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    Sydney Central Backpackers

    16 Orwell St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    • Excellent19%
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    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Terrace
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This is a good budget hostel to stay in. Two important factors we looked for was value for money and location and it had both. Myself and friends stayed here whilst we were working in the CBD. It is easy to commute, it is a...More

    Thank Char230
    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    I lived for a couple of months in SCB and I was my home in Australia. I met amazing peolpe and loved every single staffmember in our hostel. Everyone is trying best to keep it clean and to make the stay as good as possible....More

    Thank leah S
    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here in a private room with my friend for 5 nights, the people amongst the hostel were nice enough - the same CANNOT be said for the manager. This hostel used to be owned by the Harrison's back in 2014 and the hostel although...More

    Thank millmocha123
    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central BackpackersResponded 13 July 2017

    The reviewer refused to check out on time at 10.am. They did not leave until 12.00 despite repeated requests as the next guests were waiting after a long flight and the room needed to be cleaned. Constantly threatening a bad "tripadvisor" (troll) review.

    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    This one being my second that bad review, but other people need to know. Even though I got accustomed to budget hotels, this one was really disgusting. I booked it as it was allegedly in the centre and there was allegedly breakfast. Well so far...More

    Thank SergioPQ
    Response from Michael S, Owner at Sydney Central BackpackersResponded 1 July 2017

    The guest was asked to leave the hostel after he assaulted a female member of staff when drunk.

    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    I stayed at Sydney Central Backpackers for just under a week. Although the location is great, the hostel is dirty with cockroaches and mould. It is also extremely loud, especially at night. The bathroom was newly renovated but the beds were squeaky and I would...More

    Thank Mikhayla_Bader17
    Macleay Hotel
    871 reviews
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    1,352 reviews
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    Highfield Private Hotel
    128 reviews
    #137 of 180 hotels in Sydney
     
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    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$25 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    Room Tips
    "The 4 share rooms are tiny. Rooms on the side of the road are extremely loud at night."
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    "No recomendaría este hostel para nada."
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    "Rooftop, Breakfast, Friendly, Good location"
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    "Ask for early checkin. If not possible you can leave bags."
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