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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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Rating summary
  • 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The staff is welcoming, activities are organized every day and the price is correct. But shared rooms and rooms are quite dirty... We were shocked to see that a lot of backpackers don't wash their dishes or throw their garbages!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I lived in this hostel on and off for 11 months. Every time I picked up my bags to travel I was always sad to leave and returned. It is such a social place with a great vibe which always made me come back, like many other familiar faces that returned. Staying in different hostels all over oz made me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Upon arrival my partner and I were made to wait in reception for 15 mins as a sign was left quoting: "Back in 5". Once the lady was back, there wasn't even an apology for the wait or a friendly welcome. Just seemed in a hurry to get us into our room... I dismissed this as I was too tired... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Only here one night but it was the best night Sydney. The hostel staff and guests were welcoming and very helpful. So much to do in here bingo, $1 burritos, movie and finally a few drinks in the blue room with new friends. Everyone should stay here. I will be back soon. Cheers Hump Backpackers

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed here 3 times and it has got so much better each time, the facilities have improved so much, the standard of cleaning has improved so much (ok it might not be spotless but it's definitely not their fault, I've seen how messy people are and leaving all there stuff everywhere and having no respect for the cleaners here who... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

As there's only fans, and no ac, the rooms get incredible hot, and the bathrooms look like they are falling apart. Kitchen is dirty, tiny and half the things are broken. However, they got a great room for having predrinks and socializing, and if you are looking to go to Sydney just to party a few days, it would be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This hostel is located in Kings Cross, only a short walk from the train station which is about all it has going for it. Kitchen is small, always sweltering. Fridges are packed with Coles cooler bags allowing no space to put your food. Kitchen is not well equipped.. crappy plastic plates and tiny cups. Free breakfast is okay, WiFi is... More 

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Vanersborg, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stayed here for three nights. Staff is friendly like everyone has stated. But it's not particularly clean. The plates in the kitchen was greasy at best. The shower was ok but it takes a while to get a good temperature. The dorm was ok but not clean. Not even after they did a thorough cleaning one day. On my last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I read a lot of complains about this place, but honestly, we stayed there with my friend for a week and it was a really great time. The people were really friendly, so as the staff. Everything was simple. We were everytime upgraded (we payed for a 12 persons bedroom and were in a four persons bedroom for the same... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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