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Reviews of Bounce Sydney

Hostel | 28 Chalmers Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

94.2% Overall Rating

286 out of 293 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/07/2015)

"Amazing facilities, awesome events, a perfect place to meet new friends! This is the best hostel I've ever been to."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.86

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Bounce Sydney has not made any charges to your credit card. Your credit card details have been collected to secure your reservation only and you will be required to pay all accommodation charges upon checking-in. Bookings of 4 or more are considered a group. To ensure we provide every guest with a great atmosphere there are separate terms and conditions for groups and we require a group request form to be completed before a booking can be confirmed. Please contact the agency Groups department at 44 (0)20 7440 4924 or Fill up a group booking form here http://www.hostelbookers.com/groupbkg/ Bounce does not cater for guests under the age of 18. Check-in is available from 2:00pm. All guests are required to present valid photo identification upon checking-in. Bounce will accept a Driver’s License, Passport or National ID Card only. Check-out time is 10:30am. Reservations may be cancelled or amended up to 48 hours prior to your arrival date without charge. Reservations cancelled or amended within 48 hours of your arrival date will incur a fee of one night's accommodation. Bounce Sydney accepts payment via cash, EFTPOS, VISA or MasterCard only. There is a 2.5% surcharge when paying by credit card.

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94.2%

Overall Rating

286 out of 293 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Bounce Sydney'

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Jenna Leach

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

26 December 2011 Jenna would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel had great facitlities and was always kept very tidy. The location was perfect, right next to Central station.

Disliked: Hostel was very clicky and breakfast could have stayed out a little longer.

45.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Daniel Howard

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 December 2011

Liked: Nothing.

Disliked: The other guests were rude and inconsiderate and the staff did nothing to help.

97.1%
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Shelley Borzyslawska

Alone

Work / volunteering

16 December 2011 Shelley would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel with good atmosphere

Disliked: nothing

85.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: large dorm room, great rooftop, lots of places to relax

Disliked: small bathrooms and kitchen (fridge space very limited)

88.6%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

14 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and atmosphere with nice small touches.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great stay. Lots going on each evening including a free cheese and wine night which was a nice touch.

Disliked: It's a bit of a walk to the harbour but everything else about the hostel makes up for that. One of the best I've stayed in.

91.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

30 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The clean environment and the design of the facilities encourages interaction between dorm mates, I made some new friends in a few days of stay

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Angela France

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals

29 November 2011 Angela would recommend this property

Liked: Everything (no exaggeration)

Disliked: ..

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

26 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really clean, neat and modern. Great location

Disliked: The only problem was the gas stoves/cook tops - they were a challenge to light

82.9%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Xurxo Fernández

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 November 2011 Xurxo would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: cleanliness

88.6%
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kieron jordan

With my spouse / partner

City break

02 November 2011 kieron would recommend this property

Liked: Really Friendky Staff

Disliked: Nothing really

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Emma montgomery

Alone

Work / volunteering

31 October 2011 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is very large, spacious and clean and so are the rooms. The lockers are like mini wardrobes they are so big. The location is right opposite Central and is walking distance to Pitt and George St. The staff and other guests are very welcoming and friendly and have made some great friends.

Disliked: Absolutely NOTHING !!

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

28 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked everything, honestly... I traveled for 8 months and this was the best, most spacious hostel I stayed in. I stayed in a room for 8 and we had all this space in the centre of the room and would just sit on the floor and chat, it was such a luxury! Loved it!

Disliked: I found nothing to complain about during my stay here.

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Richard Nichol

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 October 2011 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, good location, modern, secure, friendly staff,

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location and atmosphere.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

21 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is very centrally located just next to Central Station. There are also multiple cosy places to meet the other guests and have some fun.

Disliked: You have to pay for your Internet, although not that much if you buy 3 hours at once.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Probably the cleanest hostel in Sydney. The roof terrace was awesome for a party, Good times in here.

Disliked: Can't think of anything really

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

08 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free breakfast, friendly staff, clean facilities

Disliked: nothing

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Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

08 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super friendly and helpful staff. Bright & clean facilities. Breakfast (cereal, toast) included. Great location, right by the train station. Chinatown nearby = good, cheap food. CBD within walking distance or take the free CBD shuttle. Really enjoyed my stay here. Highly recommended.

Disliked: Nothing major. ...The lift is slow; I took the stairs instead. ; ) Some noise at night but hey, it's a hostel and that's expected. Bring some earplugs and you'll be fine.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

05 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice rooms and bathrooms, TV in double room

Disliked: wet dishes and cutterly in the kitchen cupboards, can be loud in the evening or during night if staying on 1st floor because of TV room

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

04 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location is great - right next to train station, only 20-25min walk into CBD. Really clean rooms and bathrooms, friendly room-mates. Everyone seemed pretty happy!

Disliked: Nothing, its pretty expensive but worth the money!

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Matthew Goulet

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 October 2011 Matthew would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, bright and inviting.

Disliked: Nothing

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melanie parsons

Alone

City break

25 September 2011 melanie would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed in a 4 bed with ensuite, it had 2 single beds and a bunk with heaps of room and really large lockers with power plugs inside your locker (needed your own lock). The ensuite was just across the passage that opened with the door key so the noise from bathroom didn't wake anyone up. Very easy to get around as across the road from main train station. had a lift to make lugging your bags up to your rooms easier. Very clean and bright.

Disliked: Breakfast was cerial and toast which is pretty standard for an included breakfast, area was a little untidy but this is more a reflection on lazy guests not cleaning up after themselfs in a common area than on the hostel

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Christine Rohde

Alone

Work / volunteering

17 September 2011 Christine would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean and new and luxurious (compared to all other hostels I've visited)

Disliked: The 2-level (?) -beds are very shaky when you sleep on the top bed

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Literally a two minute walk from central train station. Bounce hotel is new and modern, with good facilities. Free shuttle bus around the city to circular quay can be found near by central station, making it very easy to get around the city

Disliked: It is a good half an hour walk into the main city and darling harbour, though as I've already mentioned there is a free shuttle bus that stops around the city. Also you have to pay $5 to store your luggage for the day.


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