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Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers

Traveller (27)
Pool & Beach (9)
Room & Suite (2)
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible42%
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“chill place”(2 reviews)
“clean kitchen”(3 reviews)
“body boards”(3 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First day I arrive and people are dealing CANNABIS in my room. This was whilst I was trying to sleep, they turn the lights on and start arguing over a massive bag of green. Second night I am woken at 3am -two guys start having...More

    Thank Becky S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My 2 friends and I had a great time at this Hostel, the people who worked there were really nice, helped us out with everything we needed. The place is at a great location really close to the beach. Rooms were clean and the free...More

    Thank Johanna A
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    When I first checked in Surfside I was only planning to stay three nights but ended up staying over a month!! I’ve been reading the reviews on this place and I have to say most are true but sometimes the critics sound a bit exaggerated....More

    Thank jess_heidle
    Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

    It is not worth the location. This is the worst hostel I have ever been to. It is horribly managed and they do not care about their guests at all. They only care about how much money they can squeeze out of you. The rooms...More

    2  Thank Sam G
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    We have just finished a 5 month trip of SE Asia and landed in Sydney staying in Sydney Central for 3 nights........the hostel in Sydney Central was ok but in comparison with Surfside it was a dump! Surfside is the best hostel that we have...More

    Thank Olly A
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    US$21 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Bondi > Bondi Beach
    Also Known As
    Indy`s/Surfside Bondi Beach Backpackers Hotel Bondi
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    Traveller (27)
    Pool & Beach (9)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Bondi Beach
    An iconic Australian suburb, Bondi Beach is famous for
    its fantastic beaches and views. Once the domain of
    backpackers, hundreds of tourists from all over the
    world descend en masse to Bondi in December ready to
    enjoy the "Aussie summer". Bondi Beach boasts
    impressive ocean views all along the many restaurants
    and bars on Campbell Parade. Wake up early and take a
    dip in the surf before walking the scenic stretch from
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    "Better wi fi closer to the stairs if you cant be off your phone?"
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    "Great Location"
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    "Just don't book here."
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    "The smaller the better for a quality sleep."
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