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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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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved my stay here, great atmosphere filled with lots of backpackers. Awesome free hot breakfast. Nice kitchen,common area and amazing rooftop! They really go out of there way to make you feel at home and organize events.Would recommend if travelling solo or in a group.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turn up to hostel , check in, was told there's no keys for our room as manager was out with all staff and friends and the girl on front desk didn't know where keys where. Tables full of empty goon boxes. Girl on desk run up the stairs to rooms and said she's left the door open on the 4... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This hostel was horrific. It was filthy and noisy, the long term guests were rude and inconsiderate, keeping us awake all night screaming down the hallways at 3am. Cleaning was simply a quick wash of the floor with a mop. The bathrooms are male and female shared with only a curtain that doesn't hang properly to keep anyone from looking... More 

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Cannes, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for 2 weeks as my first place in Sydney. To be honest I was a little bit disappointed because of the staff, not really nice. The place is so messy and noisy. And dirty as well a little bit. Drunken people doesn't have any respect. If you come here to a have a peaceful moment, go away.... More 

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Scotland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Travelling as a couple and booked from their website. looked great there but wow, how wrong we were. Arrived around 9 on a sunday morning, girl on reception was sound asleep on the counter having had a hard night on it, took more than 10 minutes to wake her up. Got given a sheet for the bed and attempted to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Worst hostel I have ever been to. Rude and unprofessional staff. Almost missed my flight because they were still in bed and hangover to do my check out. Rooms are small and dirty, the kitchen and bathroom are dirty as well. This hostel is not worth your money. DO NOT STAY THERE.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

This is probably the most terrible hostel in a 6-year-trip around the world. It was VERY dirty, super noisy, messy, uncomfortable and the staff was really awful, unpolite, unhelpful !!! The ladies bathroom on the first floor was disaster with broken toilets and sink, just a curtain to have a shower and it was smelly! I even don't wanna tell... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Checked in in the afternoon and couldn't be given beds or sheets yet because they weren't organised. Didn't know which room was ours because none of the doors had numbers and the girl we asked for help ignored us. The room we stayed in was an absolute mess from the people living in there, and the showers and toilets were... More 

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Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I would not recommend staying here. Hostel is dirty and run by backpackers who are hungover so do the bare minimum. We had mouldy cups and rubbish under our beds when we arrived and they are still there now a week on. The staff were unwelcoming and were part of a 'clique' who ignored you and didn't return a smile.it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and i arrived at the hostel and were greeted nicely enough by the man on reception, we went up to the room to be confronted by one hell of a mess. At 1pm guys were still in bed with clothes all over the floor, it stank. We later spent the week being ignored by the 'clique' of people... More 

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