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Chili Blue Backpackers

144 Victoria Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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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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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We arrived quite late at night. The reception area was closed to had to phone a number. A half drunk french man opened the door with a face full of burger. Saying he expected only 2 people. Instantly we were split up (there was 3 of us). We weren't shown around at all, the rooms were appalling, the toilets were... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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52 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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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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