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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night travelling back to Sydney. Booked into a twin room. First impressions not great, leaking roof and building work going on but seemed suitable for one night to rest. The first issue is the state of the kitchen, there are a lot of long term residents I think and that contributes to the disgusting state of...

Thank Mike1238
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into this backpackers, found the whole place revoltingly dirty. Open safety needle, public hair, spiders in "clean" bed. Room appeared to have patchwork fix to door that had been repeatedly broken into. We were relieved when management happily refunded all money. Not recommended for women, does not feel like a safe place to stay.

Thank shmfunk
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently, i recommend anyone passing through Wollongong to stay here. It was a truly amazing experience , the people were awesome the owners were great the house was clean couldn't asked for anything more. A big thank you to Kerry and Carl for being so hospitable🙂

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the stay, it was very chilled. For a place which can cost you only $20 a night, it have everything you needed for a short stay and allowed you to make great friends. The staff were helpful and down to earth and the place had a very island feel to it, with Boheme beds around a table, makes...

Thank Kira M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I can't speak for the experiences that other people had here, but my stay was surprisingly uneventful, which is fine with me when it comes to a hostel. I was nervous seeing as how a lot of reviews talked about dirty rooms and cockroaches. I room I stayed in was clean and had a pretty large ensuite bathroom (Room 9?;...

1Thank Simone S
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel is very nice. It's clean and welcoming. We only stayed a night but seemed a nice place for long term. The rooms are not massive but plenty of room And we even had a room with an en suite so a bonus. The hostel is also very close to the centre. Would recommend!

1Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 April 2016

If you're a backpacker and wanna have a real Australia experience, go Keiraleigh backpackers hostel in Wollongong. Most nights there's a open fire. There's a lovely garden with Balinese beds to hang around. Beaches are in ten minutes walk from the hostel. Go for a walk to the lighthouse, harbour, city center, do you're groceries, everything is within walking distance....

Thank shlomitb932
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The sign on the door says 'Cash Only', the fridge has plenty of room, and the beds are cheap. If you're sick of overpaying for a space to simply exist between adventures, this is the accomodation for you. It's in the centre of town, near the beach, and there are a few lazy curly coated retrievers out the back. The...

Thank lewistemplar
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Already the outside front of the house looks poor and needs maintenance asap. The smell in the house is disgusting, especially in the kitchen where cockroaches and flies are going to be your best friend while your staying. I'm not speaking of just one cockroach and a handful of flies.. The kitchen is overrun of flies and cockroaches :/ It...

Thank khaleesi18
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I have previously stayed in an en-suite room a few years ago, and kept to myself. This year I was in a share room. None of the powerpoints in the bedroom worked, and there were one of three plugpoints in the bathrooms if I wanted to charge my phone or laptop. The kitchen is often full of cockroaches or flies....

Thank Tara D

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Additional Information about Wollongong Keiraleagh Backpackers

Address: 60 Kembla St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range: €20 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 9 was good.”
 of 5 bubbles simonesM5970OU, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooftop bar in city center is great place to grab a beer.”
 of 5 bubbles shlomitb932, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Nothing over looking the back as some guests stay up drinking late & are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles lazor2013, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“just don't go there”
 of 5 bubbles vivivivit, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
“had room on top floor, heard no noise, was great”
 of 5 bubbles 61janenea, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
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