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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for 4 nights before my flight to NZ and wasn't particularly impressed. Facilities at best are mediocre, everything's falling apart! The carpet throughout the hostel is filthy and ripped/torn, the showers don't have a constant temperature, one minute they're boiling and the next they're freezing, banister looks like it's going to collapse and kitchen is filthy!! Looks... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel was my first hostel in Australia, I was only supposed to stay here for a few days and then move on to something quieter than the Cross. I ended up staying for two months (working in the sydney). The atmosphere was awesome at this place, a combination of both the staff who organized everything from karaoke to day... More

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Port Douglas, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Sidney 5 nights and we chose Hump Backpackers cause of low rates and good position (king's cross is not as messy as they tell ya!). Confortable beds, lots of shower and toilets, cleaning team every morning (REALLY CLEANING)... Free BBQ and airport trasnfer, free AMAZING pancakes by Timbo. Carpets could be better maybe, that's the only... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hump Backpackers (HB) is arguably the best hostel I've stayed in during my travels. In relation to the staff, this was the most pleasant aspect of my stay. Upon arrival, I was welcomed and helped by the owner's brother, who went out of his way to make me feel comfortable. HB staff are always organising events every night - there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, Clean rooms, fabulous staff, amazing pancakes by Timbo and overall a great place to stay! Met so many great people here who I ended up travelling around Australia with, which was great as I was a single traveller and apprehensive of being on my own. Would highly recommend staying here. Nate and Ady are doing an amazing job!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I always relied on TA for my hotel bookings when going oversea and Hump Backpackers reviews were so good and this made me booked this hostel for 6 nights stay in Sydney. Location wise was very good, less than 3 min walk to Kings Cross station and bus stops were all nearby. Easy access to shopping malls and restaurant. Despite... More

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

I'm travelling Australia with a friend and so far looking at reviews on Trip Advisor and HostelBookers has been very helpful. It wasn't in the case of Hump Backpackers. It's given 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor so we expected a very nice hostel like various others we stayed at with similar ratings. We were incredibly disappointed when we arrived. We... More

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Brilliant hostel; stayed for three nights, really clean, great, friendly and helpful staff, loved the blue room and the free sunday pancakes! I have stayed in a lot of hostels in my time and can definitely recommend this one! Absolutely great vibe! Cant wait to stay there again!

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Recently stayed here for 4 nights with a mate in a 8 bed dorm. The room itself was good, although at times it seemed a little cramped, 6 beds would've likely suited the room better. The beds themselves were comfortable, and the room included a sink and a mirror. The hostel wasn't the cleanest, but it certainly wasn't filthy either.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on my own after a few months travelling with friends. The friendly and lively atmosphere made it very easy to make new friends straight away. Events put on by the hostel gets everyone involved. Free breakfast, WiFi, bbq etc were greatly appreciated. I would recommend this hostel to anyone.

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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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hump Backpackers is a fun, clean and secure hostel located in the centre of Kings Cross, Sydney. It is owned and operated by Nathan and Adrian, 2 brothers from Sydney who are supported by an enthusiastic, young and fun-loving team. If you are after a home away from home in an unbeatable location then Hump Backpackpackers is the place for you. ... more   less 
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