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Jackaroo Hostel

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Self-Serve Laundry
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I liked my stay here even though I could feel every spring in my bed. Air con in the hallways and leaving the door slightly open leaves the room cold at night which is nice. Helpful staff and good facilities.More

Thank Richie91
Response from Jackaroo_KX, Manager at Jackaroo HostelResponded 5 May 2017

Hi, Thanks for the review. Im glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the mattress, we do do regular checks on all rooms and replace mattresses when required. This has now been replaced. Next time just let us know and we will swap it out...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good location with train station just next door. Loads of cafes/restaurants/bars just down the road. Excellent staff and fast free wifi. Good dining area although kitchen always seemed to be full. Adventure/Tour advice just next door. The room we stayed in was a little small...More

Thank ameliareynold
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The hostel is located right on the main street in Kings Cross and it is about a 15 minute walk to the centre and the harbour. The hostel is located right next to a metro station. The streets outside are bustling but can get a...More

Thank hsr612
Response from Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo HostelResponded 20 November 2016

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are sorry you did not enjoy your time due to the temperature of the room. It is true that we were unable to adjust the temperature of individual rooms which does make it hard as one room could...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have the past two years spent considerable time staying at Jackeroo, even choosing when my budget allowed for a hotel to stay here this year as I knew I would have a great night sleep, wifi is excellent and in rooms, something I hadn't...More

Thank Girlabouttown007
Response from Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo HostelResponded 20 November 2016

Hi, Thank you very much for the awesome review! Safe travels.

Reviewed 15 August 2016

KINGS CROSS, Pimps, prostitutes and vagrants haha. Great experience and luckily we had a nice place to stay, near the train station just in case we needed to leg it from any local pimps. Didn't stay very long only a week but thoroughly enjoyed every...More

Thank DancesWithFoods
Response from Jackaroo_KX, Owner at Jackaroo HostelResponded 20 November 2016

Hi, Thank you very much for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed the hostel! Safe travels.

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US$27 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Andy2042
28 October 2014|
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Response from Jackaroo_KX | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your message. We do provide keys for the room. There is a $20 key deposit for the key which is refunded when the key is returned. All rooms have a/c and linen as well. Thanks.
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itopia
15 August 2014|
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Response from Jackaroo_KX | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. Our building is of an older style without an elevator and all rooms are located on upper levels. I would suggest looking at Hostels in the city centre area for a more wheelchair accessible option.
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"If got choice don't"
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"Off street"
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"ROOM 6!! Private bathroom for 4 people, a window that opens lol"
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"Not on the first floor. #17 was relatively good (window to the other side, double bed)"
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