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Home Backpackers

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

AED 81+

Overall guest ratings

6.1/10 Good
Based on 390 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 4.5
  • 3.6
  • 3.1

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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 390 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      4.9 "51% thought it was too noisy."
      0.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 93%."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "74% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      0.4 "96% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      1.3 "87% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 93%."
      2.5 "75% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.3 "Terrible amenities."
      1.1 "89% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 222 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.8 "52% thought it was too noisy."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      2.8 "72% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.2 "78% had problems with the shower."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.7 "73% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.2 "Terrible amenities."
      1.1 "89% thought the building wasn't nice."

    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 15 reviews
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.2 "Awful rooms."

    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 152 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% thought it was too noisy."
    • 2.7 "Awful rooms."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% complained about the bathroom."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 1.2 "Terrible amenities."
      1.0 "90% thought the building wasn't nice."
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