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Sydney City Hostel

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a very basic hostel. Beds terribly uncomfortable, springs can be felt through the mattress, shower mouldy and shower head broken - difficult to take a shower, no soap dispensers working, towels at extra charge only when reception open. Three large flights of stair to carry luggage up, no elevator.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Spent 6 nights here with my friend! Had trouble figuring out how to get in when we first arrived, but realised that we had to get the key from the bar next door. The room was okay. Fits 6 people and there are 3 double decker beds. I had my own space to lay out all my belongings and we... More 

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Port Dickson, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

+: spacious, clean, close to a few attractions like Chinatown, Haymarket, Queen Victoria Building and darling Harbour, free simple breakfast -: the lady and gentkeman at the reception were a little unfriendly

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Newcastle
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

It's very basic old-style pub accomodation. For $75, I had a double bed to myself with shared bath; on George Street, an easy walk from Central Station. The receptionist was kind and pleasant. 20 dollar room key deposit, returned on departure. I am confident that the pillows, the sheets on the bed and the towels were clean. Not so sure... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We were due to stay between christmas and new years, 9 nights in total, did not even stay 1 night as it was disgusting!!! We checked in about 19.00 and were given the key but the barman at the pub below, got to our room, the matress and sheets, which was suppposed to be clean, had dirty marks over them.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Location is quite good. On George St just 5/10 mins from Central so easy to find. I needed an early check out and didn't realise the reception doesn't open until 8:30am!! I called the number provided on the main door to ask what I could do at 8am to get my $20 key deposit back, the woman told me I... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I stayed in a double room in this hostel over the NYE period. The location is great, 2 minutes from central station and a 10 minute walk from darling harbour. The price was also very good in comparison to other surrounding hostels. They offer a free breakfast which is nice enough, cereal and bread w/ spreads. The reason I've gave... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Generally an average stay wouldn't come back here but it's in a very convenient area only 2 minute walk to central station where you can access anywhere in Sydney. Stayed in a double room, room fairly clean nothing to write home about but you get what you pay for. One thing I would say is that toilets and showers need... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Avoid this hostel at all costs. The shower facilities were terrible, as were the toilets, which needed a real deep clean. There was damp and mound issues throughout. Security was a main concern, and there were notices about previous robberies. Staff were relatively nice, but the overall hostel needs a good clean. Wifi is stated as free but when you... More 

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Carnegie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Had a good family room booked for four (double bed and a single bunk bed). You get what you pay for but we enjoyed the good location since we weren't in the room except for the night! The best part of the day was the breakfast provided!

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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Additional Information about Sydney City Hostel

Address: 701 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $18 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sydney City Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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