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Kings Cross Backpackers
Ranked #41 of 137 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
2 reviews
“Great fun hostel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

Met so many fun people, really clean too. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we had a good time. There was an awsome black light party too one night. There is a really nice rooftop with a bbq and cool views

  • Stayed August 2012
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2012

A very clean and secure hostel. The staff are very accommodating and the hostel seemed to attract good natured travellers that added to the atmosphere. Staying at this establishment is an excellent way to find your feet in Sydney and not be worried about your belongings.

  • Stayed July 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2012

I stayed for a few nights when visiting from Melbourne. The hostel was welcoming, very clean, the staff were great and attracted a great crowd. Had great fun wit all the people there, very welcoming and just generally fun. everything you want in a hostel!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
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1 Thank Neil A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

It's a fun hostel and the staff were very nice and helpful. They're informative and always making sure that all the guests are having a great time in the hostel. There's always something going on and it's very easy to make friends! Loved it and highly recommended!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
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2 Thank Amy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

This place is fantastic! The location is off the main drag of Kings Cross so it's quiet but still super close to public transport, places to party and activities. So many activities! There is something on every night. The rooms are great, the managmet make sure none of the guests are dirty or rude and as a result there is a super great atmosphere.
I would recommend this place to any awesome cool kids who want to have a great time!

  • Stayed July 2012
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1 Thank Ttagel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2012

Staff were all very friendly and kind, place was clean and had all the cooking facility. Everything was within 10-15minute walk.

  • Stayed June 2012
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1 Thank yolo1991
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2012

lived in room 1 for over 2 months.. met some great people and made lots of friends.. nice to relax or to have lots of fun time.. u guys made my first 2 months in oz just great! miss u all!!!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
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1 Thank andredoblu
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Additional Information about Kings Cross Backpackers

Property: Kings Cross Backpackers
Address: 79 Bayswater Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Backpackers Headquarters Hostel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 137 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kings Cross Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kings Cross Backpackers is a friendly, modern and fully renovated Sydney Hostel. 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and female only dorms are available. Warning: Kings cross Backpackers is a super friendly small hostel with all guests becoming great friends. This is not a boring 500 bed hospital/jail hostel which all true travellers learn to hate. Kings Cross Backpackers is quickly becoming the top rated and most social hostel in Sydney. With an almost cult following it is mainly filled with repeat visitors. Unfortunately most guests cry when they leave. All rates include free breakfast, free WIFI, free cable TV, free nights out and access to a beautiful rooftop garden with a panty dropping view. ... more   less 
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