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Lamrock Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   19 Lamrock Ave, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and a few friends stayed at Lamrock for nearly a month Annan found it did exactly what it said on the tin - cheap, cheerful and basic but such a close location to the beach! I've seen a few other reviews stating how awful they found it, I don't know if we were just lucky or got a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Granted this place isn't going to win any awards for it's staff anytime soon but we got a private bedroom with quite a comfy bed and TV for about $45 dollars a night over the internet. The showers were nice and warm and it's so close to Bondi beach. I do agree with other reviewers about the blankets, the 2... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Only stayed here for 2 nights but it was enough. My friend had a cockroach on her pillow and was refused a new pillowcase until the next day. Showers were dirty and its quite an odd layout - bathrooms are randomly spread out across floors and I spent ages walking round trying to find a free one.The location however is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The lady on reception was really friendly and gave us a free upgrade to a better room as we were on a tight budget. The room was small but included a bathroom, double bed, fridge and microwave. For what we paid it was a nice place to stay and only a short walk to the beach, local restaurants and cafes.... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Do not stay here!!! The rooms are filthy & freezing!! Bathrooms are vile & would rather wash in the sea! Kitchen area has no sense of hygiene about it ... Would 100% rather eat off the streets than use the utensils. Place should honestly be CLOSED DOWN

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lamrock19, Manager at Lamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear all guests, Lamrock Lodge on Bondi Beach offers safe, quality, quiet and budget backpacker hostel accommodation at just 100 metres from Bondi Beach. We are providing accommodation for thousands of people every year and it is very sad to see that only unhappy people leaving reviews. If you look at statistics, that we have one review left every month... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Booked for a week but only lasted 2 days in this absolute pit of a place. There was constant drug consumption in and around the premises, the hallways have a constant smell of weed. After complaining to the incredibly rude lady on the front desk after we checked in about the awful smell she was incredibly reluctant to do anything.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our experience at Lamrock Lodge was terrible from the moment we stepped through the door. The lady in the office was rude when I questioned the 2% charge to pay by australian debit card. We immediately could smell drugs coming from several of the rooms and when we told the staff, she sighed and said she would check it out.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hostel is probably one of the cheapest places to stay in Sydney, and I suppose you get what you pay for in that aspect. When I arrived, before I even walked in the door, there were 3 men hanging out in the front lounge area- one asked me if I knew where he could get any weed, one appeared... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed here for three nights and will probably never return. The room and bathroom were dirty and there was constant noise from other visitors. The internet is also incredibly expensive. The only saving graces were that the staff were always friendly to us and the hotel is a short walk away from bondi beach.

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Tandil, Argentina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Don't go there. It is not clean. Poor service . People on front desk hardly say hi. They do not offer glasses or dishes you need to pay for them. One of the worse places I have been ever!! It us close to the beach it is the only good thing that it had...

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Address: 19 Lamrock Ave, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Waverley > Bondi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lamrock Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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