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    Elephant Backpacker

    50 Sir John Young Cres | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    The Elephant is more than just a place to rest it's a place for community, friendships and stories. The hostel has outlawed alcohol so it is full of calm, friendly guests. The train station is a 5-minute walk away, running around the city is affordable,...More

    Thank parburytravelgirl
    Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 29 August 2016

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review and I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again one day!!

    Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

    Have only just downloaded the app to leave this. My friends mother booked this last minute for us and it was awful. We didn't even get a chance to go up to our room because we saw the kitchen and toilets and wanted out immediately....More

    Thank Leaahchristiee
    Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 19 August 2016

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review approx. 1 year later! I would suggest that when writing your reviews you do them around the time you actually stayed as it provides a clearer picture for others. The hostel has had dramatic...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

    ...and that is it. Quite dirty and old. Laundry didn't work, wifi was dead, room door didn't close, here are very random travelers in same place sleeping in very dirty environment. Tv room and big kitchen.

    Thank HannuV
    Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 19 September 2016

    Hello. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry you didn't enjoy the hostel as much as we do. I take on board the feedback you have provided.

    Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

    Staff are friendly, good location BUT rooms were filthy, i found there were cockroaches on the floors when there was plenty of cleaners, the hostel itself is a wreck needs refurbishing, showers were a good size but dirty. I wouldnt stay here againMore

    3  Thank Alexwilliams6
    Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 19 September 2016

    Hi Alex. Thank you for your feedback regarding the hostel. Unfortunately cockroaches are found in Australia ad we undergo a treatment on a regular basis to eradicate these from the building. We are constantly carrying out upgrades and repairs in the hostel to ensure a...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    We had low expectations of this place after reading some of the reviews. The place is old BUT the staff are great, toilets and showers were clean, bedrooms were as you would expect, and a nice little bar in their café to boot. We also...More

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    1  Thank FrankNg1234
    Response from Roisine C, Manager at Elephant BackpackerResponded 19 May 2016

    Hi Frank. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you gave our hostel a chance and enjoyed your stay and appreciate all the hard work the Elephant Team put in to make everyone's stay a pleasant one.

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    30 December 2016|
    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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