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Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Ranked #31 of 150 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
Reviewed February 5, 2008

Best hostel I have stayed at! The moment I walked into the hostel I knew I made the right choice!!! I was greeted by friendly, cheerful and very helpful staff. They have an activity for every day of the week (my favorites are beer and pizza night and poker night!!!) I enjoyed my stay so much that I have told everyone I have met that when they get to Sydney they must stay at the Jolly Swagmans! I will be going back again!!!

  • Stayed: January 2008, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 9, 2006

i thought it was a fantastic hostel - the staff we great and could answer any question i had for them. unlike the review above, i found the cleaning schedule very strict - infact i would have liked them to clean LESS, they kept having to apologise for waking me to get the room cleaned for new arrivals. breakfast good, and free airport shuttle (with a crazy russian guy) a plus. i would recomend the area and the hostel to any of my friends.

  • Stayed: June 2006
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Reviewed June 25, 2006

nice location on a quiet side street in kings cross. rooms however are only cleaned monday, wednesday & friday - i arrived on a sunday and the room was filthy. showers and kitchen facilities ok. staff friendly & helpful.

Stayed: February 2006
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 7, 2017
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  • Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 20, 2017
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Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Address: 27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 150 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
Price Range: $29 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jolly Swagman Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Offering FREE Internet, FREE Breakfast and FREE airport pickup (conditions apply) and located in the heart of Sydney's Backpacker Mecca - Kings Cross - the Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel is open 24 hours and it has been the heart and soul of the Australian Backpacker world for over 15 years. We have become famous for giving backpackers the time of their lives. On our doorstep are breathtaking, scenic views of the city skyline, the spectacular Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, all just minutes walk away. ... more   less 
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