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Sydney G'Day Backpackers Reviews

153 Forbes Street, Woolloomooloo 2011, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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191 Total Reviews
  • 63%Value For Money
  • 59%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 72%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 44%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

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It's a very good hostel with nice staff. When you have any questions they will help you immediately. There is a very good location, because you've only 5 minutes to Kings Cross and 10 minutes to the City Centre. In the evening you can sit outside in drink with some other people and then you can go to near pubs or clubs. Only the one thing is, it's a old building and you will have not the newest of all. But I think that's no problem and when you stay there you have a good time in Sydney.

  • 29th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


G'Day is a very reasonable place at a very convenient area, between the city of Sydney(downtown) and the Bondi area. I highly recommend it to people of different ages and nationalities as I would recommend it to those on my age and those from the country I am from.

  • 22nd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


most disgusting hostel I have been to. The people were obnoxious and apparently unperturbed by living in filth; rotten food all over rooms and cockroaches in kitchen. Staff was useless when they were actually able to be found (which was not easy). People had NO respect for those around them and had no qualms with loudly discussing inappropriate topics in public spaces or rooms - or fornicating in dorm rooms. The atmosphere was not unlike a crack house, or so I assume. SHUT THIS PLACE DOWN!

  • 18th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Tons of bugs and just all around dirty. Bedding was observed not being properly changed and long timers were selling and/or giving guests drugs Molly weed etc


We stayed for a week. This place needs a big clean of everything, the kitchen doesn't have cups, forks or glasses. If you don't care so much about cleanness and don't wanna cook at this place, it is worth a stay. Nice location, just 10 minutes to the city and kings cross around the corner.

  • 11th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The bathrooms were dirty and you better cleaned the stuff in the kitchen before using it. the room was terrible: the mattresses saged in the middle about half the mattress thickness. The other guys from the room had their stuff everywhere in the room so it was hard to find a place for your own stuff (there were no lockers in the room either)


Very friendly and helpful staff. There was no space to put anything in the bathrooms when you were trying to shower though, and the water temp was always changing during the shower. Would definitely stay here again.


Place-average , people-absolute heros made my stay in sydney!!


The location is perfect. You can reac almoste everything in sydney city by foot. But the beds are very bad! Had a pain in my back for 3 days more after check out. And it was loud at night.


I feel boys and girls should live in separate rooms

  • 25th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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