x The average starting price for a place to stay in Sydney is £39 per night.
4-50 McElhone Street Woolloomooloo 2011Excellent 93%
jonquel location excellent for transport, walk to city, Circular Key, restaurants, cafes quiet comfortable rooms, decor becoming dated and in need of renewal but not desparate would definitely use the hotel another time and recommend it to friends in-house breakfast appreciated
alice_yg The location of Bounce is great which is just opposite to the Central rail station and quite near the coach terminals and make us easily to go other places. If more than 3-4 people, it may be a better choice to take a taxi between airport and Bounce since the fare we took from the Bounce to the airport (international departure) only $26, even cheaper than taking coach ($12 per person). The kitchen is at the 4th floor and the facilities are fine. I saw every morning staff of Bounce were clean the kitchen. From last Saturday, Bounce provides free breakfasts to all guests. The room we booked was an ensuite which is clean though not very big.
509 Pitt Street Opposite Central RailwayAwesome 89%
Sam I Am This is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in so can't say much besides positive things about it! It's right next to Central Station which can be a great location if you are moving around the city a lot (buses around the corner to Coogee/Bondi Junction, not far to Glebe or Chinatown or even the CBD and the Harbour). If you are after the beach, then pick a hostel in Manly/Bondi or Coogee though. Back to the hostel. It is slightly pricey, but very modern and secure and compared with other properties around there (YHA Central is around the corner) and the quality of the place not over-priced. Would recommend it to friends and family. If you plan on staying in Sydney for a long time it's a great place to start out but the price will become a burden quickly after you've gotten more familiar with the city and other options.
travelnetwork The hostel staff were awesome and so accommodating for everyone staying at the hostel, and even some of the old residents who returned for quiz night. It was great that the staff ensured we had something to do each night and took us out in Kings Cross for a great $12 steak at a local pub The Sugarmill. We stuck around after dinner as the meal was was followed by pub quiz night which we almost won, so very close. The crew then asked who wanted to return to the hostel and who wanted to kick on and experience partying in Kings Cross and took us for several rounds of karaoke at O'Malley's Hotel. This included many terrible songs, some rock anthems and one or two rounds of shots. It's always a shame when you leave something in your room and when I got home I discovered this and emailed the hostel asap and Effie was kind enough to find the items I left in the locker in my room. They were also able to store them for a week until my friend could collect them. I can't say enough nice things about the location and the staff, they certainly deserve your consideration if you are thinking of staying in the Cross.
Peter52p This hostel is close to railway station also shopping centre, owner very friendly and helpful. will be using again great value for $22 a night. one of the best I have stayed at Thanks
8-10 Lee Street Sydney NSW 2000Awesome 86%
Sam I Am I find it hard to say anything negative about this YHA but am giving it one star less than Wake Up around the corner on 'Overall' (same for the rest). The only reason I can think of is the atmosphere is a tad stale, something echoed by other reviews here. It's also a great hostel for a slightly older crowd (ie. 30+). The last time I stayed here was with my (then) 7 month old daughter and wife in a dorm room which we got to ourselves. They were able to provide a cot with no problems. A 4 star hotel in Singapore had more problems with that! It's about the same price as Wake Up which puts it in the highest scale in Sydney, but considering location and quality I think that's logical. It's also nearly always full it seems, even though it has over 500 beds! It has a pool, but not a bar (the reason I'm only giving it 4 stars on Facilities), although there's one about 3 steps from the front door and it's nearly always packed with YHA guests. I've stayed here twice and would happily stay here again.
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