. If you are a low maintenance traveller looking for lodging in a cool location this... More

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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There seems to be a reoccurring issue with the Wooduck hostels. They always seem to be ran by travellers who really do not know anything about customer service, or just basic manners. We were greeted by a miserable man who clearly did not want to be there. Our room was TINY. It was right next to the bathrooms with doors... More

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15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Myself and my girlfriend booked ourselves into this hostel due to it being so cheap, finding it however was a bit of a task as it was hard to spot and the taxi driver had no clue where it was! Eventually when found we checked in to find we had a free upgrade from a 12 bed dorm to a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed here for a week given that yes it is the cheapest in Sydney. But after travelling around South East Asia paying £3 for a room that was immaculate, then comin to Sydney paying £12 a night and the whole hostel too be a mess. The kitchen is disgusting, there are never enough utensils to cook anything. People leave the... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Booked this hostel through STA travel and this was the first hostel me and my boyfriend stayed at when we arrived in Sydney/Australia! It was awful! For the first night we booked a double room as we thought we would need rest after the 23 hour flight.. That was ok I suppose.. The TV didn't work and the room wasn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

First place i went to once i landed, was part of the STA travel package in England. Its cheap I guess that's why you get what you paid for.. The rooms are tiny, they stink, no where to put luggage, the tv room is dirty, the kitchen is small and lacks everything. There are so many stairs and the reception... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

I know that this is a low-budget backpacker hostel. But there are certain things I expect even of such an accomodation: Cleanliness, a kitchen that "works" and rooms you can sleep in. Good: - Location (near Kings Kross, only 20-30 min from Sydney CBD) - Rooftop terrace; nice views of the Harbour Bridge and the surroundings - Showers are pretty... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Clean enough, gave you breakfast for free, could sleep fairly well. The beds were just foam so alright but not amazing. I got the impression some rooms were louder (from the people in them), ours was pretty quiet.

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25 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The place is pretty decent for the money you pay. I'm staying in one of the cheapest rooms that some of the workers are staying in. I really dislike melting into my sheets every night because there are only two fans in this room and it's a 10 bed dorm, if your comfortable stealing the fan off a fellow backpacker... More

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Address: 141 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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