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Zing Backpackers

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful and room was cozy. We stayed for an overnight and it was a good option for the price. This hostel was much better than nearby backpackers/hostels at similar prices. Close to Kings cross station which was very helpful.

Thank Glomerata
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

Stayed here for 1 night, in a small room with 3 other permenant b/packer residents, im a large women and had too sleep on the top bunk not impressed couldnt get up or down. Generally messy the bathroom smelt

Thank Sharon I
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

If you are too big to get onto a top bunk you shouldn't stay at a hostel.

Reviewed 25 November 2016

My room was spotless! Towels were fresh and fluffy! The lady at reception was lovely! 100% would stay again! My best mate of over 20 years lives in the Hunter Vally and I live in Jervis bay. We just HAD to touch base, so we...More

Thank Samantha M
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 16 November 2016

with all hotels fully booked for the last 2 days of our Sydney trip we had to go to this hostel . they had no private room vacancies apart from a room under renovation as we were desperate we had no p[roblem in accepting it...More

Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 17 November 2016

Thanks for the lovely review-we are always working hard to improve the hostel.Glad you loved it!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

For as many people as they have in the hostel, they somehow make the 4 communal bathrooms work. The kitchen is a bit small, but has all the necessary appliances, including a panini griller which is awesome! Close location, literally next to 5 other hostels....More

Thank Camypoo
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Their are lots more communal bathrooms-that's why it works!Glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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"Private rooms are very well priced"
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"The top floors are more quiet since they are further from the courtyard."
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"Book in advance"
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"its a hostel expect some noise young people are alive and well!"
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