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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.

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7.8
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross offers the perfect backpacker experience. Our chilled out vibes mixed with a party atmosphere, means it's the perfect place to meet & socialise with other adventurers. All guests can enjoy:
Ultrafast WiFi, Hot Breakfast, Local Gym Access, Surf Board Hire, Bike Hire, Yoga Mat Usage, Yoga Class (Every Monday), Large Security Lockers (BYO padlocks), Tea & Coffee, Organised Events & Nights Out and Usage of PS4 + Fifa 19
- ALL INCLUDED IN THE ROOM RATE

With our perfect location, right in the heart of Kings Cross & a 2 minute walk to the train station, guests are sure to make the most of this beautiful city! We look forward to welcoming you to the Mad Monkey Family! View House Rules

Overview

Located in the heart of Australia’s party capital, Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross is the best place to create memories with your fellow adventurers! Join one of our free hostel parties, and practise your skills on our eight-foot beer pong table. Recover the next day with our famous free hot breakfast – the only one in the Sydney hostel scene with pancakes, as a special treat on Sundays. With ultra-fast Wi-Fi in our dorms and spacious common room, you can stay connected throughout your trip.

Location

We're nearby Circular Quay, which has views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, and is a 35-minute walk through the picturesque Royal Botanic Gardens. Jump on a bus and you can visit the famous Bondi Beach and maybe even take a surfing lesson! Arriving from Sydney Airport? Catch an airport shuttle with our partners, Sydney Shuttles, and be dropped right outside the hostel, or take the train to Kings Cross Station and we’re a 5-minute walk away.

Rooms and Dorms

Our female-only and mixed dorms all have shared bathrooms, large storage lockers and new mattresses. Rooms are cleaned daily and have updated timber floors and air con to keep you comfortable during the Sydney summer. Beds also come with two plugs and two USB ports so you can charge up all of your devices before a day of sightseeing.

Extras and activities

Our communal kitchen is fitted with new ovens, cooktops and enormous commercial fridges and freezers, so you'll have plenty of space to cook up some delicious home-made food! Or, tuck into a gourmet pizza at our sister bar Mad Monkey Travel & Bar next door. After dinner, head to the games room for a FIFA match on the Playstation, or try to remember some childhood tricks on the Nintendo 64’s Crash Bandicoot. If you’re after something a bit more physical, join our weekly yoga class or take advantage of free access to the local gym.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 8.1

  • Staff 7.9

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 7.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Mar 2020
    Best hostel in Sydney if you ask me!! Loved the staff and we came back several time over the past couple months we stayed in Sydney! And I MUST RAVE about the breakfast, Adriano is the best pancake maker in the world! He made breakfast so fun and enjoyable, i’m going to miss him so much! His Canadians will always remember him❤️
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Feb 2020
    Can't complain. Asked to move rooms after first night. Previous was a bit noisy. No problem, moved promptly. Nice breakfast and free gym pass up the road a nice touch. Location is superb. Train station literally around the corner. Wifi was of good quality. Would without doubt stay again.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    10 Mar 2020
    Great environment, amazing staff, it’s been a bit hectic with the virus but the staff have made everyone comfortable during this time, the place has free breakfast that’s all I need tbh
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    15 Mar 2020
    Good hostel stayed for 2 weeks. The rooms are very spacious with storage under the beds and lockers for added security. \ the location is a 5-minute walk to the Kings Cross station. The kitchen and dining area is small and could do with being renovated however it could be classed as cozy and people have to talk to each other. Alot of stairs to get to the rooms. The shower area is nice, but there are only 2 showers per floor (I think there are ensuite rooms though). Overall would stay again
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    15 Feb 2020
    Decent hostel, pretty good. Rooms smelled a little and one toilet and one sink for the whole floor to share was a bit of a joke
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    03 Mar 2020
    although the hostel felt safe the location in kings cross did not. my welcome tour was two guys sitting at a desk pointing where things are, a lot i had to ask other ppl and figure it out myself especially the free breakfast you’d think the staff would over advertise about it. the atmosphere is a lot of groups of people that weren’t very inclusive. hostel events are kinda a joke. amount of facilities wasn’t an issue, but i did witness someone looking at me WHILE SHOWERING in the tile reflection!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    06 Mar 2020
    On arrival we were shown our room to find clumps of hair in the toilet (en-suite shared female dorm toilet) and mud and hair all over the shower floor. The aircon leaked onto two bunk beds so one girl had wet bedding. On the Saturday we asked where to go out in Sydney. Both staff members we asked were clueless and said they don’t go out in Sydney so wouldn’t beable to tell us. If you work in a hostel considered ‘social’ you would at least expect the people who work there to recommend where to go
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    06 Mar 2020
    👍really cheap 👍Friendly helpful staff 👍 Free gym pass is great ! 👎no real social areas , would not recommend for solo travel 👎A bit dirty and shabby could probably do with a refurb and deep clean 👎 Aircon made awful noises and ended up leaking water on someone's bed 👎 Rooms dark due to scaffolding on windows
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 4.6

    Rating

    22 Feb 2020
    I booked this hostel because of its good reviews so I was quite surprised of how bad it was. Came there around 11 pm and had to wait for someone to even meet us at the reception (the sign said to call a number but it went to voice mail). When a guy finally showed he was so high he couldn’t think straight. He thought we came to the wrong hostel even though we didn’t. The hostel itself was dirty and only one toilet for the whole floor which was not enough. Good breakfast though!
    Sweden, Female, 25-30
  • 3.4

    Rating

    27 Feb 2020
    When I arrived my bed (the only one free) was full of sand and I had to ask for changing the sheets. Just three toilets with few showers. Not so clean and the staff very naive. I'll never go there again and neither I'll suggest this hostel to anybody
    Italy, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fitness Centre
  • FLEXIBLENRR
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


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