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Chili Blue Backpackers

144 Victoria Street | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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1 room 1 adult
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was made to feel very welcome when walking in from Tom who was full of very useful information. The common area was unique and great for meeting new people. Located very close to the station and the main high street but quiet at night for a good sleep. Beds were comfy and the free breakfast was amazing. Wifi through out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avoid this hostel. They charged the bank card used for making the reservation several days after leaving, and have stolen my money. Look after your dollars and go somewhere else. Not only did they mess up the reservation but the hostel was incredibly dirty, difficult to find any space that was clean to be able to cook.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I originally booked here for 3 nights but after walking in and seeing how run down it was I booked elsewhere! There smell was horrible, like damp socks and a boys locker room. Was just grime everywhere and made me feel quite ill. The guy on the front desk tried to 'upgrade' me to a double private room as he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even after reading the bad comment I book the hostel, and what can I say I had no problem with anything everyday the have a team that clean everything, the toilet and shower are always very clean and for me is very important. The bunk beds are stable the Roma are a little small but if organize is no challenge... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good points. It has a beautiful ceiling- in our room at least- a fridge, air con, and TV in the room. Also the blonde man on the front desk is very polite and informative. The second star on my rating is purely because of him otherwise it would have one. Bad points. I was not totally convinced the bedsheets on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in a lot of hostels around the world, and Chili Blue backpackers takes the #1 spot for the worst I've stayed in. Not even sure where to begin. I had to book a minimum 10 nights over Christmas and New Years. Walking down the hallways it was promising to see signs about no loud noises from 10PM-8AM.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Perfectly located next to Kings Cross, get yourself an Opal Card and getting around Sydney will not be an issue! The hostel itself is nice enough however my 6 bed dorm was to small. There was lockers but no where to store bags so everyone just had to leave theirs on the floor so meant there was no walking space.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Tom is amazing, works in the morning behind reception and is your guy to ask anything. He helped us out with a rental car, company Lucky for a sweet price. We left the hostel, because of the noise and young people playing beer pong. Most guests are there just to work and party, so if you're in for that go... More 

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Thank LukeK_83
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Positive points 1) Its location near the King's Cross train station makes it extremely convenient. Just hop onto the train and you're in the city centre within a few minutes. It's also possible to walk to the city centre from Chili Blue. 2) The hostel sells one of the cheapest tours to The Blue Mountains - AUD75.00 per person. However... More 

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ChiliBlueSydney, Manager at Chili Blue Backpackers, responded to this review

As stated to the response to your friend's review below, we are a youth hostel and we have never lied to you about our clientele being young. If you go back and read carefully on all website we work with you will see that the following statement (copy pasted from hostelworld) : Please note that our hostel is a youth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Quality hostel. Had a great couple of months staying here. Added bonuses of free breakfast and dinner twice a week. Front desk very helpful in assisting people who are just arriving. Had no issues with rooms, staff or other guests. All rooms and social areas cleaned daily. 24 hour kitchen. Free wifi. Can't complain.

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