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Sydney City Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   701 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #74 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Big Pine Key, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I stayed at the Mountbatten for a total of 8 nights two times while I visited Sydney. You definitely get fresh sheets, but the pillow is less than ideal it is very flat. I stayed on the bottom bunk my first night which was quite comfortable, but on the top bunk on my second visit which wasn't as comfortable. The... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Only 5 minutes walk from the Central Station. The Central Station is the transportation hub for intercity lines, suburban lines, buses and coaches. It is next to the Paddy Market and the China Town in the heart of down town. The dormitory room that I stay for 3 nights is spacious with 3 windows on 2 side walls. There are... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We had booked with them for 2 nights, but due to circumstances we had to book 2 extra nights a couple days earlier. A (local) friend had arranged a price of AUD $75 a night. Because the stay was not to our liking we cancelled the other 2 nights (free of charge via a booking site). However, afterwards we saw... More

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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I paid about $23 to stay one night here, and what you pay is what you get. Ignore what they offer on their website, because all you get for free is the linen and the breakfast. The internet ... no idea, never was offered and furthermore, the internet's wifi was password locked. Also word of warning, there is no lifts!... More

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The reason I kept coming back to Sydney City Hostel is because I was able to enjoy myself and have a drink with the other backpackers etc but I was also able to get some sleep on those nights when I was working. I found some other hostels were either just total party hostels where you wouldn't get any sleep... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This hostel was OK, with nothing to complain about, but nothing spectacular either. The place is old but clean. Nothing wrong with staying here. The bed was comfortable and looked pretty new. The window was old and let some street noise in, but manageable. The showers had soap, as did the toilets, (although no towel or something to dry your... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We stayed at Sydney City Hostel a.k.a. Mountbatten Hotel for 1 week in Nov 2012. We arrived from the airport, to our horror, no elevator for our massive suitcases. After lugging them up 2 floors to the reception, we sat down with the less than friendly man at the front desk. He basically just took our payment and shooed us... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This place is very very dirty, noisy and smells like hell. Avoid this place there are other backpacker hotel nearby. Make a full research before going to Sydney. Check in with my friend and we only given 1 towel. We were asked to buy our towel at a nearby shop. Honesty the place is very dirty. I think the owner... More

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Orange, Australia
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228 reviews 228 reviews
40 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The hostel is called Mountbatten Hotel at the present. If you are a budget traveller looking for a hostel which is close to Central Station for only one night, this is a good choice. However, because the communal lounge is small, it is not suitable for relaxing and socialising. There is only one PC connected to the Internet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I'd like to than the personnel at Sydney City hostel for a great stay. They were by far the lowest quote that we could find and me and my group of studnets had a great time. I will definitely use them again.

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Also Known As:
Sydney City Hotel Sydney
Sydney City Hotel
Address: 701 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Ranked #74 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sydney City Hostel 3*
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