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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Rooms are smelly. Front desk is closed all afternoon. There's only a 2 hour free WiFi. Breakfast starts at 8am so don't count on it if you want to start your day early ! My room had at party in the middle of the night in the "quiet area" but on a positive note; beds were comfy !

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Strathmore, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

From the info I had been given Bondi was a mess but all tourists wanted to visit. When the Olympic games headed to Sydney they made sure to have Bondi refaced for all the tourism. They did a great job. It really needed to be cleaned up and back to a beautiful beach that it use to be. So many...

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Thank ern678
Reviewed 25 August 2015

i had a wicked 2 weeks at Surfside, all the staff were great especially Roxy and Lily behind reception. They went out of there way to make sure it was a Christmas i wil always remember. I met lots of cool people that i was sad to say bye to. Defo recommend Surfside

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Thank Max B
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The website and description (and Facebook reviews) are outright lies. Spent three nights here and was horrified by the "amenities" provided. Stayed in a "private double room" which was a dorm with a double bed that no one else had booked. The mattress was extremely uncomfortable and disgusting (only to be discovered right before leaving after stripping the bed.) The...

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1Thank Kitcaryall
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Staff were friendly but the place was filthy. The rooms were dirty and cramped. There were only 2 men's toilets which were only cleaned in the morning by night there urine and fecal stains were everywhere. Showers weren't much better. They advertise a "free" breakfast but the milk had been left out all night and had expired 2 weeks ago...

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Thank Kelvin234
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The ONLY good thing about this hostel is the fact it is a short walk from the beach and they definitely use this to their advantage. The room was filthy, and there were 2 toilets and 3 showers for girls for about 14 dorm rooms, and 1 of the toilet doors didn't even shut. It was just disgusting, there were...

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Thank Eleanor T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

good thing about the hostel is that its literally right on bondi beach. the rooms were cramped but they supplied crates for your clothes so that was good especially for mixed dorms. toilets were small though, only two in the girls for the whole hostel. think the place needs a refurbishment its not very nice to live in lol. Kitchen...

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Thank shannonryanair
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice atmosphere and free breakfast. I would recommend this place to anybody coming to Bondi and it located right next to the beach. You can hire any surf boards and skateboards free too

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Thank Ross92929
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This hostel is quite honestly a dump. I cannot explain how much I despise this place. Me and two friends stayed here for a couple of nights before Christmas and is by far the WORST hostel any of us have ever stayed in. The staff were horrendous, don't think I have ever met such rude people and as for the...

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3Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Awesome hostel. Awesome people! Close to the beach with nice selection of free surfboards and boogie boards. Very close to the supermarket and liquor store which is very important at Bondi. Fast WiFi and generally good value for money.

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Bondi Beach
An iconic Australian suburb, Bondi Beach is famous for its fantastic beaches and views. Once the domain of backpackers, hundreds of tourists from all over the world descend en masse to Bondi in December ready to enjoy the "Aussie summer". Bondi Beach boasts impressive ocean views all along the many restaurants and bars on Campbell Parade. Wake up early and take a dip in the surf before walking the scenic stretch from Bondi to Coogee Beach. Stroll through the Saturday organic markets in North Bondi or grab some fish and chips and relax in the grassy area opposite the beach. For more upscale cuisine, head down to Hall Street where a range of new eateries have recently opened. Just make sure to save enough energy for the buzzing nightlife Bondi Beach has to offer.
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Additional Information about Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

Address: 35a Hall St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Bondi > Bondi Beach
Price Range: $24 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Just don't book here.”
Kitcaryall, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The smaller the better for a quality sleep.”
alex311327, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“No good rooms exist at this place.”
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“All rooms have a little fan get pretty hot”
Fred207, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
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