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Home Backpackers

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

RM 98+

Overall guest ratings

6.1/10 Good
Based on 414 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.3
  • 4.0
  • 3.4

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  • Train station is close

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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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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.1 Good
    Based on 414 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.2 "Internet is average."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      4.7 "53% thought it was too noisy."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
      2.2 "78% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
      1.7 "83% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "60% found problems with the furniture."
      2.2 "78% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.5 "75% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.9 "Terrible amenities."
      1.8 "82% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.0 "70% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall rating

    6.4 Good
    Based on 211 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.2 "Internet is average."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.7 "53% thought it was too noisy."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
    • 3.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      2.2 "78% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 2.7 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.4 "76% thought it was rather dirty."

    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 28 reviews
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."

    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 173 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
    • 3.2 "Awful rooms."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% complained about the bathroom."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "74% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.8 "Terrible amenities."
      1.5 "85% thought the building wasn't nice."
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