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Reviews of Jolly Swagman Backpackers

Hostel | 27 Orwell St, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia NSW 2011

77.6% Overall Rating

161 out of 203 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/11/2013)

"The Jollys' was really great, clean beds and mostly clean bathrooms, unfortunately we found some bugs in our room, but i think its usuall here. The diner deals are a good opportunity for a pricey meal and the deals…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.75

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

“Please note that after you have made a booking with the agency, the property will do a pre-authorisation on your bank card. This is not a charge, but a validity check on your card to guarantee your booking. The pre-authorisation will then be removed from your card within a few days.”

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77.6%

Overall Rating

161 out of 203 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Jolly Swagman Backpackers'

Atmosphere
80.8%
Location
81.6%
Facilities
76.0%
Cleanliness
72.0%
Staff
80.0%
Value
76.0%
Safety
76.8%
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Customer review

26 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, cleanliness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

31 July 2007

Liked: i liked that we had a fridge in our room and a tv.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Mandy Wong

18 July 2007 Mandy would recommend this property

Liked: great location, we got upgraded as it was fully booked so we got a private room, facilities are clean, staff helpful.

Disliked: Mandy left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

11 July 2007

Liked: I like the staff of the hostel. They are very kind and helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

08 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: helpfulness of staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Elizabeth Redmond

29 June 2007 Elizabeth would recommend this property

Liked: every are made feel so welcome its a must for any back packer

Disliked: Elizabeth left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff and organised layout, outdoor cafe

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

02 April 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: central location, breakfast included, lockers in rooms, chilled out and easy going.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Met some lovely people and very helpful staff, also having a fridge in each room an excellent bonus

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

31 March 2007

Liked: Good showers

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

30 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The friendliness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

14 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean. Newly Refurbished. Private. Quiet. Good Location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

David Squires

23 February 2007 David would recommend this property

Liked: THis hostel had a large front courtyar area where you coul relax and meet people. Inside there is a nice tv room and a comfortable eating area, with a an accomodating kitchen. Most of all the staff were very outgoing an knowledgeable about things about all my touring questions, and even what to expect at the international airport on my way home.

Disliked: David left no negative feedback.

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

Steven Tillsley

11 February 2007 Steven would recommend this property

Liked: the smaller dorms cost the same as the larger ones.

Disliked: Steven left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

04 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Stayed in a nice double room with TV, fan and fridge which was great. The kitchen facilities weren't great though and it was always in a mess.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

09 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free Breaky

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

09 January 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: Free breakfast, small number of people per room, always movies on, cool friendly staff. My room was too hot though, and there was no air con

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

30 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location, social atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

24 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, low prices and friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

23 December 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Easy to meet and talk to people.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

13 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location was excellent

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

13 December 2006

Liked: the atmosphere and security

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to Kings Cross Station

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

01 December 2006

Liked: location,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

29 November 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: friendly anf helpfull staff, breakfast included, nice atmosphere, clean

Disliked: left no negative feedback.


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