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Reviewed 16 January 2015

If I could give it less than one star I would! My sister and I stayed here for one night, we checked in and went out for the day, when we got back our bags had been took out of the room as they'd double booked and we weren't not the System. We were given a private room which we...

2Thank Ash_Clarke
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

If I could give it any less stars I would. Dirty filthy horrible hostel! It was the first hostel I'd been to after Melbourne and was the worst in my life. To start the entrance looked like a brothel and I never felt safe on that street at night. The rooms were very bad with 1 shared shower room on...

2Thank Dublingirl92
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Very cheap hostel until the holidays then the price doubles over night to $50 per person a night for a four bedroom. Basically all the windows or screens are broken so you have to pick from getting eaten alive by bugs at night or sweating to death in your sleep, either or you don't get a lot of sleep! The...

2Thank Braden F
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

We booked in for a week but ended up staying 2 nights. The hostel is ridden with bed bugs and cockroaches. The staff were unhelpful and rude. When we complained about bed bug bites they said it was mosquito bites. They moved us to another room that had no windows and the sheets were dirty, the kitchen smells disgusting and...

2Thank David T
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Ill maintained, and pathetic. Room bed quality was marginal but everything else was pathetic. The family room: basin tap was not working and the pipe was unconnected. The place was infested with mosquitoes. Kitchen was a nightmare experience. Just no vessels: cups, bowls, spoons etc. Cockroaches were loitered around the kitchen in the morning. Kitchen was dirty and stenched. An...

3Thank Seema S
Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

If you search for budget accomodations in Sydney, certainly City Resort will be one of the first you'll find. By the pictures on their website, the place is okay for the price, but when you arrive there, you won't find the same reasonable place you booked. The hostel is dirty and old with cockroaches everywhere. You'll be lucky if you...

3Thank CamiAloha
Reviewed 1 December 2014

It is the worst hostel I've ever stayed at. I arrived and was the first guy in a 4 Bedroom, but the room wasn't clean,I just saw rubbish and food from the last visitors and dirt in each corner. Cockroaches inclusive. Bathroom: After taking a shower you don't even feel clean because there's so much mold everywhere. Kitchen: Not even...

4Thank David R
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Is the right place if you are looking for a thrilling environment and for testing your tolerance level. Make sure to have the following skills before booking here: ability to adapt and animals-lover since the place seems to be a resort for bugs more than for people... The beds where enough comfortable,the locations is too bad (5m walking far from...

3Thank domyp61
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Disgusting, should have left when I saw the place. Reception was awful, room not locked with people wandering in and out. Whole place smelt of body odor and feet. Room had probably never been cleaned, bathroom was worse. Bugs and cobwebs decorated the ceiling and the sheets stank of cigarette smoke, and I'm quite sure I could see stuff crawling...

4Thank GReed14
Reviewed 28 November 2014

On arrival I found myself repelled at how filthy this place was. The hostel staff were very unfriendly and the place stunk of cannabis and tobacco smoke. The room was small with two beds that had filthy sheets with horrible brown and yellow stains on them even after the cleaners had been there, the shower in the room stunk of...

3Thank hobartswagmaster

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City Resort Hostel is located away from the noisy streets of Kings Cross and the City but in walking distance to everything you need. We are just 7 minutes walk from the City and 15 minutes walk from the Opera House. City Resort Hostel provides clean, comfortable accommodation at a price you can easily afford. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Resort Hostel

Address: 103 - 105 Palmer St | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $75 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Resort Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Everything here is amazing! I have absolutely no complaints. Thank you :)”
 of 5 bubbles sholii, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not even think about sleeping here”
 of 5 bubbles Laureline64, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My request for ground-level was fulfilled by a room two long staircases up.”
 of 5 bubbles evav128, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles 300bethanym, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“Do not go for the six bedroom, you'll be packed like a can of sardines.”
 of 5 bubbles 884bradenf, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
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