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Dury House's Backpacker

  • Excellent7%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible15%
Oct 3, 2017
“Better places around”
Feb 20, 2017
“Should be called 'Dreary house'”
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

-Mattress are from 2nd world war and disgusting, pillows once I believe have been white, are yellow. Kitchen small and no gas stove, takes literally 1,5 hours so make a normal meal. Right on the main Street of kings cross, can get noisy. Limited WiFi,...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

'En suite' constantly smelt of urine, therefore stinking the entire bedroom out. Top bunk bed collapsed in the middle of the night whilst I was on it (I am only 55kg) and almost left me travelling solo as my friend was sleeping underneath. When I...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Didn't particularly enjoy my stay at Dury as I didn't really like the Kings Cross area. The hostel itself was a bit dirty and run down, the owners weren't very friendly at all and the communal kitchen was tiny. There was however wifi which was...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I stayed here and found the owners very nice but elusive, who cares. I found the place a little grubby but what backpackers isnt to some level. I found the Asian backpackers to be just lovely, some I'd heave liked to kick and lots I...More

1  Thank Peter N
Reviewed May 12, 2016

I enjoyed my stay at the Dury hostel. It was great having always access to free rice, toast with spread and tea. Internet is also included but the daily data is limited. The people I met there were easy going. The location is good. There...More

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US$17 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$17 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross,"
Sydney's red light district. These new rules have
encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the
area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The
area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters,
however, who will dance to the early morning hours on
weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from
Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor
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"Take a bed/sleeping bag liner with you"
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"Room away from the street for a quieter stay."
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