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Asylum Sydney

201-203 Brougham Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #64 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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16 hotel reviews
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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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I was a bit concerned after reading the reviews below before staying here. But I don't think they are a fair portrayal of the hostel. The hostel staff are super friendly and helpful on check in. They offer a good deal on late checkout also. Pre turning up I was tricky customer with changes of bookings etc but they always... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Staff were friendly, the hostel was acceptably clean. access wise very well located but king crossing is not very decent area (lots of prostitutes, strip bars etc.) I recommend it for solo travelers, you can meet friendly people there and make friends. Guests were mostly from UK. one thing you should know: Everyone was either high or drunk most of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights in march and it was just a bit strange. The staff were helpful and the place was clean enough but the people it attracts were all quite weird, mainly either drunk or drugged. It's in quite a good location but equally I wouldn't choose to stay in kings cross again. Average place... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I decided that I didn't want to stay in one of the big chain hostels while I was travelling Australia. I must say I wasn't disappointed. The approach in this small, cozy, shabby maybe a wee bit dirty hostel is personal and feels like some sort of extended family. Because it's small you make a lot of friends easily and... More

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Address: 201-203 Brougham Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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