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Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney

23 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #46 of 134 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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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
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I stayed at the funk house early january and arrived early after a morning flight. We were greeted by a charming girl and had to put our bags in the storage room. On the way there, there was vomit everywhere on the carpet in the corridor, empty bottles of beer and a strong smell of cold weed. The storage room... More 

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

Hi Mary We are sorry your your stay at the Funkhouse was not experience you were looking for. Our common areas are cleaned and routinely checked a number of times throughout the day. Our staff are there to make your experience the best possible and we aim to add value to your stay with breakfast and WiFi included at no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed at this hostel in a December and had a amazing time!!! The rooms could be bigger but it was great that there was no more than 4 to a dorm. Great atmosphere and friendly staff!! Can't wait to come back!!!

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

Hi Thank you for your comments about your recent stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the future regards Funkhouse More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had a wonderful time at this hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's on a great location in one of the oldest parts of the centre. Sydney stole my heart and I will definitely come back to this town and this hostel.

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

Hi Thank you for positive feedback and sounds like you had an amazing time in Sydney. We're glad we were able to be part of this experience. Really appreciate your comments about our staff and I will pass these on. Safe travels in the future and sounds like you will be back to Sydney at some stage regards Funkhouse More 

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