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790 on George

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I checked into 790 after a string of bad hostels in Sydney. We were very pleasantly surprised. The location is awesome, the kitchen is great and was always kept clean when we were there. We stayed in a four bed mixed dorm and it was clean and spacious - I had heard it's a bit of a...

Thank Cathy I
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a week in Feb, had a great time. Within ten minutes walk of central station, close to shops,bars and restaurants. Staff helpful and hostel is clean. There is self service laundry available. Air conditioning in room too. Would recommend

Thank rick198927
Prasanna790, Reception at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hey Rick! We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We pride ourselves on having a clean and friendly hostel & are happy you would recommend us! Cheers! Team 790

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I stayed in a 6 person dorm, which was adequate. I would advise anyone assuming this would be a great place to meet other solo travellers to try another hostel. Many guests are long term, which isn't a problem, though there isn't any weekly events, or promotions to meet other people. They have outdated advertisements posted from who knows when...

Thank vanessaclarissa
Prasanna790, Reception at 790 on George, responded to this review

G'Day! We're sorry to hear that the social element was lacking during your stay with us at 790 on George! We're working on planning weekly events and activities for our guest's to join in and take part in! Hopefully it will be up and running by the next time you visit & will give us a second chance to knock...

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 weeks, 4 of them being in a 4 bed dorm with a well priced weekly rate! The room was large and well ventilated. The kitchen was on the small side for an inner city hostel, lacking in utensils, cutlery/crockery and not much working equipment - being down in a basement didn't help either - worst...

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here after a nightmare stay at backpackers hq and we're pleasantly surprised. The rooms were well air-conditioned, if your a cold person on a top bunk you will want an extra layer on to start with. The staff were helpful and friendly and the hostel was clean. There were a few issues with the Wi-Fi at the time...

Thank Jess K
Prasanna790, Reception at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hey Hey, Jess K! Thanks so much for leaving us such a great review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay & found our staff to be friendly :) it's something we pride ourselves on! We were having some issues with the WIFI but have had our amazing team of technicians come to look at it &...

Southwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in a 4 bed mixed dorm. Pretty smelly, small rooms. It's just a basic hostel that could do with some TLC. Staff were ok. Wouldn't hurry back but it does the job whilst in a city.

Thank Jasminespraget
Prasanna790, Reception at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hey Jasmine! Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay! We are currently updating some facilities as it's coming into winter and the hustle and bustle of a Sydney summer is over! We appreciate your feedback on the hostel & will use the information provided to improve our facilities! Cheers, Team 790

Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

So I'm not really one to write reviews. In fact I only downloaded trip advisor just so I could share the worst experience I had in this place. I thought this place was alright at first, not the best but prices were cheap so I wasn't expecting much. As time went on it seemed to get smellier and the fruit...

Thank hollyy_r97
Jamieo66, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback, im disappointed to see you didn't enjoy your stay. We have our pest control team come into the building often, not so much do deal with little intruders but more to prevent them. Sometimes guest bring in different things such as food into the room which attracts insects,...

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I stayed here overnight after getting into Sydney from a long haul International flight and needed to crash before taking the XPT train home the following morning from central. Easy two minute walk to Central Station. It was cheap and easy. Reception staff were very laid back and casual but friendly in conversation. My room had a set of bunk...

Thank gabby1258
Jamieo66, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hey there, thank you very much for the positive feedback. There is nothing worst then those long flights and having to trek around the city to get to your accommodation. Being so close to central sure does have its advantages! Im glad to see our reception team was friendly, we all work really hard on making sure you feel comfortable...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights with my girlfriend whilst visiting Sydney. Firstly it is in a great location, everything is within a short walk and being close to Darling Harbour is great. We booked an 8 bed dorm but we're given a 4 bed dorm which turned out to be great. Good air con, good wifi and good laundry facilities....

Thank Max L
Jamieo66, Manager at 790 on George, responded to this review

Hi Max, We Appreciate the kind words! Thanks very much. We hope you come and visit us again :)

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a stay for two nights at this hostel for a 6 person shared dorm. Counter staff were friendly and helpful during the check in process. Got a room on level 5 which was reasonably well away from the traffic noises. Room was spacious but even though a big locker was provided - the mates in the room weren't nicer...

Thank Eugchow

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Additional Information about 790 on George

Address: Station House 790 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: RM85 - RM342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — 790 on George 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Try and get a room on a lower level to avoid waiting for the one elevator.”
vanessaclarissa, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 108, 208, 308 and so on have a great corner view up George St”
lazyeyebailey, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“anything above 07 e.g., 409 or 710”
Taylor-3232, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms finishing in 8 are the most spacious, there are the corners ones. You will get a discount for future stay, just ask for the card!”
worldcitizendreamer, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
FiFoGeo, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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