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"Jolly Swagman Backpackers has a very nice atmosphere. They have great staff who are very helpful and friendly. The location is perfect and close to everything you need. Common areas and room are cleaned regularly which is a must. I love my stay here and would defiantly come back."

Anais Bougouin, France

"It’s a very nice family atmosphere.
The rooms are clean. Staff help you find work very easily.
Very nice staff."

Gaelle and Mickael, France

"We love how social it is and how good the tv room is. There is always something happening every night, cheap meal deals and very friendly staff."

Lucy & Laura, England

"As I am working in Sydney, I love that the Jolly has a great balance between long termers and new guests. It is like one big family here.
The facilities are nice and clean. Both rooms and common areas are cleaned on a daily basis. Staff are welcoming, however I am awaiting on the Portuguese flag for the front of the building ;)
24/7 reception is a big plus.
Great location close to the clubs but just far enough away to avoid the noise. 15 minute walk to the centre of Sydney.
The biggest compliment I can pay is the fact that I have been here for 4 months… and counting!!"

Pedro Martins, Portugal

"Close to bars. The staff are friendly and it is very easy to make new friends. Staff help you find work. We are close to the trains and grocery store. You can walk to the city and the harbour. Good tv room. Free breakfast and bbq’s. you can meet many different people from all over the world."

Sam Duhaime-Morissette, Canada

"Great location, awesome atmosphere and at a good price. "

Shyanne Talmadge, USA

"Very friendly and accommodating staff. Great location"

Sonia Rainy, Northern Ireland

"The jolly Swagman has a very good location and is close to lots of cool bars and clubs in Kings Cross. It is very close to the train station with easy access to the city and/or Bondi beach. What I like most is the people, it has a friendly atmosphere and I have met some very good friends here."

Stephanie Richardson, Brazil/Australia

"The Jolly Swagman has VERY friendly and knowledgeable staff. It’s very safe and clean. Free breakfast and wifi is a must for anyone away from home. Getting to meet people from all over the world is very interesting. "

Stanley Miller, USA