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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
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“free breakfast”(42 reviews)
“central station”(62 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was central and good but the room was not really clean and there was a stop in the sink. The free wifi in the lounge was good although it was sluggish when many were in at the same time. Simple accommodation.

Thank lobj61
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Hostel located near CBD area, lovely staff at reception. Easy to go all the bars, shopping centers and restaurants. Manager Hellen is really good and helpful. Goor breakfast organised everymorning. Four types of cereals and all types of breads. Good atmostphere at hostel all...More

Thank Patel P
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The big hostel offers everything you need, a brilliant location directly at central station, a filling breakfast, friendly staff and suitable dorm rooms. Highly recommended especially for backpackers!

Thank Anna Franziska F
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We just stayed for one night in Big Hostel. Not amazingly clean. But spacious, welcoming, and the rooftop is a nice touch. Quite pricey, however to be expected due to the great location in Sydney city Center.

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great hostel, not too big so not that crowded. Clean kitchen, clean sanitary installations as well as rooma. Free WiFi in communal areas and even some signal in the lower rooms ! Free breakfast (toast, jam, cerials) and super helpful staff. 5min to central and...More

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Woon C
21 August 2017|
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Response from aussieglobe2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a council car park 250m away and its cheap on weekends apparently.
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Peggy_lim
22 March 2017|
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Response from AusHellen | Property representative |
sure does, all rooms except dorms have private bathrooms at our hostel :) p.s "en-suite" means bathroom inside or attached to room regards Hellen
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KathrinaAnn
21 June 2015|
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Response from AusHellen | Property representative |
Hi Katharina, we dont generally have such long stays, the weekly rates are on the websitebighostel (google as cant post links here) and we initially take 2 week stays that can be extended, regards Hellen
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"Twin room included a double bed/single bed combo for the bunk"
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"Had a private room on the mezzanine floor which was great"
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"Avoid level 1 facing Elizabeth St as you get the noise of traffic and trains. Lift too slow? use the stairs..."
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"If there are four of you traveling together it is just as cheap to get a private bed and bath as to get dorm..."
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