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“central station”(34 reviews)
“big lockers”(6 reviews)
“fridge space”(4 reviews)
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great people great staff great environment I would recommend this place near china town near the heart of the cbd lots of good facilities a great affordable place to go so if u are visiting check it out

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Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 1 week ago

Hey Nick! Thank you so much for your positive feedback, we really value our guests opinions and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again The Team @790

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is a decent place to stay for a few nights whilst exploring Sydney, we had a private room but the door didn't actually lock. There were lockers in the room though at least. The lockers in the kitchen are a really good idea...More

Thank 13Nic13
Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 1 week ago

Hey! We really appreciate your review, so thank you for taking the time to write one. We're sorry about your door not locking properly, it was probably due to the locking mechanism needing new batteries, if we had known of it prior to you moving...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A quiet hostel which is good for a couple nights stay but I think mainly workers lived there so it wasn’t super lively. Rooms and bathrooms were ok but there weren’t many plug sockets in the rooms and it wasn’t super clean. The kitchen downstairs...More

Thank Aimee T
Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 1 week ago

Hey Aimee, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate that you took the time to write to us. We don't consider ourselves a party hostel for the reason you mentioned, but we do promote nights out from around the area, especially ones that are aimed...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Really not the best hostel considering it really isn't cheap compared to many other hostels where you get a lot more for roughly the same price. Only one lift which is obviously an issue when its a 7 floor building. Wouldn't recommend to anyone. I...More

Thank Lily T
Response from Prasanna790, Guest Relations Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 18 June 2018

Hello Lily! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review despite the hostel not reaching your standards. We appreciate all the feed back we receive as it helps us to continuously improve upon our standards! As you were unhappy with the room and amenities...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for one week whilst I was finishing my last week of work. I wanted to choose a hostel that wasn’t very partyish so that I wouldn’t loose sleep. This kind of back fired as I still didn’t sleep well and to my...More

Thank Coppernel
Response from Prasanna790, Guest Relations Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 21 May 2018

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel! We're sorry that some parts of your stay weren't up to your expectations but your review will help us in our continuous effort to strive to be the best! Safe Travels! - Team 790

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9 February 2017|
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Response from Prasanna790 | Property representative |
Hi there, I can confirm the Wi-Fi does work in our kitchen/common area and is free for one hour each day. If you would like access to Wi-Fi in your room or anywhere else in the building it can be purchased from reception... More
6 February 2015|
Response from Prasanna790 | Property representative |
Hi there, We do supply towels the cost is $6.00 and $3.00 is returned when the towel is returned. Linen is provided at no additional cost. Kind regards, James
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28 July 2014|
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Room Tips
"Try and get a room on a lower level to avoid waiting for the one elevator."
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"Rooms 108, 208, 308 and so on have a great corner view up George St"
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"anything above 07 e.g., 409 or 710"
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"Rooms finishing in 8 are the most spacious, there are the corners ones. You will get a discount for future..."
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