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Chili Blue Backpackers

144 Victoria Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #104 of 134 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Chiliblue in June and found it to be a friendly and very welcoming hostel. The staff go out of their way to welcome new people and help you with your onward or future travel plans. The facilities were pretty clean and the hostel is nicely situated in Potts Point which is close to all amenities. Its... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was having a bit of painting work done when I stayed so we were not allowed to use the kitchen for 1 day but it was nice when the the work was finished. The facilities were average as the rooms don't have their own bathroom. Overall I paid about $18 per night (winter rate) and I had a... More

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. We met a load of friends here and had lots of parties and fun - always pleasant memories as this was the first hostel in Australia that we stayed in. Great social vibe about the place and always new friends to be made. Great area too. Not sure why some reports are moaning about the showers/shower... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

I suggest everybody to stay so far away from this hostel, probably one of the dirtiest hostel in Australia. Me and my girlfriend spent in Chili Blu backpackers 1 week because at least the price was really cheap compared with other hostels in Sydney, Service from the reception is bad, rooms dirty,toilets with no doors, corridors too small to pass... More

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Katoomba, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I just stayed one day, enought to take the coldest shower of my life. Shower's doors can't be locked, and some doesn't have any door in fact. Same for most of the toilets. Not enought toilets for everybody. Noisy. Dirty. Oh and if you want to enjoy the free breakfast bring your own plates, bowl and everything because there is... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My friend and I stayed at the hostel for one week, with the plan of seeing if we liked it and then staying for longer. After the first night we wanted to leave. There were cockroaches on the kitchen sides, in the toilets (plus there are not enough toilets for the amount of people staying) and the locks on the... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

This it's to be a friendly fun hostle but recently the owner has become aggressive and power mad throwing people out for fun. If you wish to have a fun and enjoyful time in Sydney and not be harassed by the owner (Mo) stay else where. Previous long stayer.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Got there in the morning and was already appalled and the unexisting hygiene, the derelict facilities (especially common areas) and general decrepit look. Little did I know that the worst was yet to come. When I tried to go to sleep, jetlagged as one can be, at 10pm, the people in the room decided to get high. This was followed... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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52 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Unfortunately we stayed in the hostel for about a week. In two parts. First few days we had a double room with a window, telly and a small desk. Space around the bed was, well almost nothing. Luckily we had like a double bunk bed. So we could store our suitcases on the upper bed. There were cockroaches everywhere, so... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is by far the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. The only positives were the location and free eggs for breakfast. The room was small and smelt like somthing had died mixed with sweat which I presume is down to the fact it was so hot in there. There were two toilets one of whoch did not lock.... More

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Address: 144 Victoria Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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