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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It literally felt like a home away from home!! Stayed 1 week while travelling through Sydney. We were planned to stay for 4days but extended it to a week because the vibe was amazing between the great crew of people, staff and the awesome city. The staff were so helpful and friendly it really made a difference and sets the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The girls behind the desk were super friendly and made me feel instantly welcome! There is a great energy that beams strong at this hostel, it's as social as you want it to be, everyone is really friendly. I've been travelling on and off for 3.5yrs and The Blue Parrot is definitely in my top 3 hostels to stay -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome experience at the Blue parrot, everyone was super friendly and sociable which was important for me since i was holidaying by myself. Most nights everyone heads out to the bars and clubs together as a grou and new people are immediately made to feel welcome and included. The staff go above and beyond to help with with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to blue parrot in February after only being in Australia for 4 days. I immediately felt welcome and within 2 hours I was at the beach with people I had just met. The hostel has a great vibe and is perfect for solo backpackers. I travelled throughout Australia but always came back to Blue Parrot as it felt... More 

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Etne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in King's Cross, less than five minutes from the train station, Blue Parrot is in a perfect location for seeing Sydney. The rooms are simple, but comfortable, the staff are friendly, and the hostel provides all the services you may need for your stay. The fridge might get a bit full if there's a lot of people around, and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In one of the best neighbourhoods to stay when you get to Sydney for the first time. It's a very nice and clean hostel, very friendly staff. Close to King's Cross station, buses nearby, supermarkets. Walking distance to Botanic Gardens, CBD and Opera House. I stayed in a 6-bed mixed dorm and it was perfect. Three shared bathrooms, always clean.... More 

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BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Paloma, Thank you for your lovely review and for recommending us! Though most people prefer this dorm room because it faces the lovely garden and trees, we have other 6 bed dorms available so if you were not happy it wouldn't have been a problem to change you into a different room. We are happy to help if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is small but nice. Very clean. The staff is kind and friendly. We have a great time there! It is located in a pretty district (Potts Point) and is not far from Kings Cross' train station. You can reach the centre of Sydney by walking (20 mins). Close to supermarkets.

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I highly recommend this hostel to solo budget backpackers who want to stay right at the center of Sydney and especially women (I felt safe here.) The rooms are clean and that includes fresh sheets and blanket. You'd be welcomed by a friendly staff upon arrival and they are also very much accommodating with your queries . It is easy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

A very personal hostel with great staff and extremely clean! Had a lot of fun here! It's worth spending that little bit more for a nice experience. Booking tip - i booked on the blue parrot website and because of this they gave me some useful free things on arrival such as a Sim card for my iPhone and free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The blue parrot is great, it's so welcoming and friendly that you'll never want to leave. It's clean and tidy, new beds, great location, private bathrooms (no cubicles or multiple toilets!), kitchen and tv room. It's close to the train or a short walk to the centre of Sydney. Romsie and Jeff are great too. They're always happy to help!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Parrot Backpackers is located in the most cosmopolitan part of inner Sydney City (akin to Soho in London and East Village in NYC) and is only minutes walk from the heart of the city, offering vibrant nightlife, clubbing, trendy cafes, bars, restaurants and all the tourist attractions. A friendly hostel run by sisters Effie and Sasha, known for its social atmosphere and warm welcoming staff where you can easily meet other travellers, especially if you're travelling solo. Guests can relax in the large outdoor courtyard or the indoor lounge area, the perfect places to socialise. Blue Parrot is 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross train station. The City Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are less than 20 minutes walk away. To make your travels easier reception can organise exciting day trips to the Blue Mountains, Surfing lessons, Skydiving, Whale watching, Wine tasting and more .... AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms. ___________________________________________________________ PROPERTY FACILITIES: FREE Wi-Fi ! Available in all areas and is free of charge. Close to Train Station - Courtyard - BBQ - Tour desk - Luggage storage - Lounge/TV - DVD - In-house movies - Playstation - Wii - Photocopying/Scan - Computers - Kitchen - Laundry - Non-smoking rooms - Designated smoking area - Airport Shuttle bus (surcharge) Popular with solo travellers! Best price guaranteed! No booking fees! No deposit! Additional Information about Blue Parrot Backpackers Price Range: $39 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Bed) Number of rooms: 8 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Parrot Backpackers

Address: 87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $24 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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