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    Jolly Swagman Backpackers

    27 Orwell St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
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          • Average24%
          • Poor8%
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          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Free Parking
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Blue Parrot Backpackers
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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          I had my doubts but this hostel was just right. It wasn't very busy or loud and had comfortable beds and good shower. Free breakfast and wifi included and the staff was super helpful and friendly. It was a short walk from King's Cross station.More

          Thank Stadiki
          Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

          Thanks so much for staying at the Jolly Swagman backpackers. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay, and so pleased that our team of staff helped you enjoy your time in Sydney (that is always our goal!). Happy travels and hope to see...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          nice stay for singles and bachelors but not so good if you are going to stay with multiple family members,overall good experience as far as location is concerned , near to shops and restaurants and bus serviceMore

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          Thank holla27
          Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

          Thanks so much for staying with us and for your review. You are right, we are so lucky with our location, just a short walk to all the major sights of Sydney including the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney CBD, etc, and...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          All staff were really friendly and accommodating. We arrived at half eight in the morning and weren't supposed to check in until twelve but we'd been on a bus for seventeen hours so the guy transferred us to a room that was already ready. Breakfast...More

          Thank sophhhhhaus
          Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

          Thanks very much for staying with us, and thanks so much for your kinds comments. It really makes us happy when someone stops to appreicate the effort that we put into our hostel and looking after our guests. Happy travels and we hope to see...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          I decided to stay in the Jolly Swagman because of the weekly price of 25$/night. I booked for 30 nights. I arrived at 12 midday so I knew that I would probably have to wait until I can check in at 2pm. But I expected...More

          Thank lionheart_lu
          Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

          Thanks so much for your comprehensive review of the Jolly Swagman. It was our absolute pleasure to have you stay with us. Thanks for your comments about the lack of plug sockets, people travel with many electronics now that shortage of sockets are an issue,...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          This was the first time ever I had stayed in a backpackers and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The rooms were clean and had everything that was needed. There were shared bathrooms and a shared kitchen and communal area. Everything was clean and people did...More

          Thank huarache123
          Response from Joe M, General Manager at Jolly Swagman BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

          We are so happy that you decided to stay with us as your first experience of a Backpackers Hostel - we knew we could win you over to what we believe is the BEST style of accommodation for travelling. As you now know, backpacker hostels...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Airport Transportation
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 18 - USD 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 46
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          • New South Wales >
          • Sydney
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          andra g
          Does youth hostel allow seniors
          10 August 2015|
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          Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
          This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
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          "The double rooms are all on the third floor and there is no lift. If you book a double make sure you are fit..."
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          "Avoid the ground floor, means a trek to the 1st floor for bathrooms. Also these are beside the laundry so..."
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          "Get the private room if you can afford it."
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