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The Palms Backpackers Reviews

23 Hughes St, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia

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185 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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If you think rugged hostels have more personality and character, enjoy second hand pot smoke, aren't especially concerned about cleanliness, don't have a problem walking down poorly lit streets in Kings Cross, and are looking for a value, this is the place to stay. I definitely see how it appeals to younger men backpacking and just looking for fun. Please do not mistake this for a working hostel. INTERNET LIMIT 25 kb. So if you like streaming Netflix, not your place.


Friendly staff. Good clean rooms with ensuite bathroom and mini fridge. Despite being in Kings Cross, I felt perfectly safe - it is just beside the station and lots of other backpacker hostels around. 10-15 minute walk in the CBD.

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