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Zing Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Zing Backpackers is a very nice place for you to enjoy your days. It's quiet, clean, great location, close station train, convenience store, pub supermarkets, restaurants and near centre. Good service,

Thank Carlos D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The problem s not the hotel but the guests and the neighbourhood. Many backpackers don't give a dan about cleanliness or noise or other people. Unfortunately, I couldn't get a non backpackers place. Staff was trying their best though to clean up. There are cockroaches, but I was told they are all over Sydney - I might believe because the...

Thank hiragana2017
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My room had toilet and that was good!!! The guy at the reception was also very nice guy and very nice to me!! However I did find the internet service TOO slow with respect to sydney standards. many a times i had to turn on my 4g hotspot to use internet on my laptop.. please zing guyz improve your internet...

Thank Nauman M
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the good review-we had a temporary problem that slowed the internet

Reviewed 6 January 2017

The room was very nice, isolated so there was no noise. I had a 4 bed room with a bathroom and a fridge, the AC was broken, so it was a bit hot in the room. The stuff is very friendly and helpful, the kitchen has all the basics you need and the free breakfast is great. The location is...

Thank AyLevy
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful and room was cozy. We stayed for an overnight and it was a good option for the price. This hostel was much better than nearby backpackers/hostels at similar prices. Close to Kings cross station which was very helpful.

Thank Glomerata
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review.

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stayed here for 1 night, in a small room with 3 other permenant b/packer residents, im a large women and had too sleep on the top bunk not impressed couldnt get up or down. Generally messy the bathroom smelt

Thank Sharon I
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

If you are too big to get onto a top bunk you shouldn't stay at a hostel.

Reviewed 26 November 2016

My room was spotless! Towels were fresh and fluffy! The lady at reception was lovely! 100% would stay again! My best mate of over 20 years lives in the Hunter Vally and I live in Jervis bay. We just HAD to touch base, so we met in The city and stayed at Zing! Loved it, Brought our dinner back and...

Thank Samantha M
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 16 November 2016

with all hotels fully booked for the last 2 days of our Sydney trip we had to go to this hostel . they had no private room vacancies apart from a room under renovation as we were desperate we had no p[roblem in accepting it the sink was plumbed in by the time we returned that afternoon ! THE STAFF...

Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review-we are always working hard to improve the hostel.Glad you loved it!

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 10 November 2016

For as many people as they have in the hostel, they somehow make the 4 communal bathrooms work. The kitchen is a bit small, but has all the necessary appliances, including a panini griller which is awesome! Close location, literally next to 5 other hostels. MANY LONG TERMERS, which is hard to make friends, but that's its own issue. The...

Thank Camypoo
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Their are lots more communal bathrooms-that's why it works!Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

First of all, people in the reception was not kind. Second, I had to stay in one room very untidy and with bad smell. The hostel doesn't have any control about how people stay there. Many of them leave food in the room. Then I change to another room but was the same. I am so disappointed with this hostel.

Thank kroreyes08
Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay.

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Additional Information about Zing Backpackers

Address: 156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly Travellers Rest)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: ₹ 1,163 - ₹ 4,136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Zing Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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Travellers Rest Hotel Sydney
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“The top floors are more quiet since they are further from the courtyard.”
AyLevy, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book in advance”
sharoni297, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“its a hostel expect some noise young people are alive and well!”
GOONERGONNAGETYA, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cheap and in Kings Cross”
Camypoo, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose room #25 or #26 for the street-view balcony”
sarahwC2726IH, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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