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Ithaca, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The hostel is cheap and in a central location. The free breakfast is very good (the best thing about the hostel actually). If you stay 4 nights or more, they pay for the airport transfer to the hostel so good deal. I stayed in the female dorm. Small and crammed but clean. The bathroom was not always clean. The staff... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly cheap hostel, compared to a lot in Sydney, and perfectly adequate for the backpacker lifestyle! The rooms and bathrooms were kept clean, showers were good! During our stay, the breakfast was moved from within the hostel, to Mad Monkey's next door. This is a massive improvement, Mad Monkeys breakfast was amazing! With the choice of toast... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Staff are very helpful - especially ET always about to give directions to places Good connection links to get around Sydney via kings cross station Very social always something going on to get everyone involved Facilities are average abit run down Over all good hostel would return if in the area again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

First time in Australia spent my first 10 days here and it was awesome. The staff are so genuine, friendly and helpful. They include everyone and make sure everyone's having fun. Beer pong tournaments are organized on Friday nights which helped us meet people right away. They give free barbecue, taco night, free pizza and pancakes! Met so many great... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

I stayed there for only one night and it was more then enough. There's no elevator, only stairs, the room wasn't really clean and the toilets were dirty! If you arrive there after check in hours, there's a person that can check you in, but you have to be lucky for someone to leave the hostel, otherwise you can only... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The room was to small for the number of beds. Impossible to walk through because when lockers are open, doors block the path. However, excellent mattress and pillow. There is no windows in living rooms, and it was impossible to open the windows in my room, so it stink in the whole building. Good location but in a weird suburb... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and it was pretty good I guess! I did get my room upgraded though to a 6 dorm for females so that was pretty good! The guy at the desk who had dreads was pretty nice and cool! He gave me some pretty good recommendations when I had ask him about good spots for... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is nothing like it appears in the pictures. Rooms are stuffy, so having the window open means you may as well of slept on the street as you can hear absolutely everything. A lot of long term guests so rooms are dirty and belongings in every possible bit of empty floor space. Showers and toilets are below average... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

What an amazing hostel, the staff is very nice, the location is perfect, a Coles is near to the hostel, the train station too, the accommodation are clean, it was a perfect place to stay in Sydney. We are going to do a little road with with the van and we come back again for 2 days before leaving Australia... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

First of location it's in the red light district so it's not particularly safe, secondly with the size of the hostel the kitchen and t.v room are no way big enough especially the kitchen you could be waiting a good hour just to get to the oven... Not enough toilet/showers neither will always be stood outside waiting no matter what... More 

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Staying in Kings Cross

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Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross," Sydney's red light district. These new rules have encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters, however, who will dance to the early morning hours on weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor houses owned the place. Today, one can still find a variety of adult entertainment venues in this evolving area.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hump Backpackers is a fun, clean and secure hostel located in the centre of Kings Cross, Sydney. It is owned and operated by Nathan and Adrian, 2 brothers from Sydney who are supported by an enthusiastic, young and fun-loving team. If you are after a home away from home in an unbeatable location then Hump Backpackpackers is the place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hump Backpackers

Address: 40 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly The Globe Backpackers)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Kings Cross
Price Range: $17 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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