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The Funk House Reviews

23 Darlinghurst Rd, Kingscross, Sydney, Australia

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339 Total Reviews
  • 62%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 62%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

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Should at least have a towel in the room. We booked a private room. It was very noisy as there were single pane windows. All outside traffic and people on the the streets could be heard at night. Found out that kings cross area is known as the red light district. Had to sleep with ear plugs. Would not stay there again

  • 24th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


This backpack is correct excellent localisation but expensive ! If you want a Nice breakfast Forget about it ! Dont come on winter bécause no Heater on the rooms and bathrooms !!! And the best : we had a very bad Welcome and service from the réceptionnist Johanna ! So dont come in this backpack its so expensive and nobody Can come visit you bécause no visitors !!!!

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Hostel in good location for King's Cross. Cool design inside, but looks dated. Bathrooms weren't very clean and not well thought out - nowhere to change, hang towels or clothes, etc. Was pretty noisy at night with people shouting and stamping at 4am one night. Room was tiny and basic - uncomfy mattress and creaky floor. Very basic breakfast but kitchen area was dirty with flies. Majority of staff helpful. Good BBQ for $5 with beer. Suited to younger party people as noisy.

  • 4th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Anna, thank you for your feedback which is very important to us we are always striving to do better for our guests. As we are a very busy hostel sometimes it only take a few people to use the bathroom before you to make it seem very messy but since your comments we have increased our bathroom and kitchen patrols. We are in the process of re-designing both our bathrooms and our kitchen. The hostel is situated in the entertainment districted and can certainly get lively. Glad to hear you found


We had a great time staying there. The staff was extremely helpful and very friendly. They gave some great recommendations. Good value for money especially the private rooms. And great location, close to a lot of good restaurants and just of the main strip in Kings Cross. So if you're off to the City for a party this is the place to stay. Highly recommended!

  • 12th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey Chris, thank you for the feedback. We are always happy to here that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. Happy travels. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Funk House Crew

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