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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I left Bondi Beach House because everyone was very anti social. As soon as I stepped into Surfside I felt welcomed. Everyone is so friendly and sweet and I immediately felt at home! If you wanna meet people come here 100%

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only stayed here one night but wished I could stay longer. It was a super cool an chill place. You have to be laid back to really enjoy it I think, since it is very laid back. The staff is quite nice. Viking, who works there, is great. There were some problems with me checking in because they were...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks over Christmas and new year. I thought the hostel was very friendly and clean. Staff involved residents in activities and went out their way to make you feel welcome. They had lost of activities to join in from nights out to beach walks and a day at the races. They had everything you needed,...

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Thank Annmarie S
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A laidback chill place, close to the beach, plenty of places to eat and drink, busy so it's easy to meet people. Staff were really nice and helpful. Key deposit seemed a bit pricey and this is the first time I've ever had to pay for wifi, although it didn't even reach the room. Super comfortable beds which was great...

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Thank Alex G
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Booked on for a week, was made to feel very welcome. The staff are very knowledgeable and willing to help you with any queries. I actually extended my day for another week, I would recommend this place.

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Thank Tomreid94
Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Its an average hostel in the centre of bondi. Its nothing special about it. When I was there a lot of nice people were around, so I had a good time, but I guess if this hostel is not really filled it gonna be boring, if you spend normally a lot time in the hostel. Otherwise, they have a few...

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Thank Benjamin R
Bondi, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect for short and long term stays. Very nice staff and they will help with everything you need :-) great place and close to the Beach. They upgraded me after a couple og days, for the same price. It was a very nice stay. I will definitly recommend Surfside Bondi Beach backpackers.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Very casual hostel for backpackers with a nice terrace where you can eat in the sun on benches. Staff is friendly. Free rent of surfboards etc is also very cool ! A big advantage is that it's close to Bondi Beach.

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Thank Magaly D
High River, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Surfside for 3 nights. Had a blast! First off you can get surfboards, skateboards, etc for free! With the place a block away from the beach, I don't know you could get things much better for location. All the staff are very polite and willing to help out anytime. Also, great place to meet lots of people...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Hugely overpriced, very rude owner, the rooms smell like feet. The kitchen is tiny. No milk with my 'free' breakfast? With so many decent hostels in Bondi beach, i wont make the mistake of going to Surf-side again.

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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 Bondi to Coogee Beach. Stroll through the Saturday organic markets in North Bondi or grab some fish and chips and relax in the grassy area opposite the beach. For more upscale cuisine, head down to Hall Street where a range of new eateries have recently opened. Just make sure to save enough energy for the buzzing nightlife Bondi Beach has to offer.
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Address: 35a Hall St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Bondi > Bondi Beach
Price Range: £21 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Just don't book here.”
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 of 5 bubbles alex311327, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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