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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed there for one night, and it was ok. The bedroom was clean, with FAN, TV and wash basin, but without bathroom. The bathroom was ok, but shared with other people so you have to be patient. Simple breakfast, good for me but not too good for mi husband. Friendly staff and good location.

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Lille, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

depressing rooms, depressing showers and noisy hostel Staff OK Breakfast fine with coffee, bread and jam or peanut butter Unfortunately I do not think you will get a better place for the same price Location close to a metro station which is a good point

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Rennes, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I won't go at the zing for my next time in Sydney,We booked for 4 nights and didn't sleep because of the noise,the staff was friendly but useless against the noise and the others guest behaviors...hostel to avoid

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This hostel has a lot of atmosphere and character, with cute cartoon wall murals inside a pair of old heritage style houses. We booked a private room and lucked out with a lovely second floor room with private balcony. The double bed was very comfortable and came with 4 pillows and clean soft sheets. The room has a small counter... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Overall a good stay but doesn't enjoy it quite much. Entered the room with uncleaned fan! And no laundry as per advertised and no attached private bathroom as well. Falsify advertisement on their website! But it's overall average stay for a Budget backpacker

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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here on 3 separate occasions and a total of around 8 weeks. Zing is my home away from home. The location is perhaps one of its top selling points. So close to everything u need and want, and if your still not satisfied or hungry for more, u r 2 mins away from the train station which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I had a great time staying here. So much so that I came to stay a second time. It was a home away from home. Great location. Ideal if you want to get to the CBD easily aswell as the botanic gardens, opera house and bridge. Also not far from bondi beach!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I saw a lot of good review for this backpack. I went eyes close ! Sadly for us. The room was dirty, no one did clean it for a long time. Just behind the reception, the room was really noisy. Kitchen closed at 8pm... Not a good memory ! Go somewhere else in the street !

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I saw pink spots developing on my hands and legs. I thought it was mosquito bites at first but they developed to sores and turned out to be spider bites and Im in pain. Not a great way to start my time in Sydney.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here for several months and it is the standard that I hold all hostels too. It is a perfect mix of a working hostel and a partying hostel. The building has a fresh, clean yet homely feeling to it and the facilities are always in good condition. The hostel is only a few minutes walk from Coles,... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Zing Backpackers

Address: 156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Travellers Rest)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $24 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Zing Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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Travellers Rest Hotel Sydney
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