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    The Original Backpackers Hostel

    160-162 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 169 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We staid 9days and nobody suggested to change the towels or change the sheets which was annoying regarding the price of the room. There was food left overnight in the communal spaces which attracted cockroaches.

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    Thank Karl R
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed three times at Original Backpackers and had the best time I could have in Sydney. The rooms are tiny and individually designed, the kitchen is clean, and the courtyard is perfect for hanging out and meeting new people. The staff is always kind...More

    Thank acta2
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Room looked like a crack den. Smelt like feet. Everyone who walked into the room commented on how awful it smelt. People chucked their clothes and belongings all over the floor. I can't believe I spent $220 to stay in such mess! Noisy guests that...More

    Thank sem95x
    Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

    Really enjoyed my stay in this hostel. Clean rooms, great courtyard, friendly staff and fun atmosphere. Breakfast included which is a bonus. Good position near the harbour and opera house. Would definitely come again.

    Thank vinlepin
    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    The Original Backpackers residence is a great place for our typical low-budget backpackers. One thing I noticed straight away is the great vibe and positive atmosphere all around. The rooms themselves might not be the best in class, but we're in a low-budget backpackers environment!...More

    Thank Marcell1989
    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at The Original Backpackers HostelResponded 4 October 2017

    Thanks for the great review-hope to see you again soon!

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    Room Tips
    "Change sheets and towels Give a room a clean every 2/3days at least. Isolate the room from noise"
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    "If you have trouble with navigation request a downstairs room - getting upstairs is quite exciting."
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