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City Resort Hostel

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   103 - 105 Palmer St. | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 , Australia
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Ranked #108 of 134 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What's worse than terrible? If there was an option, I'd mark that.... The hostel is DISGUSTING!!! There's missing windows in the rooms, the private room showers are NEVER cleaned and the building smells of feet. The professional photos are ancient as the property DOES NOT look like this any more.... everything is dirty and broken, there's light switches hanging off... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO!!!!! We had booked a private room for four people and on arrival were shown a room which obviously had not been cleaned. There was an old toothbrush and used soap in the bathroom. The shower and the basin was totally dirty and the tap was broken. There was water covering the floor between the bathroom... More

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Consistently filled with loud obnoxious, disrespectful people, group of German teenagers when we were there were the main culprits of this, everyone high and drunk including staff. Bugs everywhere, everything was dirty and disgusting, washrooms, kitchen, and dorms. Woke up to find puke in the showers one morning so couldn't use them. Dirty dishes just piled in the sink and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were in Sydney for a few days (for a wedding), and have stayed in many hostels, so were happy to book a cheap private room close to the wedding location. I am originally from Sydney so I know the area well. This hostel is about 5 - 10 minutes from the centre of Kings Cross, which is great for... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Oh my god!!! Disgusting, disgusting, and completely disgusting. I've never seen any disgusting hostel like this in my life. People smoking and drinking inside & outside. They even blocked the narrow entry. Party all night on the top of the background noisy. Police turned up three times one night. Room & bathroom have molds everywhere, smells just fungus / uncleaned... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This hostel was a complete let down. I know backpackers aren't meant to be flash but our bathroom didn't even have a door... that was in our "new room" we were moved to after our first one had bed bugs! The room had mold all over the ceiling, it hadn't been cleaned EVER and the bathroom was right by the... More

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Nakhodka, Russia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I wish I saw the reviews before coming here, as this place is just like said below - dump to stay away from full of drunks yelling, drinking, smoking pot, and having music loud from uhm 10 pm last night till 6 this morning. And yes, the place is filthy

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Sasayama, Japan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

DISGUSTING HOTEL. Room was not the same as booked. It claims that room as shower but upon arrival we realised that there was no toilet in room and had to use common bathroom. Room was disgusting, please pay a bit more to avoid this place. We booked for to night and left the next day.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Terrible rooms and worse service. Arrived late at night with two heavy bags and the reception was rude and unhelpful. The room was old and disgusting. Very dirty. Would not recommend staying here ever. I payed a ridiculous amount for the worst place I've ever stayed

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United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Thinking about sleep? (novel idea) Forget it the three nights were like trying to sleep in the middle of drunken night club. Quietness arrived at 04:00 in the morning - just as well check out is at 10:00. As far as cleanliness is concerned I hope you like mould and wet toilet paper strewn toilets and filthy kitchens areas. Give... More

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Address: 103 - 105 Palmer St. | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 , Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — City Resort Hostel 2.5*
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