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790 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel for one night, it was not very clean but definitely fine! There were good separate bathrooms which you could only enter with your own key. My biggest concern as a backpacker was the kitchen, the stoves where not working very well and it was NOT clean, and I believe that kitchens and plates really should... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is in a good location but it is super noisy as it is right on George St with heavy traffic. The hostel is in desperate need of refurbishment. It is so dusty and the rooms and corridors stink. They don't vacuum the carpets properly and as an allergic person it's difficult to cope with that. Aircon doesn't work... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights in January and was really happy with my stay! Staff are really helpful and go out of their way to help in any way possible. Stayed in a 4bed all girls room, rooms are big with plenty of space for everyone's luggage. Big lockers that have a plug in so ideal to leave your phone... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very Good location, near central station and georges street Nice staff, very helpful Big kitchen with facilities, big fridges and storage boxes The rooms are correct but the common areas are not perfectly clean Internet is not free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Having spent the last week here at 790 on George I will be sad to leave. The Hostel is very clean, the rooms are hoovered and the bin changed every day which doesnt happen in hostels very often! The location is great, 2 min walk from Central station. 10 min walk to darling harbour. The showers/toilets are very clean, however... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I booked my hostels in Sydney a little bit later and I just stumbled upon 790 on George. I didn't have any background or expectation of the hostel but I knew that it was reasonably priced. When I finally checked in, I was surprised that it was indeed a no-frills, good service hostel located at the heart of Sydney. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is old school backpacking . No frills reasonably clean . Not a headbangers or priccy gap year middle class place . Good showers (male and female ) . Happy staff . Get replacement sheets yourself each 3 days . Been before and will go again . Bonus !!!! A short walk from Central station .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

790 on George street is in a good location only a 2minute walk away from the central station and good stores. I stayed in a six bed dorm. The beds are comfortable with memory foam mattresses and clean sheets. However, the room is quite tired and smells stale. In general the hostel is not well cleaned. Eg Shower room and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

What a dreadful, filthy and unfriendly place! From inhospitable staff who wander around like zombies, pretending to clean this place to the very prison/basement cafeteria and overpriced wifi I wonder why this place is Tripadvisors number two of all hostels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Just near YHA, but room rates are cheaper! It's a good choice if you wanna stay in city. Staff are friendly. Room is clean. Bed is comfortable. And appreciate there is a charger inside the locker. But kitchen is a bit dirty and too crowded........

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Address: 790 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Number of rooms: 70
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