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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   212 Elizabeth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #14 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I (mature age) stayed here in September. Hostel Virgins - what a pleasant surprise. All common areas were well maintained, people friendly, staff fantastic. Our room was cosy, well and very clean. Whilst we felt all guests were social it was always peaceful and with a low hum of activity during the much needed sleeping hours. Thanks... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed m y stay here- i stayed here for four weeks, i met lots of people and made new friends that i am now travelling with. the thing i liked the most about this place was the common areas. there was tv's comfy lounges and lots of space to relax after working or sightseeing. the kitchen was also... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most staffs are friendly and helpful. Excellent location as just cross over the road to take bus to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. Walkable distance from Sydney Central station. Kitchen was big and fully equipped with cooking utensils and clean all the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here back in 2010 and 3 times in 2011. I love the atmosphere in here and really friendly staff. Everything was clean and breakfast was a plus. Location is also very nice. There is nice rooftop, lot of restaurants nearby and trainstation was 2 blocks away.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception staff friendly and helpful. Excellent facilities, including laundry, kitchen, hair dryers etc. Clean dorms, guests encouraged to be considerate of others. Lockers, shelves and hooks to help you keep organised. Free breakfast and WiFi. They think of everything. Relaxed atmosphere. One of the best hostels I've stayed in in Australia.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 minute walk to Central Station, 5 Minute walk to Surry HIll everything you could want! clean rooms and bathroom facilities (we had a private twin), great common area and kitchen. Everything you need for a basic trip. would stay again only negative was the pillows they were paper thin - but again it is a hostel so i wouldn't... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without a doubt one of the best hostels in Sydney. Stayed in a private room over the weekend and was super impressed with how well-maintained and clean the room was. Not only that, but the entire hostel was above par! Staff were absolutely fantastic and were incredibly friendly and genuinely involved with the hostel and the guest staying there. Highly... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed here for a while and I can say I enjoyed every single day, it felt like home. The location is amazing, it´s just a few minutes to Chinatown, Darling Harbour, the supermarket, central station and the main shopping area. The staff is friendly, funny and always helpful. The rooms are big enough (and with aircon/heater) and they clean... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Best hostel we stayed in whilst in sydney - well worth the extra money as we have experienced. kitchen was clean and big with enough storage space. Rooms nice, clean and big. Showers are of the same quality very clean. Good staff and very helpful would recomend this place to anyone!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

What a lovely experience :) I loved my stay at Big Hostel! We arrived early and the staff were happy to check us in to our room ahead of the usual check in time. I stayed in a private ensuite room which was exceptionally clean, super comfy and had extra pillows and towels. The bathroom was spotless and the shower... More

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Address: 212 Elizabeth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Hostel 2*
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