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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.7
  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Come on in and stay with the 790 family. 790 on George is located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD on its historic George Street just a stone throw from the cities Chinatown and conveniently positioned just a few minutes from Central Station with access to trains and buses at all hours.

•Free Wi-Fi throughout the building, available in the common areas as well as in every room.
•Free air conditioning in every room to ensure you make it through those hot summer nights.
•Free access to our common rooms. Where you can hang out with travellers, catch a movie, play a game of pool or simply relax on our comfy bean bags.
•Free access to our fully stocked kitchen from early morning until 11pm. Where you can rustle up a storm or sit and relax with one of the many takeaways available around us.
•Free lockers with universal plugs in each and every one to ensure your belongings are safe in your room and your electronics are charged.
•Individual reading lights on every bed in our 6 and 4 share dorms. Keep reading or working without keeping your roommates up!
•Free baggage storage after you checkout in our CCTV monitored TV area in the kitchen and access to coin operated lockers if you’d prefer a more secure form of storage for your valuables.
•Free events to help you meet travellers from all over the world, or a few drinks before you hit one of Sydney’s many club, some of which are located right on our doorstep.
•Checkout time is at 11am to ensure you get that extra bit of sleep before moving onto your next location. We also aim to check you in as soon as possible, no matter the time of day and can guarantee check in by 2pm.
•Free maps guided city tours daily just a short walk from your door.

Our friendly, approachable reception staff are available 24/7 to assist you with any issues you may have, at any time. Most of our staff have lived in Sydney for many years, so you can rely on us for a wealth of insider knowledge on Sydney and its events. Got a question? Don’t be afraid to ask!

We operate a strict cleaning schedule to ensure our facilities are in perfect condition and as mentioned above our staff are on hand 24/7 to combat any issues swiftly. The building is monitored by CCTV cameras throughout so you can rest easy that you and your belongings are safe at all times.

On behalf of all of us here at 790 on George, we look forward to seeing you, welcome to your home away from home.

Please Note: a $10 key deposit is required on check in for every guest and bookings of more than two people cannot be guaranteed in the same room though we will always do our best to accommodate your requests. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 7.9

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 7.1

  • Facilities 7.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Mar 2019
    Great place to stay, rooms are nice and have air con. Great location next to central station. Bathrooms are good, Kitchen large and staff are really friendly. Quite atmosphere. Would stay again
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 Mar 2019
    Great hostel if you are staying for a couple of nights and want somewhere with a good location. Wouldn't suggest it if you want a really atmospheric hostel - there a lot of people living and working here. For me it worked perfectly, as I just wanted somewhere chilled with easy access to the sights. Also, it's by the far best value hostel given how expensive the other hostels are. Really clean and really well run. So I would suggest it if you are a tight budget
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Feb 2019
    Gave us a free upgrade to a private room which was great! Staff are lovely and great location. The kitchen is huge however the only issue was it being quite messy with a lot of dirty dishes. However it was a great stay thank you!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    22 Mar 2019
    Super good location, good value for money, big kitchen and good key system. Almost everyone I met where staying there "long term" while working/looking for a job, that created a different atmosphere. I think that made them feel very comfortable, like "at home", which made me feel a bit like a visitor. :/ But the staff was friendly and helpful, so that was cool.
    Finland, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Feb 2019
    A nice central location and a decent bed to sleep in. Dirty bathrooms and not good for meeting people since the common area closes at 11! Slow WiFi but I’d say the location and safety and AC make it a decent place to stay. Feels safe and not too far a walk to anywhere.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    18 Mar 2019
    Overall a pretty average to disappointing experience. This was my first hostel I’ve ever stayed in and I would hope the future hostels I explore in Australia can improve on what I see as basic fundamentals to this sort of vicinity. The staff were friendly and cleaners came round to keep the place tidy and toilets were always presentable.. weren’t able to clean the bed bugs / carpet mites that enjoyed my company for 2 weeks.. not impressed!. Social space was more like your nans front room. 4-5/10
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    15 Feb 2019
    I was upgraded from an 8 bed mixed dorm to a 6 bed mixed dorm which was nice. However, our dorm door did not close on the first day (this was fixed in the evening by a lovely guy, but it was a worry during the day). The main reason that it was a worry was that my locker also did not close, so I couldn’t lock away any of my valuables. The water did not work one morning, so I couldn’t shower or brush my teeth. Man at reception was fast but not very friendly, couldn’t hold a conversation.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    20 Feb 2019
    Good location near Central but I think the hostel is too big for them to manage as the rooms are dirty. Saw staff run a quick hoover over the room and leave piles of rubbish under beds. Also a strong B.O smell on floor 2. Kitchen is bid and has everytging. My room had long term workers and a couple who didn't interact so not the greatest experience. Probably ok for a 1 night stop. Staff 5o% nice and helpful the other 50% rude and clearly only there for a free bed.
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    12 Feb 2019
    There were cockroaches in the kitchen. There was a lot of hair on the “fresh” bed sheets and the one Asian lady that worked as staff was super unfriendly. There was a bad smell to the room.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 3.7

    Rating

    10 Feb 2019
    Cockroaches in the kitchen, burst pipe with no signage to say toilets etc out of order, air conditioning either was off or max cold so no surprise I developed a dry throat. Windows let a lot of noise in, the external window is broken so just blows in the wind, the second male toilet was out of order on floor four so one toilet for all 11 rooms on the floor.
    Scotland, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi

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