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Surfside Coogee Beach Backpackers Reviews

186 Arden Street, Coogee, Sydney, Australia

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401 Total Reviews
  • 62%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 67%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

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Very good, checked out late but they were cool about it, defiantly recommend

  • 23rd Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


staff were very nice and helpful. Having two locations, one in Coogee and one in Bondi made it easy to go between both. they have good deals with tourist activities and phones. other guest were rowdy but friendly but you don't have to be apart of it. overall a happy stay at surfside.

  • 19th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


My stay was absolutely amazing! I've already recommended it to people!

  • 4th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


It's a backpacker party hostel. The location is awesome , very good bus connections. Don't stay if you want a quiet night. I met awesome people there and had a great weekend.


DO NOT STAY HERE!! Without doubt the dirtiest hostel i have ever stayed in (even in developing countries we had not seen anything like it: layers of dirt in the bathroom, really grimy sinks, with puddles of stagnant water on the floor due to the drains not working properly. There is no way the bedrooms can get cleaned regularly as the floors are hardly visible due to so much rubbish.Tiny, dirty kitchen, not big enough at all for the amount of guests. Only positive was the location next the beach

  • 4th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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