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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It horrible here. Okay, the price and location are good. But that's it. The kitchen is terrible; dirty, no cups, no normal pans, the food shelves full with fruit flies, people leave the gas on while they're done cooking. The rooms are small and the airco/heating system is a total mess. One hour you're sweating as crazy and the next... More 

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Thank Tessa E
Jamieo66, Front Office Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm really sorry to see that you didn't enjoy your stay at our hostel. The kitchen is cleaned 3 times a day and we go through all the shelves and fridges to remove any food that people may have left behind daily. I will personally go check the shelves for fruit flies today but I can't imagine there... More 

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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The stay is pretty good. The price is affordable, and has all the facilities needed. The staff members there are very helpful when i called them to extend my booked stay for another night. There are however some shortfalls about the facilities...mainly, the air conditioning. The temperature inside was just too warm, to an extent that it feels a bit... More 

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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My friend and i decided that we had to budget where we would stay and so she found 790 on george. Walking into our room our first reaction was 'omg... ew'. Dark carpets, smelly corridors and wasn't what we expected at all. We decided we would stay the one week and then move on.. We met our roommates which changed... More 

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Thank Aimiex
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Aimiex, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback about our hostel. I'm going to look into your account to find out what room you stayed in and investigate why the corridors smelt bad. This is obviously unacceptable. Thanks for bringing it to my attention, Unfortunately I can' t do much about the colour of the carpets! Being... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stopped in Sydney on our way to Melbourne. The location is great but the accommodation is far from acceptable. We expected a basic place and we were only looking for a bed and a roof over our heads. In saying that, cleanliness of the place is not something negotiable. The room stunk really bad and I... More 

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Thank Lorenzo_QLD
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Lorenzo, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback, we will use this to help improve our building. I have sent you a private message just to find out the room number you stayed in so I can investigate the situation further. Obvisouly we don't want to have a backpackers that you wouldn't recommend to your friends... More 

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Kingston SE, Australia
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120 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The first thing that struck me about 790 on George is that while the staff at the counter were friendly and helpful enough, the general cleanliness left a lot to be desired and it only got worse when I got to my room. Opening the door solicited a dank, musty smell that I can only hope was "just" water though... More 

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Thank FiFoGeo
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leav some feedback about our hostel. We value all feedback to improve the place we love. Im glad to see that our staff were friendly upon checkin. Its something we concentrate hard on. As for the smelly room this is obviously not on. I will look into the account and see if... More 

Dublin
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed staying here a good atmosphere. I stayed in a 4 bed female dorm and it was good clean sheets big lockers clean room and aircon. Kitchen was huge. Free wifi for an hour a day which was ok. You could purchase wifi which was quiet good but a little pricey. Not enough laundry facilities for the amount... More 

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Thank bananajen
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback about our hostel! I've noted down all the points you have mentioned that we can improve on and I've inspected the common room and agree! Other then that I'm really happy to see you really enjoyed your stay with us and that are staff were nice and friendly! See... More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Needed a very last minute hostel. Staff was friendly and helped us patiënt (i was stressed because we needed to reclaim the hostelbill). Bit expensive but room should have been perfect if we didn't have shared it with two drunk girls. Lockers with chargers inside, haven't seen that anywhere else. Clean bathrooms. Have not seen the kitchen. Pay for WiFi,... More 

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Thank Yara W
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Yara, Thanks for taking some time to leave feedback about our hostel. I'm happy to see we were able to accommodate you at the last minute and that our staff were friendly! Customer service is something we really pride ourselves on. I apologise on behalf of the other other guests if they were disruptive in any way. In future... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

My long stay here was very unplanned basically came to the cheapest option as most backpackers would choose.. ($210) for a week. Its pretty much you get what you pay for, if youre looking for a working hostel please dont stay here if you plan on working in Sydney, inconsiderate cleaners/ room mates, very noisy main road, toilets are digusting,... More 

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Thank AnonBackpacker
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Anon, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We appreciate all tyoes of feedback to help us better the hostel. I'm pleased you found the hostel very affordable. keeping our prices low for guests is something we monitor very closely. It would be great if you could get in touch with me at James@790ongeorge.com.au and tell... More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Only stayed at this place as the other hotels in the area were quite expensive for a last-minute booking. It's a backpacker hostel and serves its purpose, nothing more. The private room we had smelt of damp but was fine for 2 nights as we didn't spend any time there during the day. The wi-fi is extremely patchy and slow... More 

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Thank greenbenuk
JamesOliver790, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Greenbenuk, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback about our hostel. We like all types of feedback as it helps us better our accommodation for future travellers. We always make an effort to make sure our prices stay competitive around Sydney so we are pleased to see you found it affordable. As for the room I'm not... More 

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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Was here for almost a week, great location and perfect if u want to explore sydney. Only thing is if u are looking for some mates u better of if you living there and working in sydney because that's what everybody does there. Over all good kitchen area with enough space for doing you cooking. Staff is okay and there... More 

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Address: Station House 790 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $22 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — 790 on George 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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