Base Backpackers

Address: 477 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia | 1 star hostel
 
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This 1 star hostel, located in the City Center area of Sydney, is near Sydney Town Hall, Marble Bar, Cockle Bay Wharf, and Paddy Pallin.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Backpackers Sydney

    Reviewed by thetwodanielles

    Nice

    Reviewed Feb 14, 2015
    by (11 reviews) N.Ireland/England , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Not bad

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by sarahtallulah

    Bassline shooting up my spine

    Reviewed Jan 13, 2015
    by (5 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Started my journey here and paid for the job search package too. The job package was ok but in hindsight I may have done better my self but was great to get advice and have the ease of doing nothing, plus the benefit of being able to use the advantages of there job search for a year and all over Oz will hopefully come in handy later in the year when regional work is needed.

    It's a shock coming from asia to Oz but it was social when you tried, like all hoatels depends on your room mates. I was lucky and had a great group. Otherwise it's a weird mix of people but they have a good club next door with great trivia and a cracking steak. So can't complain.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by koala-reise

    nice accomodation!

    Reviewed Nov 7, 2014
    by (1 review) Berlin , Germany Flag of Germany

    Schönes Hostel. Kann man sich auf keinen Fall beschweren. Alles ziemlich sauber und organisiert. Es gibt einen Job-Desk und Travel-Desk, wo man immer Hilfe bekom men kann - außer am Wochenende!
    Du bekommst ein 6 bis 10er Zimmer und bist aber gut untergebracht. Jeder lebt seinen eigenen Alltag. Alle Leute sind sehr freundlich und man kommt hier super schnel in Kontakt mit anderen. WiFi ist super das einzig negative ist der Preis, der bei 35$ die Nacht liegt, aber das ist Sydney - very EXPENSIVE!!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by caruenusch

    Huge professional place but pricey

    Reviewed Nov 5, 2014
    by (3 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

    The rooms are great, the kitchen and laundry-facilities fully equipped. Bathrooms are pretty clean, lobby is rather comfy. Computers available.
    However, all the extras, such as laundry or internet, lockers or even luggage storage are really spendy. Staff is friendly and helpful.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by adamphillipsuk

    Good Hostel, with a great party atmosphere

    Reviewed Sep 3, 2014
    by (7 reviews) Thirsk , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This hostel was ok but it is a party hostel so if you want some peace and quiet whilst in Sydney, go elsewhere.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by beefyuc

    Place we were at for oz intros

    Reviewed Apr 6, 2014
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I think this is where I stayed...

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by jaredmein

    Really good

    Reviewed Mar 20, 2014
    by (23 reviews) Stroud , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Lots of Free stuff and great people !

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by sophieackland

    Would stay here again

    Reviewed Mar 16, 2014
    by (13 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The hostel is in a perfect location, really central. It's a fine hostel but the kitchen is a bit dated and some of the appliances could be thrown out but its ok. It's quite a big hostel. There is lots of activities on to meet people and next door is scary canary. It generally needs a bit of an update even in the bathrooms but it all works fine.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by venisha-bhudia

    Great for first stay

    Reviewed Feb 25, 2014
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very good place to stay, amazing location, great service

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by therooneys17

    Hostel

    Reviewed Oct 21, 2013
    by (12 reviews) Chesfield , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The hostel we stayed in for the duration of the Oz intro. It was surprisingly clean. It had nice beds, great central location so just what we needed. Great place to meet people as well. Everyone's in the same boat and everyone's just up for a laugh.

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    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by robyn.a.agnew

    Good for first stay...

    Reviewed Aug 15, 2013
    by (34 reviews) West Midlands , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Clean accommodation with comfortable beds and friendly staff, perfect for first visit as the location is very central to everything i.e Botanic Gardens, Opera House, Darling Harbour, Library, Travel Agents, Train station, Restaurants, Bars & Shops! Also a cheap supermarket 'Woolworths!'- just up the road.

    Base Hostel also offers different free activities everyday.

    The only negative point is if you need sleep or are a light sleeper sharing a 6 bed dorm and being right next to their local bar/club Scary Canary can be distracting.

    Would stay there again if in Sydney.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by beccabrabbins

    Hostel life!

    Reviewed Apr 13, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This was the hostel we were all based in for our 10 days in Sydney!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ann.k.gillies

    1st place I stayed in Sydney

    Reviewed Feb 2, 2013
    by (2 reviews) United Kingdom , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    An excellent hostel right in the heart of the city with all facilities provided. Would recommend staying here.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by dankinver

    ideal and central!

    Reviewed Jan 19, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    excellent position, close to darling harbour, clean and staff are very helpful, only downside is the not so good bathroom facilties

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ljtheexplorer

    Base Sydney - Braw :)

    Reviewed Jan 19, 2013
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Base is a great hostel for meeting people, it was clean, tidy and a great location!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by svlx

    if your looking for a party!

    Reviewed Oct 5, 2012
    by (2 reviews) West Yorkshire , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    it was a really nice stay if your up for a party! I stayed 2 nights and was really lucky with my roomies! it was clean and there was a lot of room for your luggage!!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by breakfreetravel

    Good base to explore Sydney!

    Reviewed Dec 25, 2011
    by (1 review) World , Germany Flag of Germany

    Base Backpackers is a hostel chain, with Sydney representing one of the top locations (compared to Auckland for example, but definitely not as great as the one on Magnetic Island...to be fair, the beach location is simply unbeatable there). But anyways, for Sydney explorers this is a very central location, has good facilities and style. Also great food deals and the club just underneath the hostel makes it easy to connect with fellow backpackers...friendly stuff and positive vibe in general!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by michaellaverty

    Standard Base

    Reviewed Apr 7, 2011
    by (10 reviews) Manchester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Basically living at a business, no character but always easy and gets your life sorted.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by kerry.simon

    Shit

    Reviewed Aug 10, 1946
    by (1 review) wickham st pauls . halstead , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Horrible people horrible room

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Base Backpackers Sydney

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    A travel blog entry by janeski on Aug 22, 2010

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