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No. 14

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14 Lovel St | Blue Mountains, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my three nights at this hostel. It has a very homely relaxed feel. It is friendly but quiet. This wooden building with its high ceilings puts me in mind of the early European settlers. The rooms are very nice, great beds and sheets (which are all ready when you arrive). I stayed in the a dorm but... More 

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Oban, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Number 14 Katoomba for 4 nights in December. We stayed in a double room which was spacious, clean and comfortale. The Kitchen was adequately equipped, I liked the fact each room had an alocated box in the fridge and a cupboard shelf. The common areas were very comfortble, it was nice to sit outide... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I moved to the No. 14 after two nights at another hostel in town and was extremely impressed. The place is peaceful and quiet yet only a ten-minute walk from the train station. The owners, staff, and other guests were friendly and welcoming, and I felt at home very quickly. The whole building, from the kitchen to the showers to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I stayed one night at this hostel and was delighted. Not being a hostel person normally I was really happy with my room and the shared areas, they were very clean and well maintained. Breakfast is simple but good and tea and coffee is available throughout the day. Great location and really helpful staff. A great find!

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There is a freedom and a structure provided at this hostel that lovingly encourages guests to enjoy the house and behave respectfully during their stay. And that is exactly what happens. There is a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and everything you can think of is provided. I had forgotten to pack a towel and was provided a pink, fluffy,... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This character guesthouse is located a short 6 minute walk from Katoomba station and offers dorm style and single room accommodation. i stayed overnight on my return from a retreat and was not disappointed. I had a single room upstairs with queen bed, dormer window and small table plus 2 chairs by the window. The central heating (yes, even in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in January for 2 nights and couldn't recommend it enough. Close to the station. Lovely clean house and facilities. Free breakfast and coffee. Close proximity to walking tracks. Very welcoming and informative owner who provided us with maps and advice. Thank you.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

The hostel was well organised, I liked thre free breakfast and the coffee was good. The fridge and dry food organisation was excellent. The staff were very knowledgeable regarding the local attractions. The location was fine for me as I had a car but may be problematic for backpackers traveling by public transport.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Lovely little place in katoomba, quiet little nook but still close to train and town. Delightful room upstairs, communal bathroom and showers all downstairs. Nice ethos regarding ecological and charitable responsibilities. Internet didn't work but they discounted room rate as a result. Very friendly and welcoming.

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Daly City, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was on holiday and stopped for two days in Katoomba to visit the Blue Mountains. I found this hostel at recommendation from a local I met outside of the train station. This is the perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet and quaint place that provides peaceful solitude. I also was able to connect with my hostel mates... More 

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