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Sydney Star Backpackers

132 Bourke St | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Australian Backpackers)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Being difficult to find a suitable place for lodging within Sydney (for Backpackers), the hostel holds all the necessary items that you may require. More quiet than the ones in Kings Cross and cleaner. Nice atmosphere and decent breakfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here for three weeks and it began to feel like home. It has such a lovely family atmosphere and all the amenities were immaculate. Its location is perfect for those who want to explore the CBD and hit the bars and restaurants of Kings cross and Darlinghurst. If you like ice cream you have to go to Messina... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I spent 3 nights in this hostel. Clean, manager friendly, good free breakfast, good wifi and quiet. One night, there were free pizzas and movie time, very good to create relationship with others travelers. And it's a good place to visit. It's a very good deal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I come here for 5 nights it's really good, it's clean the stuff are really friendly the kitchen have everything you need, the wifi works well, the beds are clean when you arrive they give you clean sheets, also they make movie nights with free pizza. It was awesome to stay in here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My daughter stayed here for three nights in a 4 bed dorm and I joined her for another three nights in a twin private room. We could not fault the service- staff on reception were friendly and helpful and when we had to leave early to catch our plane our refund for the deposit on our keys was returned promptly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Nice people, so it's very easy to create new relationships. Clean, comfortable beds. Free breakfast. Sometimes Wi-Fi doesn't work very well but it's free. Beautiful terrace. Friendly staff. The only thing that I don't like are the bathrooms but they are working to make them better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Booked in for two nights but ended up prolonging my stay another 3 times! Felt at home here, staff friendly, guests friendly. Its not a party hostel which was exactly what I needed, can do my parting elsewhere and have a place to relax and sleep! Hostel is overall clean, kitchen is well equipped and the common room is comfy... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed 4 nights. Hostel was clean, wifi was working well. The staff was friendly. The kitchen is well equipped, but I can image if it gets busy when the hostel is really full. The rooms are nice and tidy, although a bit on the small side. Good hostel to avoid all parties.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I stayed in Sydney Star Backapers hostel for 4 nights. Since I came I felt very welcomed by friendly staff. Hostel staff was very helpfull and always willing to help where to go, call me taxis, show me directions etc. When I came to the room it looked pretty basic, however it was clean! I appreciate that there were no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We booked this last minute after missing our flight and stayed one night, we also went back a week later for another night stay. We arrived before check in time. We were able to leave our bags opposite the front desk, not in a secure area but it was good to be able to drop our heavy bags and we... More 

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