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Home Backpackers

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“central station”(25 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm, two night stay over. Second visit to Home and always been a good stay. For the price it's clean, lockers in the rooms, security front door, close to central and restaurants, friendly staff and free WiFi.

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Response from troy y, Guest Relations Manager at Home BackpackersResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Nicky1988 Great to hear your second visit was also a good stay. We aim for great value for money as you mentioned & are centrally located. Hopefully we see you a 3rd time. thanks again for leaving your review

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The staff here are really helpful and friendly, great location and not a party hostel! The rooms are clean and the general vibe is really good! Highly recommend! Will defiantly be staying again in the near future!

Thank Tom E
Response from troy y, Guest Relations Manager at Home BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Tom E Thanks for leaving short positive review. I will relay to staff your positive comments & hope to see you again as suggested. enjoy your travels

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Although in a great location this was honestly the worst hostel/hotel I have ever stepped foot in, can't say stayed as I checked into a hostel down the road at 11pm shortly after arriving. I have stayed in 3rd world countries on numerous occasions all...More

Thank BeccaAnne24
Response from troy y, Guest Relations Manager at Home BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

Hi BeccaAnne24 To my understanding you initially booked 3 nights but then changed to 2 nights due to travel complications & we happily changed dates at no cost. I am personally disappointed you were displeased with accommodation standards & apologize. I think issues could of...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Hi guys so my friends and I stayed at Homebackpackers in November 2016 for a week initially then extended for 2 months and again for a month in March. It is the PERFECT location for backpackers like us that wanted to set base and work...More

Thank Sarah R
Response from troy y, Guest Relations Manager at Home BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Sarah R Thanks for the time to leave us a positive detailed review. It's great to hear the procedures/events we have in place are having a positive effect on travelers like yourself. thanks again for reviewing & hopefully see you a 3rd time!

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Being kicked in the teeth would be more pleasurable than staying in this hostel. The first room we were given (6 beds) smelled like a combination of teenager's armpits combined with expired fish. When we asked for a different room, the receptionist kindly offered to...More

Thank katarinka
Response from troy y, Guest Relations Manager at Home BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Katarinka Thanks for leaving positive comments on 'epic location & priced well'. Unfortunately it seems like staying in dorm accommodation is not for you & we are sorry to hear other guests cleanliness affected your stay. Staff work hard trying to keep high cleaning...More

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"so much free offer,good location , quiet room"
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"Central Station Sydney"
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"Go somewhere else"
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"A-Side has a bigger kitchen and tv room / B-Side is quieter but you can acces both side so its a good..."
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