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Billabong Gardens Reviews

5-11 Egan Street, Newtown, Sydney, Australia

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222 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 65%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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Good location and value for money. Nice tv area with free computers and big kitchen. Bathrooms cleaned twice daily. Had to pay for everything including wifi which was awful. Some staff were nice but others quite rude and dismissive. A lot of long term stayers which made the rooms messy and hard to but belongings anywhere and made for a weird atmosphere if you hadn't been there long term too.

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


When I arrived (at a Sunday night, 10 pm) the staff didn't showed me around. I didn't even knew about the tv-room until my last day (?!). A lot of youngsters in this hostel are long-stayers and working in and around Sydney. The group is quite big and are all friends, this can feel quite intimidating. They are a open and friendly group, but the synergy in this group is already set .. Staff probably though I was long stay as well? The staff is very nice and helpful though if you ask for help.


I have had another enjoyable stay at the Billabong Gardens. Always welcomed and cared for very well. Thanks again.Rregards, Allen Hunt

  • 3rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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