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Hump Backpackers

40 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly The Globe Backpackers)
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  • Kings Cross
    0.1 mi
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Reviewed 1 week ago
Pleasant Stay and great location
Stayed at this hostel from Dec 27-Jan 03 and then Jan 10-12. ET... more
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hostel from Dec 27-Jan 03 and then Jan 10-12. ET is the manager and is the man. Always willing to help and always courteous. The hostel has good wi-fi and the rooms are ideal for a hostel. Everyone at the hostel was friendly, The hostel does a great job of organizing and executing events, which is a...

Thank Haran K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel itself is friendly and had a range of activities over the festive period. However the rooms were very dark and cramped, I was in a 10 bed and then 12 bed dorm and I felt like I was always in someone's way. The lack of aircon was also a problem. Me and friends would wake up in a...

Thank Roseanna L
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Good location and very good to meet new people. The breakfast was nice and the girls in charge were always sure that we have plenty of food. convenient, but the room was so dark, with only as small window and bad ventilation so was always smelly AND we saw a huge rat!! we're on tv room just chilling and we...

Thank Javiera A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Pretty standard 10-bed room, although surprisingly comfortable mattresses. Very friendly staff, especially the guy with the dreads! Location was great, close to Kings Cross train station and also a reasonable walk to Circular Quay/Hyde Park. The neighborhood it's in isn't exactly the nicest, but it's a good place for a backpacker's hostel and not unsafe. Also had free breakfast every...

Thank Zachous
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for my last night in Sydney and it was the best hostel I have stayed in so far. Rooms are clean and comfortable, there is free wi-fi and the price includes breakfast in the morning. A bit out of the way from city centre but it is very close to Kings Cross station if you cant be bothered...

Thank David K
Ithaca, New York, United States
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...

1Thank Kunbi A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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...

Thank Aaron_n_Jules
Rugby, United Kingdom
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

Thank Tayla J
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...

Thank Tom D
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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...

Thank Paula M
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $19 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Bring a padlock and be patient with the WiFi”
 of 5 bubbles CamiloBB, Jan 15, 2016 | Read review
“Just book it ;)”
 of 5 bubbles fabienr749, Dec 3, 2015 | Read review
“I would recommend a room from the backside because they are not that noisy as the ones facing to the street. The wifi works best on lower levels but the rooms on the top levels are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 725julian, Sep 21, 2014 | Read review
“Lower floors have better internet connection.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBroad, May 19, 2014 | Read review
“if you want a quiet room stay on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Holiday1990, Feb 12, 2014 | Read review
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