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Reviews of 790 on George Backpackers

Hostel | 790 George Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

79.7% Overall Rating

361 out of 427 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/05/2015)

CHANG CHAO-SHEN thinks…

"Near central is comvenient,the price is perfect with backpacker,eight rooms upgrade to six rooms :) so lucky to me."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 12.00
  • Luggage Room USD 3.75
  • Breakfast USD 3.75
  • Towel USD 1.50

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NEW YEARS PACKAGES: Bookings for the period between December 27 2014 and January 4 2015 have a required minimum 6 night stay. All bookings made as part of a NYE package may require additional documentation. All reservations that are booked as part of a NYE package will be held by credit card until December 1 at which point the associated credit card will be charged IN FULL. The credit card used to make the booking must be presented on check-in or the reservation will not be honoured. Any credit cards that decline will result in the booking being cancelled. Changes to bookings cannot be made after November 30 and any cancellations or amendments after that date will result in a full charge. or amendment would result in a full charge for all dates. Bookings for more than 2 people in share rooms cannot be guaranteed in same rooms, but we will try our best to keep you together"

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79.7%

Overall Rating

361 out of 427 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend '790 on George Backpackers'

Atmosphere
68.8%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
70.4%
Cleanliness
72.8%
Staff
86.4%
Value
79.2%
Safety
85.6%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

30 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean and safe. Located in the city centre. I really enjoyed my stay!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Zi-Zhen Liu

With my spouse / partner

City break
Events / festivals

12 November 2010 Zi-Zhen would recommend this property

Liked: Already our third time staying here. The staff were friendly. Location is perfect. Nice and quiet. Big kitchen.

Disliked: The room wasn't cleaned thouroughly. It had a funky smell during our entire stay.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Chiu Po-Chia

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway

31 October 2010 Chiu would recommend this property

Liked: very good...

Disliked: mm...just a little bit dirty in the toilet...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Near the city and transport.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Tong Chi Ngai

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 August 2010

Liked: No comment

Disliked: No comment

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Alex Vandenberg

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

22 August 2010

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Room was tiny, like a prison cell. Toilets dirty and stank. Common room stank. Room dirty and disgusting.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: 790 on George is a nice and quiet place with friendly people and good facilities.

Disliked: No headsets on their PC's for Skype etc. But there is a cheap internet café next door

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

14 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the room. It is big enough for 6 people.

Disliked: That there are just female dorm and male dorms. I don't like it, to stay just with girls. That horrible. I prefer a shared dorm with boys and girls.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its location and the rooms esp that the plugs had built in converters

Disliked: waiting for the lift!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

19 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is in a fantastic location right in the centre, near lots of bars and cafes. It was really comfortable, and quiet at night so you get a good nights sleep.

Disliked: It's not very sociable, didn't meet anyone at the hostel. It's also not that clean in the bathroom - but ot doable.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Visiting friends or family

19 July 2010

Liked: it's very close to central station, easy to walk to city central or station

Disliked: it's a quite narrow room

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

17 July 2010

Liked: Location

Disliked: Filthy! My room looked like it hadn't been cleaned in weeks and the bathrooms were consistently disgusting!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

11 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: secure, close to central station

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

08 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Located on George street which is very convenient to take city buses. The staff was friendly. The restroom could be better though.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

07 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The beds were comfortable and plenty of hot water for showers. Close to public transport. Some guests were a bit noisy on return from a night out. Average accommodation but OK for prices charged.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Ashur Athoraya

25 May 2010 Ashur would recommend this property

Liked: Air-conditioned room and great location!

Disliked: Ashur left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

22 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: safe and cleaning.friendly register

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

14 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was okay. Tthe second time we stayed was better, i don't know why, but the the floors were different. Nice Tv room. Rooms are okay, if dont need anymore then a bed and a locker.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

26 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good value for your money

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Nick Fodor

12 April 2010 Nick would recommend this property

Liked: location is fantastic. so close to everything that we saw the whole city in 2 days.

Disliked: Nick left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sebastian Fulland

08 April 2010 Sebastian would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, amazingly tidy and new bathrooms, spacious rooms

Disliked: Sebastian left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

06 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

14 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, a lots of car park around, helpfull and friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Stuart Dunn

11 March 2010 Stuart would recommend this property

Liked: Air conditioning in rooms came in very handy when very humid outside. Clean & comfortable room, would definately use this hostel again and recommend to others.

Disliked: Stuart left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Lucy Pilgrim

04 March 2010 Lucy would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location

Disliked: Lucy left no negative feedback.


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