The Original Backpackers Lodge

160-162 Victoria Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011, Australia | Hostel
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Getting our goon on!

A travel blog entry by serenaandterry



SO after a horrendous journey to Oz involving flight delays, burping/******* Indians, sleep deprivation and unusual in-flight food we have made it to the other side of the World! We are beginning to adapt to the backpackers lifestyle, washing pants and knickers in the sink and decorating the room with them, drinking 'goon' (cheap …

First trip to Sydney

A travel blog entry by a_payne


A few of my roomies and I decided to take a trip to Sydney for a day and have a celebration of sorts before school starts. Catherine has a Friend, Zac, that lives there for right now that's doing an internship, so we went down yesterday at 12:30PM by train with our backpacks full of snacks, clothes and whatever else we thought we'd need for a …

Tasmania's finest

A travel blog entry by lieve-downunder


Na Bicheno richting de Tasman Peninsula gereden. Hier ligt Port Artur. Dit is een groot open lucht museum waar een kleine 100 jaar geleden een grote Engelse gevangeniskolonie gevestigd zat. De Peninsula is met een heel klein stukje land verbonden met de rest van Tasmanie en dat maakte het de perfecte plaats voor een gevangenis. Er waren geen muren …

Looking out for hot surfers and cute animals

A travel blog entry by laurenandfiona


Monday morning, we decided to give ourselves a lie-in as we were hideously tired after days of getting up early and mooching about. So after lunch we decided to hop on the train to Bondi Beach (Hooray!), the place that Lauren has been looking forward to the most as she is slightly obsessed with Bondi Rescue (if you haven't seen it you need to get …

Sydney trumps Melbourne, huzzah!

A travel blog entry by laurenandfiona


So, we left Melbourne at 7:15am and embarked on our 14 HOUR journey to Sydney on the Greyhound bus. Possibly one of the most boring days of our lives. Lauren did puzzles. Fiona slept.

On arrival, we made our way from the Central station to King's Cross, and found our hostel from there (...eventually). We felt very scruffy with our big bags …

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This hostel, located in the Woolloomooloo/Kings 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 ReviewsThe Original Backpackers Lodge Sydney

Reviewed by lj.oz


Reviewed Feb 28, 2012
by (20 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

Stay was good. Nice people, lots of space. Close to everything

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Original Backpackers Lodge Sydney

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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Sydney, Australia