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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Good location minutes from King Street, plenty of restaurants, shops and bars. The room was good and the ensuite was new. Front reception person was friendly and helpful. Would stay there again if in the area.

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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming and kept things clean. The rooms were a bit small, but better than some previous hostels I have been in. The pool was also a great addition. Its yards away from many great restaurants and only a 30 minute walk from the city center.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

There is only one word I can use to describe this hostel. HORRENDOUS. If a dark, smelly, germ and bed bug ridden room is what you're after, then this is the place for you!! You are woken daily by the cleaner who hoovers around all the obstacles on the floor, therefore only cleaning 30% of floor space. Old food, clothing,... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If it's location you are after this place is it. It's easy to drive to and just up the road from the Newtown train station (three stops from central station). We stayed in an ensuite room and the shower was great. Only complaint was the paper thin walls and very average beds. Although not used the hostel did have a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here Oct 2015 as well and I've loved it more the second time. Got a double room, ensuite, with an extra single bed. Modern bathroom, heater, own TV. Very clean. Only a small hostel, which is great. Secure parking available, for a bit extra a night. Guy on reception very accommodating and extremely nice. Shared kitchen gives you... More 

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Bangalow
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a triple room with private ensuite. Very clean and comfortable amazing shower. For the price this exceeded my expectations. Is a hostel so some late night and early morning noise of people moving around but not excessive. Onsite secure parking for $10 in Newtown also a major plus!

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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night with 5 girls we had two triple rooms which both really slept 4 people, it was clean tidy, fresh towels, newly renovated clean bathroom. Great for cheap accommodation and any groups looking for somewhere close to the Main Street of Newtown. Lovely staff would stay here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Fantastic location in the heart of newtown. Ample off street parking. On arrival staff member was efficient and welcoming. I booked this at the last minute at a very cheap rate. When I realised it was a hostel I wasn't expecting much. I booked a dble room for myself and my teenage daughter. The room was spacious with a bunk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I stayed here for 6 nights last week (March '16). When I walked into the room I was appalled at the state - absolute tip, with several cockroaches crawling about the place! I honestly don't think that room (number 1, I was sleeping in the top bunk immediately to the left as you walk in) had been cleaned in that... More 

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Austria
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73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a twin with private bathroom, was cheap clean modern exactly what you need nice shower can't complain the staff were friendly and the location is right in the middle of newtown whilst not being noisy

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Newtown
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theatres to the neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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Additional Information about Billabong Gardens

Address: 5 - 11 Egan St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Newtown > Newtown
Price Range: $97 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Billabong Gardens 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“If you are a mature couple like we are then book the room with the ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles KimberleyW445, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 easily accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles lorandkath, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“room 21 ladies ;) Balconyyyyyyy”
 of 5 bubbles 661lyndseym, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the annex house, on the ground floor (room number 4, I think!)”
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