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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

27 Orwell Street Kings Cross, Sydney, NSW, Australia
+61 293 586 400


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Overall guest ratings

7.2/10 Good
Based on 365 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.9
  • 8.1
  • 4.7

Good to know

  • Great reception
  • Fair breakfast prices


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    A stay at Jolly Swagman Backpackers places you in the heart of Potts Point, convenient to Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Opera House. This hostel is within close proximity of Sydney Harbour Bridge.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 46 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided daily.


    Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hostel also features an arcade/game room, a television in a common area, and barbecue grills.


    Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is complimentary (available on request).

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    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • No smoking
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 365 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Good value."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.4 "Good service."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 262 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Good value."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.0 "80% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Average cleanliness."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.4 "56% complained about the bathroom."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 102 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 7.3 "Good service."
      7.8 "78% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Airport Hotel
    Guests think this is a perfect airport hotel.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Great reception"
    "Fair breakfast prices"
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