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Base Backpackers

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  • Average22%
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“east coast trip”(14 reviews)
“darling harbour”(65 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It was a nice place to stay, of course very central to any place you would like to visit in Sydney. The staff were helpful. But on our first night my friend and I did not get a room together as we booked. We had...More

Thank selmafjell
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

Hey mate, thank you for leaving a review! We are sorry about the mess!! We hope you enjoyed your stay overall! Much love, Base Crew

Reviewed 8 March 2017

The staff on check in treated you like a number - there were several of us waiting to check in but instead of doing us all and then chatting about amenities in one go, there was just no discussion about anything. I was not told...More

Thank bridget_melbourne
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for leaving a review with us, Bridget! We apologise for the inconvenience. It mustve been very busy at reception. It takes a bit longer to check in on Tipi as well, but it actually makes a lot of things easier and more secure...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with my partner overnight during Mardi Gras. We stayed in a private room and it didn't have it's own shower and toilet which is OK because the toilet and shower were located just outside our room. The shower is private and is only...More

Thank thetraveller1192
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review with us! We are glad you liked our facilities and hope you enjoyed your stay here with us. Much love, Base Crew

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Rooms were more expensive than other Hostels (payed $55/night for an 8 bed). Cleanliness was only ok. Kitchen equipment was ok-ish. WiFi is stupidily expensive at $7/day ($20/week). About twice as much as in every other hostel. Only good thing about this hostel is the...More

Thank Jan W
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for leaving a review with us, Jan! The price was an exception for the Mardi Gras Weekend. Usually the rates are lower. Sorry about that! We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We hope you enjoyed your stay overall! Much love, Base Crew

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here in a private room for a girls weekend away with a couple of friends. We thought that the accomodation was great considering the price that we paid, Sydney is well known for its expensive hotels so we were impressed with what we...More

Thank Jaye L
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with us!! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and also that you are coming back soon!! Much love, Base Crew

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Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$24 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$24 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (78)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Nearby
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Victoria C
7 November 2017|
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Response from Connor Y | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure lad
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bleachedquasar
23 February 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey W |
No. When you enter the accomodation ground floor there are a number of tablets you can do to put your details i. then walk to reception and pay and get key card for door
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bleachedquasar
23 February 2017|
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Response from tomworthington1994 | Reviewed this property |
I used to work there as the activities role, basically using tipi ideally is the best way for you guys to see what's going on at the hostel, unfortunately it takes ages to sign up and no one reads the messages through tipi
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"Ladies, book into The Sanctuary – it's well worth the extra few dollars"
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"I would stay here again in a single room for a cheap price. Lo"
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"Music goes 24/7"
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"Ask not to be near the bar - if that's possible."
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