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Captain Cook Hotel

162 Flinders St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021 Australia
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Grade: 91 out of 100
86Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
15Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Dennis wrote a review Apr. 2019
Sydney, Australia8 contributions6 helpful votes
The good thing about this property (“Captain Cook Hotel” under the new name “Clover Backpackers”) is the location, near Oxford Street, but that’s pretty much it! The rooms are quite a mess, full of dust and the bunk beds are old and worn-out. In the kitchen aren’t any plates or cutlery, you need to get it from the reception for a 10$ deposit and in the fridge we saw mold!! Also it’s very loud in the evening, because there’s directly a bar. WiFi isn’t working and the toilets and shower facilities needs to get improved (very dirty and old as well)! The new owner is really, really rude and disrespectful! He kicked us out of the Hostel and called the police in the middle of the night, because we smoked some cigarettes on the balcony (there was a ashtray on the table and no sign that smoking is not allowed). Very bad attitude and experience! If you want to have a nice time and a good accomodation in Sydney, do yourself a favour and do not stay there (although it is very cheap)
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Date of stay: January 2019
1 Helpful vote
Murphy W wrote a review Mar. 2019
2 contributions
Plenty of sockets in the hostel to use, Wi Fi in the rooms....nice comfortable beds, with fan and lockers in the room...nice filling free breakfast from 7 am.....Central Station 15 mins walk...buses to and from the Centre, all 3 mins walk from the hostel...plenty of hot water and plenty of showers and toilets...staff are nice and friendly...even have a free Barbecue on the rooftop on Sunday nights....Large supermarket less than 10 mins walk.....i enjoyed my stay at this hostel and would stay here again....
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
Toby Ross wrote a review Feb. 2019
23 contributions20 helpful votes
Very good value accommodation with a fantastic location to the city! Travelling with my girlfriend and we stayed here, very friendly staff and comfortable rooms and clean amenities. Nothing flash - but far better than we expected, would happily stay here again, especially given the value! Highly recommend the bistro downstairs especially for backpackers - delicious food, well priced for backpackers and a friendly chef too, a very good experience all in all! Great service, thank you!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Anna C wrote a review Jan. 2019
9 contributions3 helpful votes
We (two girls aged 20) had booked the room online and when we arrived we were greeted with a very welcoming and helpful staff who were very sweet and helpful. While we were there, there was a renovation of the whole place, but this was at no time a problem or a nuisance. We enjoyed following the development of the place, from a worn out place to being super nice clean and new. Every day, we were greeted with smiles and friendly jokes from the employees and residents. we felt at home quickly and chose to stay the same place when we were getting home to Denmark from Australia (we flew from Sydney) We would definitely recommend the place to people who would like to live a place for backpackers who want to stay cheap but do not want to lose the fun and personal place surrounded by people who are passionate about creating a good atmosphere and doing their job the best they can and help with as much as they can.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
trippadvision wrote a review Jan. 2019
Sydney, Australia14 contributions19 helpful votes
this hostel has only one thing: that makes you want to find a better one. Small bedroom (and when I say small it's because you can't move in it); dirty kitchen, bathroom that smells like piss, broken fridges, no WiFi. I payed 20$ per night but it worth 5. Boys and girls have separated floors. Worst ever
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
3 Helpful votes
USD 13 - USD 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesSydneyWoollahraInner East / Paddington
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Frequently Asked Questions about Captain Cook Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Captain Cook Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Sydney Cricket Ground (0.3 km), Brett Whiteley Studio (0.5 km), and Allianz Stadium (0.3 km).
What food & drink options are available at Captain Cook Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Captain Cook Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nour Sydney, MV Bistro & Wine Bar, and Suzie Q Coffee & Records.
Are there any historical sites close to Captain Cook Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Chinese Garden of Friendship (1.8 km), State Theatre (2.0 km), and St. Mary's Cathedral (1.9 km).