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    Elephant Backpacker

    50 Sir John Young Cres | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
    US$56
    US$37
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    Traveller (116)
    Room & Suite (38)
    Dining (11)
    Overview
    • Excellent6%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible40%
    Travellers talk about
    “clean linen” (7 reviews)
    “tv room” (7 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Room Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 326 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Centrally located and easy to access by public transport. Affordable prices and friendly staff. The common areas are not clean. And use of bathrooms is a real problem as there's only one available at every floor.

    Thank panayiotis57
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Hostel has no functional facilities. It seems that it is going to shut down and they just try to survive and the consequences are to get one Bed but nothing better. rooms: no heater, no stabil beds, night lights to read a book, windows...More

    Thank cubanos2017
    Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

    Me and my friend booked here for one night after a flight as it was the cheapest place that came up . We have stayed in many hostels and this was by far the dirtiest / smelliest place we have ever seen. Even Thailand was...More

    Thank Holly T
    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    Dirty barthrooms, dirty shower, dirty hall ways, dirty room, beds semi clean, unfriendly staff (and I'm easy to please actually) at all times, noisy street. Rooms and hostel is unlocked all day/night so anyone can walk in. Not so safe. "Dirty frat house" said another...More

    Thank John S
    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    We booked a private room at Elephant backpackers for next weekend. However, after reading some terrible reviews, we decided not to ruin our weekend by staying here. We have emailed 5 times and had no replies to the emails. We have phoned around 10 times,...More

    Thank Annie P
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 45
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
    • Also Known As
    • Elephant Backpacker Hotel Sydney
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    Rikawa
    30 December 2016|
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    Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
    it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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    "Third floor rooms quietest of all!"
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    "The 3rd floor rooms are the quietest if that is what u are after."
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    "Breakfast is in cafe which is hidden a bit down a corridor - check it out though!"
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    "Don't book here at all."
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