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The Flying Fox Backpackers

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Room & Suite (5)
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“living room”(14 reviews)
“free breakfast”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pool
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second time staying here and we will come back if we are ever in the Blue Mountains again. Best hostel in Australia for sure, real family vibe and Ross is a legend. He even put us in the private room as it was our...More

Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place is the best! Cozy, warm, friendly, plus free breakfasts! Russell gave me great info about where to hike and to see Kangaroos, and he's clearly passionate about the Blue Mountains and it's byways. He really wants the guests to connect and engage. I...More

Thank Leslie N
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

It's my second time staying at The Flying Fox and there's a good reason I went back. The owner and manager of the hostel, Ross, is very hospitable and knowledgable of the local area. This is particularly important when he can advise on what to...More

Thank RockinAllOverDaWorld
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Seriously, don't stay anywhere else in the Blue Mountains!! And if you're thinking of only visiting for a day or two just book for a month instead. If you are a good person who loves nature, hiking, meeting new people, relaxing by a fire, playing...More

Thank hlmtravels90
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Are you coming to Katoomba, wanting a nice room, nice company and somebody with experience that can recommend amazing walking and biking trails? Have this hostel in mind. Based on my room, I am going to guess the rooms are comfortable with the bare minimum...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$36 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$36 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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KCWatford
31 May 2017|
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Response from rainbowstained | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Sorry, I don't think there are private bathrooms, but there are private rooms where you can book for 2 (if I'm not wrong)! Cheers!
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"Your choice - dorm room with about 7 people vs. a private room. Know what you need and choose based on that."
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"Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
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"#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living..."
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"Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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