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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, things still can be improved in this place, such as having shelf in the baths, and making more signs for the direction inside the MAZE, make sure to book early and ask them for free accommodation by working 3 hours every day for house keeping. Haven't try it though. It is not really a quit place because it's location... More 

Thank Medo_Hamdani
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Claustrophobic, dirty rooms. Terrible smell throughout the building and some of the worst showers I've ever used. Don't bother asking for a refund because you won't get one. This company is run by thieves. Price not worth the diseases you'll pick up staying here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get what you pay for - there is nothing fancy about this place and that's the idea of a backpackers' hostel. My first impression of Maze was that it was very college-y. Lots of young people, booming music and vibrant energy. Check in was smooth and very fast. We got the private room with a bunk bed. It was... More 

Thank Illyana W
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maze is a massive hostel, literally hundreds of rooms. Huge clean kitchen with lots of cutlery and plates the most I have seen in a hostel before and everyone tidied up after themselves. Bathrooms were clean but it literally is a maze to find them, also were cleaned at inconvenient times i.e getting ready for work or just getting home... More 

Thank DannPitt
Dresden, Germany
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel itself is okay, nothing special about it. The location is nice, you are close to the important area. I would go there again, but only if my other favourite accomondations are fully booked...

Thank Benjamin R
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying in Maze 3 nights. When I came there I realized how big the hostel is. There were much program for the customers.. most of them were something to do with drinking so there was a lot of noise everywhere. Didn't like :( Kitchen was anyway clean and there were a lot of workers making it happened. I... More 

Thank Elli R
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've stayed around 6 months in this hostel. Never had any problems. Staff is really friendly and helpfull! It's perfectly located in CBD near all the bars and Central station. Every day there is something organised to do, from playing pool to going to nightclubs. Good place to meet people if you travel solo.

Thank DylanhuffenNL
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Maze Backpacker Hostel is a very big and nice Hostel, a great start for your Travel. The Reception is always helping if your have any questions. Holly i love U ;) You have a lots of space to meet people, like a movie room, kitchen, terasse, chill out lounge! Always you have a very good organisation by Teresa!! The... More 

Thank sarahkeles
Newark, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great location in the heart of the city. Massive hostel which felt like a college dorm. Great way to meet people from different places around the world. My room smelled due to the fact that my roommate left all his dirty clothes in a pile shoved in the corner. Besides that overall great experience. Nick the man at the front... More 

Thank Lois K
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

For a backpackers, I am impressed. I'm a business traveller after cheap accomodation; this fit my bill! I had a single room, using the shared bathroom. My bed is comfortable, the showers work, and the people are friendly. If you have a street room it can get a bit noisy, but you're in the CBD so I think this is... More 

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Maze Backpackers

Address: 417 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Shuttle Bus service
Price Range: £39 - £59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Maze Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 204
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms facing the road is noisy at night but if you're a heavy sleeper and enjoy the city breeze - go for it!”
 of 5 bubbles illyanaw, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sometimes the 4 dorm room are cheaper than the 8.”
 of 5 bubbles DylanhuffenNL, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“blue and yellow section”
 of 5 bubbles sarahkeles, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“yellow section has nicer showers, usually go there to take a shower”
 of 5 bubbles Ninjalma, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Steer clear of blue 44”
 of 5 bubbles lazyeyebailey, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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