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Reviews of Nomads Westend Backpackers

Hostel | 412 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

70.1% Overall Rating

378 out of 547 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/03/2015)

"The staff were friendly and efficient, location central to everything like Sydney attractions and transport"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 9.44
  • Luggage Room USD 3.15
  • Towel USD 3.93

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Any bookings of 5 people or more are notified that they will be charged in full by the hostel once the booking is made. We will not accept bookings of 10 or more people. Please do not book if you are a large group over 9 people as your booking will not be accommodated and you will not receive a refund of your deposit. Important information: Reservations over the Christmas, New Years & Ashes Test period (22nd Dec 2013 - 07th Jan 2014) Cancellation: * No charge by Westend Backpackers will be made to guests if cancellation occurs 48 hours prior to their arrival date, except during peak periods (see below - Peak Periods)) * Cancellations that occur with less than 48 hours notice will incur a fee of the first night of the total booking. * Credit card payment will incur a surcharge of 2.5%* Peak Periods: * If you plan to arrive between the 22nd December 2013 and 7th January 2014 please note that we will charge your credit card in full on the 1st of December. * Credit Cards which decline will have their reservations cancelled. * Cancellations after the 1st December 2013 and before arrival date will incur a penalty equal to that of your accommodation. No Refunds will be given. * Failure to arrive on the reserved day will incur a full charge and cancellation of the said reservation.

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70.1%

Overall Rating

378 out of 547 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Nomads Westend Backpackers'

Atmosphere
76.0%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
65.6%
Cleanliness
48.8%
Staff
80.0%
Value
64.8%
Safety
66.4%
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71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

20 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

QINGSHGI WU

09 May 2010 QINGSHGI would recommend this property

Liked: Good location.

Disliked: QINGSHGI left no negative feedback.

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

Rebecca Cresswell

09 May 2010 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: activities provided by the workers were fab

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Paula Huzjak

07 May 2010 Paula would recommend this property

Liked: good staff and place to meet people on nights out!

Disliked: Paula left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

jonathan rigney

20 April 2010 jonathan would recommend this property

Liked: It had a friendly atmosphere, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The manager kat was realy nice, and helped me checkin.

Disliked: jonathan left no negative feedback.

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

Verena Wahl

20 April 2010

Liked: In the middle of the city.

Disliked: Verena left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

06 April 2010

Liked: free upgrading from 32-dorm to 6-bed room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

05 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, very social

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

04 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good people, great location w/ cheap foood around

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

david azzopardi

29 March 2010 david would recommend this property

Liked: it has a good vibe of young people. and the night i was there they took us to a good disco and has a helpful staff :)

Disliked: david left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

27 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: booked 6beds but stayed in 4 beds (one of the night= my own room!!)cuz of room shortage. it was nice

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

26 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and en-suites in rooms

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

FABRICE LEFORT

25 March 2010 FABRICE would recommend this property

Liked: no comment

Disliked: FABRICE left no negative feedback.

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

gilles petelle

24 March 2010 gilles would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: gilles left no negative feedback.

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

Luke O'Neill

22 March 2010 Luke would recommend this property

Liked: the bathrooms and rooms were not very clean, and the dorm we stayed in was no bigger than a double bedroom with three sets of bunk beds crammed in! internet was expensive, and you had to pay daily for a locker.... saying that the free breakfast was good, they did arrange stuff to do in the nights but seemed a bit expensive for backpackers. The staff are really really nice tho :)

Disliked: Luke left no negative feedback.

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

GEORGE FRIMPONG AFFUL

20 March 2010 GEORGE FRIMPONG would recommend this property

Liked: the staff are friendly ,kind and helpful

Disliked: GEORGE FRIMPONG left no negative feedback.

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

Rebecca Hulme

19 March 2010 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: This was your average hostel. Pretty big, a little bit funky, pretty good kitchen common room etc. I think that the organised events every night would be a great way to meet people.For me, the stand out were the staff. They were all extremely helpful and lovely - and my room was upgraded from the 28 bed dorm to a 4 bed dorm. How about that?!

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

08 March 2010

Liked: un ascenceur en panne sortie par les poubelles / batiment extérieur vetuste/ dortoir pour 4 = prix d un hotel / bon acceuil bonne ambiance/très bien situé

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

08 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: awesomeness.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

06 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We had booked a night in the "church" room with 28 beds but got upgraded to a 6 bed dorm for the same price because of a leak which was nice. Not a bad hostel but very commercial. Its part of a large chain and it really shows-stuff a lot of hostels give away for free incurs a charge here-towels,wifi,internet,lockers, there are ads everywhere and their tours were heavily promoted (an intercom comes on in your room a couple of times to tell you when the pub crawl is leaving). The room itself was fine but our air con unit was dripping loudly for ages until someone else in the room fixed it. Also there was a bit of a funky smell in there. Nice staff. Okay to stay a night but wouldnt like a longer stay-probably more suitable for younger backpackers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Helen Thurlwell

01 March 2010 Helen would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere! Fun people, the best place I stayed in Oz

Disliked: Helen left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

24 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very central, you can walk to all the attraktions and do not have to pay for an expensive bus ticket.I liked the kitchen and the TV room.The nightly offers were good and they had a great beach BBQ.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

24 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location is very good , you can get whatever you want within walking distance

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

20 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fairly central,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Beth Campbell

19 February 2010 Beth would recommend this property

Liked: Fun, with many activities planned. Comfy beds, made for you! ;) Ensuite dorms. AWESOME kitchen/lounge area to meet people and hang out. Pool table always going, and many a fun person to be met. Will defo stay there next time I'm in Sydney! GOOOOOO Nomads!

Disliked: Beth left no negative feedback.


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