Newtown cheap accommodation

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Apr 7th, 2008, 11:45 PM
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Newtown cheap accommodation

Any recommendations please?
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Apr 8th, 2008, 12:45 AM
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Newtown in Sydney?
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Apr 8th, 2008, 05:13 AM
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Hi there,

If you do mean Newtown, Sydney, and you do mean cheap, then there's the Billabong Gardens.

Backpacker place. Haven't been there since 1998. Did have a great vibe and is just off the main street (King Street). They have a website now.'

http://www.billabonggardens.com.au/

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Apr 8th, 2008, 09:33 AM
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Yes-sorry sydney. Looks like an interesting area and will prob go Billabong but wonder if anything reasonable but not too backpacker for oldies.
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Apr 8th, 2008, 03:26 PM
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Sunrise Lodge is another relatively cheap place in Newtown. I've only seen it from the outside but the internet pics look OK. I'm not sure of the age group, but perhaps you could email them and ask.

http://www.check-in.com.au/Sydney/Au...rise_Lodge.htm
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Apr 9th, 2008, 05:59 AM
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Must it be Newtown?

Would a pub be OK?

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Apr 11th, 2008, 02:30 AM
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We stayed at Ardmore House in Newtown last year, voted Sydney's top B&B on TripAdvisor

http://www.ardmorehouse.com.au/

We really enjoyed our stay, and found Newtown to be a funky, laid-back and fascinating area. And for contrast, Sydney's oldest cemetary is there, too.

And one of Newtown's most popular restaurants - Oscillating Wildly - has rave reviews. Need to book one month in advance - we're off to sample the cuisine in late May.

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Apr 11th, 2008, 03:31 AM
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Also check out www.australiastreetcottage.com. Good luck!
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Apr 11th, 2008, 05:11 AM
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Still wondering, and sort of curious, why Newtown? If what you want is to stay somewhere that is "not the centre" there are other options.

And what, in order to offer more suggestions, is your defintion of budget?
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Apr 16th, 2008, 08:04 AM
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I think Newtown is a great "Outside the Square" choice. Excellent transportation - 15 min from city by bus (10 by train). Some interesting food and non touristy. Funky shops and people are always on the go.

Go for it.

I haven't stayed at the Sunrise but it looks smart and clean from the outside and the location is good.
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