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Zing Backpackers

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“train station”(10 reviews)
“long termers”(3 reviews)
“close location”(2 reviews)
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
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2 Star Hotel
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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....More

Thank Camypoo
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

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

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...More

Thank kroreyes08
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay.

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed here 4 nights. I saw reports of noise but only one night did partying/ people moving furniture around keep us up. The kitchen and toilets are DIRTY, seemingly cleaned once a day if that. Kitchen also over crowded. Found staff to be unhelpful and...More

Thank itsbooma
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

The kitchen and toilets are cleaned 4 times a day.We now give guests their own set of kitchenware so the kitchen is much tidier.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We only stayed there for one night, and it was ok. The bedroom was clean, with FAN, TV and wash basin, but without bathroom. The bathroom was ok, but shared with other people so you have to be patient. Simple breakfast, good for me but...More

Thank Eloisa V
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

depressing rooms, depressing showers and noisy hostel Staff OK Breakfast fine with coffee, bread and jam or peanut butter Unfortunately I do not think you will get a better place for the same price Location close to a metro station which is a good point

Thank Pauline5984
Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing BackpackersResponded 19 April 2017

Noisy guests were thrown out-we agree that you won't get a better place for the same price!

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"The top floors are more quiet since they are further from the courtyard."
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"Book in advance"
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"its a hostel expect some noise young people are alive and well!"
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"Cheap and in Kings Cross"
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