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The Original Backpackers Hostel

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#22 of 187 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Very nice people who work here, all willing to help. The location is great if you’re new to the city, there’s a train station near and also buses. The rooms are nice, big, lots of natural light and they have very comfortable beds and lots of place to save your stuff. There are
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Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers Hostel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Yes we have very nice staff,a great location,200 metres from Kings Cross station and 30 minutes walk from the Opera House.We have lockers in all rooms,a big kitchen and a big backpacker breakfast.
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The location is good. You can walk to the Sydney Opera house and The Royal Botanic Garden. Easily to use a public transport like buses or trains. The people there are good too . They're kindly to help you.
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Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers Hostel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Yes we have great staff and a beautiful 30 minute walk to the Opera House through the fabulous Royal botanic gardens.We are also 200 metres from Kings Cross station so it is easy to get everywhere.
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Best hostel in the street. Lot of facilities, clean, friendly staff and a nice green courtyard. Well managed, calm when it's necessary for those who work. After the owner is often unfriendly and lost ! He doesnt even recognize residents who have been there for several weeks ...
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Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers Hostel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Yes we are the best hostel in Kings Cross with great facilities,friendly staff a beautiful courtyard with lots of plants.I think it is very well managed but I am biased as I am the manager,but I do have fantastic staff who do everything.
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The whole place is smelly, dirty, with cockroaches everywhere... in one word: disgusting. The staff is nice though, and the position very good. Other than that, I had the worst experience of my life (and I travel a lot).
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Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers Hostel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We have a great location and very nice staff.We have the building regularly treated for cockroaches-the spray brings them out and then kills them.You must have stayed when we had just sprayed them-a day later they would have all been gone.
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Very nice quiet hostel out of the hussel and bustle but still close enough to get to everywhere. Free breakfast always goes down well. Really good rooms with lots of space, a fridge and small lockers. Although not a lot of obvious organised events so a nice quiet vibe.
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Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers Hostel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Yes we have a very nice quiet hostel with a brilliant location-200 metres from Kings Cross station and 30 minutes walk from The Opera House via the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens.Our room have plenty of space,frigdes and lockers for your valuables.
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PRICE RANGE
$16 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the original backpackers hotel sydney
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSydney
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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