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    Balmain Backpackers

    673-677 Darling St, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2039, Australia
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    Traveler (16)
    Room & Suite (7)
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    686 reviews
    #26 of 140 Specialty lodging in Sydney
     
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    Song Hotel Sydney
    1,799 reviews
    #103 of 179 hotels in Sydney
     
    Overview
    • Excellent4%
    • Very good0%
    • Average4%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible83%
    5 days ago
    “Bedbugs...”
    2 weeks ago
    “Backpackers, an experience that can only be described as horrific!!! ”
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    Maze Backpackers
    686 reviews
    #26 of 140 Specialty lodging in Sydney
     
    The Merton Hotel
    23 reviews
    #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Rozelle
     
    Home Backpackers
    235 reviews
    #38 of 140 Specialty lodging in Sydney
     
    Song Hotel Sydney
    1,799 reviews
    #103 of 179 hotels in Sydney
     
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    1 - 5 of 19 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I stayed for three days with my boyfriend. The only positive thing I can mention is the location Darling Street, which has good places, and the friendliness of the cleaners. Otherwise, it was pretty horrible. It's a very old place, horrible facilities, and there are...More

    Thank malenehornstrup
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The 'hostel' was absolutely filthy and we have had a horrendous ordeal in this hole in the ground! Our room was infested with bedbugs and I have severe bites all over my body while one of my friends was literally vomiting due to the deplorable...More

    Thank emmamarieburke95
    Reviewed December 20, 2016

    After being there for over 5 weeks I can share exactly what the place has going for it and what needs to be changed. Firstly, it's main selling point which is obviously why travellers are drawn here is the price. You will not find a...More

    2  Thank Matthew P
    Reviewed November 25, 2016

    This hostel has a few things going for it, it's a ten minute bus ride into the city centre, there's a domino's and a decent Indian takeaway down the street, the staff are very friendly and mostly made up of guests already staying there and...More

    1  Thank Ben H
    Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

    Is the most filthy place I ever stayed! Is really cheap ok, but c'mon just clean sometime!!! Is not possible that in 2016 in Australia there's still a place like this! Is really disgusting! The small is terrible and full of insects and all plates...More

    1  Thank Davide D
    Maze Backpackers
    686 reviews
    #26 of 140 Specialty lodging in Sydney
     
    The Merton Hotel
    23 reviews
    #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Rozelle
     
    Home Backpackers
    235 reviews
    #38 of 140 Specialty lodging in Sydney
     
    Song Hotel Sydney
    1,799 reviews
    #103 of 179 hotels in Sydney
     
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    • Price range
    • $12 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney >
    • Rozelle
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    Traveler (16)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (6)
    Bathroom (3)
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    Room Tips
    "Just dont stay here...."
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    "Use the bathroom on the second floor. Probably the cleanest one of the lot, Also the washing machine..."
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    "Vile area, dirty hostel, unsafe people breaking into your rooms"
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    "We stayed on the ground floor, no windows or fan in view, and a noisy place generally. Maybe choose to stay..."
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