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Sydney Central Backpackers

16 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #66 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights and I can safely say this is the worst accommodation I have ever experienced. The rooms are tiny and smelly, and the lack of ladder on the bunk bed makes it almost impossible to get up if you weren't an actively fit person. There is only one shower and toilet per floor however we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Came here because it was one of the cheaper options in sydney and it was relatively central. These were about the only things this place got right. First and foremost the staff were most definitely the most rude I have experienced in a hostel - everything we asked them was made out to be a hassle and they seemed completely... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I have stayed here several times, usually for a week at a time in a dorm room, the great location & easy directions from Danny & his staff made it very very easy to find my way around Sydney. From the moment I was picked up from the airport, via their free shuttle & bought into their hostel, I have... More

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

When i arrived to Sydney , I stayed one week in Sydney Central Backpackers. I had a such great experience! , it's an excellent stay for the price. Great localisation too , the city center is at 15 min by walk, and there is a lot of bars and clubs near by. Owner Danny and the staff are very friendly,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I stayed at sydney central for a long period of time. the hostel has a really homely and family envirnment. We even left sydney and came straight back there when we returned. You have your own fridge's and sinks in your room so you dont have to worry about putting your food in a communal fridge's for it to get... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Reviews for this hostel vary, the only bad thing I have to say is the kitchen is a little small but never seems to be an issue for anyone, every hostel I've stayed in sydney has a busy dinner period no matter how large the facilities are. I have stayed in this hostel for a couple of months now as... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I'm a student backpacker and stayed at sydney central backpackers for 2 nights before moving on to chili blue backpackers. I had found Sydney Central Backpackers (SCB) really nice at first glance, but I've then found it quite dirty (the kitchen especially). The room's where not cleaned during my stay once, except they do give you clean fresh linen upon... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The other positive and glowing reviews for this property are grossly inaccurate. This is a slum. Plumbing and electrical hazards abound along with other hygiene concerns that would make you want to look elsewhere for your tourist activities. Cramped and useless bathrooms for instance making it all but impossible to enter or exit. With little exception, the staff were neither... More

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Helensvale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We had arrived in Sydney from three weeks in Thailand so Sydney central backpackers offered us what we needed at the time - a bed! Expensive for what it was but the free brekkie was a bonus (just toast and jam) and the staff were friendly enough. Good location for a walk to the Harbour Bridge and Opera house.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We loved Danny who was on reception, he was so helpful and really nice to us. The room was okay with television and fridge and a couple of fans until the moment we were leaving and I found a giant cockroach under the bed....argh the first such experience after two weeks in Oz. the wifi works well downstairs but not... More

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Address: 16 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Ranked #66 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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