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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers Reviews

35a Hall St, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

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424 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 67%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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Arrived at the hostel and was greeted with a warm welcome and given access to free WiFi. I was also accommodated well considering I had injured my arm in a bike accident in Thailand. Everyone was friendly and full of energy and the facilities were clean. Place is in an ideal location in bondi and has an array oflocal restaurants and bars. Brilliant stay at a fantastic hostel. Thanks guys

  • 16th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Really good location, clean rooms and comfortable beds. Would definetly recommend to stay here if you're in bondi!

  • 2nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


If you're looking for an extremely rude manager of a hostel, this hostel is perfect for you! The icing on the cake was when I checked out and the manager didn't even say 'thank you' or 'enjoy your trip'! It's also a good place to stay if you want to feel like you're back at school and unable to enjoy yourself. If you sneeze too loud the manager will be letting you know! However all other members of staff are lovely. Expensive prices. Nobody staying there due to season. Pretty poor overall. 3/10


Probably the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. Cockroaches around the bed and flys all around the room. Worst thing about the place was the staff on the front desk - poor attitude and the most miserable people I've ever met.

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

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