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Surfside Backpackers

186 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are way to big - 10-15 ppl per room. the girl at the reception was not nice what so ever and i had to change my key 3 times because it did not open the door. Kitchen was filthy and so were the showers. The only good thing is that the hostel is close to coogee beach. Would... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel if you wanna be close to a beach that's not too busy! The hostel is clean and has a cozy common area! However, the reception is closed between 1pm and 5pm. That means you cannot get any pots or pans for cooking during that time. But that doesn't matter that much since the hot plates took ages to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small rooms, dirty bathrooms, unfriendly management, tiny kitchen/Common area/reception desk. Wifi very expensive but possible to get some free wifi by posting 5star reviews online(!!). Beautiful location just across the street from coogee beach.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great atmosphere, excellent location with big rooms and comfy mattresses. Also has all the sports channels which is great for keeping up with the football which can be hard in Australia. Would stay again for sure.

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here for one week. Overall the place was nice with a great location. The people staying there were lovely - always up for a drink and very chatty. However it was the staff and management that let this place down. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by an extremely rude manager (his name was Richard) - very... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The hostel need an new guests and new blood to rejuvenate its. Old guests made the hostel dying! No offense! Seems that there are people living here permanently and have taken over the dorms with all their belongings and rubbish. Rooms were disgusting, no lockers, no space for luggage, filthy, revolting smelling with drunk male roommates

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

One of the best locations for a hostel anywhere you will ever go,right on the beach,great pubs and restaurants nearby you couldn't ask for more in that regard,stayed there for a week in January 2012 was staggered how much they charged for filthy rooms that had to be fumigated while we stayed there,a girl in our room got a bad... More

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The staff here are incredibly friendly! They helped us plan the rest of our trip through Aus and were very pleasant! The room was very clean, as were the bathroom and kitchen facilities. On top of this the location is perfect, right across the street from coogee beach, buses to the Opera House stop practically outside the front door and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here for one night and February and can honestly say it was horrendous! Seems that there are people living here permanently and have taken over the dorms with all their belongings and rubbish. Rooms were disgusting, no lockers, no space for luggage, filthy, revolting smelling with drunk male roommates (who were not young by any means) telling you to... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We booked online from England 6 months before our check in date and received email confirmation at the time. We arrived on our arranged date (the day before New Year's Eve) to be told that they could not accommodate us as we had only booked for 5 nights and over the holidays their rules were that we needed to stay... More

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Address: 186 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Randwick > Coogee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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