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Kings Cross Backpackers

79 Bayswater Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 , Australia (Formerly Backpackers Headquarters Hostel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for 2 nights with my friend and we stayed in a 10 bed dorm. When we walked into the room it was filthy, a few people were long termers and had their things all over the room. There was 2 showers with shower curtains instead of cubicles which wasn't ideal and the curtain pole kept falling... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This too was my first hostel we stayed in when we landed in Australia. (Thursday night) As soon as we checked in, booked two nights, we knew this was a party hostel. Seemed cool at the time, but due to jet lag and no sleep we just wanted to meet a few people, have a beer, and go to bed.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This hostel has a really nice vibe to it, people are friendly and easy to get to know and they provide great opportunities to meet other travelers. I never had the free dinners as it was only provided on one of my three nights, so can not comment on it, but it's a nice idea. So is the free gym... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed for a week in kingscross backpackers. Had a great stay. All the staff are really friendly and helpful. One of the cleanest hostels Iv stayed in with a great atmosphere! Met some great people. Will be back again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very friendly hostel, with great value for money! 3 free meals a week- can't go wrong! The bathrooms are small for the size of the hostel but we still never had to que... There are a lot of long termers here and so a great atmosphere...Good location and staff are great, especially the holiday advisor- mike. My friend and I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was my first Australian hostel and I’ve yet to have a less enjoyable experience. The room was filthy, full of cockroaches and messy long termers – there was a jar of pasta sauce splattered all over the wall that was there my entire stay. When a group of guys came in at 3am, turned the light on, snorted lines... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

only stayed here for 4 nights after first arriving in australia. i absolutely loved it!!! everyone was really friendly with always lots to do whether it be partying or chilling downstairs with everyone watching films in the basement. beds are comfiest iv stayed in in terms of hostels. amazing roof top too which has newly been renovated... free wifi, tea... More 

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Ramsla
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Only half an hour walk out of the city kings X backpackers is a great place to stay. All facilities are kept clean. There's a nice chill out area with a TV, free wifi, free breakfast, other free meals sometimes. Everything that keeps travellers happy :) Highly recommended!

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

This was the first hostel I stayed in and it was full of longer termers who weren't very friendly (not including the one girl in our room who did make an effort). On the first night I was kept awake until 6am and on the second night I tried to join in, but even getting a cup off someone was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

No lights in the showers. No lights in the room- instead we had a uv light. Squeakiest bed I've ever slept in. No stairs to the top bunk- just get there yourself. Really bad water pressure in the showers which run hot and cold continuously. Road works immediately outside the window four days straight. Cockroaches in the 'living area'. The... More 

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Address: 79 Bayswater Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 , Australia (Formerly Backpackers Headquarters Hostel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 52
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