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Blue Parrot Backpackers

87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent people, great location, clean, everything you could want in a hostel. The staff are especially helpful in finding things for you to do in all budgets. It's a smaller hostel so you're bound to make some friends. And Danier keeps everything sparkling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant hostel! Location is central to everything making life pretty easy, very clean, best staff...so friendly and welcoming, good laugh too! People are really friendly and easy to get on with! Would certainly stay there again if I was back in Sydney! Book it!!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked this hostel and if I was ever stuck for a bed in Sydney again, I would definitely stay here. The two members of staff I met were great - Effie & Charlie. Helpful, chatty & friendly. Not really sure what else you need! The dorms, bathrooms & communal areas were clean. There's an outdoor area to chill... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok me and my friend walked through this area at night trying to find the hostel before it closed I immediately thought “WHAT HAVE WE DONE – it’s a red light district!” But once we were in and the friendly and sweet receptionist got us all checked in and showed us to our rooms (Also introduced us to other backpackers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two weeks. Lots of travelers, but also people on working holiday. Rooms are not to small, and staff is friendly and helpful. Very social place, and easy to make friends! Can easily recommend this hostel if you are travelling alone! Very close King Cross station, and pubs and bars!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My friends and I stayed here for 6 nights and had the best time at blue parrot. All the employees are really friendly and helpful. Good rooms and nice people in Sydney to meet. Made heaps of friends! Went out and got maggot coming home late and no complaints :p

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I stayed at BP for 10 days, such a nice, clean hostel. It's run by a great group and has a fabulous vibe. Most people are solo backpackers so everyone's in the same boat, organised nights out and comfy tv room if you wanted to laze. Free wifi is a pro also. I met a fantastic group of people here!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I had decided to stay at this hostel after reading so many excellent review.So here is the fact. PROS: Its located near to Kings Cross station and there are lot of nice places near by to eat and its close to botanic garden. CONS : Rooms are really small, you have hardly any place to walk.I could see FLIES inside... More 

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

Hello Padmanabha, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sad to hear that you thought our hostel was “not so great, too much hype”. We think the ‘hype’ surrounding the Blue Parrot has a lot to do with our great social atmosphere which especially attracts people travelling alone because they know they can make friends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I came to Australia alone and was choosing where to stay in between many hostels. Blue Parrot seems a bit far on the side from the center on the map, but later I found it's actually close enough to walk to the center and the touristy spots . Love the walk from Blue Parrot to the center and those touristy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is my 1st backpacking trip so I arrived at Blue Parrots very very anxious - staying in a hostel, sharing a dorm, sharing bathrooms - I just worried & worried & worried. But we met Charlie at the reception - very sweet & friendly. He showed us our neat little room, showed us the rest of the hostel which... 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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