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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

35a Hall Street, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms are clean and tidy. They can lend you boards and wetsuits easily fro free. People staying and especially at the reception are really nice. There is a very healthy and friendly ambiance, with respectful rules. The place is really well located as well.

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Bondi, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

landed in Sydney for the 2nd time in 3 years. 1st time spent 3 months in a backpackers in bondi (Noah's). not really looking forward to the experience again. but shock horror great hostels exist. surf side is one of them. staff are A1, the board selection is diverse. 5.10" fish to a big bertha, 1 even has a go... More

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Perth, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
61 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first experience of sleeping in a hostel dorm together, and hopefully our last. The guy that seemingly ran the place was seriously obnoxious. He tried to be funny. But just wasn't. He answered the phone twice while checking us in, and they weren't short phone calls. That's just rude. He was rude on the phone too. The... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only good thing about this place is its location. Situated 5 minutes from Bondi Beach this place is in a brilliant location. However if you want to have a good nights sleep and actually feel clean this place is not for you. Firstly on arrival to Surfside we had booked a private double room, on check in we were... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Yes it's a backpackers.... but you could hear every footstep in this dive. It was like a heard of baby elephants were running through the hallways and hyenas were giggling in the room next door from 10 - after midnight (on a Wednesday night). Location is good but if you're a light sleeper do not stay here. Rooms are basic... More

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Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The staff in this place are useless there no help whatsoever, there arrogant , and there hardly ever there, there rude. You have to pay for milk they rent the lounge out when the place is full. Met some decent people tho just a shame on the staff! The ping pong table and equipment is a joke.rant over ! Ps... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Literally a 2minute walk to the amazing bondi beach!The hostel itself was awesome, I was originally meant to be there for 1 week and ended up staying for 3.5 weeks. Great place to meet new people.very social. Great outdoor area with BBQ and Ping pong table. TV room with big tv. Good working showers always with hot water. I loved... More

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

One of the main reasons we booked this place was because it was advertised with free parking. The guy at reception was extremely rude, and possibly drunk, told us to park up the road for free. After driving around for nearly an hour there was definitely no free parking in Bondi. When we spoke to another guy at reception he... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

So to begin my story I would have to go as far back as August which is where it all begun. My friend and I had booked 10 nights over Christmas and New Year at this establishment, knowing FULL WELL that during that time of year accommodation would be hard to come by. We didn't give it another thought until... More

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I would have liked to stay here because if their location and actually made an online booking but could not get a confirmation. I tried calling numerous times, only to be told that they were looking into it. I waited patiently until the night before at 8:30pm and just decided I better book elsewhere. I would not stay here now... More

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Address: 35a Hall Street, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Waverley > Bondi
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