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Asylum Sydney

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed her for 2 nights and was impressed with the condition of the hostel; the bathrooms were extremely clean and air ventilation was good. There were some love graffitis on the walls and bathroom doors, so its a pretty cool place to stay. The pillow and bed were comfy, our dorm has a fridge and a balcony, so it was...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The advertisement indicated a beautiful view of the river but we had no view at all. The towels were stained and wash basin cracked The staff were very polite and helpful and the site was very convenient for sightseeing

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Placerville, California
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The best thing about this hostel is the location. About a minute walk from Kings Cross station, so practically any place in Sydney is accessible. The grocery store is about 2 minutes away, and there are lots of places to eat and bars nearby. The surrounding area is safe even late at night since there are so many people along...

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1Thank Jeremiah D
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Really nice hostel to stay, friendly and competent staff, the boss's a cool guy also. :) It's within 15 minutes of walk to all relevent sightseeing stuff. The people are lovely and create altogether a nice hostel athmosphere. Would stay again all times. Free pancakes on sunday people.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend! It is a very comfortable, and clean hostel in an excellent location, right in the backpacker area of Sydney (close to everything). Great common areas n FREE internet and breakfast!!!

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I Had the best welcome Ever at Asylum - this hostel is situated in a amazing location , only 1 minutes from kings cross station. Outside full of shops, restaurants , pubs , super market . The Staff is so nice , and they really take care of you . Amazing common area outside and nice tv room inside -...

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antonyhb, Manager at Asylum Sydney, responded to this review

Thanks mate, It was a pleasure having you stay and ensure you made the most out of your stay. When Im in Rome I will 100% come and stay with you. Best regards Team Asylum

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights. The people were lovely, no issues at all. The noise was fair. I mean, it was loud on the Friday night in the social room but I was on the floor above so it didn't bother me much (had the fan on in my room. It was HOT! Drowned out the base). The staff were...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Dingy, dirty and very small for the amount of people. The wifi doesn't work very well, the rooms don't get cleaned properly, it's full of long termers who are all clicky and the lounge area is tiny. Would never go back.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here if over 25. The hostel is grimy and in desperate need of refurbishing. Wifi was unreliable. There was a dog odour around. We were told there was breakfast included which was a loaf of bread and a tub of butter. We were followed in by homeless men when returning in the evening. Definitely a party hostel...

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Arnsberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is a home away from home! its carpets and Bella the dog, The lovely people and the cosy atmosphere make you feel at home straight away! You can have your own space or the company in the common areas if you would like. The bathrooms are all clean and well looked after and so is the kitchen. Its...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally Located in Kings Cross, 2 minutes from station. CBD, Chinatown, Harbour Bridge, Opera House all within 25 minutes walk. All beds come with breakfast(in-house), dinner at The Old Fitzroy Hotel (inc. 50% off 1st drink) and complimentary internet 24/7. Rooms with spectacular City/Harbour Bridge/Opera House views available. Recent refurbished, security enhanced. Join our Legendary pub crawls! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Asylum Sydney

Address: 201-203 Brougham Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $30 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Stairs are abit narrow, so be careful”
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nurulshima14, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Suitable for those with a low budget”
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“Romm 33 for breathtaking view on Sydney from your bed.”
aleksejr2017, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 34, excellent vievs of sydney skyline”
811hartmutr, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“top floor away from the communal areas if you want quiet”
mariepL7795DC, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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