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    Westend Backpackers

    412 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    • Excellent12%
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    2 weeks ago
    “Building needs renovation - great staff”
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The common room is very loud and dirty. The internet connection is very poor and slow. The fridges smell. The 2 mattresses out of 4 beds in the room are flattened. The shared toilets on the second floor (there was no toilets on the first...More

    Thank superm0nkey
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    West end backpackers in Sydney has got to be one of theworst hostels I have ever been in (...and I’ve travelled through South East Asia!) I made the mistake of being fooled by cheap price of $28 a night in a 32 bed dorm. (I...More

    Thank kdawson95
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Booked here coming from the airport as it was close to central station. Less than mediocre. AC didn’t work, wifi does not work in the rooms, small rooms and dirty bathrooms. I was the only female in a 6 mixed dorm of older males, could...More

    Thank Brieanna D
    Response from Tom C, General Manager at Westend BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    G'Day Brieanna, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback regarding your stay with us here at Westend Backpackers. I must ask if you approached reception with the issues you had with the room and also the WI-FI connection as we would have been...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    + Cheap hostel; probably the cheapest one you can find in Sydney + Great staff; all of them very friendly and especially Ben helped us out very well + Free luggage storage; before the checking time and even after checking out we could store our...More

    Thank Jelle V
    Response from Tom C, General Manager at Westend BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    G'Day Jelle, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback regarding your stay with us here at Westend Backpackers. I'm glad to hear you had an overall positive experience with us and have passed the feedback you left in regards to a couple issues...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    4 of us went here and we spent 30 minutes here before we had to leave. We were put in a 6 bedded room and it was way too small, we couldn't find our luggage in the room. There was no fixed door on the...More

    Thank nickie m
    Response from Tom C, General Manager at Westend BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    G'Day Nickie, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback in regards to your stay with us here at Westend Backpackers. Firstly I would like to apologize that the room you were due to stay in was not up to scratch and I would...More

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    "Avoid room 907. Cockroaches everywhere"
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    "Not the church"
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    "Move on people - do not even contemplate this backpackers."
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