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Jolly Swagman Backpackers Reviews

27 Orwell Street, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia

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79%

Rating
572 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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71%

Most of the people there stay to work during the day and party during the night, which creates a strange atmosphere and prevents travelers to meet and exchange experiences.

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Hi Stefan Thank you for your review. Every night at 6pm we have a welcome meeting that allows new guests meet other travelers, which helps with interaction for people just passing through, this is a great platform to share experiences. I hope if you are ever in Sydney again, we would love to have you stay with us again. Jolly Swagman Backpackers

80%

Nice hostel, 20-30 minutes walking from downtown. Breakfast consisting of cereals and toast with jam - included - nice:)

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Hi Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again Jolly Swagman Backpackers

83%

Okay hostel.. Kind of got a family going on so none really talks to you. Wifi is a bit of a pain. Can tell they do things ie leave the breakfast bit open for people in this family past it's closing time,


94%

Stayed there over Christmas and New Year and just had to return, staff are still as friendly. Can't fault the hostel on anything other than the 9am check out! :( Definitely will be returning for a 3rd round! :)

  • 26th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again Jolly Swagman Backpackers

100%

Stayed in a few hostels in Sydney, but this is one of my favs. Close to everything, but also tucked away in a quiet street away from the Kings Cross strip.

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Hi Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again Jolly Swagman Backpackers

100%

Really nice Hostel. Back in Sydney in 2 weeks, will def stay again

  • 7th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again Jolly Swagman Backpackers

100%

2nd time staying here and again had a great time. Close to everything, supermarkets, bars, restaurants etc... Short walk to city and opera house. Friendly staff, free breakfast and nightly meal deals. Have some mates coming to Sydney soon and I have already recommended them to stay here at Jolly Swagman Backpackers

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Hi Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again Jolly Swagman Backpackers

100%

Really nice hostel. friend staff and close to everything. free breakfast and good organised night to the pubs. very satisfied with my stay :)

  • 6th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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