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    Jolly Swagman Backpackers

    27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    2017-08-27 2017-08-28
    US$64
    US$48
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    Traveller (44)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good34%
    • Average24%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible10%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 287 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Not really clean and its quite far from turistic places. The free breakfast is terrible and the service was not really thoughful since they do not help you a lot as you expect. But I was just one night so it could be good.

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    Thank roxanach788
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Only stayed for 1 night. Unfortunately didn't arrive until 12 am due to my bus running late. Checked in, didn't get shown to my room so I had to find it on my own. And of course the roommates were all asleep (which I mean...More

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    Thank 587anon
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    This is a great cheap hostel in King's Cross if you are just looking for a clean, safe bed. There are lockers to store valuables and the rooms also have locks. The other amenities are not great. You basically have to hug the wall to...More

    Thank Nicole S
    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    I had my doubts but this hostel was just right. It wasn't very busy or loud and had comfortable beds and good shower. Free breakfast and wifi included and the staff was super helpful and friendly. It was a short walk from King's Cross station.More

    Thank Stadiki
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 19 June 2017

    Thanks so much for staying at the Jolly Swagman backpackers. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay, and so pleased that our team of staff helped you enjoy your time in Sydney (that is always our goal!). Happy travels and hope to see...More

    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    nice stay for singles and bachelors but not so good if you are going to stay with multiple family members,overall good experience as far as location is concerned , near to shops and restaurants and bus serviceMore

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    Thank holla27
    Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 19 June 2017

    Thanks so much for staying with us and for your review. You are right, we are so lucky with our location, just a short walk to all the major sights of Sydney including the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney CBD, etc, and...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
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    • Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hotel Sydney
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    Traveller (44)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (29)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    andra g
    9 August 2015|
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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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    "Book another hostel"
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    "The double rooms are all on the third floor and there is no lift. If you book a double make sure you are fit..."
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    "Avoid the ground floor, means a trek to the 1st floor for bathrooms. Also these are beside the laundry so..."
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    "Get the private room if you can afford it."
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