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Wollongong Keiraleagh Backpackers

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Had a nice time at the place, the owner was friendly and tge area central, but quiet. It's just 10mins away from tve beach and shops and restaurants are just around the corner. The hostel has all facilities needed and is clean and tidy.

Thank Jan8337
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving at the hostel my friend was bitten on the leg immediately by a flea and there was a strong smell of dog being poorly disguised by some incense. I then spoke with the middle-aged female hostel owner who was argumentative with me and said I was being unreasonable. Then she accused me of calling her unreasonable. She must...

2Thank Emily S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Keiraleigh for a month, even though we only intended to stay for two nights. When we stayed the weather was very decent and with the beach so close we couldn't complain. At the time of our stay there was a great set of fellow travellers staying at the hostel. Some pass through and some stay longer for...

Thank Elizabeth J
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

What is the point if your review does not tell the truth. I stayed here 3 years ago and was not impressed. This time around I booked not knowing or remembering I stayed there before. As soon as I saw the horror film front I remembered. It was a dirty place then and it still is but worse. Fies abound....

Thank ricwolt
Bronshoej, Denmark
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is the worst hostel I have stayed at. The room was okay and the mattress was fine, but the people that stayed there (some of them had been living there for months) liked to party loud until 3 am, so if you do not bring earplugs it is close to impossible to sleep. They guy who checked us in...

Thank stine s
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night travelling back to Sydney. Booked into a twin room. First impressions not great, leaking roof and building work going on but seemed suitable for one night to rest. The first issue is the state of the kitchen, there are a lot of long term residents I think and that contributes to the disgusting state of...

Thank Mike1238
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Checked into this backpackers, found the whole place revoltingly dirty. Open safety needle, public hair, spiders in "clean" bed. Room appeared to have patchwork fix to door that had been repeatedly broken into. We were relieved when management happily refunded all money. Not recommended for women, does not feel like a safe place to stay.

1Thank shmfunk
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently, i recommend anyone passing through Wollongong to stay here. It was a truly amazing experience , the people were awesome the owners were great the house was clean couldn't asked for anything more. A big thank you to Kerry and Carl for being so hospitable🙂

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the stay, it was very chilled. For a place which can cost you only $20 a night, it have everything you needed for a short stay and allowed you to make great friends. The staff were helpful and down to earth and the place had a very island feel to it, with Boheme beds around a table, makes...

Thank Kira M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I can't speak for the experiences that other people had here, but my stay was surprisingly uneventful, which is fine with me when it comes to a hostel. I was nervous seeing as how a lot of reviews talked about dirty rooms and cockroaches. I room I stayed in was clean and had a pretty large ensuite bathroom (Room 9?;...

1Thank Simone S

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Additional Information about Wollongong Keiraleagh Backpackers

Address: 60 Kembla St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range: $29 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“DO not stay here”
emilysA1266YD, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a renovated room”
ricwolt, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 was good.”
simonesM5970OU, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooftop bar in city center is great place to grab a beer.”
shlomitb932, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Nothing over looking the back as some guests stay up drinking late & are very noisy.”
lazor2013, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
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