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What people are saying

DannielRybeck
"good quality housing"
VenessaB
"Transportation"
SeeD
"Violence "

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#181 - Up 21 spots in Melbourne (Greater)

#46 - Up 15 spots in Brisbane

#394 - Down 2 spots in Sydney (Greater)

Top community reviews

good_life
5/5 rating details
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 5/5

"A village on the citys edge"

Surry Hills has been gentrified but for the most part hasn't lost its uniqueness. It's home to people from all walks of life. I moved back to Surry Hills 3 years ago and have been pleasantly surprised by the level of neighbourliness. There's a real community spirit here. There have been comments posted about seediness and I think they're a bit overstated. I'd rather be a part of a thriving inner city area and the pros (huge range of great cafes, restaurants, fine dining, small bars & pubs, art g... Full review
Pros
  • Community minded & social atmosphere
  • Dog friendly
  • Great bike paths & public transport links
  • Close to everything
  • Good cafe culture
  • Nightlife
Cons
  • Limited street parking
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
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