The Jolly Swagman Backpackers

2 out of 5 stars2 Stars

27 Orwell St, Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011, Australia

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Jolly Swagman Backpackers
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Satisfaction Very Good
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Value Score Great Value!

Costs 20% less and rated 18% higher than other 2 star hotels

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  • Families66
  • Couples48
  • Solo73
  • Business100


    mes meilleurs souvenir a Sydney sont au jolly swagman c’est peut être pas le meilleur hostel de Sydney mes rapport qualité prix c’est le meilleur jai rencontrer des gens du monde entier jai passer les meilleur soirée de ma vie tous ca parce que l’équipe du jolly swagman essaye de mettre les gens dans une bonne ambience en proposant des activite tous les soirs qui t’amene a la rencontre des gens donc si tu viens seul au jolly swagman tu te sent jamais seul

    D’un point de vu general l’auberge de jeunesse est plutôt propre, bonne ambience de bonne enfant avec tout les habitant du jolly swagman c’est comme une grande famille, lauberge est plutôt bien amenager tu te sent un peu comme a la maison la cuisine est assez grande et toute equipe,la salle tv est assez cool aussi c’est plus ou moins la ou tous le monde se pose.

    Le plus important c’est que lauberge de jeunesse est geographiquement bien place pas tres long du centre de la ville et des grand point touristique de plus l’auberge se touve dans le quartier le plus attractive,

  • Great hostel in Kings X!


    Awesome hostel! the nightlife is very great. YOu also get a lot of vouches from the hostel for free drinks and free entry in some clubs

    the staff is very friendly and help you in every way they can. If you need an advise, just ask them.

    Also the other guests in the hostel were awesome, it is really easy to meet new friends there!

    just go there and enjoy!

    Unique Quality: it is really really clean! room cleaning everty 2nd day

    Directions: Kings Cross

  • Hidden Secret on Orwell St


    I've been in Sydney for a while and I must say that Jolly Swagman is one of the better hostel. It's big but friendly at the same time. The rooms and bathrooms are clean, the staff is awesome and you just feel at home. The only problem would be that the kitchen is a bit small for the number of people staying at the hostel. They have organized outings to bars for those who want to party - or you can just stay in and watch some movies on the bean bags. Loved my stay here and I would definately recommend it to others.

    Unique Quality: There are no pools or anything like that, but the location is great. It's in a back alley, so you can sit outside or in the park next to it in peace, then go two blocks away and you're in the middle of Kings cross - bars, clubs, etc. The train station is only a couple of minutes walk away. If you need any directions or ideas of what to do, just ask the staff. The reception is open 24 hrs and they're all very nice and helpful.

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    weird feeling


    Well, we were expecting much more. The room was freezing and just next door to the toilet. We could hear all possible noises. Friendly hostel as advertised wasnt so friendly. We felt quite strange there. Room was clean but it was funny smell all around the building. The good thing was location. Close to cheap food about 20 minutes walking to harbour

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    Sydney itself has lots of...


    Sydney itself has lots of hostels,hotels etc...
    I stayed at Jolly swagman...supposingly famous.
    It's at kings Cross area.
    Though there are many other hostels as well...

    Unique Quality: Great view of the Sudney Bridge from the top.
    nice breakfast and good tour packages/recommendations as well.

Comments (1)

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 2:46 AM

    Stayed in here two days. Not that the place is overpriced for what you get, but the owner overcharged us when paying by card. So if you stay there, watch the amounts he types on the card machine.
    Although it says there are free wi-fi, there is not. They will give you one hour of free internet usage..... for your whole stay. Then they will tell you that you have to pay. Very misleading.
    Check out is at 9am!
    Kitchen and breakfast area are tiny and were filthy. Ive noticed that some reviews say it was clean. I guess we have different views about cleanness
    Staff was very unhelpful. They knew nothing about anything and were just focused on selling you whatever package they had.
    Wanted to leave after just one day, but as the check out is at 9am, we had no time to find anything else.
    Quite happy to leave this place behind on my third day in Sydney.
    There are plenty of other places in the same area. I bet that all of them are far better

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Address: 27 Orwell St, Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011, Australia