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Strathmore, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This hostel was the worst experience of my Life. Not up to health and safety standards. Cockroaches in the rooms, extremely dirty, staff don't speak English well, some at all. Because I was checking out early I got put into a different room that was worse than my original room. No cutlery, dirty sheets, bathrooms falling apart. Can not say... More 

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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Cockroaches, no cold water, won't accept credit card, sheets not clean. This place has it all. Advertised free parking then wouldn't let us in unless we were staying for more than seven days. Never again!

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Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in heaps of hostels and this one is actually be far the worst. Bedbugs, horrible facilities, dirty/revolting. Actually slept in car in carpark as didn't want to go back inside! I say carpark... It was a space with as many cars rammed in as possible. If your car is in the back you're not getting back out without... More 

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Melbourne
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Too expensive for what is offered, falling apart, dirty, moldy, stinky, full of junkies and drug users. There are many other options nearby, also backpacker on the budget side that could be a bit better off. Besides the staff that was ok, everything else is rubbish, kitchen is dirty with old and broken appliances, problematic guests, one tried to rip... More 

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Thank ddflach
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2,448 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This cannot even stand for a hostel. Slum house or something like this. Bathroom, showers full of pubics, looks like it never has been cleaned. Breakfast included what stands for a raising bread if you're lucky to find it. Etremely noisy, every night party till 2. Smelly, old place that somehow is getting renovted so you're have a feeling like... More 

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Thank KarolaRS
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This hostel is from my own experience the most nasty, dirty, shabby and grose hostel that is possible to find. I sincerely mean that you could be better off by living on the street. Everything about this place is really shady. They don't take payment by card, and the whole facade are worn out and in a really bad condition.... More 

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Thank Kristoffer V
York, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Even one star is generous for this place. We 3 girls arrived having booked a 4 bed room for us to have our own space, however were placed into a 6-bed, yet still charged the 4-bed fee. Trying to explain your frustration to the Chinese guy on the desk was like lighting a fire with wet matches. The showers have... More 

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Thank lizzies2904
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

"Trash room" Dirty bed. Dirty shower room. Dirty kitchen. Dirty window. Dirty light. Only this room have Dirty.

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1 Thank 지현 박
Berlin, Germany
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

When we arrived there were no two beds in one room as we had booked, instead we were placed in separate rooms. We insisted to take a look at different rooms as the first option offered looked abysmal, but all 4 or 5 rooms we saw looked pretty much the same. Staff lived (and cooked) permanently in some of them... More 

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Thank Dobrin K
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014

That hostel was awful. There were more cockroach and other bugs than people. The building look like it will collapse. In roofs there were mold. The room where we stayed one night look like there weren't vacuumed long time.

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2 Thank Janika P

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Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colourful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighbourhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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Address: 141 Commonwealth St. Surry HIlls, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: $27 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Sorry, but no rooms here are any good.”
 of 5 bubbles 605kristofferv, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“Chose a better hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles dobrink, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“there's no chance to get a good room at all.”
 of 5 bubbles RiccardoR638, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Double rooms are the best but expensive at $170 Per Week. Or Double with ensuite, Dorm Room 4, 6, 8 Beds.Available.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonO134, 7 Jan 2012 | Read review
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