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    Sydney Central Backpackers

    16 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    “kings cross” (9 reviews)
    “dorm room” (2 reviews)
    “roof deck” (2 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Terrace
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 75 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here in a private room with my friend for 5 nights, the people amongst the hostel were nice enough - the same CANNOT be said for the manager. This hostel used to be owned by the Harrison's back in 2014 and the hostel although...More

    Thank millmocha123
    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    The reviewer refused to check out on time at 10.am. They did not leave until 12.00 despite repeated requests as the next guests were waiting after a long flight and the room needed to be cleaned. Constantly threatening a bad "tripadvisor" (troll) review.

    Reviewed May 13, 2017

    This one being my second that bad review, but other people need to know. Even though I got accustomed to budget hotels, this one was really disgusting. I booked it as it was allegedly in the centre and there was allegedly breakfast. Well so far...More

    Thank sergionovi
    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    The guest was asked to leave the hostel after he assaulted a female member of staff when drunk.

    Reviewed May 6, 2017

    I stayed at Sydney Central Backpackers for just under a week. Although the location is great, the hostel is dirty with cockroaches and mould. It is also extremely loud, especially at night. The bathroom was newly renovated but the beds were squeaky and I would...More

    Thank Mikhayla_Bader17
    Reviewed May 4, 2017

    We stayed in a private room for just over a week and saw some sights. The place was like a student house - not once in that time had we been able to cook because the kitchen was absolute filth - I counted about 7...More

    Thank Cathy I
    Reviewed April 29, 2017

    I have traveled a lot, I've been in so many hostels around the world and Sydney Central Backpacker is the worst I've seen. Dirty common areas, dirty bedrooms, dirty restrooms, noisy environment, awful internet, poor breakfast, all bad. The view of the city in the...More

    Thank Yamal S
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $23 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 35
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    "The 4 share rooms are tiny. Rooms on the side of the road are extremely loud at night."
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    "No recomendaría este hostel para nada."
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    "Rooftop, Breakfast, Friendly, Good location"
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    "Ask for early checkin. If not possible you can leave bags."
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