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Hump Backpackers

40 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly The Globe Backpackers)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location with the kings cross station across the road, walking distance to circular quay and all the porn shops and stripper bars you'll ever need ;) Not amazing facilities or the cleanest but a lovely welcoming vibe from all living there - great friendly reception staff and all the advice you need Free wifi (pretty good connection) films always... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we saw the Good recommendation from this Hostel and decided to stay there - BIG MISTAKE. The Staff was nice, the have a Lot of Party going on. So Its loud, 4 Showers out of 7 worked, toilets are leaking ( seems like the never clean IT,no toilet paper at any time), the kitchen is a disaster and the Rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The hostel was so fun. There is free entertainment organised every night with free drinks and food. The Blue Room was always the place to meet people before a night out. The beds were comfortable and clean. Would recommend to all!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I am not one for reviews but I thought I would make an exception for this hell hole. The only advantage was that we had some awesome room mates, which is of course to no credit of Hump. It is quite frankly, filthy. Everyone is unfriendly and can't handle their drink. I love drinking; but it was as if everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I felt a little bit uncomfortable when I just got there, maybe is because I was not familiar with it at first. Actually there are activities every night, once I joined them, I started to like this backpackers. I met some nice guys there, and all the crews there are friendly and willing to help. All the equipments I need... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights towards the end of November. Pros: -Staff are friendly and helpful -Easy to get into the city via bus or train. About a 30 minute walk. -Secure. The hostel is in Kings Cross which is basically the red light district! Although noisy, we felt comfortable and safe in the hostel and were happy to leave our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed here for only one night, kings cross is a noisy area but I expected it to be quite in the hostel, unfortunately thin walls made it very difficult to sleep. The hostel has a lot of stairs to climb, and the communal facilities are lacking. Overall their is better places to stay in the cross.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We booked in advance and we walked through the front door looked around and walked back out. This is not a pleasant stay at all. Kings cross is not what you get told about when you are starting traveling and it says a lot when the taxi driver who was local even told us not to stay here. Am a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Hump Backpackers is a good place to stay, above all because it's cheap and because it's just at 30 minutes walking from the city center. The room and the toilets are not very clean, but the staff is friendly and there are a lot of activities to do with other guys. There is no silence during the night because... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed here long term while I was backpacking through AUS. I absolutely loved this hostel, the atmosphere was great! It generally has a more party attitude, but the blue room (where are the drinking takes place) is a bit more closed off form the rest of the hostel. This is located on Darlinghurst rd, right in the middle of... More 

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Address: 40 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly The Globe Backpackers)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Number of rooms: 20
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