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Good places to stay in Sydney APART FROM the Wake?

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1. Posted by Wizards_Of_OZ (Budding Member 16 posts) 5y


We're looking to book our accommodation for Sydney for the Xmas and NYE period.

Is anyone staying somewhere other than the Wake? Also, is Kings Cross the place to be?

Cheers! :-)

2. Posted by wanderer82 (Full Member 111 posts) 5y

The Cross is worth a visit but it's not exactly a refined place... expect plenty of seedy strip joints/brothels and lots of rowdy kids etc

Be aware prices can hit the roof over christmas and NYE.....I'd also book sooner rather than later as a lot of places tend to get booked up.

3. Posted by sez127 (Budding Member 48 posts) 5y

I'm staying in 790 on George which I think is close to Wake, so in a good area for all the goings on. I booked a few weeks ago and prices weren't ridiculous like other hostels I looked at.

Don't know what it'll be like but I booked it quick as I was aware I'd left it late and I guess if it's rubbish all I've got to do is sleep and shower there :)


4. Posted by LeanneS87 (Budding Member 11 posts) 5y


I am booked into D*Lux over Xmas and NY as it was one of only 4 left when i looked a week or so back

It doesnt look brilliant but i thought it looked nicer than the others left...


5. Posted by Wizards_Of_OZ (Budding Member 16 posts) 5y

Hi guys

Thanks for your help its been great!

We've actually been looking at 790 on George Street as well as D-Lux in Kings Cross.. We're still waiting to hear back from Wake though.

We've seen a couple on Bondi, just spitting distance from the beach but they are not so great lol just their location.

A couple mate who have been there done it all said most travellers are around George Street so we're looking around there but most places are taken.

At the moment it's a toss up between D-Lux or 790.. That's if we don't get anywhere at the Wake lol

If u hear of any other good hostels around Kings Cross or George Street then do let me know

Cheers :-)

6. Posted by Laura2011 (Budding Member 7 posts) 5y

Hi, I managed too book the Sydney harbour yha a week ago for Xmas/ny..but think j got lucky with a cancellation as when I'd previously tried it came up fully booked. I'm travelling alone so would be great if anyone else is staying nearby &wanted to meet up...