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Australian Backpackers

132 Bourke St | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #109 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a terrible hostel. It is really dirty, it stinks, it is very expensive for what you get and you have cockroaches everywhere. The sink in one of the showers was just laying down on the floor and you had a lot of mold in the other showers. The only thing that was positif in the hostel, was the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Do not stay in this hostel - no matter how desperate you are - these reviews are not exaggerated. Firstly, we had to reduce the length of our stay, we called the hostel and the man on reception told us we would need to speak to hostelworld.com and change the booking with them. After speaking to hostelworld, they informed us... More

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We arrived on New Years eve in Sydney and had already booked our hotel, mainly based on location. Upon entering the reception and looking at the furniture our first impressions were not good. It looked really dirty and the smell wasn't pleasant. We had booked 2 rooms of 4 people but were told that we could have one room for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This place is filthy there are cockroaches in the kitchens in the corridors on the stair ways The hot water never works and there were frequent power cuts where the owners were trying to install new dish washers. The owner was friendly but also a bit creepy especially around young girls I found. We pretty much ran out of this... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This is by far the worst place I have ever stayed. The place is filthy and staff are passive and rude. The owner has little regard for the health and well being of his customers. I seen a bug on the bed when I got to my room and he assured me it was nothing. That night there was hundreds... More

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Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Avoid this place at all cost. I stayed 1 Week (Jan 26 2013 to Feb 2 2013) and cold not wait to leave. The bathrooms are absolutely filthy. They look as though they have never been Cleaned. On the Third floor, only 1 of the 2 showers work. No lights in the Toilets The rooms are damp and cold. No... More

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Braunschweig, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Its very dirty and the beds are terrible! The kitchen is a littel small for all the people an the bathrooms are not clean with water. One of four shouers is a hole in the wall with water running out of it.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!! A GIRL DIED ON JAN 1, 2013 IN THIS BACKPACKER. If you have time, here is our story. My friend and I booked from Dec.30 to Jan.6. Once I stepped in this backpacker, I felt bad. They put us in a 6 bed room, but according to our roommate who stayed for 1 months already. He... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

By far the worst hostel in Sydney. I had the unfortunate opportunity of staying here and would not wish this hell on anyone!!!! bed sheets were brown and very smelly. the rooms where very small and not cleaned. Hostel was in utter need of repair i just seen the bathroom/shower room and bedroom as I really didn't want to venture... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012 via mobile

Stayed there just for one night and that was already more than enough. Did the booking for 4 of us on hostelworld.com. Booking went wrong. They recalled it was hostelworld's mistake of course. The rooms were just disgusting. Bed sheets haven't been changed, cockroaches everywhere and the toilets were in a really bad condition and dirty or just not working.... More

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Also Known As:
Australian Backpackers Hotel Sydney
Australian Backpackers Hotel
Address: 132 Bourke St | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Ranked #109 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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