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Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hostel with good and comfortable facilities. Yet, would not recommend if only staying temporarily. Almost everyone was on a working visa and had been there for a while so were already friends and not willing to make new friends as we're only staying a few nights. Breakfast was good and plentiful.

Thank Jessica M
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice hostel, what makes it the free breakfast and free wifi for a relatively cheap price. Lots of workers here so it's not as social as it could be. Kings Cross is a good location too, close to trains not far into the CBD

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty good hostel. Beds are good and clean. Aircon in the room. Lockers available. Enough kitchen facilitys. There are a lot of people living there temporary while they work in the area, that makes it a less social hostel, but still overall fine.

Thank Clarissa B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

it's a nice hostel, air con in the room which is a big plus awesome location in King Cross good kitchen, the hostel is quite clean sometimes you have loads backpackers which is annoying but I would come in this hostel again

Reviewed 28 January 2017

It is a nice hostel, with confortable bed and with air con in the dorms, nice and clean kitchen, good and helpful reception service. , good location, with good public transports option near there! Cons: Few bathrooms!

Thank agusuni
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed her just after NY in an 8 bed female dorm. Hostel is located on busy kings cross street but is surprisingly quiet. There are hostels all along the street. The hostel staff are friendly and efficient, the kitchen is quite small and there is a lot of dirty plates about that's probably the only downfall. Our room had its...

Thank poppyr21
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Overall I did not particularly enjoy my stay at MMBKC. I found that the people who lived/ worked at the hostel were not respectful of the space and were very loud. Many of the floors seemed to serve as party places till very late hours. I was underwhelmed with the whole kings cross area. Very seedy, but conveniently located next...

Thank jnjacobs21
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Not a bad hostel at all. The free breakfast is amazing and the wifi does work well. I only ranked it a 3 because the shower and facilities isn't great. The hostel allows people to work for free accommodation so everyone gets to know you and there are social night etc too. Location is perfect and only 2 stops from...

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This place is so dirty and messy I was glad I was only there for one night. Bathrooms are gross, rooms are very messy as long-termers have spread their stuff everywhere, and also pretty dirty. Kitchen isn't any better. Lounge space is messy and dingy. Staff are nice and friendly but you are just handed a key on arrival rather...

Thank Becca_me27
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great location and great atmosphere x will be back, met loads of new friends here and you get a free cooked breakfast everyday! Was well worth the money and very central to the attractions of Sydney x

Thank Ryan M

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Staying in Kings Cross

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Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross," Sydney's red light district. These new rules have encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters, however, who will dance to the early morning hours on weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor houses owned the place. Today, one can still find a variety of adult entertainment venues in this evolving area.
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Additional Information about Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross

Address: 34-36 Darlinghurst Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Kings Cross
Price Range: $24 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Se vem para relaxar talvez melhor quarto de quatro pessoas”
pedrof515, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a room with fewer beds. Rooms are cramped already, don't ever stay in the 14 bed dorm”
sarahwC2726IH, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If needing sleep, get on of the smaller rooms with a bathroom on the top floor.”
simsy89, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Back away, back far far away and don't step in this dump.”
katiew877, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“pick rooms on the third floor is your looking for peace and quite as its further away from the common areas where people often socialise until late hours.”
532emmar, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
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