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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A good a week spent here. In a 6 bed dorm cleaned every morning. Showers available 24 hours a day. Would have been amazing if our intention staying here was to party every night. A courtyard for drinks closing at 10 follwed by the blue room equipped with beer pong and seated area. Breakfast included which wa san amzing help....

1Thank JamieR0se
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Staff extremely helpful and friendly. AMAZING breakfast included with pancakes, eggs, beans e.c.t. - Comfy, clean rooms with plenty of space. Quite at night. Showers either freezing or hot, and limited amount so had to wait most days, but not too bothered about this as everything else is so great! Only issue was the kitchen was unbearably hot to stand...

1Thank katy_thomas_1994
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stayed at this hostel from Dec 27-Jan 03 and then Jan 10-12. ET is the manager and is the man. Always willing to help and always courteous. The hostel has good wi-fi and the rooms are ideal for a hostel. Everyone at the hostel was friendly, The hostel does a great job of organizing and executing events, which is a...

Thank Haran K
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel itself is friendly and had a range of activities over the festive period. However the rooms were very dark and cramped, I was in a 10 bed and then 12 bed dorm and I felt like I was always in someone's way. The lack of aircon was also a problem. Me and friends would wake up in a...

Thank Roseanna L
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Good location and very good to meet new people. The breakfast was nice and the girls in charge were always sure that we have plenty of food. convenient, but the room was so dark, with only as small window and bad ventilation so was always smelly AND we saw a huge rat!! we're on tv room just chilling and we...

Thank Javiera A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Pretty standard 10-bed room, although surprisingly comfortable mattresses. Very friendly staff, especially the guy with the dreads! Location was great, close to Kings Cross train station and also a reasonable walk to Circular Quay/Hyde Park. The neighborhood it's in isn't exactly the nicest, but it's a good place for a backpacker's hostel and not unsafe. Also had free breakfast every...

Thank Zachous
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed for my last night in Sydney and it was the best hostel I have stayed in so far. Rooms are clean and comfortable, there is free wi-fi and the price includes breakfast in the morning. A bit out of the way from city centre but it is very close to Kings Cross station if you cant be bothered...

Thank David K
Ithaca, New York, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The hostel is cheap and in a central location. The free breakfast is very good (the best thing about the hostel actually). If you stay 4 nights or more, they pay for the airport transfer to the hostel so good deal. I stayed in the female dorm. Small and crammed but clean. The bathroom was not always clean. The staff...

1Thank Kunbi A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly cheap hostel, compared to a lot in Sydney, and perfectly adequate for the backpacker lifestyle! The rooms and bathrooms were kept clean, showers were good! During our stay, the breakfast was moved from within the hostel, to Mad Monkey's next door. This is a massive improvement, Mad Monkeys breakfast was amazing! With the choice of toast...

Thank Aaron_n_Jules
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Staff are very helpful - especially ET always about to give directions to places Good connection links to get around Sydney via kings cross station Very social always something going on to get everyone involved Facilities are average abit run down Over all good hostel would return if in the area again

Thank Tayla J

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Staying in Kings Cross

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Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross," Sydney's red light district. These new rules have encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters, however, who will dance to the early morning hours on weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor houses owned the place. Today, one can still find a variety of adult entertainment venues in this evolving area.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hump Backpackers is a fun, clean and secure hostel located in the centre of Kings Cross, Sydney. It is owned and operated by Nathan and Adrian, 2 brothers from Sydney who are supported by an enthusiastic, young and fun-loving team. If you are after a home away from home in an unbeatable location then Hump Backpackpackers is the place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hump Backpackers

Address: 40 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly The Globe Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Kings Cross
Price Range: $25 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hump Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Bring a padlock and be patient with the WiFi”
CamiloBB, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Just book it ;)”
fabienr749, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I would recommend a room from the backside because they are not that noisy as the ones facing to the street. The wifi works best on lower levels but the rooms on the top levels are more quiet.”
725julian, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Lower floors have better internet connection.”
ChrisBroad, 19 May 2014 | Read review
“if you want a quiet room stay on the top floor”
Holiday1990, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
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