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Zing Backpackers

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“train station”(10 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 10 October 2008

My Partner & I stayed at the Travellers Rest as long term guests for the majority of 2005. In our opinion it was the cleanest, cheapest and friendliest hostel we'd stayed in throughout Australia. Derek the manager was absolutely wonderful, it felt more like a...More

1  Thank uktravs
Reviewed 25 June 2008

This is a great hostel, forget what the last person said. I stayed here for 6 weeks in Nov 05 - Jan 06 and again in May 06 for our last few nights before flying out. Peter, the owner, is great for info - was...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2008

Where do I begin?? My partner & I travelled along the east coast for a month and this was our final destination, what a disappointment!! We had booked to stay for 7 nights in total at this hostel... but we hastely left after just 20mins!...More

Thank rudzchik
Reviewed 6 March 2008

Moved here after two nights at the dreaded V Backpackers - what a relief. Light, airy room with en-suite facilities, fridge, television, toaster etc. All bedding supplied and changed on request. Even gave us new pillows. Use of reasonable kitchen facilities and washing/drying. Very good...More

1  Thank fuchsiaflowers
Reviewed 30 November 2006

This the best place I stayed in in the whole of Oz, except for serviced appartments in Darling Harbour! Derek is a wonderful owner who takes a genuine interest in his lodgers. The rooms are either 3-4 dorms, singles, or double rooms. All have tv,...More

5  Thank BarbarellasHairpin
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Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Travellers Rest Hotel Sydney
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"Private rooms are very well priced"
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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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