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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hostel seemed fine on arrival. Even had room mates that were polite and quiet when we were trying to sleep. But the entire room was kept away until 3am each night by the bar/ night club below called scary canary... great if you want to go out and party, don't get me wrong we love a good night out. But... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrible hostel, don't waste your money on staying there. The hostel is located above a disco (which is probably the most dumb idea ever????) so you won't get any sleep at night. The hostel claims to be a "dry hostel" which is probably the biggest lie ever told. My room was located next to a room with people drinking and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this place for 2 weeks it's awesome staff are so friendly and down to earth can't wait to be able to come back the best hostel is Sydney by far wouldn't want to stay anywhere else loads of activities and things to do

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is cheap accommodation for Sydney city centre. As a young backpacker you'll always find someone to go with for drinks, rooms are clean the staff is kind and helpful, free wifi. It can get a bit loud sometimes

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location in CBD 2mins walk to Town hall train station. Stayed at 4 people suite the room is clean but weekend night bar downstairs really loud music till late. Staff is friendly and it's a good choice for budget traveler.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well...... if you didn't catch that from the top there this place is impossible to sleep in. Like don't get me wrong everyone likes to party but when you travel 28 hours and all you want to do is sleep and your bed vibrates from the most random music selection your ever gonna hear (aka spice girls to system of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hostel for one night via a travel agent based on price. When I arrived, I found the staff helpful - they allowed me to shower after a 30 hour flight at 6.00 am in the morning and leave my case until booking in at 2.00 pm. The location was great, near Darling Harbour where you can take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stephan and Ishi on the front desk were incredibly helpful and friendly. Ishi took us on an amazing visit to manly and told us all about the area. Top blokes would highly recommend visiting them @base

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect place to rest my head for the night. Room was clean and simple, TV worked and was good quality. Bed was clean, comfy and provided a good nights sleep. The bathroom was clean and the shower was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a double bed private room with tv and air conditioner. Clean place, comfy beds. Towels and shampoo provided. Friendly staff. One of the best hostels I've stayed in. there's not much more I could ask for :)

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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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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Base Backpackers

Address: 477 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Wanderers on Kent)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: $27 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Base Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 50
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