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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only booked for 6 days and will be staying for a couple of months it's that good! 😊 Perfect combo of a working and party hostel to fit you straight into the ozzy lifestyle. Roof top to die for a perfect way to spend and evening, close to all shops you will ever need, for the fitness freaks like myself... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The hostel has a good admosfeer there are a lot long stayers here and have several places to relax, tv room, lounge kitchen, roof top. There is free pritty good breakfast in there travel agency 2 blocks away . Have 2 more hostels I stayed inthe crazy monkey too but this one is way better.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this hostel. It's an old building (read: lots of stairs, no elevator) with awkward shaped, small rooms. Dorms are teeny, bathrooms are small (and completely lacking counters as well as proper ventilation-window must be left open to keep showers from steaming), kitchen is small. Wifi is available everywhere, though. The free breakfast is several blocks... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I stsyed here for 5 weeks. Easily the best hostel in kings cross, they are serious about room cleanliness, huge rooftop area and a downstairs area kitted out with a guge T.V, netflix, Ps4. Would highly reccomend

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Located 2 blocks down from King's Cross station, it is a easy 5-7 min walk to the hostel but I wouldn't go back due to the fact that King's Cross itself gets pretty crazy on weekend nights. The hostel had pretty good security though so I wasnt worried once I got in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

At $30 a night you're not going to be staying in heaven. But for someone on a budget it's perfect. Free breakfast (eat all you like), free wifi, nights out organised etc. Very good value. I stayed in a mixed dorm and everyone was very respectful of each other, although I suppose it depends on who you stay with. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for five nights. Pretty quiet and clean place. Little bit away from the noicy center of Kings Cross, but still very close to shops and bars and everything. Very friendly staff and nicely organiced fridges, kitchen and diningarea. Great plusses are the tv-room, free gym, and sundeck on the roof. Minuses, only one small toilet per floor. The lock... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I stayed at Kings Cross backpackers for about a month as I was travelling across Australia. I kept extending my stay as I just felt so at home there, very easy to meet other travellers and I found the staff very friendly and helpful. I was greeted at reception by Dan who was happy to help me with anything I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay at kxb, staff was very friendly and helpful, rooms and common areas were clean. Really enjoyed FREE&HOT breakfast every morning and the rooftop is amazing! Highly recommended.. The management has clearly changed in past couple months so don't really make any decisions according to reviews from December and earlier. Cheap and great place to stay, thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Amazing hostel and very clean staff were super friendly. Despite the previous reviews the hostel is amazing and would be staying back here once I come back from my trip around Aus! Well done guys on the excellent hostel. It is located right in the heart of the nightlife area of Sydney but the hostel provided amazing things to do... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kings Cross Backpackers is a friendly, modern and fully renovated Sydney Hostel. 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and female only dorms are available. Warning: Kings cross Backpackers is a super friendly small hostel with all guests becoming great friends. This is not a boring 500 bed hospital/jail hostel which all true travellers learn to hate. Kings Cross Backpackers is quickly becoming the top rated and most social hostel in Sydney. With an almost cult following it is mainly filled with repeat visitors. Unfortunately most guests cry when they leave. All rates include free breakfast, free WIFI, free cable TV, free nights out and access to a beautiful rooftop garden with a panty dropping view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kings Cross Backpackers

Address: 79 Bayswater Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Backpackers Headquarters Hostel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $22 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kings Cross Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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