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The Downing Hostel

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#51 of 180 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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Me and my friend spent 4 nights in a 4 beds dorm. The room was clean, the beds quite comfortable and the staff friendly. Toilets, showers and kitchen clean as well. Only a 15 mins walk to opera house and 10 mins walk to shopping street. There is also a bus stopp right around the
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I arrived very late at night and left very early in the morning- but the staff were super friendly and accommodating. I needed to store my bag for the whole day after I checked out, but left before reception opened. They let me keep the bag in the room and took me up to get it
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Great people and great location ! I spent a very good time there. Everybody is so nice and very helpful. There is such a good feeling / atmosphere there. The price is also pretty good, and everything was clean. Would come back anytime if I am back in Sydney !
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I would call this a traditional hostel with a party/ergentic atmosphere. I only stayed 1 night so I was close to a meeting point for a tour. If backpacking, you could stay here, easily meet people and have an alright stay. Not the cleanest place I have ever stayed but ok. Do
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I’ve stayed in so many hostels for the past year and this is up there in my top 2 faves. The bed was so comfy, the best sleep I’ve had in a long time. The kitchen was nice and never too busy, the staff were super friendly and helpful, and it was a good price. Deffo recommend!!
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$21 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesSydneyCentral Business District
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