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790 on George

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one week whilst I was finishing my last week of work. I wanted to choose a hostel that wasn’t very partyish so that I wouldn’t loose sleep. This kind of back fired as I still didn’t sleep well and to my...More

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Response from Prasanna790, Guest Relations Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 4 days ago

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel! We're sorry that some parts of your stay weren't up to your expectations but your review will help us in our continuous effort to strive to be the best! Safe Travels! - Team 790

Reviewed 15 April 2018

I am currently staying at 790 on George. Thus far I have been seriously underwhelmed with my stay at this hostel. The price of this hostel is quite cheap especially for the area which I will admit is a great location. the rooms in this...More

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Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 16 April 2018

Hey There I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to leave a review voicing your concerns about the hostel. We agree that the lift situation is a nightmare, having one lift for 7 floors means that a lot of guests and staff...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Saturday night is not the best time to arrive, especially when you have to avoid a puddle of vomit to get into the building. The smell in the lift was annoying, (it can also be temperamental) but it was nothing compared to the stink from...More

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Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 12 April 2018

Hi there, Thank-you for your review of 790. We take all feedback seriously. We will certainly look into the problems you faced during your stay here with us. If you would like to contact us personally on our email: reservations@790ongeorge.com.au we would happily discuss this...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for a week and I think it’s good by hostel standards. I stayed in a 4 bed girls dorm and it was a good size, big lockers to put your stuff in. The beds were comfortable. The bathroom and toilets were cleaned...More

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Response from Prasanna790, General Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 5 April 2018

Thank-you for your review of 790. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our great CBD location. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

790 on George is just what you would expect in a Backpackers Hotel/Hostel. Lots of young people in the messy somewhat dirty Kitchen. Tiny rooms grubby carpets. Sheets were clean as were the beds. Our room had a smell as someone had smoked in it...More

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Response from Prasanna790, Manager at 790 on GeorgeResponded 5 March 2018

Thank-you for your review of 790. We appreciate all feedback we receive and like to improve our offerings continuously. I am sorry to hear that your room wasn't up to your satisfaction. We do employ a cleaning team and have a 24 hour Reception team...More

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9 February 2017|
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Response from Prasanna790 | Property representative |
Hi there, I can confirm the Wi-Fi does work in our kitchen/common area and is free for one hour each day. If you would like access to Wi-Fi in your room or anywhere else in the building it can be purchased from reception... More
6 February 2015|
Response from Prasanna790 | Property representative |
Hi there, We do supply towels the cost is $6.00 and $3.00 is returned when the towel is returned. Linen is provided at no additional cost. Kind regards, James
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"Try and get a room on a lower level to avoid waiting for the one elevator."
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"Rooms 108, 208, 308 and so on have a great corner view up George St"
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"anything above 07 e.g., 409 or 710"
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"Rooms finishing in 8 are the most spacious, there are the corners ones. You will get a discount for future..."
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