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Reviews of Elephant Backpacker Sydney Sydney

Hostel

50 Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia

Atmosphere 54%

Cleanliness 45%

Facilities 54%

Location 85%

Safety 58%

Staff 65%

Value 69%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 11.50USD
  • Towel 3.83USD

Important Information

1. During the New Year's period from 27 December 2015 to 4 January 2016 there are special booking conditions.
2. During this period there is a minimum stay of 7 nights.
3. All bookings made for the New Year period will have their credit cards charged 1st December.
4. If funds are not available and your payment is declined we will release your bed.
5. Please note that no refunds will be given during the New Year 2014 period.



In the event of the card being declined, they will email you and should funds not be processed on the second attempt, the booking will be cancelled and the bed will be resold.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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Atmosphere 54%

Cleanliness 45%

Facilities 54%

Location 85%

Safety 58%

Staff 65%

Value 69%

Showing 71-80 of 117 reviews

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 May 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The atmosphere was very nice: open and friendly. The location was fantastic and its a nice building. Its a simple but fair hostel.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Work / volunteering

Liked: I had a great time, enjoyed the stay and were pleasantly surprised to see how clean everything was.

Disliked: Nothing - value for money!

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: It's a good place, good bed, good shower and offer a good dinner with a good price in ground cafe

Disliked: a shower block was closed for repairs

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 May 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Work / volunteering

Liked: Hot shower, warm and new dooner :), close to city center, bar and friendly staff. Will stay again.

Disliked: Some noisy guests ...but that is hardly fault of hostel.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 May 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: I really liked the location - it is near very city center. I also liked the price. They are also using cards instead of keys.

Disliked: It would be nice to have some kind of balcony for smokers, so we dont have to go out on the street

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Family Holiday, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Work / volunteering

Liked: The linen in the room was clean. Staff were friendly and very eager to help you as much as they can. Other guests were also friendly. I would stay again:)

Disliked: A few bathrooms being repaired.

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 May 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The location was close to the harbor and the business center

Disliked: The bathrooms were pretty horrible, dirty, out of order and/or backed up and it didn't seem like they were in any hurry to clean them up.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Not very much

Disliked: It was very loud, the toilets were disgusting and there same to be more things broken than working.

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 May 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Location is very strategic, near to St James train station

Disliked: Doesn't provide proper blankets and is very cold during winterSome of the bathroom door can't be lockedShared 4 dorm room but guest brought outsider to sleep which means there are 6 people in the room which is very noisy (couple shagging each other)Can hear construction noise which start during mid nightPillow is very thin and dirtyObserved coackroach in the kitchen crawling on the table top

37% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 60%
37% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: cheap and looks nice from the outside

Disliked: extremely dirty, stealing people, not enough space in the kitchen, staff not very helpful, toilets and showers not working...

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