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Victoria House, 7 Wilmot Street, NSW 2000, Sydney, Australia

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233 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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Nice hostel, great location. The girl behind reception was very pleasant. Nice to have a fridge in the bedroom. Not the biggest kitchen but was quiet when I went to use it.


I liked the service and I liked that the room had a fridge. The hostel was close to the train station and located in the middle of the city. I didn't like how unclean the toilets were but it was very secure, so I found the whole experience very enjoyable overall.

  • 12th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The dorms and provided linens were clean. The toilets were average-sometimes out of toilet paper and the floors were often very wet. The showers were clean. The kitchen was kind of gross-wasn't cleaned (ie garbage changed etc often enough); only one of the two stoves worked. Best aspects were it's closeness to the City Hall train station

  • 18th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Rooms are equipped with a fridge - tv and lockable lockers - ensure you bring a pad lock. Beware - some rooms like the twin bunk private rooms don't have a window. Good Roof top BBQ and smoking area.

  • 31st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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