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    Elephant Backpacker

    50 Sir John Young Cres | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          US$42
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          Overview
          • Excellent6%
          • Very good32%
          • Average15%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible39%
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          Free Internet
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

          staff are extremely rude, they don't help you with anything, dirty, messy, wifi doesn't work any where.. I told them I was going to stay long term and payed just for the first week, and when I was going to pay my 2 one they...More

          Thank Carla S. A
          Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 11 April 2016

          Hi Carla, when you made the booking by phone you advised you may stay long term. When you checked in you paid for a week and didn't ask reception to reserve anything further for you. We refunded one of your deposits as a good will...More

          Reviewed 3 March 2016

          stayed for about 8 months total, loved every minute! great location, really nice staff, 2$ beers in the café! the toilets could've done with a bit better cleaning but when everyone works for accom what can u really expect! really cheap, good location, can't complain!...More

          Thank kellyorich
          Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 5 March 2016

          Hi Kelly, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and we are sad to see you leave! If you are ever in Sydney again we would love to have you back. Enjoy your travels.

          Reviewed 26 February 2016

          Wasn't expecting much for the price. I booked it after a long term stay in a flat as I had a few days left before I went home. Want to keep it cheap as I was leaving basically I just wanted a bed. However I...More

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          Response from Roisine C, General Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 2 March 2016

          Hello, thank you for the time you have taken to write such a detailed review. We are happy to hear that you had such a good time at our hostel. If you ever come back to Australia we would be happy to have you as...More

          Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

          I've been in this hostel 6 years ago when it was used to called "harbour city backpackers"... staff told me it's still the same, they just changed names. Not really the same anymore.. rooftop is closed, no activities like wine & cheese or pubcrawls anymore,...More

          1  Thank Jacqueline S
          Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 5 March 2016

          Hi Jacqueline. We are glad the hostel is not what it used to be with the previous owners. We have worked very hard to change the "party environment" which we know so many guests hate and are happy to have a quiet clean hostel. Also...More

          Reviewed 21 February 2016

          Being my first time staying at a backpackers inn and after reading some reviews of other nearby hostels in Sydney, I was a bit unsure of how things would go at The Elephant Backpackers. I stayed 2 nights and I have to say I'd highly...More

          Thank Mitchell C
          Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 5 March 2016

          Hi Mitchell, good to see your first experience staying at a backpackers went well!! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and please come back and stay with us again.

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          • US$14 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 45
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          Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
          it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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          "Third floor rooms quietest of all!"
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          "The 3rd floor rooms are the quietest if that is what u are after."
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          "Breakfast is in cafe which is hidden a bit down a corridor - check it out though!"
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