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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found this a great hostel to start my packpacking trip, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The central location is perfect for access to most of Sydney's main attractions. The rooms are pretty spacious with a secure locker available. Apart from possibly requiring a little maintenance (including a very squeaky bunkbed) I would call this an ideal hostel...

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location is perfect. 1 min walk from town hall station (you can get a direct train from the airport to town hall station) Staff were lovely and super helpful. $6 breakfast all you can eat which was basic but good. Beds aren't the comfiest however the facilities are super clean and up to date. Would definitely recommend for anyone wanting...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hostel itself was not bad, good as a place to lay your head. However, we had to share a bathroom which was a horrible experience-especially in the morning-young people do not know how to use a bathroom! I felt really sorry for the people having to clean up after them! If you choose Base, as its very affordable, try...

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Thank Robin D
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I really enjoy my time here. The people at the reception are pretty nice and helpful. It is really near to the city, Woolworth is close and the atmosphere is really chilled. It's not the cheapest but definitely worth the money!

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Thank Anne K
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I arrived early morning without a booking along side someone who had already booked a room, the staff were extremely helpful in sorting me a room for the night and helping us both with the storage of our bags till be could check in. When we arrived back later in the afternoon, it took a long time for us to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

It has been a few years since I've stayed in a hostel, and fortunately Base didn't disappoint. I arrived on an early flight and although I wasn't able to check in I was able to store my bag with minimal fuss. After coming back later the check in process with the friendly staff was relatively easy and most ammenities explained....

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Thank Tate R
Reviewed 1 week ago

1.The location is excellent because its near from everywhere and located at the main street. You almost don't need to take public bus/train to go to some attractive place like Darling Harbour, Town Hall, Queen Victoria Building, Circular Quay, Opera House, George Street, Hyde Park, China Town, City Market&Paddys Market, Sydney Eye Tower, etc 2.The public kitchen equipment is complete....

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Alex H, General Manager at Base Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such an awesome review with us! We're stoked you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again soon!! Much love Base Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago

My Girlfriend and I celebrated our two year anniversary we booked here and the room was fantastic, clean and had a great view. however every night we slept at the hotel we couldn't sleep! the noise level was uncontrollably loud! walls were very thin so we could hear everything, loud sex, people screaming, and could even hear club music that...

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Alex H, General Manager at Base Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for our feedback! We are sorry you couldn't enjoy your stay. We will discuss this with our staff. Much love, Base Crew

La Rochelle, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best hostel I stayed in. You have to be lucky to plug your phone somewhere in the room and there are no individual lights. People were having sex in the room, so not that easy to sleep. One of the staff seemed drunk when I needed his help late in the night. But the sanitary were very clean.

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Alex H, General Manager at Base Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We apologise for the inconvenience. But our staff was definitely not drunk. Much love, Base Crew

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The strength was the cleanliness of the room. Everything was super clean. But rooms are SMALL. No space to walk w/ people's stuff on the floor. The staff was friendly but not too helpful. Booked the 3rd party shuttle service and staff failed to mention that you had to meet at the 7/11! Missed it and had to ask why...

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Alex H, General Manager at Base Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review with us! We apologise for the inconvenience caused and we will discuss this with our staff! We hope you could enjoy your stay overall! Much love, Base Crew

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Base Backpackers

Address: 477 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Wanderers on Kent)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 1,702 - ₹ 9,162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Base Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Choose Room 124,the street view is great because it located at the corner of the street so you can see people passing the street from 4 side”
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“when you order your room online, check what room you ordered at lobby because i accidentally had a different one, to the one i booked.”
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“Use the 3rd party shuttle service at your own risk. You've been warned.”
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