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Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was surprised to see this place listed as a hotel since last time I stayed there two years ago, it was a hostel. I signed up for a twin room and that's what you get - a room with two beds and THAT'S IT. Nowhere other than the floor to put your stuff, no hooks, no cupboards, nothing. Walls are...

Thank Joona S
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This place is really nice and in a great location, with some really simple changes it could improve immensely! You have to pay for wifi ($3 a day!) the kitchen is far too small and often dirty. The common room was full of flies. There are very limited power sockets in the rooms. However, the rooms themselves are good and...

Thank George M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was put in a dorm with four young girls who had spread their stuff out all round the room that it looked like their rucksacks had exploded. Despite the window being open the room stank of feet. The building is dark and in desperate need of some money being spent on it. I understand that the décor probably doesn't...

Thank AliMac1169
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel is conveniently located between a 5-10 minute walk from Sydney central and is relatively cheap. The facilities are mostly clean and modern and the aircon was a god send. The desk staff are friendly and helpful and you're able to leave your luggage in a room after check out free of charge which is also good. My only...

Thank Lois H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am not too sure about this hostel in terms of the rooms that are contained within this old Victorian styled terrace - i.e fire hazard - no fire exit stairway or possible escape alternative in event of fire and some old roofing in top rooms. There is a more modern building annexed at back which I have not been...

Thank eheffernan4
Granada, Spain
Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are looking for a place where to stay no more than 2 or 3 nights this is a good place. It has good services as free breakfast (bread and cereals with milk, coffee and tea) or the free shuttle bus from the airport (up to $15). They also give you linen and towels. The worse part is that...

Thank AnaGonzalezGarnica
St Kilda
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with a group of friends awhile back. I stayed in a separate room to the group as I was always the first up for work and needed sleep. The guys were in a room out by the car park and I was next to the kitchen. With a big room comes a bit of mess. Even more so...

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice. Both times not comfortable. No fresh air. Sealed windows. Air con units you cant control & remotes with no batteries. Fridge not cold enough. Shower with broken handle. Squeaky beds. Other time no blankets available & was freezing. On the plus side, room was quiet enough. And have a very chilled/liberal attitude. If staying here would get...

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I would stay here again. Not fancy, but neither is the price. The single private rooms with ensuite were quite adequate and great for a budget traveller. Note that you have to buy a $5 zipped mesh bag if you want to use the communal fridges, but once you have the bag the system is very practical and the bag...

Thank Trippfeed
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The worst thing, it was pretty dirty and the linens were awful. I slept with my jacket and long trainings on to prevent my skin on touching the linens. Exaggerated much? I'm not a clean freak but this was a big no for me. I even moved to another place on my 3rd day in syd. Well you get what...

Thank shellemyang

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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Village Surry Hills is located smack-bang in vibrant Surry Hills. We're just a 5 minute walk to the city and Central Station, and a quick train or bus ride to the beach. Experience living like a local in a popular and trendy neighbourhood, while having Sydney's most iconic sights at your fingertips! Our quality accommodation is in a heritage building with modern renovations and a touch of industrial style. We've got a range of dorm and private rooms to suit every guest and budget, and a friendly vibe that will have you feeling right at home! Our modern and comfortable communal areas are the perfect place to meet fellow travelers. Cook up a storm with new friends in our communal kitchen and eat alfresco in our dining area. Sit in the courtyard and soak up the sunshine, or chill out and watch a movie in our comfy TV lounge while you plan your next adventure! We offer weekly hostel events including BBQ's, Movie Nights and more, as well as a free breakfast provided daily to start your day the right way. Our friendly staff will ensure that you enjoy your stay, and will happily their local knowledge and tips about the best places to see! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Village Surry Hills

Address: 207 Cleveland St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2016, Australia (Formerly Alfred Park Accommodation)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $36 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Village Surry Hills 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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Alfred Park Hotel Sydney
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“Perhaps ask for room in brick building at back.”
 of 5 bubbles eheffernan4, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick the private room option, otherwise you'll be bunking with strangers”
 of 5 bubbles jessh468, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own towels”
 of 5 bubbles 898katis, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“don't stay on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles m0hanishs, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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