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Balmain Backpackers

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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good0%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible79%
18 Dec 2017
“Don't Bother”
13 Nov 2017
“Sleep on the street, it's cleaner!”
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

    After I lived here in 2016 for 2,5 months I came back and stayed here another 3 month. This hostel is improving a lot and every day it is getting cleaner and more comfortable! The management is lovely and always helpful! Maybe it is not...More

    Thank luuuua
    Reviewed 19 December 2017

    Overcrowded, noisy, dirty. Nothing going for it at all even the "night manager" ignores the so called curfew. Not a cup to be found in the place. Appears that few people, if anyone cleans up after themselves in the kitchen or for that matter can...More

    Thank Huw G
    Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely the most vile hostel. Drunk and unhelpful staff, overcrowded, looks and operates like a crack den, the streets are cleaner than inside the hostel, bedrooms are overrun with BEDBUGS. The hostel staff and owner know exactly how bad this place is and refuse to...More

    Thank ev11003880
    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    We arrived originally for 3 nights but due to there being no bottom bunks available in the 14 bed dorm we were upgraded to a 4 bed dorm which only me and my boyfriend occupied at no extra charge. When we arrived, the place looked...More

    2  Thank seddon333
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    I stayed for three days with my boyfriend. The only positive thing I can mention is the location Darling Street, which has good places, and the friendliness of the cleaners. Otherwise, it was pretty horrible. It's a very old place, horrible facilities, and there are...More

    1  Thank malenehornstrup
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    US$11 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Rozelle
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    "Go somewhere else"
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    "Rooms furthest away from the lounge are quietest, especially on weekends."
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    "Just dont stay here...."
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    "Use the bathroom on the second floor. Probably the cleanest one of the lot, Also the washing machine..."
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