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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The worst hostel ever. Could be better, if the staff wouldn't be telling lies all the time. We booked and payed for 10 bed room. I have a feeling that there is NO 10 bed room, just smaller ones. We were placed to the 4 bed room, size smaller than prison cell, smell worse. Toilets and showers are clean, kitchen... More 

Thank jhomolka
Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I have stayed there about 2 months. It is a decent place, a lot of longtermers, and you will for sure find someone to party on with everyday. On the downside, most rooms are quite closed, and some have no windows. But it was alright since I was in the room for changing and sleeping. With the staff, there is... More 

Thank Ramzy K
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Chili blue hostel from July 2015 until August 2015 approx 5weeks. The staff are not helpful at all, and always have an attitude towards everyone it seemed, the hostel kitchen is filthy, used it 3 times in 5weeks, the rooms are tiny and so are the bathrooms, I would definitely not recommend this hostel, stay clear, it's a... More 

Thank Paul K

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We booked this hostel for a couple of nights because it was cheap. Well you get what you pay for! Cramped rooms and corridors, dirty kitchen and miserable staff. The shower and toilet were ok as was the bed.

1 Thank globemaster667
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends spent a week at Chili Blue. My honest advice if you don't like to party 24/7 is to find a different hostel in Sydney. Parties went till 6 am although the courtyard technically closed at 10, you could always hear people partying until very early in the morning in the kitchen area. We were originally placed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Coming straight to the point, there are many who love this pace and manage to stay there happily. But for me it was not the right place. I was looking for clean, fresh, ventilated rooms but could not find one during my 3 days stay. The vibe is good, the management is OK, the cleaning staff is OK but everything... More 

Thank NHenry2014
Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent, France
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place in sydney (kingcross) and botanic park 10min in walk Train station 2 min Nice street breakfast free Good staff room cleaning everyday Cheap place Common room open 24/24h Good bed with balcon And other backpackers friendly .

Thank T185FOjulien
Gold Coast
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Where to start. This has to be the worst hostel ever, honestly don't know how the building hasn't been condemned. Small cooridors, small dirty rooms full of cockroaches, even got a complimentary can of raid! The wall was busted so we could see light coming through from another room. Also, there was 3 of us and after booking a 4... More 

1 Thank GoldieR7
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 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 

Thank Max L
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 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.

Thank Madeleine H
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE NEW MANAGEMENT AND RENOVATIONS HAVE BEEN UNDERGOING SINCE MAY 2014 Comfortable, clean & central. What you are looking for? Welcome to ChilliBlue - the perfect place to base yourself in Sydney. Whether you are coming for a night or two or staying for months you will find that Chilli Blue will provide the warm friendly, clean and comfortable home away from home that you have been looking for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chili Blue Backpackers

Address: 144 Victoria St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $15 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chili Blue Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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