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Balmain Backpackers

Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (10)
Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (10)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good3%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible79%
5 Nov 2018
“Bad place”
9 Jul 2018
“Worst hostel in Syd... IN THE WORLD”
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2 Star accommodation
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Location and contact
673-677 Darling St, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2039, Australia
9 km to Kingsford Smith Airport
63 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Worst hostel I've ever had to stay in me and a friend paid for 3 nights and left after the first it was horribly dirty had a bad smell threw out, locks on the shared rooms. The staff was very helpful saying that we only...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank c0n0rj37
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Has a awesome family vibe where everyone gets on socializing and sharing our Australian experiences together. It has been undergoing deep cleaning and maintenance to better our stay and make it more comfortable. Good facilities and awesome management and staff.

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank anilt413
Reviewed 10 July 2018

But I have to say I would recommend this hostel if you wanna have a different experience Everything around is so creepy but at the same time it's a funny place. Well, it's actually funny once you're gone It is called Balmain Backpackers cause Balmain...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Xabi R
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Made my booking through booking.com for two people. We book for two night and got pretty good price for 3 beds mixed dormitory. When we arrived, the place look like it has been shut down for years. After few calls and almost 10 minutes of...More

Date of stay: April 2018
2  Thank Hafizzi H
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

Date of stay: January 2018
3  Thank luuuua
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US$12 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Rozelle
Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (10)
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"Choose a room in a different hostel"
9 Jul 2018
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"Go somewhere else"
18 Dec 2017
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"Rooms furthest away from the lounge are quietest, especially on weekends."
31 Jul 2017
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"Just dont stay here...."
7 Jul 2017
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