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Reviewed 4 October 2014

I think the hostel is now called summer house backpackers. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Our room we originally booked was a 4 bed dorm but it had been double booked and got told we had to go to an 8 bed dorm which want too bad but it was all long term people so there stuff was...

1Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 24 August 2014

A American couple we stayed here for a week and the rooms were average. The bathrooms are terrible mold all over the walls which led to me getting sick. If u don't like bugso do not stay here cockroaches all over the kitchen and bathrooms. Rooms are cheap but going up in price would definitely not stay here again!!!!!!!!

Thank trishaxo
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

friendly hostel has a homely feel, if you don't like bugs don't stay here there crawling all over kitchen surfaces and bathrooms, reception staff really nice and helpful, rooms cramped but not bad for money also a few of us had bed bugs but nothing major still stayed there 3 weeks because of the people

Thank Ambi1212
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

Our stay was decent enough considering this is a youth hostel in a inner city suburb. The average age was about 21 and everybody was friendly. At times the halls smelled a bit smokey - but no biggy. Accommodation for the baseball Opening Series was extortionate and this was a great option for us. My husband and I stayed in...

Thank Elissa B
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2014 via mobile

When we first arrived here I wasn't at all happy! It looked very dirty and run down, rooms where a mess and had no empty floor space to put our backpacks. There are a lot of long term people staying here who seem to think they own the place ie: fans directed on to their beds, having 2 beds to...

Thank Ojmap
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The hostel is in a run down building in a quite side-street very close to Kings Cross. It´s very dirty, I think they never vacuum the carpet and don't clean the bathrooms everyday. The young staff was not very welcoming and everything was disorganized. It seems to me that the manager was busy with other hostel he works in and...

Thank Hoihe
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2010

My sis and I chose to stay at this place because of the positive web reviews so far, but were we disappointed. The only positive thing about this place was the cleanliness of the bathroom and the location (though it is an uphill climb to King's Cross station). Here are some reasons why you should not stay here: - I...

1Thank naturetrailer
Reviewed 17 January 2010

I stayed at G'day Backpackers when I first arrived in Australia on a Work and Travel program and it was brilliant! The hostel has a real family feel to it, with everyone hanging out together in the courtyard in the evening and having a couple of beers. The rooms are fairly spacious and kept pretty clean. Shared bathrooms but I...

Thank backpackergirl73
Reviewed 5 March 2009

the rooms are clean witrh fridge t.v: good value. Lots of activities and friendly people

Thank ipanemabeach
Reviewed 2 February 2009

stumbled across it after leaving a dive in cross & found the place friendly and well located. A good environment to meet others and organise things to do.........

1Thank Jackie82_9

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a quiet tree lined street of Sydney. Beautifully restored terrace home style hostel in the heart of Sydney, minutes from Kings Cross and Hyde park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about G-Day Backpackers Sydney

Address: 153 Forbes St | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $20 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — G-Day Backpackers Sydney 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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