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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

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6.5
Good 575 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 5.8
  • Security 6.8
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 6.7
  • Atmosphere 6.4
  • Cleanliness 5.1
  • Facilities 5.8
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6.5
Good 575 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 5.8
  • Security 6.8
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 6.7
  • Atmosphere 6.4
  • Cleanliness 5.1
  • Facilities 5.8
Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers Located at 35a Hall St, Bondi Beach, Sydney.
Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers
Australia
Sydney New South Wales nsw 2026 35a Hall St, Bondi Beach
65% 575
-33.8904743 151.2730479
Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers
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  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
11th Jun 2016
4.3

The room is dirty...and you need to pay money for clean bed sheet! Then you need another $30 for key deposit! The night was full of noise and yelling and people staying long term were inconsiderate! Wouldn't come again!

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • frankymuro
  • Argentina, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
15th May 2016
5.4

Bad place

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
11th May 2016
6.0

Positives: about 1 minute walk to the beach; most of the staff are friendly and helpful. Unfortunately this hostel caters too much to long term residents and if you only stay for a few days it's pretty awful. The kitchen is inadequate, small and dirty with nothing to dry with. Also, what kind of a place needs a deposit for a saucepan! Shower locks didn't work and noise regulations were completely ignored. charge $3 for bedding but won't tell you until after booking. Felt unwelcome and awkward.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
10th May 2016
6.9

Good location and security but more of a workers hostel than a travellers hostel. Reception closes during the afternoon until 5 so no cooking facilities as you had to leave a deposit for a frying pan. Free surfboards which is a big plus however lacking in atmosphere at night.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
28th Apr 2016
9.4

Stayed in room 5 for five days and it was great! Staff was helpful and easy going and enjoyed the atmosphere hanging out with everybody.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
27th Apr 2016
5.7

This issue with this place is the guy who runs it & the fact he bribes you for 5 star reviews which made me feel cheated. He's terribly mannered, runs around hot tempered and nickel & dimes you for everything. Internet isn't free & once you've paid for it, only works in the breakfast area where a non-stop English drink off is happening nightly. I stayed in a 12-bed dorm which was filthy. The tenants are loud & obnoxious. Who asks $30 for a key deposit? felt very hostile for a hostel

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
20th Apr 2016
4.6

Beware of the manager

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
19th Apr 2016
2.9

Great if you want to stay somewhere long term with long term lodgers! AWFUL if you're just stopping by for a night or two! AVOID! Stay in Sydney and just get the bus over for a day!

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th Apr 2016
8.0

Great place and close to Bondi Beach

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 14 reviews
8th Apr 2016
3.1

Very poor experience here - (overly) rowdy guests, average staff, crappy room. pay a bit more and avoid this slum

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

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