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Base Backpackers

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The private room and ensuite was big. Bathroom was really big, so was the room and so was bed and it was really comfy. Wish my roomie i was with was better. Downside is that it was close to the bar next door. Thanks for...More

Thank matha h
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you for leaving a review with us, mate! We're glad you had an enjoyable stay and hope to welcome you again soon! Much love, base Crew

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've stayed in a lot of hostels & base backpackers around Australia so am no stranger to the sharing a dorm life. However over all I have come to realise that Base is overpriced. I think it's good for very young backpackers (18-20s) who want...More

Thank Caroline J
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you so much for leaving such a detailed review with us, Caroline! We will keep an eye on that and apologise for the inconvenience! If something like this happens please let us know! We are happy you enjoyed our activities and the bar specials...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the double en suite for six nights, the shower was massive and the bed was clean and comfy. Only problem is the bar which, even though we were on the second floor, could still be heard until 2am most nights so not perfect...More

Thank TravellingCouple98
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review, mate! We're stoked to hear you liked our rooms. Although we apologise for the noise from the bar. We provide free earplugs at reception and are always happy to move you into a quieter room. We hope to...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

$145/pn is a mid range price for a private room in Sydney so you expect a little something. The ensuite looks to have been renovated recently so it's clean and useable. Room is an ok size. Downsides are as follows: -scary canary club downstairs is...More

1  Thank Christina L
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

Hey Christina, thank you for leaving such a detailed review with us! We appreciate these honest opinions. We mostly have young backpackers staying with us so it is very busy and lively most of the time. We are sorry you didn't feel comfortable. If this...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

The room was comfortable and the staff are amazing.There is a fantastic bar next door called scarey canary with a great atmosphere and awesome food. Located right in the center of Sydney what more could you want! Alex and Jamie really made my stay something...More

Thank Bobbie M
Response from Alex H, General Manager at Base BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

Legend! Thank you so much for the review! We are stoked to hear you had a great time and felt comfortable. We hope to see you again soon! 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
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Victoria C
7 November 2017|
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Hi Victoria, sorry for the late response. But yes there is!
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bleachedquasar
23 February 2017|
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No. When you enter the accomodation ground floor there are a number of tablets you can do to put your details i. then walk to reception and pay and get key card for door
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bleachedquasar
23 February 2017|
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Response from tomworthington1994 | Reviewed this property |
I used to work there as the activities role, basically using tipi ideally is the best way for you guys to see what's going on at the hostel, unfortunately it takes ages to sign up and no one reads the messages through tipi
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"the chicken schnitzel with mushroom sauce in the onsite bar, amazing!"
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"Females, get the Sanctuary rooms. Hair dryers and straighteners are for your use.."
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"choose a better hostel"
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"Take your ear plugs."
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