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Blue Parrot Backpackers

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87 Macleay St Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

The hostel itself was nice and homey and the location is the best. I especially liked the staff who were friendly and helpful with anything you needed. It was generally clean and the bed decent. All-in-all, a great experience and highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I enjoyed my stay at blue parrot a lot. People there were really friendly and gun. Not like other hostel, people who live here usually stay in Sydney for months, so they really make this place a home.

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s a really nice hostel, however, it is a little bit overpriced. But apart from that, I have nothing else to criticise. The rooms are super clean and the bathrooms are getting deep cleaned every day. If you are looking for a hostel where you...More

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Response from Blue P, Owner at Blue Parrot BackpackersResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our hostel, our cleanliness and social/positive atmosphere. We understand that you thought our prices were high but please note our prices are competitive with the other highly-rated hostels in Sydney. And...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

I stayed in the BPB twice during my holidays in Australia, just because it was so much fun to be there.It is very easy to get in touch with the people there. Because it is not a huge hostel everybody knows each other.If you travel...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We pass a month at the blue parrot backpackers and it's was really good for the ambiance, the peoples and the place . It's a nice hotel to stop . The place is clean and the managers are amazing ! They help you all time...More

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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 More 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 Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$22 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Parrot Backpackers Hotel Sydney
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$22 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Parrot Backpackers Hotel Sydney
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Dining (1)
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thefourfullers
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Blue P | Property representative |
Dear Vicky, Thanks for contacting the Blue Parrot Sydney! No hostel in Sydney has it's own private parking but what we can do is when you arrive to the hostel we can provide you with a map which navigates you to a nearby... More
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HappyTraveller007_12
November 22, 2016|
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Hi HappyTraveller, Thanks for your interest in staying at the Blue Parrot Sydney! February is still our peak season so we do not offer any discounted rates for longer stays. You'll find most good hostels in Sydney will... More
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Marilyn O
August 17, 2014|
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Response from Sasha S |
Hi Marilyn, You can get to the hostel/airport by shuttle bus, the 'Sydney Shuttle' bus company starts their pick ups at 4.45 AM and end approximately at 7.00 PM. The cost is approximately AUD$13.00 per person, which you can... More
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Oct 4, 2017
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Jul 30, 2017
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"Stayed in a four bed dorm. Spacious, clean with lockers"
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Jul 16, 2017
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"The rooms facing the garden are more quiet."
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May 2, 2017
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