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The Funk House Reviews

23 Darlinghurst Rd, Kingscross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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332 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 65%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 57%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

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Cleanliness of the hostel is an issue. The room i stayed in stank !! shower was a mess. Rooftop was great. However I would not recommend anyone booking through Hostelworld, instead go to the hostel straightaway. Because If you book through hostelworld the hostel authority does not allow u to do any amendments.Not only that i've met people who got a weekly rate instead of a daily rate & wkly rates is way cheaper !

  • 2nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Bangladesh
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Mardi gras weekend in Sydney so it was an awesome cheap place to stay. Typical hostel. May not be for you if you're not used to hostels.

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Hi Megan, glad you found the place awesome, that's what we like to hear and aim for. Glad you found our rates to your liking, we like to consider our prices value for money. Look forward to seeing you back soon. kind Regards FH


Awesome helpful staff, they have a lot organised every night as well if you're short of things to do. Location was really good, right next to Kings Cross station, 20-min walk to city/opera house, Kings Cross has some oddballs but good for a night out Felt the showers could be updated, but nothing wrong with them Each room has a fan in it, but beware this hostel gets pretty warm if its a hot day

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Hi Edward, I feel that you have perfectly describe the feel and the vibe of the place and have embraced what we're all about and yes we are in the process of updating all our bathroom facilities not that they are, as you said, that bad. Hope your enjoying the rest of your travels Kind regards FH


Very Small kitchen and the bathrooms were disgusting and no where to put your stuff whilst having a shower, but the room was nice.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Rhian Thanks for your recent review and your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your room. We regularly check all the common areas including the bathrooms and ask for any issues to be raised with our staff. in the meantime safe travels in the future and hope you will stay with us again should you return to Sydney regards FH


Good place fort party time, up to 5 am. But definively mot a good place for a quiet rest.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We are located in the colourful red light district of Sydney so there's never a boring moment. Hope the rest of your travels have been as exciting. Hope to see you back soon


bathroom are very dirty!

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Hi Maxime, sorry you found our bathrooms not to be up to standard during your stay, we do welcome all constructive comments as we endeavour to always improve. we have addressed the issue with our cleaning crew since your comment. Hope you enjoyed all other aspects of your stay and are still enjoying your travels. Kind regard FH

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