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Caen, France
Reviewed 2 July 2012

what a shame !!!! stayed there in 2011 for 2 months, cockroaches everywhere, dirty sheets, even some bedbugs to join the party ! Dirty bathrooms as well, thieves in the kitchen. Excellent location if you wish to party a lot. Avoid the place except if you have no money !!! However, good memories there !

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3Thank TatavKaiser
Amsterdam
Reviewed 25 May 2012

I will never, ever come back to this hostel and it is definitely nominated for being the worst hostel in my 3,5 months of traveling through Australia. The 6 bed dorm I was staying was small and there, and the beds were so close together there was hardly anyplace to leave our backpacks. The dorms were very hot at night,...

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2Thank Anne H
Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Dirty, noisy, old rooms that never got cleaned. The kitchen is terrible with by far not enough plats, mugs etc. Saw also some cockroaches in the kitchen. Every night drinking games, lots of puking in rooms and bathrooms. Seemed like the hostel got run by backpackers who stayed there themselves and couldn't really control the hostel. There should be someone...

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2Thank djoyciee
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Well, indeed, we get what we pay for, however, still, in my opinion, there should be at least some service. Which does not exist. The manager instead of answering my question how to get to certain location told me to go to Central station and ask information, he even did not care about it. It is dirty, noisy, and disgusting...

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2Thank I M
Hobart
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Between the cockroachs that fall on you during your sleep, the total dirtiness of the place, the 'i-don't-care-at-all' attitude of the management, this was awful to be there. The kitchen is disgusting, everything is also so dirty there. Furthermore, only 3 or 4 cups to accommodate hundred people. They also cheated on me regarding internet. They sold me a one...

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4Thank Thomas V
Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2012

I stayed in this hostel for around 9 mounths, i loved it and it deffinatly became my home! The staff were lovely and really helpful, i really felt like they whent out their way to help me and the the other guests out! It came under new managment around 6 months ago and it is deffinatly on the up! The...

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1Thank BanJoeDavies
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2012

First of all the location of the hostel is pretty good, near to the supermarket and loads of bars and restaurants and not far from the sighs, I think it is about a 15 minute walk into the very centre of Sydney. The rooms are ok, average size, not too small but not the best we have stayed in. The...

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Thank lee1888
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2011

Stayed here 3 days and everyone out of my room moved on to other hostels in Sydney. The worst thing for me is the atmosphere-didn't wanna spend time there. but got to see lots of Sydney (beautiful!!). Had my food robbed from Kitchen. Staff didn't care. Staff seem to have large community there and are quite closed.

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3Thank BackpackingHeaven
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2011

This was the first hostel i stayed in in Australia..I arrived at night and when I booked, they promised me a quite room, to sleep well the first night. That "quite room", was a tiny room with five drunk guys. When I asked one of the staff members if there was any other option, not only because I'm a girl...

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2Thank LiekeAmsterdam
Tenby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2010

I stayed in this hostel for a month whilst I was in sydney on a WHV. My first reaction to the hostel was "oh my god...this palce is a nigtmare" I stayed there for a week because I had to and then checked into a Base hostel. Biggest mistake of my life. Base hostels are like a hotel and I...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about G'Day Backpackers International

Address: 153 Forbes Street | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Forbes Terrace Hotel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €20 - €58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“All dorms are excelled! I stayed in a six bed dorm”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaP146, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Do you want there? think thoroughly beforehand. Do not go there with family or as a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles ilyosbek, 5 Mar 2012 | Read review
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