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Captain Cook Backpackers, Paddington

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5.9
Rating 324 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 6.0
  • Security 5.7
  • Location 7.1
  • Staff 7.2
  • Atmosphere 6.1
  • Cleanliness 4.1
  • Facilities 4.9
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5.9
Rating 324 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 6.0
  • Security 5.7
  • Location 7.1
  • Staff 7.2
  • Atmosphere 6.1
  • Cleanliness 4.1
  • Facilities 4.9

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th May 2017
9.1

Fantastic hostel in perfect location just fifteen minutes from central and right by oxford street. Incredible food at next to nothing prices downstairs in the bar. Free table tennis and darts. Staff all very helpful and friendly would definitely recommend.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd May 2017
9.4

Really fun place to be .. Enjoyed the pub downstairs and access to the city . Would recommend- have stayed better hostels but it's welcoming

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd May 2017
9.1

Good times ! Decent place , great vibe and people ! Be back in few months

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
27th Apr 2017
4.0

The kitchen and bathrooms were always disgraceful. Our room was constantly left open by the person changing the trash bag. There was a mountain of garbage left in our tiny room from previous backpackers. Dirty and gross... staff had no control over rules and cleanliness

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
21st Apr 2017
3.1

Showers and toilets are always filthy never any toilet roll 50% of the time. No locks or lights in some showers. Kitchen was absolutely filthy never any stuff washed food and grime everywhere. Safety is a joke drunken bar patrons can walk upstairs to the rooms if they wanted. Fridge storage full of rotten food and mould. No cameras for safety. No air conditioning. And as your above a pub no sound proofing. Total room vibrates and shakes with live bands playing. No fire extinguishers either.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
19th Apr 2017
5.7

Place was fine for the price as it's one of the cheaper places to stay in Sydney. Location is good, about 20 minute walk to the main attractions. Only issue was there was a mix of people staying there to work and staying there to travel, so there was a lot of mess in the corridors and on the floor in the rooms, including food. More effort could be made to keep the rooms cleaner.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Japan, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
19th Apr 2017
4.6

Staff should tell us about music live until midnight 0:00AM When I went this hostel It was soooooooo noisy. It was already 11:00PM. If it's until 10:00PM or 9:00PM, I'm sure. So plz tell custmer when music live finish. Thank u

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
16th Apr 2017
3.4

This was the messiest hostel I've ever stayed at. Made it clear to staff that these conditions are not acceptable, so time will tell if cleanliness improves. Stuff was all over the room floor, people used multiple dorm beds, tissues were clogging the sink, and trash was strewn on the floor and roof (!). Rooms and lockers did not appear to lock. Bed was a saddle, too. At the very least, WiFi was useable in the room. And thanks to Rachel (bar staff) for a friendly check-in.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
14th Apr 2017
5.4

The places is very dirty. They never clean the rooms. I received the room dirty with an extrange white sustance on the carpet and dirty towels and shets. Awful place. Disgusting

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
11th Apr 2017
4.3

Worst hostel I ever been

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness

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