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Blue Parrot Backpackers

87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place and fantastic people! Short walk to botanical gardens and the opera house. On top of that great restaurants and night life. Highly recommended for travellers who are looking for a quiet place but still have some fun.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The small hostel is in a great location. Only 5 mins walk from Kings Cross Station and 20 mins walk to Opera House. There are many restaurants and bars near to the hostel. All of the staff are exceptionally helpful and friendly and there was always a great rapport between the guests in the week I was there. Very enjoyable... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I planned on staying for a week and ended up staying 3 weeks. Thats how good this hostel actually is. Sasha and Effie, the two girls who run the hostel are amazing and can't do enough for you. They will help with any excursions you want to do and give advice on best places to go. I definitely recommend the... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Blue Parrot was my first real hostel experience and it couldn't have been better. It is small, so it is very easy to meet people and get to know them. Guests cook dinner together, go out and do other nice things. As it is small there are pretty strict rules like you cannot stay at back yard after nine and... More

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St. John's, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights while traveling to Australia alone. The owners were very helpful in booking tours and also answering any questions I had. The hostel was clean, and had a nice area outside. I stayed in the female 10 bed dorm and it was great, comfortable bed and ensure bathroom. I didn't socialize much because I was... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The first thing that strikes me when I read the reviews is that I know alot of the people writing them. It says alot about the place. Its a fantastic place to meet new people and I made loads of friends that I will keep in touch with for a long time. The hostel isnt crowded so you get to... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I originally booked 2 weeks in this hostel with the intention of moving on afterwards, however I ended up staying for over 2 months! The hostel is more like a home with a cosy sitting room, good sized kitchen and lovely garden area. I stayed in a 10 bed female dorm for the whole of my stay which was kept... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I'm soon to be returning for my fourth stay in the blue parrot, I have stayed in a variety of hostels in Sydney and throughout Australia and without a doubt the parrot is the best hostel i have stayed in. Its small enough to meet people really easily and your guaranteed to meet some amazing people here. Sasha and Effy... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Hostel felt like a big shared house, nice and cosy and the atmosphere is really nice. Beds were comfy and proper blankets were provided as well. The staff is extremely friendly and helpfull, and you really felt warmly welcomed when arriving to the hostel.Location is also good, there are plenty of nice coffee shops around, and a Woolworths just... More

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for 8 Nights and i had an amazing Time there! Everything is very clean and well organized but the best Thing is that everybody is extremly nice and helpful. It almost felt like a Family or a Second home rather than just a Place to stay! I would definitely stay there again and recommend this... More

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Address: 87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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