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Eva's Backpackers

Hostelworld.comUS$54*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$54*
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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a 4bed dorm and the room was way to small for 4 people. Also strange that they only had 3 lockers and 4 beds so there was no locker left for me. Luckily I made a friend in the room who i got to share locker with instead. The showers and toilets were combined which got them occupied...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for our first stop in Australia. Had a warm welcome by reception who continued to be friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Our room was very basic but comfortable. We had two fans, however the room was still too warm! The bathrooms were very clean and spacious. However, they were very rarely empty and there was often a...

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Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Heard a couple of good reviews for this place but was very disappointed. The hostel looks so badly run down and has no air conditioning which isn't always needed in hostels but this hostel really needs it! The room was so hot all the time! there was a fan in the room but it took ten minutes to start working....

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Thank Kayley W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Staff weren't the most friendly but that's fine, common area with tv is very cramped and in order to get to my room I had to walk through is amongst all the people and walk in front of the tv which was a little awkward. I had a 4 bed mixed dorm, it had a private bathroom, it was clean...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and liked the location (close to kings cross station and the opera house /harbor bridge) and the kitchen, which is well-equipped and clean. The room and bathrooms were also clean and the bed was good. Then, the downside(s). WiFi was free, but very slow, and only worked in the common area; for decent WiFi...

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Thank DutchyAnne
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Eva's was recommended to me by a friend in Melbourne. I only had a week in Sydney to see the sights and relax between jobs and Eva's Guesthouse was just perfect! The rooftop overlooking Sydney skyline was stunning and all of your amenities (laundry, kitchen untensils) are all available to you. With reference to reviews saying this is not a...

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Thank Lyndsey P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Hostel is okay, staff really friendly but there isn't really a good common area to meet people and there's no atmosphere. No music can be played at all but it just depends what you want. Rooftop was nice, Kings Cross station is close. If you want a quiet stay, choose this hostel

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Shrewsbury
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I just stayed at Eva's for a couple of days and really enjoyed it. It felt much more personal and cosy than most of the other hostels I've stayed in in Australia. I really liked that they offered free tea, coffee and hot chocolate and provided free towels. The staff were very friendly and helpful too. My only criticism was...

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Thank Jessie M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty good hostel. Reception and cleaning staff were very friendly. I stayed in a four bed room with en suite and everything was very clean. The room was a bit on the cramped side and it was incredibly hot at night. I would genuinely avoid this hostel during summer becuase of this. But in winter it would be quite cosy...

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 days and it proved to be a good choice. It's very clean (a cleaner comes everyday who is lovely by the way, she even got me a fan because I said I was hot). Good modern facilities and rarely had to wait to use them, although 9am is a busy time FYI! We had a...

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Additional Information about Eva's Backpackers

Address: 6 - 8 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: RM90 - RM348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Eva's Backpackers 2*
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“Dont stay here.”
44kayleyw, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you stay on the first floor like me, you can connect to the free Wi-Fi from your room.”
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Momohe, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are best as there isn't an elevator”
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“group floor is little noisy especially on Friday, Saturday night”
428cindyw, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with air conditioning”
533leahr, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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