Overview

Home Backpackers

238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
+61 292 119 111

RM 90+

Overall guest ratings

6.2/10 Good
Based on 443 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.8
  • 4.4
  • 4.0

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    About

    Location.

    Located in Surry Hills (Darlinghurst - Surry Hills), Home Backpackers is close to Capitol Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and Darling Harbour. Also nearby are Circular Quay and World Square Shopping Centre.

    Property Features.

    In addition to a rooftop terrace and tour/ticket assistance, Home Backpackers features coin-operated laundry and ironing facilities and 2 fully equipped shared/communal kitchens. TV rooms and a comfy lounge are available, and there is free WiFi throughout. Additional amenities include a safe deposit box at the front desk, and for a surcharge guests have access to a roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours.

    Guestrooms.

    The 36 smoke-free guestrooms have shared or private bathrooms. Free WiFi, fans, bedside tables, linen, and blackout curtains are provided in all rooms, while some rooms have convenient mini-fridges.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • No smoking
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 443 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.8 "Good value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.2 "82% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.9 "51% thought it was too noisy."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.9 "71% had problems with the shower."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      1.3 "87% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      3.4 "66% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
      4.2 "58% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.3 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.4 "66% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Overall rating

    6.4 Good
    Based on 221 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.4 "84% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "72% had problems with the shower."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."

    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 26 reviews
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."

    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 194 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.9 "Good value."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.5 "55% thought it was too noisy."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
    • 3.3 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.2 "Terrible amenities."
      2.0 "80% thought the building wasn't nice."
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