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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

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  • Average24%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

Have stayed here twice, once while travelling around Oz & once for the Lions tour, excellent accommodation & a good location. If you are looking for a good reasonable & cheap place to crash, it's ideal.

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Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Jolly Swagman for a week, in a double room. Although it wasn't so big, it was really nice. The room included a double bed, small fridge, Lcd, a fan, a small table and a sink. The bathrooms were...More

Thank Michele-Giulietti
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

If you like a loud, sleazy, party atmosphere and aren't planning on sleeping in Sydney this is the place for you. A brief stay for one night but the room was baking hot with a broken fan, and the noise outside of drunken teenagers on...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights. Its quite far from the bus/train station so I got a taxi but once you turn into the street you can't miss it. I was in a 4 bed sharer with 3 guys. One of them had been there...More

2  Thank Annon1800
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This hostel is a bit out of the way and not very upbeat, the staff were helpful and friendly but if your looking for more of and exciting friendly place this I didn't think was it. Good hostel though overall

2  Thank Tash C
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$25 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$25 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
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"3 beds room"
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"Book another hostel"
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"The double rooms are all on the third floor and there is no lift. If you book a double make sure you are fit..."
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"Avoid the ground floor, means a trek to the 1st floor for bathrooms. Also these are beside the laundry so..."
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