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Zing Backpackers

156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Travellers Rest)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Curitiba, PR
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Schleswig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I paid 25 Dollars for a 6-bed-share room with fridge and bathroom. There´s free breakfast and free internet. It's central and the staff is helpful. For me, it was a good basis to explore Sydney/Kings Cross, have a good sleep and don´t pay too much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Stayed in a private room for 3 weeks. Was well located. only 3 minutes walk from the train station and just in the middle of King cross. We didnt expect (new to Australia) to pay for a private room at 80$ per day and had a shared bathroom/toilet. However, it was always cleaned and well maintained by the staff. Then,... More

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed my short stay at zing. The service was great, with helpful staff, good rooms, free breakfast and wifi!! The location was also handy. Close to many restaurants, fast food outlets, super market, and just a couple minutes walk to the train station :) private room had fridge, toilet, shower and HD tv :D definitely recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in dorms for three weeks at zing. Although the location was a bit sketchy at first, It had the cleanest and best showers we have used in hostels, The staff are friendly and helpful and the overall feel of the hostel was very homely. Everyone respected the kitchen and it was a very clean place.... More

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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): $
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