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    Mad Monkey Backpackers Kings Cross

    34-36 Darlinghurst Rd | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good17%
    • Average11%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible23%
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    “free breakfast” (11 reviews)
    “kings cross” (16 reviews)
    “nice hostel” (5 reviews)
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    Kitchenette
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First, the only good thing is the location, just 5 minutes from Kings Cross station. There are only 2 bathrooms and 1 toilet per floors, and it's very dirty, and look very old. The room is not so bad, but it's so noisy. Impossible to...More

    Thank TiGreg974
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    To begin with, Kings Cross is what used to be the red light district so the hostel is surrounded by seedy bars and strip clubs, a good 30 min walk from the city centre as well so location not great. The staff were friendly and...More

    1  Thank meganparry95
    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    After staying here for some time i can honeslt say; I do NOT reccomend. The only good thing i can say about Mad Monkeys is that the location is great, being a 2 minute walk from Kings Cross station and having lots of lively bars...More

    1  Thank happytravelsalways2
    Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

    I came to Sydney not knowing anyone and mad monkey really made me feel welcome and at home, the people were friendly as were the staff. Very helpful and inclusive. The breakfast hasn't been seen better anywhere it has everything and they cook it until...More

    Thank Chris H
    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    We booked last minute to stay here for one night not having been to Sydney before we did not know normal prices of hostels or where anything was. It was a little hard to find but when we found it we were pleasantly surprised. First...More

    Thank JordanEmmaBlaid
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$22 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    Kings Cross
    Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross,"
    Sydney's red light district. These new rules have
    encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the
    area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The
    area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters,
    however, who will dance to the early morning hours on
    weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from
    Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor
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    Holiday Inn Potts Point - Sydney
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    .14 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
    Kings Cross
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    .13 miles away
    El Alamein Memorial Fountain
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    .09 miles away
    Potts Point Sunday Markets
    7 reviews
    .22 miles away
    Hayes Theatre
    20 reviews
    .22 miles away
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    Room Tips
    "Smaller the better."
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    "Se vem para relaxar talvez melhor quarto de quatro pessoas"
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    "Pay the extra for a room with fewer beds. Rooms are cramped already, don't ever stay in the 14 bed dorm"
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    "If needing sleep, get on of the smaller rooms with a bathroom on the top floor."
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