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    Jolly Swagman Backpackers

    27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
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    1 - 5 of 297 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The hostel and room were very messy. Our room also smelt really bad because there is no ventilation. Also the staff is not willingly to help you. We wanted to visit a friend for 2 days. But it was to much trouble for them to...More

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    Thank leonvgemert
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Best hostel so far where we staid. Sam was really helpful und super funny ^^ Every night some deals or free sausage. Also if you want to go to a club they have every night a shuttle service to the club with free entry. If...More

    Thank Jeff R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Not sure why this place is still running. The staff there are absolutely vulgar and will not own up to their own mistakes! There was a problem with the booking (due to their own incompetence) and the guy Joe behind reception even read the email...More

    Thank geroge4982
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi George, I am so very sorry if you feel that I or any of our staff was rude to you. Thats completely NOT part of our service and if ANY of our communications came across rude, then HUGE and humble apologies. Based on our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I have been in this hostel twice, and I will go again if needed ! The location is really good, close to Kings Cross station, in a nice area with bars and restaurants. The hostel is clean (rooms and bathrooms really ok), the staff is...More

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    Thank Camille D
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    HI Camille, Thanks so much for staying with us on both occassions. We are really happy that you've enjoyed our location and all the services that we have to offer. Its always a pleasure for us to host a positive and happy traveller like yourself...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Consistently good throughout the hostel, good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff. The kitchen is well equipped and the free breakfast is on point as well. It is also situated near the train station where you can easily access the rest of Sydney.More

    Thank Dylan B
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    HI Dylan, thank you so much for staying with us. Really glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us, from the location, kitchen and free breakfast. Its awesome that you have mentioned the atmosphere. A positive atmosphere comes down to YOU (and all the...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$28 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
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    Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
    This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
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