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    Elephant Backpacker

    50 Sir John Young Cres | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          USD 77*
          USD 37*
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          Overview
          • Excellent7%
          • Very good32%
          • Average15%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible36%
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          Free Internet
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 371 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I stayed here for a few nights when I first arrived in Sydney. This place is great - there are rules about noise and drinking, guests, etc, which I LOVED as I was working full time and sleep is important! This place is a large...More

          Thank chenkuohua8
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          The manager I forgot his name but I think it's lanu or Lani is the worst person to manager this place! I throughly enjoyed my stay here but unfortunately the manger was terrible he mixed pleasure with work. Terrible guy who is only there to...More

          1  Thank frankyeast
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          As soon as I booked this hostel I started to have doubts after reading some of the reviews. After staying at the Elephant I want to advocate for it as I think some people who write these reviews need to consider what they were booking...More

          Thank kaushikbasu1982
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          TL;DR: cockroaches, dirty, uncomfortable, avoid at all costs. This place is derelict. My sister and I stayed here for 4 nights, after we originally booked in for 7 but the place is so awful we could not bear to stay any longer. When we arrived...More

          1  Thank Gem M
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          I chose this hostel as it was close to the city and several reviews indicated it was a quiet hostel and it was cheap compared to many other places. I was happy with my stay! The hostel didn't have the usual rowdiness or parties you...More

          Thank lisajohn750
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          • Free Internet
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Price range
          • USD 15 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 45
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          • New South Wales >
          • Sydney
          • Also Known As
          • Elephant Backpacker Hotel Sydney
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          Management replies to all negative reviews are offensive and it is funny to read.
          30 December 2016|
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          Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
          it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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          "Third floor rooms quietest of all!"
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          "The 3rd floor rooms are the quietest if that is what u are after."
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          "Breakfast is in cafe which is hidden a bit down a corridor - check it out though!"
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          "Don't book here at all."
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