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This hostel made my stay in Sydney a bad one.
Overall the only good thing about this place is the location, which is convenient if it suits your lifestyle, for example if you're working around the area. If not, don't stay here.
There is no...More
Well, the second time I came here, which was basically so write a review of the place, did impress me a little more, but since it has gone from one star to two stars that probably doesn't say all that much. At first I thought...More
The former Strattons Hotel now known as Dowling is starting to improve.
Recently renovated, it is looking better and the staff are friendly enough.
There is a brief bar menu which is adequate for lunch. The lack of air conditioning makes it extremely uncomfortable on...More
Above are just some of the adjectives Id use to describe this place. Certainly NOT a place you'd want to stay when visiting Sydney.
The pub is grubby. Try's but fails to match the traditional Sydney pubs. Go to the many other pubs in Park...More
The only good thing about this hostel is the location. There is no wi-fi on this location, you have to walk to another hostel where they only have wifi in the lobby. It smells horrible, I saw a couple of roaches in my room, no...More
US$25 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.