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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

651 reviews
+61 2 9358 6400

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Airport Shuttle
Business Center
A stay at Jolly Swagman Backpackers places you in the heart of East Sydney, within a 10-minute drive of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Royal Botanic Gardens. This hostel is 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from Sydney Opera House. Make yourself at home in one of the 46 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided daily.Amenities Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hostel also features an arcade/game room, a television in a common area, and barbecue grills. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held on select days. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9 AM. Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is complimentary (available on request).
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27 Orwell Street
Sydney, NSW 2011
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User Highlights
"Calm vicinity" "Nearby attractions"
99% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
Parking was ok, according to 66%.
"Excellent staff" "Professional staff"
94% found the staff to be very friendly.
79% said the reception staff was great.
Value for money
"Free activities" "Free BBQ night"
97% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
79% thought it was a great value.
"Fun place to be" "Good ambiance"
86% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
55% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
"Clean and well kept premises" "Clean sheets"
71% said rooms were clean.
80% said the bathroom was clean.
"Free continental breakfast" "Breakfast very basic"
97% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Toaster didn’t work" "Tiny windows"
71% said rooms were clean.
For only 57%, the bathroom was ok.
"WiFi speed limited" "No WiFi"
81% said the wifi quality was bad.
79% thought it was a great value.

Good to know...

Wifi quality could be improved
Clean bathroom
Friendly service
Great reception
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
The guests at this multicoloured hostel tend to be as lively as the psychedelic murals (wallflowers look elsewhere). There’s an endless array of fun and games on the menu, including the...