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Elephant Backpacker

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Self-Serve Laundry
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hostel is fit for purpose and close location to city centre. The hostel is a large place with many rooms and several bathrooms on each floor, kitchen and common room. WiFi, security and storage options are also good. The staff was really great, and...More

Thank annausmanovanna
Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded yesterday

Thanks Anna for your review - glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at hostel very late from a very long flight and was happy checkin was quick and my room ready. The dorm room was basic but bed comfy and clean. The Elephant is good value for money and in a convenient locations. Facilities are...More

Thank sssingh2018
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Friendly staff and travellers, very good location and enjoyed the free breakfast - saved me buying breakfast. The building is old and a few things don't work BUT its one of the cheapest hostels in Sydney and its relatively clean and safe. So worth staying...More

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Thank yoonsukkam
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A LARGE HOSTEL LOCATED MOMENTS AWAY FROM SOME OF SYDNEY'S MOST FAMOUS BUILDINGS ,STRUCTURES GARDENS & PARKS.IT HAS MORE THAN ADEQUATE COOKING Facilities & Fridges, A Large dining area. A cosy TV Room with FOXTEL & plenty of powerpoints. .FREE WI-FI.Clean rooms with comfortable bunk...More

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Thank c14ford11
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The facility is old and shows it. That was expected and is part of its charm. Even though old, the room was comfortable and clean. The desk staff were extremely courteous to us and very helpful. It was a great location for visiting the city...More

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US$14 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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"Go early to breakfast buffet cause it gets busy closer to 9am."
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"Great value for money.Leafy views.Quiet in the evening."
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"Don't expect 5 star and u will be happy :)"
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"book somewhere else... DON'T stay here !!!"
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