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Big Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hostels are always a bit hit and miss, well this was definitely a hit! Picked this hostel based on other fantastic TripAdvisor reviews (surprise surprise) and it turned out to be excellent. Stayed on a Friday night and went out to the early hours of Saturday morning (drinking of course). Room was clean and bed was comfortable to sleep in....

Thank aussieglobe2014
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It's all about the affordable price and the good location (situated between Central and Museum stations). Small room but comfy beds. Towels are said to be changed every 2 days and bedsheets every 5. However, we stayed for 7 nights and besides changing the towels and replenishing the toilet rolls, there was no housekeeping. They didn't change the bedsheets. On...

Thank Kris L
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great hostel and location! We relocated here at nearly midnight after booking a room in a hostel down the road which was in such a bad condition we felt unable to stay. We booked a family room for 5 and the room and adjoining bathroom were both clean and tidy. There was little noise once in room and reception were...

Thank BeccaAnne24
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel has a very good location. It provides clean properties (even the kitchen does not have dirty dishes) and big rooms. Lockers are big enough to store a big and a small bagpack inside. The staff was very friendly and they even made the breakfast early for us, because we had to leave to the airport very early. Wifi...

Thank Henning h
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In a very good location, clean and friendly staff, recommend to any single traveller or group could do with wifi in the rooms but comes with a good free breakfast,. I look forward to returning to the Hostel!

Thank Vonnie455
Muntinlupa, Philippines
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I booked a bunk bed room with en suite bathroom in July 2016. You may walk to the hostel from the central station especially if you do not have a lot to lug around. In the evening, the surrounding area tends to get a bit dark and deserted. This was an issue for me. Place is good if your objective...

Thank clarisse_0512
Reviewed 16 February 2017

the hostel and bed room was clean. the location is not far from the central station. just 5 minutes by walk. the receptionist are very nice. they help to find location and give me a map. minus: WiFi only available at common room, not all the bedroom but it's ok since I bought a local number there.

Thank Citra U
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I paid 92 AUD per night in January for a private room with private toilet which I find a very convenient price for such a good location in Sydney. It includes a basic breakfast of toasts, cereals, milk, coffee and tea. It is a backpacker hostal but the private accomodation it's very convenient, the staff is very professional and friendly...

Thank NEWSTED1981
Lillesand, Norway
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Big hostel is such a good memory of Sydney! The people that works there are so nice and friendly, and you get a lot for your money compared to other hostels in Australia! Very social, fun and clean! The rooms are big and light. The staff always helps you out if you need help with anything, and there is a...

Thank btlemma
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very clean, friendly staff, close to everything in the city and has a nice rooftop balcony. I been coming here over the last several years and will always come back. I recommend this hostel to everyone who comes to Sydney.

Thank Iain T

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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colourful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighbourhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
boutique hostel in a great location.clean,budget and open age friendlywifi is only FREE in our communal areasplease remember we are a hostel and not a hotel- no turndown services or beds made daily sorry.happy to assist with job hunting, apartment hunting,tours and all information needed for exploring Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Hostel

Address: 212 Elizabeth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: ₹ 1,622 - ₹ 8,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Had a private room on the mezzanine floor which was great”
aussieglobe2014, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid level 1 facing Elizabeth St as you get the noise of traffic and trains. Lift too slow? use the stairs to rapidly travel floors”
978iaint, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If there are four of you traveling together it is just as cheap to get a private bed and bath as to get dorm beds.”
, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room on the 1st floor can access the free lobby wifi”
TinQ_13, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Corner room and/or end of the hallway is large and sunny.”
704suzannev, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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