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    Had a good Stay there but nothing really special! The 8-bed dorm was really big which was very good! But then one night the light and fan didn't work which was a bit annoying! The Kitchen unfortunately was really messy and smelled kinda bad also it was way to small for all the people. I did not enjoy cooking there! My room was directly above the courtyard which was pretty loud in the evenings. There was only one bathroom on my level so everyday I had to wait pretty long to shower! The location is pretty good you reach Bondi Beach in about 10 minutes walking and there is also Tamarama beach pretty close. Bus stop is one minute around the corner.
    Clara A February 2017
    I love staying at this backpackers, it's very well set up in a great location with very helpful and friendly staff. Gets the gold star from me:)
    Aron K February 2017
    Cold staff. Don't welcome travellers in a friendly way. Perhaps it's because I come from South America where they understand that hostels exist thanks to the people who stay at them, so they try to make you feel like at home.
    John S February 2017
    Best hostel I have been so far. This is the best hostel to meet new people since there is a great backyard/kitchen/'livingroom' Super friendly staff. Also clean but the showers downstaires were only goving cold water sometimes. Think I will be back soon, loved it.
    Bente A February 2017
    A wonderful location. A little run down. Needs some maintenance . Staff were friendly and helpful. Concrete cancer, which is unavoidable in building os this age in Sydney, means the place has a slightly damp smell.
    Margaret P February 2017
    Hostel was nothing great. Showers never got above lukewarm temperature and often jumped to cold even when there was no one else in the bathroom. Staff were unfriendly - I don't think I got a single smile from one of them my whole stay. The kitchen is incredibly cramped, certainly not big enough for more than 4 people to cook safely at a time. I honestly heard 2 other people complain that we were likely to get burnt in there due to how little room there was.
    Aimee C February 2017
    Large Art Deco building. Nice rooftop area with beautyfull views over Tamarama and the coast to the south. Could handle some refurbishmemt tough. Kitchen is a bit too small considering the amount of beds. Had a great time tough.
    Linus February 2017
    This hostel was really dirty especially the toilets and showers. And there were a lot of cockroach. Unfortunately I can't recommend this hostel. The only thing I can recommend is the location. You can reach bondi beach in 5 minutes.
    Kiriaki S February 2017
    great location. friendly staff. easy to get to with public transport. good safe locker room available (at cost for locker) didn't use kitchen due to being out all the time! but it seemed well used and organised .knowledgeable and helpful staff. booking in was easy but when crowded could be a bit of a is usual anywhere. yes, you have to pay a (refundable) $10 deposit for set of cutlery, but if the cutlery didnt disappear in the past this would not have to happen! room (double ) was clean. no, aircon - open a window! (screened)
    Kristina J February 2017
    There are only a few bathrooms and there are not really clean. The fridge was out of order. The ladder for the top bed was against the wall, my friend had to climb through the window. The outlets in the room were 1.80 m above the ground, not practical at all. The laundry is closed at 8pm, that's really early. The kitchen is overcrowded. Not enough space for everybody. Noisy at night. No air con nor fan in the room and impossible to let the window open (banging with the wind).
    Alizee L February 2017
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