Home Backpackers Hostel Sydney

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Average rate: $19 - Hotel class: 2 stars
238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, Australia

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bowerjd bowerjd
1 reviews
Nice hostel in the heart of Sydney Apr 09, 2011
I stayed two nights at this hostel in downtown Sydney and can recommend it as a good, cheap place to stay in Sydney especially considering hotels in the area go for 10 times as much per night. The rooms were clean and the bed was just fine. There were several different bathrooms to choose from and they were all clean with no problems. There is a free shuttle bus you can catch just outside that makes a loop around downtown Sydney.
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cloudsofsand cloudsof…
2 reviews
Much better than you might expect Mar 31, 2011
Soooo, pretty much, it's a simple hostel which isn't amazingly clean or modern. But it's cheap and cheerful. The best bit about it is it's location. Elizabeth street. Right where you want to be! You can walk places, or if you're feeling lazy you can get the free city bus which stops right outside!
wanderwoman wanderwo…
2 reviews
Home Backpackers Hoste Sydney Nov 26, 2010
I can honestly blame this selection on a traveling companion... not up to any standard outside India.....luckily only there for 2 nights.

No one opened up on time (8am) so the $20 room key deposit was nearly impossible to collect if you had an early departure time (like before 9 am). The tv reception was broken rabbit ears. The toilet facilities were co-ed and the women's shower area consisted of 2 tiny stalls with a broken sink and no room to put your clothes and it was all moldy. Generally there seems to be a side A and a side B to the layout with side A being the more poorly kept. The stairs on side A are narrow and steep and have only a partial railing. The rates are consistent with other hostels in the area: $65 a night/online but one would do well to heed the reviews before taking a room here. On the positive side, we did not encounter bedbugs (the newest worry in hostels).

The location is close to Sydney Central Station but so are a dozen other hostels. My advice is to choose one of the others... most appeared to be in much better condition. The photos of the rooms for this place are not what you will find... nothing to even set your luggage on, book a room with twin beds and get a double bed, nothing really positive to say of this place.
JesperDK JesperDK
17 reviews
Home Backpackers May 21, 2010
Home Backpackers Sydney

A small, boring and incredibly hot hostel. If you walk down the streets of Sydney, and feel cold, just check in at the Home Backpackers, is extremely hot in all the dorms and the small rooms, and the small fans doesn't help. Don't go there in the summertimes.

The staff is not visible for the guests, they just sit at the counter and play the computer, and are not very helpful.

The hostel is clean, but the bathrooms are small and dirty..

There is no security, or any kind of safety for the guests

Home Backpackers Hostel Amenities

  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Kitchenette
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Ticket Service
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • En suite
  • Luggage Storage
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Self Laundry

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