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Blue Parrot Backpackers

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87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smaller backpackers where you will get to know people very quickly. Sort of a family feel, not to cramped. In the rooms the beds were a little short it seemed and the lockers were smaller (only 2 large lockers in the room of 10) so you wont be able to fit your large backpack into them. So if you worry... More 

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BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Kyle! Guests have individual lockers big enough to keep safe all their valuables such as laptops, iPhones, passports, cameras etc . There is no real need to fit the entire backpack inside, especially since this is such a safe hostel. We’re sad to hear that your device was having difficulty connecting to the Wifi, it would... More 

Noosa, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was the first place I stayed in on my working holiday trip in Australia and it was amazing. Stayed three weeks straightaway and felt like home very soon. The people are great there. Makes it easy to feel comfortable in Sydney. The two sisters running the hostel are very helpful and show you what to do on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Blue Parrot for more than 2 months and I loved the time I was there. Most hostels at the east coast are big party hostels with screaming drunk 18-year olds, so it felt like a breath of fresh air to stay in this relaxed smaller hostel. The hostel is run by two lovely sisters who will do... More 

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Hanoi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Had a great 4 night stay here. It was my first time backpacking but the staff made me feel welcome. More surprisingly the residents many whom are long term or solo backpackers are very approachable. Most residents are responsible and keep the place clean, tidy and as quiet at night as possible. Don't stay here if your expectations are beyond... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed for one night, but wished I had time dor more. Great facilities, great staff, all nice and clean, great location right near the kings cross station. Free WiFi, awesome lounge. We were waiting at the second day for the bus to our next destination, and the staff even let us keep our luggage for free and stay in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Went with 9 other people so we essentially booked out a 10-bed dorm with an attached toilet. Wifi can be a bit strong at certain points of the room and weak at other points. Room comes with lockers. The front desk was helping in helping us understand the Blue Mountains tour that we wanted and advised us to book from... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is the most comfortable of all hostels. With only 50 people as max occupancy it makes for a friendly and communal environment. I met my two best friends here and we had the best time. Another great thing about it is the location. There is everything you could need right around the corner and they are very close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

If you want to be social this is THE hostel to meet people from all over the world! most people are travelling alone and are interested in making connections with other travellers. theres also no big groups which stay to themselves like at the bigger hostels so there's a friendlier atmosphere. It's a cosy and comfortable hostel. Also the free... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I've lived in the Blue Parrot for seven weeks and it really became my home away from home. The owners Effie and Sasha are sisters and really amazing people, they always help you with whatever problem you have, tell you all the good things and places you're not supposed to miss in Sydney. The whole hostel is cleaned to perfection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The Blue Parrot is just amazing! So cosy, just the perfect place to make a lot of new friends especially if you're travelling alone. Simple and very clean, here you definetely have all you need... Great location, great people and super friendly staff always there to help you! Go to Blue Parrot and you won't regret! :)

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