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Kanga House Backpackers

1.2 km from Sydney centre
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141 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Got recommended Kanga by a friend I met in Darwin in April. Ended up living here for 8 months on and off. Whenever I would go away to do the easy coast or Fiji I would leave all my things at Kanga and return home after a few weeks. There's just something about this hostel that makes it feel like...

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Trento, Italy
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Before starting my australian trip i booked from home this place for a week! After a week i couldn t leave, so i spent 5 months :) amazing staff, good spot, nice price! Great manager and owner! Really Suggested!

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Norrland
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I completely fell in love with this hostel from the first night I stayed. I was going to stay for a couple of weeks but ended up staying for months. Like most people seem to do, and with so many long termers it all just ends up being a big family. My crazy Kanga Family! The staff is amazing and...

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1Thank KalleKuling
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2014

the location is just perfect, close to everything and right in the middle of King's Cross night-life but without the inconvenience of the noise and the fuss that normally comes with it! A family run business with a lovely and cosy atmosphere that just makes you feel like you were in your own home; plus... a fantastic view of the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Kanga House is such a crush for me, I've been staying there for a few days one year ago and I met so amazing people that when I came back in Sydney in september 2013 I had no other choice than staying there again. This place is defintly an important part of my australian adventure. I feel like I've found...

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1Thank Faustine P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Is arrive for me,after 4 month,the time to leave Kanga Family(I just say family because for me is really became my 2 family).I spend 4 amaizing month in hear,i will try to not say common think,the only think that i can say to Cora Peter and Brooke(wich is the staff of kanga)thank you very much for this experience.If you are...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Come back home, that's Kanga House. Staying there is like staying close to family. Really nice and helpful staff, always organizing going out! Ideal place to meet people! I met best friends here, that's mainly why i love it! I really enjoyed Sundays, you have always free Barbecue at the backyard which has a lovely view of the city! "The...

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malaysia
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Hostel is old and small. There are too many people staying inside the hostel. I had booked a 6-bed dorm and didn't like it at all. There are good views from the back of the hostel but other than that, there are more negatives than positives.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 December 2013

I have stayed at Kanga for 6months out of 10 and it is such a good place to get to know people. Who then become really good friends. The manager is very helpful and is very approachable. The views from the back of the hostel are incredible. A lot of the rooms are equipped with kitchen accessories which really makes...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I lived in the Kanga during 4 months and I really enjoyed my time there. I just arrived in Australia and they helped me a lot to get some contacts for work or anything else. It s also a good place to live in. It s not a big hostel so you can meet your hostel mates easily. You got...

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Additional Information about Kanga House Backpackers

Address: 141 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: ₹ 1,471 - ₹ 6,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“all the rooms are disgusting.”
 of 5 bubbles Kirstylou37, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“the rooms on the back have the best view”
  • this was the view from my room in the night
 of 5 bubbles Maurina69, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“backpacker, cheap, friendly, little family”
 of 5 bubbles Alexlefauxbougnat, 31 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The small rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles josepc418, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
“It depends on the time you go there. In summer it's nice to have a room in the basement, in winter I'd prefer one upstairs. I would't recommend the rooms with the windows towards the street because it can be noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles julias699, 7 Jul 2013 | Read review
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