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    Jolly Swagman Backpackers

    27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    Probably one of the worst hostels I've stayed in and hosing been backpacking for more then 5 months, I've had plenty of experience with hostels! The kitchen was dirty and people didn't seem to respect it. The "lounge" is just a bunch of beanbags and...More

    1  Thank Suze2212
    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    When it comes to food they kinda suck. Free breakfast but it's never enough food, free BBQ means one sausage, the kitchen is spacious but you have to deposit for pots and pans and they only have three. Seriously, three people can cook at the...More

    Thank Wawawa7
    Reviewed 26 November 2014

    Stayed there for a week in a double private room and it was nice. Room was tidy and not very noisy over the weekends. The staff were friendly. Free WiFi drops connection frequently during the peak hours (5pm to 11pm) which was understandable. During non...More

    1  Thank Sri02
    Reviewed 21 November 2014

    I lived there for seven months and I will recommend this hostel to everyone who ever decides to travel to Sydney Australia or would like a home for a while. If you do stay and decide that you love the place like I did -...More

    1  Thank hightower1986
    Reviewed 14 November 2014

    Location is convenient- easy to walk to the harbour and downtown areas (about a half hour walk) and near a lot of restaurants and pubs. Downside, the place is very overpriced for the quality. We stayed in a private double and the room is basic...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$28 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
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    Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
    This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
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    "The double rooms are all on the third floor and there is no lift. If you book a double make sure you are fit..."
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    "Avoid the ground floor, means a trek to the 1st floor for bathrooms. Also these are beside the laundry so..."
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