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Elephant Backpacker

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  • Poor8%
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What's included
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
Elephant Backpacker is located 5 minutes from the city centre and is easily accessed by bus and train. We offer no frills style accommodation for budget conscious guests. Breakfast is included in your room tariff and there is a communal kitchen should you wish to cook and eat. The...
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50 Sir John Young Cres | Woollomoloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
8,8 km to Kingsford Smith Airport
100 restaurants are within a 0,5 km radius
0.9 km from The Royal Botanic Garden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to the Elephant and was welcomed with a smile and helped out with all I could need.Firstly was in a private room with a great view of Sydney without the noise of city. Saying this the city a 5 min walk also Kong’s...More

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Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay and found us hospitable. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very happy with hostel. The room was basic but very clean with a comfortable bed. It is close to the supermarket and quiet as they don’t permit party types. They are currently doing renovations to shower blocks so one level is closed and you have...More

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Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are some of the biggest and best in Sydney hostels, the building is a stunning victorian heritage old hotel with lots of original features, the location is amazing for accessing the city from a really peaceful neighbourhood, the cost is one of the...More

Thank S W
Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you like the building and the rooms are very large. As you would have seen, we are currently renovating 3 shower blocks and they will be open in 1-2 months. Most hostels use the winter or off season to major renovations. Our staff are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a fine experience. we went on a trip with 6 students and the hostel had managed rooms for us on very short notice at quite affordable cost. The owner was very welcoming. Elephant was very good and we liked the morning breakfast.

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Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your nice words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

I gave this hostel a 5 out of 5 not cause its brilliant or new or has all the latest amenities but cause its very very good value for Sydney. I only paid $40 for a private room which was basic but clean and all...More

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Response from Amanda H, Owner at Elephant BackpackerResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Free Internet
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Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$12 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$12 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Benjamin R | Reviewed this property |
it's not really clear, what you want to say, but I can say, for the time when I was there, which was a year ago, that I enjoyed my stay. it's a low budget hostel. that's what you pay for, that's what you get. no more, not... More
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"Get room on level were showers aren't under renovations - so you don't have to walk stairs to another..."
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"Level 2 bathrooms being redone so stay on other levels cause then u dont have to walk steps for showers on..."
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"Go early to breakfast buffet cause it gets busy closer to 9am."
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"Great value for money.Leafy views.Quiet in the evening."
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