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Casa Central Backpackers Hostel Reviews

11 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney, Australia

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230 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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My only complaint is that the room did smell a little moldy. Free use of the washer is a plus.


Good central location, relaxed, good value. No problems.


Easy access - walking distance from Central (Railway Square). Facilities (wifi, laundry, kitchen, shared bathroom) worked flawlessly. Only A/C was missed.


when walked in the room, one window frame was already on the floor, when tried to open another window, the whole frame wasn't attached to the wall neither, also put it on the room floor. there is no air con and through out the night, there are many noise from outside cars or drunk people screaming. stayed on 2nd floor, for girls there is only one small toilet. wifi is not strong. can't stay on roof top after 10pm, even we just wanted to sit there and didnt make any noise


Beautiful hostel....I recommend it!!! The staff is very helpfull and friendly

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I think it's pretty good what you pay for. Bathroom, toilets and kitchen are clean. Don't have to share with many people and beds are pretty comfy. I def recommend this hostel who likes cosy place to stay with nice bunch of people ;) Only issue, there're lots of lockers in the rooms but no available keys either lock pad holes! So you can use only safety box at the receptions.Better than nothing!!! Besides, the rooms re a bit funny smell due to old building!But It doesn't bother ya much!


Excellent place. Clean, close to everything, quiet so I could have a good night's sleep. Will stay there again whenever I'm in Sydney


Hostel had everything I needed for my stay quick booking in and free Wifi which was nice as most places are at a cost.


I really enjoyed my stay here, a very small hostel compared to others in the local area which allowed you to get to know people a bit more and had a real homely feel about it. The staff were really friendly and helpful and quite happy to give you advice and info on the local area. The common room was really nice, it had a couple of sofas, computer with internet access and printer, massive flatscreen tv and games console. Also because the common room was small it made you interact with others.


Although the location was near to central points there were many better locations in this area. The rooms and facilities had several shortcommings in terms of cleanliness. It seams the floor was never vacuumed and the wall of the bathrooms never mopped.

  • 15th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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