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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very clean and safe hostel, with an extremely dishy owner. I have stayed in this hostel for around 11 months enjoying living in a clean hostel with good/interesting night life surrounding the hostel. Also the use of the roof top terrace comes in handy if you are a smoker. Also the hostel has to tortoises, just saying.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It was a great stay at this hostel. I had no Reservation which was no Problem. Always nice staff. Just next door is a train station (kings cross) and some supermarkets. Rooms and bathrooms were clean.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Booked jackaroo on hostel world from New York and didn't know what to expect as is the case with most of these things. When I arrived the welcome couldn't have been warmer, and what was booked as a weeks stay ended up being over 4 months. The hostel is the cleanest I've ever stayed in and the standard of the...

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I spend a long time at Jackaroo Kings Crossy And I Just love the hostel. Raquel, Jade and Rob are nice, warm and very concerned about the hostel and the guests. I would stay again there for sure if I go to Sydney, even not as a backpacker, the hostel Is very clean and tidy and it has double rooms...

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Trier, Germany
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Extremely friendly and helpful staff, well located for bars and adult entertainment ;) Always clean, free WiFi, Playstation 3 to play with for free, too, which is awesome and free breakfast. Right next to the Peter Pans Travel Office as well. Absolutely recommendable!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 April 2016

"-": - Found a giant cockroach on the first night. - The lock on the door. Not secure at all. - Bathroom equipment looks like it can break any moment, windows without handles, etc. - Kings Kross is a red light district of Sydney and on Saturday it gets really loud. If you live on the first floor you will...

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Jackaroo_Crew, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed the location, free breakfast and our friendly staff. We have a pest control contract in place which which does an excellent job at keeping pests at bay. Unfortunately being in Australia in the warmer months, one can sometimes slip through though. As soon as...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Room was decent people at the hostel very friendly and always some sort of group activity going on everyday. Hostel is Clean as well. I stayed at this hostel for around 5-6 months and travelled round australia and still thought this was the best hostel.

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Jackaroo_Crew, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Adam, Thank you for the amazing review, we hope to see you again if you are in Sydney.

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Picked this hostel at random when i went to Sydney, heard good and bad things about the area (kings cross) but i ended up staying there for 4 months working and didn't have any problems. The hostel is in a great location right next to the train station 2 stops from the city centre, or you can walk it in...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Excellent hostel, has everything you need including lockable lockers at reception with plug sockets inside. Rooms and hostel cleaned daily. All the staff were friendly and really helpful. Literally next door to train Station, so easy access to other areas of the city and easy to get to and from the airport. Stayed in 4 and 6 bed dorms no...

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Jackaroo_Crew, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed all of our facilities. Safe travels.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here back in June 2015 and was only meant to be for 2 days. Ended up staying for 4 months all the way up until I left Australia as only had one year! Literally felt like leaving behind family! The people were incredible and the staff like my own. Always there to help you and bring you into their...

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Jackaroo_Crew, Manager at Jackaroo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thank you for taking the time to write your awesome review, we hope to see you again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross, Sydney's newest hostel, The 'Jackaroo Hostel' is more than you could ever expect. Its unique, it’s different. It’s an experience, because we want it that way. The Jackaroo Hostel, located in the hip area of Kings Cross, is a cool haven for the international traveller, in the heart of Sydney Australia.The Jackaroo Hostel is a family run hostel. Owned and operated by best friends and brothers Robert and Jade Smith. We understand that the Jackaroo Hostel will be the centre of your Sydney experience, and we want it to be memorable. We love Sydney, and we want you to love it too.We offer quality affordable accommodation. Double rooms, Twin with ensuite, 4 and 6 bed dorms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jackaroo Hostel

Address: 107-109 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €22 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jackaroo Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Off street”
Girlabouttown007, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ROOM 6!! Private bathroom for 4 people, a window that opens lol”
karendaly88, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not on the first floor. #17 was relatively good (window to the other side, double bed)”
L9052CK_, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 has a great window which gives natural light + a view of the street below”
MaxHPreece, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose the ensuite form room if you have difficulty climbing stairs.”
macedonboy, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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