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640 George Street, Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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78%

Rating
616 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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37%

Staff issues.


100%

Nice place to stay right in the middle of the city with an amazing customer service. The place has a noise bar on fridays and saturdays night but I didnt mind to be honest. Free wifi was a bonus as other hostels charge a lot for it. They have events organised throughout the week which is a good way to meet new people.

  • 11th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice staff, clean, in the middle of all the action downtown.

  • 8th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Joint first in my best hostels I stayed in during my month in oz. Really good value


100%

Very nice place to stay right in the middle of the city, clean, free wifi, cheap drinks (3 dólar!!!) and very friendly staff. Over the weekend they run a night club which is noisy but I was aware from previews reviews so nothing took me by surprise. Overall, nice place to explore the city.

  • 23rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

An excellent hostel. Staff are always friendly and helpful and the guests seem to be the same. Can be noisy at times, as the hostel is situated above bar, but in light of all else that is good about the place, this is easily overlooked.


49%

Awfully noisy. They keep the reception desk within a night club just below the dorms. You can guess the level of noise while trying to catch some sleep.


83%

Good hostel, nice staff, great location.


86%

Good location. Good security since there are key cards and bouncers at the door at night since there is a bar downstairs. Although I didn't know that there was a bar downstairs so it was loud. But other than that, okay place to stay for a short time.


80%

This hostel is good but I am not particularly enthusiastic about it. It was clean, had a good kitchen and the rooms were spacious. There weren't enough lockers in the room for all the beds. The atmosphere wasn't amazing due to lots of long termers but it was still better than other hostels I have stayed in in Sydney. He location is awesome and the $3 drinks in bar century (under the hostel) is pretty awesome. The staff are really lovely and I couldn't fault their service. Overall a good hostel.


86%

Great location, in the middle of city center. The reception turns into a bar so it was pretty loud on Saturday night, but if you can sleep through noises, not a bad place. On Sunday, there's movie night with free lollies! In my room, one of the windows didn't close all the way and in the girls bathroom, one of the hot showers didn't work but other than that, everything else was great! You need a card to get into the hostel and your floor and your room, so you feel safe even in a party hostel.


77%

Perfect location, abit smelly and messy but that was due to the people staying in the dorm. it's your basic average hostel it has dirty floors/walls and the decoration is poor and not many plug sockets but the bed was comfy and sheets were clean and can't get a better location for the price. I'd stay there again because of that. Also great to meet people as most people drink downstairs at the nightclub on weekends!

  • 9th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Hot water constant may be another toilet for the guys on the upper levels for the morning rush but all good! Great aaaatmosphear! :) Cool staff


66%

a secured hostel


97%

Central located, friendly staff , free wifi, basic facilities and clean!

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Enjoyed my stay at this hostel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Free wifi!! Good common room area.


43%

Quite dirty, found cockroaches all over my stuff and in my shoes. Staff is not very helpful and untrained. Key card didn't work all the time. No hot/warm water in the female showers. Most annoying thing for me: I wasn't informed at check in that on the weekend the common area is turned into a nightclub, I was staying on floor 4 and the walls and floor were vibrating all night long. Very unpleasant noise, ended up having to sleep at all. Not gonna stay there again.


80%

All Good !


94%

Negative: The reception area becomes a night club during weekends. The kitchen and reception area are not very clean. Wifi is limited to reception area (and on weekends impossible to use it with the party going on) and is very weak. Positive: location is super good and the hostel is supersafe

  • 24th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Lebanon
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Good one night stay over. Close to pubs & maccas etc. Clean & tidy room, big lockers under bunk beds, not noisy (wed night), friendly staff, $3 & $4 drinks!! Great location. Only downside was the ladies bathroom on level 5 I think we were, it was very smelly but still pretty clean. I didn't end up showering at these facilities. The smell put me off. Otherwise great place to crash!! Comfy beds.

  • 16th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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