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Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney

23 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney
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Ranked #41 of 119 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

FunkHouse has looked after me for the past 3 months, providing all I needed during my stay in Sydney. The staff are friendly, helpful and patient with 24 hour assistance available. As some staff stay in the hostel they know what it's like to live there so can offer advice from and inside perspective, the night managers I found to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean rooms Friendly staff Close to everything Not too expensive per night Small top deck The other travelors was anti social- I was on my own. Would I stay there again? Yeah if I had to They had a massive lounge room with a wide screen TVs for all you sports mad people

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel may not not be of a very high standard, but to be fair the rooms are comfortable and it's facilities will more than suffice! One of the really cool things about this place is it's roof top area which is a great place to get to know people. The slightly older man who we met at the front... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My friend and I backpacked from the west coast to East and booked this place in Melbourne a couple of days in advance of our stay. The hostel offered a reduced price airport shuttle bus from the airport to the front door of the hostel which was very handy; although the driver almost killed us on the way there with... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights while in sydney...the staff helpful and friendly,I stayed in a 4bed dorm,the room was clean and I got a good nights sleep...got a free breakfast and good wifi...there was a TV area to chill in or go upstairs to the roof top area and relax and meet other travellers....only a 5minute walk to train station,good... More 

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MarcusFunk, Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we appreciate all feedback from our guests. We're glad to hear you enjoyed you time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon whenever your travels bring you back to Sydney. Cheers FH More 

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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had a grate night at first the male behind the desk was grate helpful chatty rooms where what you payed for and clean but the English woman who took over was rude not just to me but a few others if it wasn't for her I would have giving it four stars for a backpackers

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MarcusFunk, Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time and leaving us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us but sorry to hear that one of our staff members were not up to standard. This has been addressed and resolved. Enjoy your future travels, Cheers FH Crew More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by the warmness of the staff and the general vibe of the place. Loved the laid back attitude. The facilities were great for the price you pay and the roof was a great place to hang with other travellers. Was sad to leave

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MarcusFunk, General Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your recent review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hopefully will see you in the future. Regards Funkhouse More 

Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

for the price paid, the hostel delivered. It was quite clean, not many guests, but the kitchen is really small and not the cleanest. only 4 beds in one room gives some kind of privacy. the biggest complain I have is that the fan in the room was not enough to cool down the room! during the night it was... More 

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MarcusFunk, General Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Aleksandra Thank you for review and feedback about your stay with us and that you felt we provided you with a valued experience. With all our dormitory rooms either having 3 or 4 beds we are able to offer a more private experience. Enjoy the rest of your travels. regards Funkhouse More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have stayex here twice, its in a great location, with friendly staff and the weather was great during my stay which was made it ecen better. This is such a beautiful city. The rooms were clean i will stay again

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MarcusFunk, General Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Eloise Thank you for your recent comments and glad to hear your enjoyed your stay. Safe travels in the future and hope you get enjoy Sydney in the future. There is always heaps happening!! Regards Funkhouse More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed over the Christmas period in 2014 and had a wonderful time. The people are like a big lovely family who are out all together nearly every single night. The rooftop is a cool place to hang out with your own friends and other people. The facilities like kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms are good enough and the way the place... More 

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MarcusFunk, General Manager at Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for recent review and comments about your stay with us over Christmas. regards Funkhouse More 

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