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Elephant Backpacker

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible39%
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“budget hostel”(5 reviews)
“clean linen”(7 reviews)
“big hostel”(8 reviews)
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

I really liked this hotel. It's walking distance from the city train station and quite close to City. Facilities were generally quite clean. Wifi works on ground and first floor and consistent. Staff were really friendly and helpful. The hotel has a no alcohol policy...More

1  Thank Meridith1111
Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 9 January 2017

Hello, Thank you for writing your review Meredith. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to have you as a guest again in the future.

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stuff was very nice Kitchen and Bathrooms were ok Rooms are big and they coul'd be more clean....the mattrasses aren't comfortable, but for the price ok... I like that they have an elevator and that the hostel is wheelchair-accsessible. The bar downstairs is just not...More

Thank bily2
Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 9 January 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Overall it seems you had a pleasant stay. The cafe & bar is a small area for our guests to socialise and has very cheap rates for alcohol and food.

Reviewed 22 December 2016

I was rather nervous booking and staying in this hostel cause the recent reviews were terrible. BUT I was surprisedas it was in a good location, my 4 bed dorm was clean and cleaned daily. The linen on my bed was fresh and I could...More

1  Thank lunchgirlparty
Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 9 January 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We take your feedback on board and always aim to make the hostel better for our guests. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I stayed in a 4-bed room for 5-6 nights. Hotel is VERY old and smelly. Internet works in very specifc places (at least they have free wifi). At my arrival, the receptionist was clueless about some procedures (she didn't know I had to pay the...More

2  Thank Makoto Y
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have not reviewed something on trip advisor in so long that I do not know my old account password and had to create a new account. That is how compelled I am to share my feelings on this place. The Good: The staff is...More

3  Thank WanderLust406
Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 21 December 2016

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. From reading your review it seems that a basic budget hostel (one of the cheapest in Sydney!) may not be appropriate for you. I suggest for future travel you up your budget...More

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US$ 16 - US$ 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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"Great value for money.Leafy views.Quiet in the evening."
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"Don't expect 5 star and u will be happy :)"
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"book somewhere else... DON'T stay here !!!"
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"Higher floors are quieter"
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