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    The Original Backpackers Hostel

    160-162 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    Traveler (11)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good41%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Airport Transportation
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 165 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Original Backpackers residence is a great place for our typical low-budget backpackers. One thing I noticed straight away is the great vibe and positive atmosphere all around. The rooms themselves might not be the best in class, but we're in a low-budget backpackers environment!...More

    Thank Marcell1989
    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review-hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed September 3, 2017

    When I arrived, there was a party crowd already waiting for me (inklusive the manager, whom I couldn´t find anywhere). Also the hallway of the hostel was really untidy and shoes/luagge were lying around plus on the wall of the hostel room there was a...More

    Thank Marlene K
    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    The kitchenware is issued at reception.If you took one from your dorm it belonged to another guest.Reception is 24 hours so there is always someone here.The staff are very friendly,but I get the feeling this guest doesn't know how to be friendly!

    Reviewed August 9, 2017

    was an oke hostel. met some nice people here because of the schedule to go out with everyone that wants to join at about 10 o 'clock every night to a different bar . It's very noisy. it would be nice if it was a...More

    Thank scuba d
    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the review.Weare always working to improve the cleanliness.

    Reviewed July 12, 2017

    This was a return visit to OB for me, booking was easy even when I changed my dates. Warm friendly and helpful reception when I arrived and all through my stay of 4 days. My room was a good size, with en-suite (great water temperature...More

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    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review.

    Reviewed June 17, 2017

    I've stayed here for a few times now over the past year and have always had a great experience. Rooms are clean and tidy, fridges in the rooms are such a great asset. A clean kitchen , which I found really hard to find in...More

    Thank Arran C
    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $16 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
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    • The Original Backpackers Hotel Sydney
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    Traveler (11)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    "If you have trouble with navigation request a downstairs room - getting upstairs is quite exciting."
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    "Be nice and ask for an upgrade"
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    "double ensuite"
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    "Room with a balcony is nice (12 and 13 I believe)"
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