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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

144 Bathurst Road, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful Hostel. Perfect location for the Blue Mountains adventures, situated right by Katoomba station - 2min walk to the station or centre of town. Great Kitchen facilities, Free washing Facilties!! Clean bathrooms and beds & good social space. I was in a dorm of 10 beds and it was perfect. Loads of space and lockers for our valuables. AND a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for just the one night whilst walking in the Blue Mountains. Spacious dormitories, staff very friendly and helpful, good facilities and free laundry! Very good for the price considering Sydney accommodation. Would highly recommend to anyone

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Drammen, Norway
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location, close to the railway and walking distance to the hikes from Echo Point. Friendly and helpful staff, and great kitchen facilities! Stayed in private room with own bathroom which was a little bit dirty, and with a refridgerator that mada a lot og noise.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice hostel and so close to the train station. Just arrived and booked for the same night and had a room for myself! :D Everything very clean (kitchen,bedrooms,beds,bathrooms). A lot of space in the rooms with a locker too and big Kitchen with so much stuff you can use! Just stayed one night and could sleep so well! Computer... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and close to both shops and train station. Good kitchen area and friendly helpful staff. The rooms were okay, but didn't have air conditioning and since we were there during summer it was really warm. Overall it was worth the price we paid.

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Thank Rebecka C
BM_Backpackers, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Rebecka, First of all, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We've just made it through one of the hottest (and most humid!) weeks in January we can remember, so we agree; when the weather is 34 degrees outside, it can be a bit stuffy! Phew! Thankfully Katoomba isn't normally that warm! We're glad... More 

australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best thing,location next to the railway station.second best thing .the staff.This is a hostel nothing fancy but has lots of room,practical kitchen and a gas fire on winter.Wifi its good when you are alone but not so good when everybody is on it.Been in this hostel many times prices are economic for australian standards.Free laundry.and a pool table.I will be... More 

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Thank carrero
BM_Backpackers, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Fernando. Thanks so much for leaving us such a stellar review! very much appreciated! We are so proud of our staff, so it's always lovely to hear that you had such a great experience with them too! Always great to see familiar faces coming back, so we hope to see you again! Happy travels! Kind regards, the team at... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hostel. It is ideal for families as well as backpackers. The rooms are spotless and the staff are very helpful. Lovely part of the world. Free laundry and computers. Free wifi. Lovely mountain walks and views

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Thank Jacinta G
BM_Backpackers, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jacinta. Wow, thankyou so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We value all of our guests' feedback, but it is always lovely to be rated so highly! We love the mountains and are thrilled that you enjoyed it as much as we do! Hope to see you back in this gorgeous part of the world... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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73 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is old, noisy and not exactly clean. The kitchen is open to the common area and the smell of food impregnates the place at dinner time. The bathooms are not enough taking into account the number of guests and rooms but they are clean. Forget about the free wifi. It doesn't work properly. You can't count on it.... More 

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Thank Cristina V
BM_Backpackers, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Christina, We do appreciate the time you've taken to leave us some feedback. It's important to us that our guests are honest about their experience at our hostel and we do try to take as many of your suggestions on board as we can. I have certainly passed on the comment about the cleanliness. We had a very busy... More 

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Swan Hill, Australia
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57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This places doesn't look impressive from the outside, but on entering you are met by lovely helpful staff who go out of there way to help you. There is a large comfortable lounge area and a big kitchen with several full sized stoves on the ground floor too. The place only minutes from the main food street, Katoomba Street and... More 

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Thank Hogsters T
BM_Backpackers, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks so much for leaving us a review! We really appreciate the time it takes and value all of our guest comments. It's just extra nice when the comments are so nice! We are so very proud of our lovely team and are always so happy to hear that you found them friendly and helpful! We're thrilled you... More 

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

never see a hostel tidy and clean like that, i was impressed when i get in. big areas like kitchen full fournished of everything, big lounge area with some game as free pool table. laundry and internet for free, huge internet area. bedroom so nice new stuff in, confortable bed. staff so helpful and kind. good atmosphere. advised 10+

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