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Woodduck Boomerang Backpackers

141 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant backpackers. Friendly staff, good facilities (kitchen could do with an upgrade) clean and great people. Rooftop area for drinking and smoking was the best bit. Able to bring own drinks too. only downside some of the rooms we're abit too small for amount of beds (very hot at night) fan only aswell. But a great hostel and good location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

OK, my review is from 2010. But I loved my time there. Made excellent friends. Partying all the time. People left their laptops and phones on the beds and nothing ever got stolen. Basic breakfast. Central location. It may have changed now. But I know that there was very negative reviews in 2010 when I was there, yet I had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Am staying in hostel for 1 week , and i do have to say that location is good Staff is friendly and nice but not helpfull. I didn't find shutle servece working well and net in hostel is also not that great. atm they are renovating hostle therefor lot of noise. It is good place to learn some german, atm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I don't understand why it is so badly rated. We paid 17 Dollars each for a bed in a 6-bed-dorm and were satisfied. It is clean, the staff is helpful and friendly and the location is pretty central.Toilets and showers were clean aswell.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Location is good and staff are friendly. Rooftop of hostel was a the best highlight. BUT the hygiene of the hostel was horrific. Toilets and showers were not clean. Corridors were slippery. No wet floor sign. Bed bugs were found on the bottom bunk below me in a 12 man dorm. The girl below me had so many bites. Their... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

my room #11 headed to williams street, it was very noisy - the old windows do not block any noise. stressful. tiny room, smelled heavily and more way more than usual like people, although i was alone in there one day, though open windows and working fan. with only little effort this hostel could show a little love to the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights because the price was attractive at $18 per night for an 8 bed dorm. The problem with this hostel was that our room was full of long term residents and they made us feel uncomfortable staying there, security wasn't great as our room door didn't close so it couldn't be locked so we always... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I would not recommend this place to anyone, we stayed in the double room near the toilets, convenient to be sleeping there I thought at first, until the first night... Both the male and female doors SLAM shut every time they are opened, keeping you up all night! This needs to be fixed but judging on the other reviews it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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