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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers Reviews

35a Hall St, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

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436 Total Reviews
  • 66%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 69%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 55%Cleanliness
  • 64%Facilities

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Perfect location, near the beach and shops,

  • 26th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I did get shifted to another location but the manager handled it really well and did great job!

  • 19th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


for 37$ we got a tiny room for 10 without AC and a broken fan. the owners take 30$ deposit and only give back 27$, he says that he take 3$ for a cleaner and the place was dirty even then! they say there is a free WIFI.. you get on check in two 30 minutes buns and after your done with it you need to pay for more. the owner try to bribe you to write good review on facebook for some more free WIFI. "free breakfast" is only cereal, you need to bring your own milk. DONT GO THERE!

  • 14th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I went there for a night, pretty nasty. The room was a COMPLETE mess and the hallways had not been vacuum properly, trash cans out everywhere. A girl puked in the woman toilet at like 10 pm and it stayed there until the morning - and there is only 2 toilets for all the girls so... At the check-out, they keep 3$ out of your deposit for "sheets cleaning".. as if this is not included in the price of a room when your bed is already made?


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)

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