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249-253 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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212 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

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Cokriges everywhere, no living room and no tv! Rooms clean though


Bugs, cockroaches and insects in the room. Few and dirty showers and toilets. No safety lockers or luggage room for storage. No value for the money.

  • 27th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Everyone was super loud in the hallway all night and it was impossible to sleep. The bedroom was musty and smelled terrible, and there was weird mold and water discolorations on the wall. The woman at reception was very nice, but reception was in a different building two blocks away. The bathrooms and showers were filthy, and there were too few for the number of people. My friend and I chose to wait and brush our teeth in the airport rather than use the bathrooms again in the morning.


this hotel is the worst I've seen in Australia. no clean, people are disrespectful. unfriendly staff. accommodation is two blocks away from the reception. no supervision in accommodation. I stayed four days, the showers were not cleaned once (hair everywhere). Bedroom are very small. I really do not recommend this place


It was sooo loud at night because everybody was drunken at night and loud :/ scary people there..


It's a nice hostel in the city center, the stuff is kind.It's clean anought to be a hostel and the price u pay it's onest. The only thing is a bit annoing is that the recenpion and the free wifi are in another place. Anyway was a good stay


Great location and clean rooms


Location and staff are very good (especially Oli, he was very helpful). Atmosphere was not so nice because there are too many long-term residents who are really "living" in the rooms. Facilities are a bit small, and only two toilets are not enough. Good for one or two nights


Staff at check in were extremely rude and not helpful. room had large patches of mould on the doors and the carpet needed shoes on at all times. General location ok, but felt very uncomfortable above the 'old mans pub'. CHeck in out location smelt of beer and cigarettes. yuk.

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