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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coming to Sydney I booked into Maze for 1 week and 3 weeks later I've yet to leave! This hostel gives a homely feel where any backpacker would feel welcomed. I'm a solo traveller and it was super easy to make friends. :) On top of this, it's in a prime location right in the heart of Sydney - close...

Thank Yankee_Abroad123
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No limousine service from or to the airport, no breakfast in bed, no daily massages, not the most modern place, but instead great atmosphere. Free food few times a week, good internet. Room was cozy and kept nice and clean, the sheets were great. Probably the best TV room I've seen with lots of room to lay down! Massive kitchen...

Thank kahku1102
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really have mixed feelings about staying here. I was originally booked for three nights but only stayed one. I booked a single room, which was pretty clean but simple. I have to admit I did spray with DEET when I arrived - horror stories of bed bugs had me prepared. The bed was comfortable, and the room was reasonably...

Thank Dive G
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

After my girlfriend and I had both stayed here, the hostel decided to charge us for four nights rather than three. When my partner questioned it, the lady at the reception pointed to a poster on the wall saying no refunds. After then calling and discussing this on the phone, I was then told to come down the following night...

Thank Blake J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a really good place, all the staff are very nice, and claudia , mamamiaaaaa amazing girl at the reception, everytime helping me, nice, sympathic, un amorrrrr I was supposed to stay few days, and i stay for one month because its was good In the cbd, good deals everytime with maloneys hotel, so really happy Thank you for everything...

Thank Jack F
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maze backpackers was a great place to introduce my daughter to a backpackers place in a city we knew in a place we enjoyed. It was a backpackers with charm that was cheap. Friendly staff, great location, beds were OK, showers and bathrooms were acceptable and it is a backpackers so our expectations were met but not exceeded.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very very noise, we barely slept there. This place smells really bad Not enough toiles or showers. The location was good, but at night you will find a lot drunk people in the street. Staff is nice, but not enough bad to come back.... Sorry, really bad place, I won't come back

Thank Sienna M
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Extremely small rooms, feel like a prison. No air conditioner, only a fan that sucks. The staff is a bit weird, not very willing to help. Good wifi but to an extra cost. The people were kinda boring. We would not stay here again.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Within walking distance to Hyde Park and Darling Harbour. The staff are welcoming and nice. The hallway and some rooms have a damp smell but you get used to it; just turn on the ceiling fan 😁. It's ok if you're just visiting and wouldn't stay for a long time. WiFi is not free.

Thank Japé Z
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The location is great and the staff is helpful and friendly. The room was unfortunately smelly and there was no air con so it was pretty sweaty and hot at times. But the shower was good. Would not go there again and can't recommend it but the location is perfect.

Thank Andrea Bára S

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maze Backpackers is centrally located, basic backpacker accommodation. Visiting Sydney, Australia? Stay with us and meet other international backpackers. With Free Activities including some FREE meals, backpackers love staying with us, while they explore Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maze Backpackers

Address: 417 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Shuttle Bus service
Price Range: $51 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Maze Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 204
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“Don't stay if you think it is a hotel - IT IS NOT, it's for lighthearted travellers”
 of 5 bubbles kahku1102, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For a good nights sleep, choose a different accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahW976, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Level 2 is quieter than level 1”
 of 5 bubbles NataSHAA001, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the road is noisy at night but if you're a heavy sleeper and enjoy the city breeze - go for it!”
 of 5 bubbles illyanaw, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sometimes the 4 dorm room are cheaper than the 8.”
 of 5 bubbles DylanhuffenNL, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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