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Asylum Sydney

201-203 Brougham Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was sleeping on a top bunk that was no less than 2 feet below a ceiling fan. As you can imagine this caused problems because without the fan the room got far too hot. Room was generally in bad condition also. The saving grace of this hostel was the people. Met some really cool people there and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Would highly recommend this this hostel to any backpacker, or someone looking for a place to stay in Sydney that is crazy fun. Have stayed there several times and it's the same every time, the minute you enter the door the fun begins. There is always something going on, people heading out to be tourists, floods of people going to... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Just leaving Sydney after our second trip and second time at The Asylum. The place is so relaxed and all the inmates are friendly, the staff run BBQ's and instigate nights out so it's great for lone travellers looking to meet people. It's not the ritz but it's cheap and friendly with a great party atmosphere! Recommended for any traveler... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Travelling as a couple, we booked two beds and expected to be in the same room, at the very least, but unfortunately they double booked one of our beds so we only had one between us! We were told that we could either share a top bunk, or one of us could sleep on the floor in that room. Staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The staff in this hostel were mega friendly and welcoming. My window had a mint view but the lack of security in the hostel spoilt my stay. I had random people that weren't even in My room in and out all night smoking in the room which was vile. The laid back approach to the doors within the hostel just... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a great place to stay! (Especially if you're a young traveler) it will exceed your expectations trust me!. , I originally booked 2 nights and now im intending to stay for much longer!. Great value for money. As soon as I walked in I felt at home. Staff are super friendly everyone here treats you like family.We also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I think the overall rating here is a little too low, but you have to be looking for this type of place to enjoy it. First of all, the view of Sydney from the roof/rooms is phenomenal and I would pay for that in itself. The rooms appear to be a little dirty, but the bed sheets are clean and... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The staff here were nice and friendly, and helpful, but the hostel itself is pretty worn down and not that clean. Rooms are small with not much room to out your bags. In a bit of a dodgy area as well. Never really felt very comfortable or settled there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The hostel is terribly worn down, the carpets, walls and everything has holes in it, dirt on it. Bathrooms are kind of ok, you can survive, but it is always dirty, always someones hair everywhere, flooded, mold on the walls. The room was in a better shape than the rest and didn't have that awful smell like the rest.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Really well located next to the train station, the area is the red light district though. Staff were friendly and managed to squeeze me in on one of the busiest weekends in Sydney. It was clean and has a unique style. The room I stayed in was a twin and someone had settled in and was a dirty person. One... More 

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