This hostel is one of the nicest in kings cross but the price tag reflects and in my opinion it isnt worth the extra. Breakfast is included but u have to be up by 9am to get it. Wifi is also included but this is painfully slow. The rooms are OK, they have lockers but no air conn which can get very stuffy in the summer.
The bathroom situation is annoying as there are just two located on the ground floor and one located on the first floor. This is a nightmare if like me u were put on the 3rd floor and have to keep treking up and down the stairs for showers etc.
Bed Bugs- We didnt get any but whilst we were there the rooms on the ground floor got closed down due to bed bugs.
Location wise it is great. Its 2 mins from the station, right in the thick of it but also not on the main street so its not to noisey.
Overall though i wouldnt stop here again as i feel there is much better value for money in the cross.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Backpackers HQ is a friendly, clean and safe oasis in the heart of Kings Cross. We have just undergone a major renovation to modernise this beautiful building. Our friendly staff will make you feel welcome with FREE Breakfast daily, FREE Internet, FREE airport shuttle pick-up (conditions apply), FREE entry and FREE drinks in local bars and clubs. Our rooms are spacious, clean and secure with beautifully polished wooden floor boards or tiles. Many rooms have en-suites and fridges. All have security locker storage. Relax in our new TV lounge area or out the back in the timber decked courtyard. A great place to make new friends. Our friendly and helpful staff can help you find a job, buy a car, show you Sydney like us locals know it or tell you where to party every night! ... more less
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