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Hotel Blue

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   88 Lurline Street | Cnr Lurline & Merriwa Streets, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Felton Woods Manor)
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Ranked #12 of 20 Katoomba B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
51 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ive stayed in this hotel about 4 times in the last 3-4 years. The first time the service was fantastic and the staff very friendly and welcoming but the building was in dire need of refurbishment. Each visit since the staff are still fantastic and the builiding has been slowly renovated and improved each time. Good : Greatly improved rooms,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a terrible hotel. So old fashioned completely different from the photos on the internet ! Bathroom was awful as well Defiantly would Never go back ! For the money paid defiantly not worth it. The receptionist laughed and was rude when we told her our room was to hot as there is no air conditioning !

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to this gorgeous 1930s / 40s hotel. Second time around was disappointing in that this time we stayed two nights instead of just one - and the room was not serviced at all after our first night! (Well apparently it was, but not that you could tell!!) Towels were not changed (apparently we were meant... More

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TheHotelBlueTeam, Manager at Hotel Blue, responded to this review

Dear Gillian, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again recently - it is always lovely to see our guests returning for another visit. We are disappointed to hear that you were dissatisfied with the way your room was serviced by our housekeeping staff. For the benefit of TripAdvisor readers, I must emphasise that the system of... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group of 3 stayed here for one night. The photos on their website showed rooms which had old-world charm but looked luxurious. Our room was nothing like the pictures - it was small but all we did was sleep so it was ok. The pictures were misleading though. I understand the old-world decor but some of the things were... More

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ManagerHotelBlue, Manager at Hotel Blue, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, We're really disappointed to hear that our hotel didn't quite live up to your expectations. We’re slightly perplexed by your impression that you’d booked a really "luxurious" hotel , and even more so by the fact that you didn't think your Triple Room looked like the photos on our website. The accommodation we offer is clean, comfortable, warm... More

Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights. Comfortable room (7) terrific breakfast, and close to the RSL for a cheap meal. The Hotel is on the routes of both the local bus and tourist Red bus and trolley car. Walking distance to the Three Sisters, unfortunately, the pool wasn’t opened when I stayed here. Free WiFi. Many guest come here for... More

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TheHotelBlueTeam, Manager at Hotel Blue, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thanks for giving us 5 out of 5 - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Blue, especially relaxing in front of the open fireplace with a glass of wine, and the generous cooked English breakfast (included in all our rates). We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Blue next... More

Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The hotel is "old but proud". It harked back to an earlier era with furniture, wall paper, carpets and decorations fitting the theme. Lots of cosy places to sit and enjoy the ambience of the public areas which also host music sessions at the weekends. A log fire and a bar both add to the cosiness, with old jazz and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our secong stay at the Blue. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. We accept that they are still renovating and it was interesting to see what changes had been made since our last stay. Great value and we had a delicious dinner in the Dining Room. Love the bar and lounge area. we will definitely be back again.

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ManagerHotelBlue, Manager at Hotel Blue, responded to this review

Dear Janet, It was a pleasure to have you stay at Hotel Blue again - it's always lovely to see our guests returning for another visit! It's great to hear that you liked the old world atmosphere of our Lounge and Bar, and enjoyed your delicious meal in our Restaurant, and thought it was good value for money. We look... More

Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Compared to other places I've stayed, this hotel was pretty good value for money. The room was small, but cosy, and although some of the decor and bathroom looked a little dated, it was clean and tidy. The bed was very comfortable with a range of different pillows to select from. The staff were so friendly and welcoming, and the... More

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TheHotelBlueTeam, Manager at Hotel Blue, responded to this review

Dear Kylie, Thanks for your lovely compliments about Hotel Blue's warmth and vintage charm, your excellent meal at our restaurant, and our friendly service and welcoming atmosphere. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and felt it was good value for money. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Blue next time you're visiting the... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Booked 2 nights in this hotel and enjoyed our stay. If you like an old stuff, this hotel will be a good choice. Service was great and helpful, peaceful environment and close to Katoomba shopping centre. Will be back.

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed here for four nights and enjoyed our stay. The hotel is very good value for money, clean and the staff are professional and helpful. The family suite was the right size for us including two teens. The bathroom was quite dated but hey it was clean and functional, though snug. The décor in breakfast room and lounge were... More

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Address: 88 Lurline Street | Cnr Lurline & Merriwa Streets, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Felton Woods Manor)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Blue 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Hotel Blue Katoomba, Blue Mountains

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