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Manly Astra Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
26 Feb 2018
“Great place for that price ”
11 Jul 2017
“Single room, okay stay”
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Have been there just overnight and didn’t regret the stay. For $62 only a block from the beach you can’t ask for a lot. The place was clean and a good size of room. Reading reviews about cockroaches... ladies and gents it’s Australia and you...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Location is brilliant, short walk to middle of manly, quiet (i was in room 3 at the back) but best of all is the price, so cheap for my own room. Id read reviews about the manager not being there, but i called him and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

It appears my first write up of my stay here has disappeared/was deleted. So for a quick summary: it had a lot of cockroaches in the bedroom itself - well beyond previous experiences and at this point we'd travelled through the Amazonian basin a few...More

Thank Rob W
Response from astra h, Manager at Manly Astra Backpackers HostelResponded 6 December 2017

Rob arrived at 9pm and there were instructions for self check in as the office closes at 7pm. The manager was contacted at 9.30pm as there was a cockroach in Robs room, the manager not being paid to work at that hour still did attend...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

No keys for room. Said my things would be safe. Collected my gear and my valuables were stolen. Dingy smelly old room. No common area. Very cold. Stay away from this place. I recommend not staying at this property.More

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Response from astra h, Manager at Manly Astra Backpackers HostelResponded 6 December 2017

Aaron you are the homeless guy who begs for change on Manly Corso, yes I remember your stay vividly, after deciding to give Aaron a chance (Astra does not take the homeless) the manager provide 3 nights accommodation, on the first and second day there...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I stayed here at the beginning of July, upgraded to a double room (shared bathroom). The accommodation was fine and tidy. The kitchen was small and decently equipped. I found it to be somewhat cold even with both extra blankets provided in use, and noisy...More

Thank Ade H
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Price range
US$40 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Manly > Manly
Also Known As
Manly Astra Backpackers Hostel South Pacific
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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"Stay at Manly Guesthouse around the corner. Better price, MUCH better quality."
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"Rooms in the middle and the side are better to stay in as they are cooler during the day and night time."
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"ground floor"
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"Ground floor rooms at the back of the house stay super cool in the summer."
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