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Balmain Backpackers

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good0%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible82%
  • 9 Jul 2018
    “Worst hostel in Syd... IN THE WORLD”
  • 23 Apr 2018
    “Change my mind”
673-677 Darling St, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2039 Australia See on map
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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

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

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

2  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

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US$10 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Rozelle
Traveller (27)
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"Rooms furthest away from the lounge are quietest, especially on weekends."
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