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Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney
Ranked #88 of 139 Speciality Lodging in Sydney
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“Terrible place to stay”
Reviewed 12 July 2006

We arrived after hours. The door was locked (fair enough) There was a girl behind reception who could see us knocking on the door but made no effort to come and let us in.
We have booked a doulble room for a treat - some treat normally doubles are nice. The bed had not been changed and there were stains all over it. The room was so dirty and had the most horrible smell. I didnt want to touch anything to take anything out of my backpack.
Someone had another key for our room and let themselves in about 3.00am. So we were worried about going out and leaving all our stuff.

Breakfast was free - So what! anyone in their right mind would not want to eat there. The kitchen was really dirty.

I would have to say that this was the worst hostel I have ever stayed and I have been traveling for a year - If you stay there your nuts.

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Additional Information about Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney

Property: Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney
Address: 23 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #88 of 139 Speciality Lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Funk House Backpackers Hostel Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Funk House Backpackers Hostel is known for providing safe, clean, cheap accommodation. Located in the heart of Sydney's main entertainment precinct, the best night life is right on your doorstep. All of Sydney's best bars, clubs and restaurants are all within walking distance. It's the Sydney backpacker experience not to be missed.You are close to all of Sydney's main attractions and can walk through the Botanical Gardens to the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge or the CBD. Don't fancy the walk? Then it's only five minutes by train. If the beach is more you then Bondi is less than 15 minutes away.Meet our friendly staff for help with organising your tours providing free travel advice including bus passes, East Coast travel packages and more. With free breakfast, free KX Kit (with lots of goodies including food and drink vouchers, sim card and more), 24 hour internet access and WiFi facilities... we have it all.We invite all you backpackers, independent travellers and other Funky people to check out our unique, Funky atmosphere and famous Funky murals of our budget backpackers hostel right in the heart of Sydney. With only 3 to 4 beds in each dormitory, you can book an entire room with your mates.The Funkhouse Backpackers Hostel is owned and run by travellers for travellers. We want you to have the best experience of Sydney and the rest of Australia! ... more   less 
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