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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My overall stay in the hostel is excellent. Friendly and helpful staff and guest.The room is clean and comfortable (my roommate is nice). Facilities were great. The breakfast is good (Apricot Jam with toast is the best). Don't cook in the morning because the kitchen is full. The kitchen is a bit messy in the morning between 8am to 9am.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet hostel, very clean. The staff was very helpful. Didn't like the fact that the rates changed because of an event that was happening that weekend. Excelent if you have to work or just don't want to stay up until late hours.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Travelling to Newcastle to Sydney from see Vivid with my 2 grandchildren son & daughter in law didn't want to make the trip home that late in the night but because it was just a bed to sleep in hopped on bookings.com. The big Hostel had a room availble for 5 with a private ensuite at a really good price.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My partner and I stayed in a double bunk room with ensuite. The room was very clean and comfortable. Facilities were great - there is a common room on the ground level with a TV, wifi and a kitchen. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Locations is 5 min walk from central station. highly recommended

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Had booked into the Big Hostel for 4th June to take my family to see vivid and visit the aquarium, however Saturday morning while preparing for our trip it was advised on the news that people should stay in doors due to heavy rains and high winds. I contacted the hostel and asked if I could possibly change my dates... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Never stayed in a hostel before, wanted something cheap but didn't fancy dorms. I paid $99 from booking agent for twin room with bathroom. This was half a klm from Central station so easy walk in the morning to bus station after the complimentary breakfast. This hostel had a great vibe, friendly helpful staff, clean and comfortable. Would definitely return... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, free breakfast, friendly staff, five minute walk from Sydney Central station, and free internet on the ground floor. Some nights they play movies on the common room and even give us free popcorn. Also have laundry in the building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. Nice place, clean showers and room. Good location, close to central station and bout 20 min to the Opera house. Friendly and helpful staff. Quite quiet at night so it was easy to get some sleep. Free breakfast, simple but good.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Overall, the hostel is clean, good atomosphere and near to places of interest. What i like the most is that hostel offers discounted tickets to major tourist attractions. We saved a lot from that! The staff on duty was also very helpful

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We were most happy with our selection of hostels, It was right near central station and an easy walk to the city. Good common room and good kitchen, For the price the rooms are good enough too. The kitchen is always busy but that was fine, Good tv in the downstairs area. Free computer in lobby is handy.

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Staying in Surry Hills

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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighborhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colorful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighborhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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boutique hostel in a great location.clean,budget and open age friendlywifi is only FREE in our communal areasplease remember we are a hostel and not a hotel- no turndown services or beds made daily sorry.happy to assist with job hunting, apartment hunting,tours and all information needed for exploring Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Hostel

Address: 212 Elizabeth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: $22 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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