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    Zing Backpackers

    156 Victoria St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent24%
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    • Terrible7%
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    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    We only stayed there for one night, and it was ok. The bedroom was clean, with FAN, TV and wash basin, but without bathroom. The bathroom was ok, but shared with other people so you have to be patient. Simple breakfast, good for me but...More

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    Glad you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

    depressing rooms, depressing showers and noisy hostel Staff OK Breakfast fine with coffee, bread and jam or peanut butter Unfortunately I do not think you will get a better place for the same price Location close to a metro station which is a good point

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    Noisy guests were thrown out-we agree that you won't get a better place for the same price!

    Reviewed 1 September 2016

    I won't go at the zing for my next time in Sydney,We booked for 4 nights and didn't sleep because of the noise,the staff was friendly but useless against the noise and the others guest behaviors...hostel to avoid

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    Response from Bruce-KE, Manager at Zing Backpackers

    We had some noisy guests that we have now thrown out.

    Reviewed 29 July 2016

    This hostel has a lot of atmosphere and character, with cute cartoon wall murals inside a pair of old heritage style houses. We booked a private room and lucked out with a lovely second floor room with private balcony. The double bed was very comfortable...More

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    Thanks for the great review.

    Reviewed 30 March 2016

    Overall a good stay but doesn't enjoy it quite much. Entered the room with uncleaned fan! And no laundry as per advertised and no attached private bathroom as well. Falsify advertisement on their website! But it's overall average stay for a Budget backpacker

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    Glad you had a good stay.

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    Room Tips
    "The top floors are more quiet since they are further from the courtyard."
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    "Book in advance"
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    "its a hostel expect some noise young people are alive and well!"
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    "Cheap and in Kings Cross"
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