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Jackaroo Hostel

107-109 Darlinghurst Road | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Camborne
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Jackaroo hostel in Kingscross at the beginning of my East Coast trip. First impressions of the hostel were good as the staff were helpful and it was busy, so we presumed it would also be sociable. Unfortunately it became apparent that those who had been staying at the hostel for a while did not concern themselves in accommodating... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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25 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was small and without any amenities - only a bed and not working TV. There were no adaptors for electricity sockets, there were no A/C, there were no windows in the room (except small window in the corner). There is nothing to do in the room at all. Only to sleep and go away immediately after you woke up.... More 

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Thank Setonas
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your time with us, guest happiness is very important to us and we would have loved the chance to resolve your issues during you stay. In regards to the breakfast, we do supply 2 different types of bread and milk. This is even shown on... More 

Wurzburg, Germany
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights in October. The location is good. Easy walk to the heart in the city / opera house in 25min. Staff was also friendly and the price was good for Sydney. The only thing what I didnt like was the room. A tiny 6 bed dorm with no windows. So you can imagine the "nice scent"... More 

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Thank Travel_Marik
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are sorry you didn't enjoy the room. You will be happy to know we have now changed the 6 bed dorm in to a 4 bed dorm to bring it in line with the rest of the dorm rooms in the hostel. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

In general - I would definitely recommend this hostel to fellow backpackers who are looking for a lost cost, perfectly located hostel with decent facilities and a great atmosphere. The hostel is located right above the Kings Cross station which makes it very easy to reach and close to the CBD and beaches, which was perfect. Facilities - At first... More 

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Thank Jan v
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are in an older style building but we do our best to keep everything looking new. The hostel does have air conditioning, we did have some issues with is in December though so you could have stayed on one of these night. You will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I stayed here with my boyfriend for the final leg of a trip through South Australia, Victoria, and NSW. Overall a decent value for the money. Pros: The staff were friendly and helpful, and free breakfast and free wi-fi were definitely a plus. The rooftop area was a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of the area. Cons: Very... More 

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Thank Jennifer U
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our helpful staff. In regards to the noise, we do have a night manager which patrols the building every hour but as you can appreciate being a busy hostel we have people coming and going frequently. The hostel does have air conditioning but we did have some issues... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

It's central, right next to the underground station, cheap for Sydney, very clean, quiet and breakfast is included. They have an entertainment room, free and fast wifi and staff is very friendly. Bathrooms are private (no group bathrooms) and mostly clean as well. Definitely a place to stay if you want a cheap accomodation in Sydney. Thumbs up!

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Thank Julia R
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your amazing review. We are always happy to hear when a guest has had a great stay. Safe travels. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I had a thoroughly enjoyable at this hostel. It's location is perfect being in kings cross station with easy access to food and pretty much anything a backpacker needs. The staff were very friendly and could also help with any problems and it was down to them that I had such a great time! Thanks again and hopefully I will... More 

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Thank Soundsfromtheblue
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your amazing review. We hope to see you again! More 

Manchester
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40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here in a private room, staff were very friendly and the whole hostel was cleaned everyday which was excellent. It did seem a party hostel so bear this in mind when booking, there is lots of noise but the location is good, pretty much in Kings Cross station and a short walk to the opera house/Darling harbour.

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Thank Heather N
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review, the atmosphere in the hostel can change depending on the people staying here. We do not promote ourselves as a party hostel but we do have an events manager with daily events planned. Regarding noise we do have night managers who patrol the building every hour to try and keep this to a... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

My first Jackaroo experience at Mission Beach was unreal - a hostel in the sun in the rainforest,with gorgeous people - absolute paradise! when i arrived in Syndeys Jackaroo, i was slightly disappointed by the level of quality! The rooms where freezing!!! (in Aus winter) However - it lived up to my expectation: free breakfast, lovely staff, good place to... More 

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Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review, we are glad that you enjoyed both of out hostels. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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108 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

the hostel is just okay. we booked double room, which is located at the highest floor. no elevator, so we need to carry our luggage for quite a distance with narrow alley. wifi signal at room were bad, no connection. need to sit at the kitchen/reception for better wifi. the bed sheet was not clean. kitchen facilities are good. and... More 

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Thank crocodot
Jade S, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We always offer to carry guests suitcases up to the rooms if we have someone working who is able to. If you would have told us about your issues with the Wifi during your stay we could have resolved this issue for you. The Wifi is available on every level and each room. The... More 

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