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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Accommodation in Sydney, and Australia in general is ridiculously expensive. Having just come from from NZ, we got a bit of sticker shock about the prices of dorm beds in hostels. But that being a common trend of any hostel in Australia, I'll overlook the value for money and comment on the hostel for what it was and where it...

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Rennes, France
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We stayed there for a few weeks and we can say that it was definitly the best place we ever stayed in Australia ! We had so much fun there ! The owners are very friendly, we'll never forget them and all the good stuff we did thanks to them ! They are always here to help you or to...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I stayed at a Jackaroo Kings Cross on 3 separate occasions, each for a few nights. The staff are always super welcoming, helpful, and keep the place really clean. FWF is obviously a great Friday kick-starter that lends no excuse to not getting involved and meeting your 'neighbours'. Everyone was super chill and easy to get along with. It's nice...

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Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Jackaroo is by far the best hostel i have ever stayed in! I have visited Sydney many times and id never stay anywhere other then than this hostel. Not only is it by far the cleanest hostel with great facilities, quite comfortable bedrooms and spacious clean bathrooms but it has a wonderful atmosphere with great staff. Its very sociable and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Without a doubt the best hostel to stay in if you are visiting Sydney. I started my travels here in August 2011. I walked down the stairs to reception a scared 18 year old lone traveller. I left 7 months later with a group of friends I will never lose contact with and enough photos and memories to fill a...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 May 2013

I stayed in the Jackaroo Hostel twice during my stay in Australia and can’t wait to go back. The location is just perfect if you like to go sightseeing, go out and meet people or hang out on one of the beautiful beaches. It’s next to the Kings cross station where you have supermarkets, restaurants, bars and nightclubs around. The...

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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Stayed there a month till finding my flat. Was well located to roam in sydney and staff was really lovelly and helpfull and The place was neat Will stay there next time i pass by sydney for sure. Thankd guys!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2013

My personal experience of Jackaroo was a positive one resulting in me staying there for 8 months Location is excellent as the hostel is next door to a main train station, has various bus stops near by and there are plenty of shops, supermarkets, bars and the city centre are within walking distance. Living in Kings Cross didn't bother me...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2013

This hostel by far is the most memorable place I have stayed in my travels. It was by sheer luck that I ended up here, but I am so glad I did. The hostel itself is amazing, but it's the owners and staff that really make this place top the list. They know exactly what backpackers are looking for and...

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This place is wicked. I intended to stay in Sydney for only a couple of months, but ended up there for just over 6, in no small part due to the Jackaroo. The place is extremely well looked after and clean, has lots of facilities, and has plenty of stuff for you to do. Every day there are activities for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Jackaroo Hostel Kings Cross, Sydney's newest hostel, The 'Jackaroo Hostel' is more than you could ever expect. Its unique, it’s different. It’s an experience, because we want it that way. The Jackaroo Hostel, located in the hip area of Kings Cross, is a cool haven for the international traveller, in the heart of Sydney Australia.The Jackaroo Hostel is a family run hostel. Owned and operated by best friends and brothers Robert and Jade Smith. We understand that the Jackaroo Hostel will be the centre of your Sydney experience, and we want it to be memorable. We love Sydney, and we want you to love it too.We offer quality affordable accommodation. Double rooms, Twin with ensuite, 4 and 6 bed dorms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jackaroo Hostel

Address: 107-109 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $34 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jackaroo Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Off street”
 of 5 bubbles Girlabouttown007, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ROOM 6!! Private bathroom for 4 people, a window that opens lol”
 of 5 bubbles karendaly88, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not on the first floor. #17 was relatively good (window to the other side, double bed)”
 of 5 bubbles L9052CK_, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 has a great window which gives natural light + a view of the street below”
 of 5 bubbles MaxHPreece, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose the ensuite form room if you have difficulty climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles macedonboy, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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