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San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The place smells like smoke, alcohol, and weed. The shower gets cold after 5 minutes. The wifi is terrible (basically nonexistent). You can almost never laundry (it's packed all day). After washing my clothes, I couldn't dry them for 3 days since every dryer was being used. The whole place is dirty. You get what you pay for.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Rooftop Lodge was ok for the first week, they chase everyone from the roof at 9 pm, no music is allowed, you can't have a beer on the roof, and the wifi I was promised worked well does not work at all. All this was fine, you think the price makes it worth the hot water running out after...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful, I first stayed here back in April when I was travelling the east coast with friends because my brother has been staying long term and recommended it. The owner Bruno is a total babe, so helpful and fair and made a conscious effort to remember everyone's name. Sophie and the rest of the staff were great, and...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Solo traveller on working holiday. Read this to the end, its really important amongst us backpackers. Pros: room size was good, big kitchen Cons: Not much to do in glebe, shops, restaurants close early. Only bus runs into CBD, need to get 2 buses to Newtown or Kings cross if you like to go out. Manager Bruno, he was really...

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Pioltello, Italy
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I've been there for 6 months, it's a good location to visit and live in Sydney, Glebe is a nice suburb! Staff amazing!!!! ...I spent really good time with everybody... It' s good accommodation for worker and traveler. I recommend!!! Thank you guys to enjoy every single moment all together!!!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

rooms are great everything you need bathroom computer tv when your traveling round Australia some of the hostels are shocking this place felt like home and was a refreshing break from 10 or 20 man rooms we might have been lucky the people that we met here were all mint bbq on the roof bag of goon that is all...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Very cheap but I guess you get what you pay for! Although they had their own parking it wasn't maintained. The hostel had no carpet in the corridors and we where woken up at 7 every morning by them taking it up. It smelt of cat food through out the hostel! We did have a room to our self but...

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2Thank jakjamiesongray
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I stayed in rooftop for nearly 2 months while working in Sydney, and for me it was just what I needed. Glebe is a lovely location and not too far out of the city (there's a regular bus service from just outside the hostel) it also has a lovely market every Saturday that I would highly recommend . The hostel...

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3Thank Rosedogg
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 8 June 2015

this was the first hostel on our journey which had an air conditioning. And that's a very important thing when you visit australia during july - it's friggin' cold winter! There is no wifi, but computers with internet in every room. the view from the rooftop is amazing - you see the whole skyline from sydney downtown. Due the hostel...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The number of times I heard arguments and fights breaking out here during my short time here (one week) was enough to make me want to never stay here again. It's within walking distance of Darling Harbour, and has great bus links to Downtown, which is its' saving grace!

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Glebe
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.
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Additional Information about Rooftop Travellers Lodge

Address: 146-148 Glebe Point Rd | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Glebe
Price Range: £14 - £32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“perhaps ask about the current room mates and that you have a room where the air con works.”
 of 5 bubbles AlixW_11, 25 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Don't choose a room here.”
 of 5 bubbles shaunl_12, 4 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Our room was on the upper level of the hotel and we never heard any noises from guests or staff”
 of 5 bubbles pfish61, 19 Nov 2011 | Read review
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