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Chili Blue Backpackers

144 Victoria Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've seen some bad hostels but this was the worst . No air con and the fans are awful. Shower had no hooks to hang stuff on. Can only stay in garden till 9 then forced into an extremely warm kitchen. The wifi was useless and my room you couldn't even lock despite me telling the staff about it. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hostel for 2 days. Location is amazing with a loads of bars, restaurants and clubs around. Close to train stop as well. Hygiene could be better. Anoher thing- even the breaakfast was included you have to pay another 20 dollars deposit to rent a dishes to actually eat it. On another hand staff was very friendly.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were to stay here for 5 nights but our room had bed bugs so we had to find a hotel at 11:00pm to stay at for the night because the hostel doesn't have 24 hour reception to resolve the problem they would not refund us all our money back because it wasn't their fault their was bed bugs it... More 

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ChiliBlueSydney, Manager at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

Do you know what is really funny? the other guest that told you we had bed bugs is still staying with us and even extended his stay in the room that you claim had bed bugs. For any future advise this is Australia not Canada and yes we do get more insects that you guys are probably used to. You... More 

Saint-Brieuc, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

a family hotel where you meet great people . 5 minute walk from train station and restaurants and bar, really great place.A great atmosphere with bbq meal organize together . just all of very good times.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

3 us stayed over Christmas until 2nd January , 1 member of staff tom made a mess up of our booking he clearly was under influence of drugs , infact we watched him purchase drugs , now on day 6 we were meant to move into a private room which had been booked , when we tried to move in... More 

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ChiliBlueSydney, Owner at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

What a clever initiative from you Olie. Yes there was a mistake made with your booking and we offered you a cheaper solution to share a twin room + extra mattress. You jumped on this offer when we discounted you $50 per night and yet you have smashed the plaster walls by throwing punches into the wall. My Manager Tom... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had booked three nights stay but only stayed for one night. It was filthy, didn't feel safe and I was in the attic room with two girls, a boy and lots of beetles. This place is disgusting, the staff are rude and it's a health hazard. It doesn't deserve the 1 I have it.

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ChiliBlueSydney, Manager at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are sorry to hear that the Chili Experience didnt work for you. It does leave a sour feeling to comment 5 month later when a lot of things have changed in a positive way. We are please to inform you that we have conducted loads of renovations and improvement work to our place and we are now... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Chili Blue is a great hostel to stay in. It is in an ideal location, 10 minute walk from the city and a short train ride away from Bondi Beach. We recieved excellent service from the 3 members of staff. The cleaners are wonderful and always polite. The room was comfortable and had lockers for security purposes. Very friendly atmosphere!

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The best hotel i stayed at out of about 10 in Sydney - it's run really well and the manager helped me on several occasions with questions about the city. Breakfast was brilliant and well worth getting up for. Location is good an easy 20 minute walk to the bridge - a nice walk aswell. Bedroom was kept clean everyday... More 

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ChiliBlueSydney, Manager at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Mark, We deeply appreciate you taking the time to post a positive review about our venue. wishing you safe travels and a lot of fun for your next destination. The Chili Team. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This hostel is lovely at day and with a lot of parties at night. The location is amazing as it is in the middle of Kings Cross. The spirit of the chili is in its goon-pong table in the courtyard open until 10pm. Party goes then inside in the living room. The place is clean and people staying in here... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we booked 3 beds in a shared room for 3 nights. First night, we were all in a different room in a different level because the hostel was "very busy at the moment". Second night we couldn't get into our room before 2 am because none of the electronic cards we had were working. The front desk closes very early... More 

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ChiliBlueSydney, Manager at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest, You were unlucky indeed as the card system we use (VING card) works with batteries in the door. From time to time the batteries are low and need replacing, unfortunately this happened at 2 am when reception was closed. We do not have a 24 hour reception but it allows us to apply cheaper rates than our competitors.... More 

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Address: 144 Victoria Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 100
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