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Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington Reviews

162 Flinders Street Paddington, Sydney, Australia

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108 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 67%Security
  • 69%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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The bed was in very poor condition and i didnt get a decent sleep. Also the blind didn't shut which made it even harder to sleep. Bathroom light was out for 2 nights, and still out when i left.

  • 11th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The hostel was so far from Central Station,so it was hard to walk for there. And also it was difficult to get the reception,entrance. It was so loud in the night to midnight. The kitchen was dirty. However the receptionist was so kind and friendly!!


Good kitchen. Good atmosphere. Room is clean. There is a pub at the ground floor and it is too noisy until late night. There is free Wifi but it's very poor, not available.


The atmosphere in the bar here is fantastic! The staff are so welcoming and. Helpful! The location is perfect for visiting sydney! Highly recommend for hostel in sydney!

  • 11th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I booked a room for 6 girls with Bathroom and got into a room with 4 beds because they Decided to close the Upper Level. The room was Way too small and so Dirty, the Same for the Shower.. The Way to the Hostel was longer then I thought with a lot of Creepy People in the Bar. The Staff was really nice but that's all good I can say.


LOVE THIS PLACE!! All the staff were so friendly and helpful and I met some great people there! Free live music, cheap food and drinks and FREE WIFI (although it is a little slow). I would definately recommend to any backpacker on a budget as it's cheap and cheerful and feels like a home away from home.

  • 19th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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