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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

35a Hall Street, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
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  • Location
    4 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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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Guy who runs it is so friendly but firm so ruins are kept clean and more organised than the place I am currently staying in a different city which has been left with all the people's rubbish and tv boxes from the last decade! The fact we arrive at 7.30 am and had to wait until 2pm to get our... More

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Surrey, UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Tidy, Clean, Social, Fun, Full of Happy People!! A decent nights sleep (compared to some hostels!) The layout is designed to be social and you'll meet so many people in the kitchen/evening/morning/day!! Ping pong table outside.. basketball, and unlimited hire of surf items (which is great, its 5 minutes to the beach!!!!!) Nothing to complain about, the rooms are tidy... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Definitely the friendliest backpacker in BOndi I have seen so far (2 others). The place has been built for people to interact and it is really difficult to not meet tons of people if you want to, while the rooms remain calm and welcoming for early sleepers. I had a great time that I won t forget. Still, going through... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

You'll meet a few good people, like any hostel, but it's not worth all the crap you'll put up with from Richard (owner). Pros: good location Free food Free surfboards Cons: old disgusting beds Dirty, poorly cleaned bathrooms Crap owner who loves to take everyone's 27 dollar key deposits Poorly cleaned bed sheets Sleeping in the tv room for full... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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