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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Normally I would stay only 2 weeks at the Blue Parrot but I had extended for 2 weeks more!! People are very nice, friendly and when you are alone, it's very easy to meet other people who are in the same situation. If you need any information, you just have to ask to the reception to have an answer. The... More 

2 Thank Fabien C
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

+ The hostel is a cosy and nice place to stay The staff is really friendly and give you good advices Nice terrace Free Wifi Cosy living room ( with books/tv/computer) - Too less bathrooms/toilets The most people who stayed there were long-term visitors/groups and knew each other already Sometimes quite noisy The blue parrot is a nice place to... More 

Thank Kär L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I had a brilliant time at this hostel, it's full of friendly travellers! The hostel is like a huge house, bedrooms upstairs, kitchen, living room etc downstairs - and it works really well! The hostel is only about 15 minutes walk from the Opera House. The hostel is clean and tidy with comfy beds. There's also an outdoor space to... More 

3 Thank AndyB85UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Had a blast here while visiting Sydney. Met loads of cool like-minded people, the accommodation was always very clean and kingscross station is just around the corner but I walked almost everything. Would recommend for sure! Thanks BP crew!

2 Thank Daan W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Fantastic start to my time in Australia, great people and atmosphere everyone was very welcoming it felt like home right away. Staff were really good as well, very clean and good facilities. Definatly recommend. Always people around to go out or chill and watch a film

2 Thank Gunners8715
Berkeley, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel is located really centrally in Sydney, which makes it very easy to get around from place to place. I found the staff and boarders to be very friendly and helpful. The room I stayed in was clean and because of the friendly atmosphere, I didn't have to worry about leaving things out in case of theft. The common... More 

1 Thank Gina S
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy you enjoyed the cleanliness of the rooms, our social atmosphere & found everyone to be friendly. Hygiene is of the utmost importance to us and we clean the bathrooms a few times during the day and re-stock the toilet rolls. We are sorry if staff missed re-stocking your bathroom on the night... More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

it feels like you're at home , everyone's so nice, beds are really comfortable, everything is clean and tidy ! Really understanding and helpful staff. i definately recommend this place this is the best hostel arround !!

1 Thank Axel M
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Stayed here solo for two months from June to August. Within the first few nights i had already found a good circle of friends that continued to grow and develop up until my last day. I quickly discovered If you open yourself up to everyone else, you'll quickly find yourself accepted into the hostels family. Now, as far as amenities... More 

3 Thank Jesse M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Absolute fantastic hostel. Id highly recommend it to anyone lookin for a hostel in sydney. Great atmosphere, makes you feel at home. you want a party you can if you just wanna chill you can. Made so many friends here. The staff are all super friendly and helpful ( expecially the lovely scottish lad Harry). Nice and clean free wifi... More 

1 Thank John D
Geislingen, Germany
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Friendly people, nice place to be. Lot of party possibility and still close to everything you could need. I was just 3 nights there but I enjoyed it. Everyone was nice and friendly and helpful. It's worth to visit.

Thank fisherfriend

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

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Address: 87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: RM121 - RM397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Parrot Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“rooms with views to garden and trees are best!”
 of 5 bubbles pelicano24, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“there's rooms with ensuite bathrooms which is convenient”
 of 5 bubbles D1841ZFjoshm, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“small rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles 282axelm, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“It doesn't matter what room you get the common area is amazing and the people are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsuds, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There are 3 common bathrooms for people to use, but it's just nicer to have your own toilet and bathroom in the room. So though you'd be sharing the room with 9 other people, but you also get your own convenience at night and even easier to meet people. :)”
 of 5 bubbles anniedeweiz, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
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