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Sydney Central Backpackers

16 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Breakfast included
    Free Internet
    2 Star Hotel
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    All reviews kings cross other guests dorm room roof deck stayed here for a week rooms are clean fridge hostels internet
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I was in a double room with shared facilities, this room was on the ground floor and easily accessible by people from the front desk so felt a bit less secure and also a bit uncomfortable when coming out of the shower. However, overall the...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    Had jewellery stolen from the hostel think it was one of the staff camera was turned off manager/owner very rude refused to look into it! Cockroaches in rooms and in kitchen crawling on Utensils no lockers in some rooms would not recommend anyone to stay...More

    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central Backpackers

    The guest stayed with us over 1 year. The matter was reported to Police. The CCTV camera was of no assistance. The guest was understandably upset but was determined to blame someone for her loss. The guest demanded to interrogate members of staff and when...

    Reviewed 4 February 2017

    The room was untidy and dusty and the only one bathroom in the corridor was skanky. Big cockroaches everywhere ,and that's was so gross . I had the idea that it could have been a legion of germs under my bed. The staff was unpleasent...More

    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central Backpackers

    The guest was asked to leave the hostel. We have a zero tolerance to antisocial and drug/alcohol related behavior. We refused to extend the guest and Police were required to evict the guest.

    Reviewed 23 January 2017

    I stayed here for a week. Very clean and good staff. Kitchen very well equipped. Best rooftop I have ever seen. Can see the Harbour Bridge. Close to everything. Transport a breeze. Reception gave me travel tips and they sell discounted tickets too.

    Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

    Could not sleep a single night. First night people having sex in the room next to me. Second night people in the night coming back with a lot of noise, screaming and all. Like this the nights went on... The toilet was filthy.

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    • Breakfast included
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    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (3)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooftop, Breakfast, Friendly, Good location"
    scrivuk, 21 days agoRead review
    "Ask for early checkin. If not possible you can leave bags."
    diamondjosh8, 2 months agoRead review
    "rooms on the front and in the rear are better because the windows head to the street and you have some good..."
    Fran C, 2 months agoRead review
    "Great free wifi on 1st floor, in the smaller dorms opt for $2 blanket as it gets cold."
    Ryan F, 9 months agoRead review
    "Best views from the roof over Sydney opera house"
    NCCodrington, over a year agoRead review
    "Just walk around King Cross there maaaaany"
    Leonardo B, over a year agoRead review
    "Some of the rooms are smaller, but not too small, and all were immaculate. I stayed in two."
    Triston N, over a year agoRead review
    "The higher the level the better if you don't mind to climb some stairsteps."
    Dominik M, over a year agoRead review
    "Remember, this hostel is based in the middle of Kings Cross, so nightlife is always happening!! If you want..."
    Cyäegha L, over a year agoRead review
    "Do not go there."
    Billie N, over a year agoRead review
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