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Woodduck Boomerang Backpackers

141 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #88 of 130 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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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 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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london
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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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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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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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London
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25 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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nes ziyyona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

The rooms are tiny, and very very messy. It is very hot in the rooms and the windows doesnt fully open so there's alwaysabad smell. Also only one fan which isn't enough. The rooms are in the third floor, the bathroom in the second, the kitchen in the first. NO ELEVATOR!!! Roaches on the roof, and dirty showers. Only good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Very basic accommodation. Rooms vary in size and I discovered I actually had quite the bum deal. Free breakfast is really just minimal but it's free and its less food to worry about. Kitchen is a little too small and utensils are lacking which makes cooking quite an ordeal at times. Rooms can get unbearably hot which is probably my... More

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Address: 141 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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