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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on for a week, was made to feel very welcome. The staff are very knowledgeable and willing to help you with any queries. I actually extended my day for another week, I would recommend this place.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its an average hostel in the centre of bondi. Its nothing special about it. When I was there a lot of nice people were around, so I had a good time, but I guess if this hostel is not really filled it gonna be boring, if you spend normally a lot time in the hostel. Otherwise, they have a few...

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Bondi, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for short and long term stays. Very nice staff and they will help with everything you need :-) great place and close to the Beach. They upgraded me after a couple og days, for the same price. It was a very nice stay. I will definitly recommend Surfside Bondi Beach backpackers.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual hostel for backpackers with a nice terrace where you can eat in the sun on benches. Staff is friendly. Free rent of surfboards etc is also very cool ! A big advantage is that it's close to Bondi Beach.

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High River, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Surfside for 3 nights. Had a blast! First off you can get surfboards, skateboards, etc for free! With the place a block away from the beach, I don't know you could get things much better for location. All the staff are very polite and willing to help out anytime. Also, great place to meet lots of people...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Hugely overpriced, very rude owner, the rooms smell like feet. The kitchen is tiny. No milk with my 'free' breakfast? With so many decent hostels in Bondi beach, i wont make the mistake of going to Surf-side again.

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Can't fault this hostel at all comfy beds, clean kitchen great Craic and also staff are great! They recently helped me with my cv printed and corrected any mistakes. Free Surf boards also great location 1 min walk to to beach!

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is awesome, it's right by the beach, friendly staff and free surfboard rentals! I've had a great experience staying here for the week! I came here by myself and immediately made friends because everyone's so friendly! -Ivy G

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North Lawrence, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Bondi beach in a camper van, and the only hostel that was nice enough to just let me use the shower was Surfside. Rich, the guy at the front desk was super nice. It was $5 for the shower. The shower facility was in good condition with plenty of hot water. Although, I can't speak for the...

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Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had been staying in hostels all over Auz for similar prices or cheaper and they were miles better than this. This hostel basically is dirty and unclean. The bathrooms are not clean, and the tv rooms smells so badly of just dirt and being unkept. You don't get free wifi here, and they are a bit cheeky and advertise...

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Address: 35a Hall St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Bondi
Price Range: $38 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Just don't book here.”
 of 5 bubbles Kitcaryall, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The smaller the better for a quality sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles alex311327, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“No good rooms exist at this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 581uffec, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have a little fan get pretty hot”
 of 5 bubbles Fred207, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles BeccaS843, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
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