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    Jolly Swagman Backpackers

    27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    • Excellent25%
    • Very good33%
    • Average24%
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    Breakfast included
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    Free Parking
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 299 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Nice room with a small balcony and a quiet fan. A bit annoying to get pans and Potts only when you leave your key as deposit. For cups also 1 dollar deposit which make spontaneous drinks impossible. Quite small kitchen. But nice and clean bathrooms!!!!...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I arrived the hostel early, so I wanted to drop my baggage. But to do that you needed to pay hourly and by the size to put them in to the lockers. To me that is ridiculous, it is a hostel and suppose to be...More

    Thank Sandragjes
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The hostel and room were very messy. Our room also smelt really bad because there is no ventilation. Also the staff is not willingly to help you. We wanted to visit a friend for 2 days. But it was to much trouble for them to...More

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    Thank leonvgemert
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Best hostel so far where we staid. Sam was really helpful und super funny ^^ Every night some deals or free sausage. Also if you want to go to a club they have every night a shuttle service to the club with free entry. If...More

    Thank Jeff R
    Reviewed November 6, 2017

    Not sure why this place is still running. The staff there are absolutely vulgar and will not own up to their own mistakes! There was a problem with the booking (due to their own incompetence) and the guy Joe behind reception even read the email...More

    Thank geroge4982
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded November 9, 2017

    Hi George, I am so very sorry if you feel that I or any of our staff was rude to you. Thats completely NOT part of our service and if ANY of our communications came across rude, then HUGE and humble apologies. Based on our...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • $28 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
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    andra g
    August 9, 2015|
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    Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
    This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
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