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    Zing Backpackers

    156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    • Excellent24%
    • Very good37%
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    • Terrible7%
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    Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

    I really love this hostel ! It's quite and nice. Nice staff members ,clean rooms, clean bathrooms! Everybody who likes a quite and small hostel, I would definitely recommend it! Free wifi, TV room, nice kitchen , nice people, big bathrooms, and reception is open...More

    Thank Bibejj
    Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

    Me and my boyfriend had a private room here for a week. The room was fairly small but manageable with a handy unit for storing stuff. We also had a heater which was definitely needed as the room was pretty cold. The sink and fridge...More

    1  Thank Sam B
    Reviewed 20 June 2015

    The receptionist is very friendly and helpful. There is no lift. However, the staff helped us to pick up our heavy luggage to our room in first floor. We felt cold at night and asked one more blanket. This spare blanket need to be cleaner.More

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    Thank applechanhk
    Response from Bruce K, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 23 June 2015

    We are sorry to hear that you were not satisified with the blanket. We are currently changing all our blankets, so we will can ensure this will not happen again. We are a family run business and we really care about our guests. We walk...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for 6 nights and it provided a good base to explore Sydney, mainly due to its close location to the King's Cross Underground Stop. If you are prepared for a full day exploring all the centre highlights are walkable (about 45 mins)....More

    Thank KatnDavid
    Response from Bruce K, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 13 June 2015

    Hi KatnDavid, Thank you for your review! Your feedback is thoroughly appreciated. We do apologise for the inconvenience of having your door broken again, but I am very pleased you were happy with Michaels response to this situation. He is one of our best staff...More

    Reviewed 20 May 2015

    A less than 5 minute walk to Kings Cross station. But there were bars and pubs nearby so it may not be safe for female travellers especially on Friday and weekend nights. There were a group of men sitting right outside my room on a...More

    Thank enchantedest
    Response from Bruce K, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 6 June 2015

    Thank you for your review. We value all feedback at Zing. Kings Cross is one of the most famous and well known party and night-life districts of Sydney and we pride ourselves in being so close to all of the action! The fact that we...More

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    • US$18 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    • 22
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    "The top floors are more quiet since they are further from the courtyard."
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    "its a hostel expect some noise young people are alive and well!"
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