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    The Original Backpackers Hostel

    160-162 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    US$ 71
    US$ 40
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    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good40%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Airport Transportation
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    was an oke hostel. met some nice people here because of the schedule to go out with everyone that wants to join at about 10 o 'clock every night to a different bar . It's very noisy. it would be nice if it was a...More

    Thank scuba d
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    This was a return visit to OB for me, booking was easy even when I changed my dates. Warm friendly and helpful reception when I arrived and all through my stay of 4 days. My room was a good size, with en-suite (great water temperature...More

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    Thank junef71
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    I've stayed here for a few times now over the past year and have always had a great experience. Rooms are clean and tidy, fridges in the rooms are such a great asset. A clean kitchen , which I found really hard to find in...More

    Thank Arran C
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Fantastic location and staff, in particular Danny , who is so funny and lots of interesting things he can tell you. Hostel is clean and tidy with a nice courtyard for relaxing in. Dorm rooms were great as they had their own fridges.

    Thank ifrienstein1
    Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

    A very good location, you can reach the most things by foot and enjoy the city. A nice clean room and friendly staff. I absolutely recommend this Hostel, especially for travelling groups/friends :) a lot of young people who want to party!

    Thank Olinka D
    Holiday Inn Potts Point - Sydney
    1,067 reviews
    #58 of 178 hotels in Sydney
     
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    847 reviews
    #44 of 178 hotels in Sydney
     
    Cambridge Hotel Sydney
    4,200 reviews
    #35 of 178 hotels in Sydney
     
    Larmont Sydney by Lancemore
    362 reviews
    #27 of 178 hotels in Sydney
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$ 18 - US$ 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
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    • The Original Backpackers Hotel Sydney
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    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
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    .20 km away
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    Room Tips
    "If you have trouble with navigation request a downstairs room - getting upstairs is quite exciting."
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    "Be nice and ask for an upgrade"
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    "double ensuite"
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    "Room with a balcony is nice (12 and 13 I believe)"
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