Jolly Swagman Backpackers

27 Orwell Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011, Australia | 4 star hostel
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A travel blog entry by callumstravels


So we arrive in Sydney after another 5 hour drive and dropped of the boyzee bus. It was emotional but defo had run it's course and was glad to get to the hostel and see showers and a bed! We check in cook up some dinner and think we will head out with the hostel for a night out.... Turns out we were the only ones from the hostel going out so felt …

Catching up with friends means eating good food

A travel blog entry by monkey_moore

I anticipate from now on for a while my blogs are just going to feature the highlights of what's happening as I doubt you all want to read about my day to day life whilst I’m not doing exciting things. I’ll try to ease you out gently. :)

The only information I have about my Sydney hostel is the email they sent a few days ago …

Sightseeing, Surfcamp and Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by lena.kraus


Lena.kraus stayed here on Sep 26, 2012 during their trip titled: My Trip Down Under.

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by dubzy

Knowing how busy Sydney Harbor was bound to get on New Year's Eve, I met up with Barlow and Mel at around 10am today and we set off to find ourselves a good spot. After grabbing some goon we headed to the botanical gardens but it soon became apparent that things weren't going to go entirely to plan.

We knew that most areas around the …

A Tale of Two Cities: Part Two

A travel blog entry by jengeorgewells


After checking into our hostel, we went off to get a feel for the place, since we were aiming to spend 4 nights here including the world famous Bondi beach. I for one have been told that pictures of the iconic Sydney Harbour were just a fraction of how breathtaking the view is. With the sun shining, ice creams in hand and huge grins on our faces we …

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This 4 star hostel, located in the King's Cross area of Sydney, is near Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Jewish Museum, The Domain, and Spa Chakra Sydney.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsJolly Swagman Backpackers Sydney

    Reviewed by callumstravels

    Not the best but ok

    Reviewed Apr 9, 2014
    by (2 reviews) Iver , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    In a poor location. Base x would have been better. More people live in this hostel to travel but never mind still had a great stay

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

    Reviewed by my_adventure

    love jolly

    Reviewed Sep 12, 2012
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    jolly was my first place to stay at
    when i first arrived i booked for one week ended up staying almost 2 months :)

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

    Reviewed by liamlydia2010

    Jolly good time at the Jolly Swagman

    Reviewed Dec 23, 2010
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The hostel is clean, friendly, good to meet people and fab for a night out in the area with other backpckers, they have great planned events for everyone to enjoy. Would defo recommend for people to stay here!

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

    Reviewed by gypsyking

    Pretty good!

    Reviewed Mar 18, 2010
    by (2 reviews) Haywards Heath , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great location and good vibe and room. Felt safe

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Jolly Swagman Backpackers Sydney

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good