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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent65%
          • Very good22%
          • Average4%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel
          374 reviews
          #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          Blue Mountains YHA
          267 reviews
          #2 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          No. 14
          176 reviews
          #3 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          The Carrington Hotel
          879 reviews
          #2 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
           
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          1 - 5 of 153 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Holi is the and most awesome receptionist! :) I like the hostel. There was a heater in the room. The kitchen was well equipped and resonably large. Oil, spices and so own were there. There is a chimney fire in the evening with social gathering....More

          Thank hengxti
          Reviewed 19 March 2017

          I stayed here shortly after arriving in Australia for around a week. I really liked it and met some great people. I hadn't stayed in any other hostels before so it was my first experience. Everything was new and exciting. The positives - clean, good...More

          Thank BeckyTheFoodie
          Reviewed 28 February 2017

          Arrived with my 2 friends and stayed in the mixed dorms for 3 nights. The place was very homely, although the rooms had a slightly musky smell. Also, there's a cat living with them, which was a slight problem for me as I am scared...More

          Thank rainbowstained
          Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

          You can see why guests return back here it's a hostel with a heart. It has a good atmosphere created by staff, Poppy and the owner Ross encouraged guest to socialise by pretending it's 1985 with no screens phones in the lounge between 6-9pm it's...More

          Thank Jackie C
          Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

          I was quite disappointed in my stay at the flying fox which is a shame as I expected much more. On arrival I was not even greeted with a hello by receptionist until they had checked my other friends in and shown them to their...More

          Thank GypsyRover888
          Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel
          374 reviews
          #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          Blue Mountains YHA
          267 reviews
          #2 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          No. 14
          176 reviews
          #3 of 12 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
           
          The Carrington Hotel
          879 reviews
          #2 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
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          • Price range
          • US$34 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • New South Wales >
          • Blue Mountains >
          • Katoomba
          • Also Known As
          • The Flying Fox Backpackers Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia
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          Room Tips
          "Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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          "We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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          "Aside from a few minor things, this place is great"
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          "As a solo female traveler I always prefer female dorms - they do have two private rooms too if you are a..."
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