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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 2 nights. The only bad thing is noise. The price is very cheap for such accommodation quality. The staff I met are friendly and nice. The security is fine, you will get your own locker to store your personal belongings.

Thank Luther A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there only 3 night but I actually had enough. The room was stinky. The lockers were broken and it was difficult to close them. The social room is I think a joke- it was dirty and furniture were damaged. Bathrooms are terrible. Toilet paper is missing, no hangers, wet all the time and busy all the time....

Thank Adrianna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That was my first time staying at a hostel. Great location with essential facilities. Since it 's in the heart of Sydney city, you will not stay very quite. The security is not bad, you will got own key for your small storage container. It is a good place for young people. The only pity is alcohol not allowed in...

Thank Teddy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time there. The staff are friendly and the location is close to public transportation and shopping centre. The sanitary condition is acceptable. A big plus though : free WI-FI! Highly recommend for the traveller with a tight budget.

Thank Harison B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I don't expect much for low price this hostel was below my expectations. Disgusting common area, smell of alcohol and cigarettes all around the hostel, smelly rooms, broken lockers and super unfriendly staff. When I realized there was no toilet paper in the whole hostel I went to reception to ask for it but instead of getting any help...

Thank olesska
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stayed here for 2 months as I came on a working holiday visa from the UK. Although it wasn't the first hostel I came to, I tried one just down the road but found it to be quite expensive compared to this one. Like others have said the price is the selling point. WHO RUNS IT? It is a...

1Thank hayleymcivor
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 7 nights. After 5 I left and moved hostel. The only good thing is the cost and the location. My room was a mess, although the hostel says it "hospital clean". There was a man staying in my room who seemed to work there. He would sit on his laptop for hours on end, then get...

Thank Joe D
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Spent four nights there. It was not glamorous, but with the price, you can't expect glamour. The location was excellent, the bed good, there is noise with doors slamming shut and showers. Would probably stay there again if ever I return to Sydney.

Thank bluebee1024
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Scrotey, adj.: Related to or having the characteristics of a scrotum. Warm, hairy, sticky, a bit moist. Smells mostly of balls. That said, I slept well enough and did not get bed bugs here. Embrace your inner (or outer, for that matter) scrote and you'll be fine.

Thank Esper E
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Accommodation quality is fine and the price is very cheap. The staff there are not such warm but they answer my question with smile so that's OK. And it's easy to access to all Sydney side attractions which is make me love it.

1Thank paulette w

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Staying in Chinatown

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Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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Additional Information about Central Perk Backpackers

Address: 611 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: ₹ 1,218 - ₹ 5,347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Perk Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose an 8 bed room as it's good for the price and much roomier than the 10 bed or 4.”
 of 5 bubbles hayleymcivor, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms close to street are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 781paulettew, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great location, Cheap”
 of 5 bubbles eraicblues, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here, there are no good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Int_Wanderer_1, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Lower floors have better WIFI connection”
 of 5 bubbles 686claudiap, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
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