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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Really nice hostel to stay, friendly and competent staff, the boss's a cool guy also. :) It's within 15 minutes of walk to all relevent sightseeing stuff. The people are lovely and create altogether a nice hostel athmosphere. Would stay again all times. Free pancakes on sunday people.

Thank Aleksej R
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend! It is a very comfortable, and clean hostel in an excellent location, right in the backpacker area of Sydney (close to everything). Great common areas n FREE internet and breakfast!!!

Thank ChittaLuv
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I Had the best welcome Ever at Asylum - this hostel is situated in a amazing location , only 1 minutes from kings cross station. Outside full of shops, restaurants , pubs , super market . The Staff is so nice , and they really take care of you . Amazing common area outside and nice tv room inside -...

Thank iLoveTravel27
antonyhb, Manager at Asylum Sydney, responded to this review

Thanks mate, It was a pleasure having you stay and ensure you made the most out of your stay. When Im in Rome I will 100% come and stay with you. Best regards Team Asylum

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights. The people were lovely, no issues at all. The noise was fair. I mean, it was loud on the Friday night in the social room but I was on the floor above so it didn't bother me much (had the fan on in my room. It was HOT! Drowned out the base). The staff were...

Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Dingy, dirty and very small for the amount of people. The wifi doesn't work very well, the rooms don't get cleaned properly, it's full of long termers who are all clicky and the lounge area is tiny. Would never go back.

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here if over 25. The hostel is grimy and in desperate need of refurbishing. Wifi was unreliable. There was a dog odour around. We were told there was breakfast included which was a loaf of bread and a tub of butter. We were followed in by homeless men when returning in the evening. Definitely a party hostel...

Thank meabh23
Arnsberg, Germany
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This place is a home away from home! its carpets and Bella the dog, The lovely people and the cosy atmosphere make you feel at home straight away! You can have your own space or the company in the common areas if you would like. The bathrooms are all clean and well looked after and so is the kitchen. Its...

1Thank MarieTigges
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Asylum for three nights. The location is very good and central, my room had an awesome view over the Botanic Garden. But, the facilities are very dirty and run down. There is mold in all the bathrooms and the carpet in the whole hostel needs to be changed. The rooms do not have AC and the Wi-Fi...

Thank mkaledin
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It wasn't quite the right thing for me but if you are looking for a party hostel with very friendly staff, this might just be the place for you. The location is pretty good. Cleanliness was not great but acceptable for a hostel.

Thank bloertscher
Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Very nice and helpfull staff, especially Anthony who runs the place. Great Athmosphere among the people who stay there, good facilities and good location. The staff does also their best to keep the place tidy, the whole hostel (bathrooms kitchen etc.) is thourougly cleaned twice dayly. Wanted to stay for 3 days and ended up staying for two weeks. I...

Thank Hartmut R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally Located in Kings Cross, 2 minutes from station. CBD, Chinatown, Harbour Bridge, Opera House all within 25 minutes walk. All beds come with breakfast(in-house), dinner at The Old Fitzroy Hotel (inc. 50% off 1st drink) and complimentary internet 24/7. Rooms with spectacular City/Harbour Bridge/Opera House views available. Recent refurbished, security enhanced. Join our Legendary pub crawls! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Asylum Sydney

Address: 201-203 Brougham Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $34 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Romm 33 for breathtaking view on Sydney from your bed.”
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“Room 34, excellent vievs of sydney skyline”
 of 5 bubbles 811hartmutr, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“top floor away from the communal areas if you want quiet”
 of 5 bubbles mariepL7795DC, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Better views towards the back if the hostel, private rooms are nice if you don't want other around.”
 of 5 bubbles jordanl380, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are equally good (like any hostel it's the other travellers that make the difference)”
 of 5 bubbles C6854ZImichaelc, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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