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Zing Backpackers

156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Travellers Rest)
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Ranked #42 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

As a hostel it was great, free breakfast, clean bathrooms, and interesting people. Also loved that it was only a short walk from the CBD. The long terms were a bit clicky and loud, but you kind of expect that.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you expect a basic backpacker hotel so that you have a place to sleep, you're good! I stayed in a twin room. Room was quiet and didn't hear noise from the street. Easy access to CBD from here, either walking or take the train.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

It was fantastic value for money and incredibly liveable. I have stayed in any hostels and the kitchen was immaculate and the bathrooms are cleaned everyday. And for me that's a priority. The rooms are a bit dingy but our double room was fine had a heater and a sink if needed. You get a breakfast of as much cereal/toast/tea... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

First time stay in a backpacker hostel. Surprisingly, it was rather clean but there was a musty smell in the room. Bathroom was the best. Newly renovated it seemed and was clean. Person who attended to us was nice. But......During my night stay, the room beside ours was having a rowdy gathering. They were talking, shouting and singing loudly till... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've stayed in Zing for 4 days in a double room and I really liked! Good points: The staff are very helpful, rooms and toilets are clean, nice breakfast and the location is great!! Bad points: The internet (wifi) is slow and I couldn't use at night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The hostel has a good location close to the train station. The staff is nice and helpful and the balcony really nice. Unfortunately the rooms are often occupied by long term guests and for this reason really chaotic and messy (cleaned just randomly). The wifi is slow and the mega not enough. The worst thing for me was that my... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I've stayed in Zing for 4 days and it was a private room. There is a fridge, a sink a boiler and TV. Good things: - Price comparing to others. - Staff: friendly and helpful. - Clean toilets and rooms. - Location. Not good things: - INTERNET is BAD. - Old and cold at night. The heater is not able... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Pros - staff is fairly friendly and helpful - location is great; like others have said it's a short walk or train ride to many places - for Sydney, the price was acceptable (though it was a discounted rate) - bathrooms and showers are kept fairly clean - free breakfast Cons - free breakfast is cold cereal, bread/toast with PB/jam,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The Zing backpackers provided a chance for me to make more friends inside. Also, the room were very clean and the staff were nice and pleased to help us solved our problem. They can really provided more than you expected. It was really a good experience for me when we were staying in Sydney. At last , I would like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

He stayed here for 3 nights in a nice triple room. Location is great, you can walk to city center (20min) or catch a train nearby. Friendly staff, clean bathrooms, nice kitchen with free breakfast included.

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Address: 156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Travellers Rest)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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