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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great stay here. Facilities were top notch and free wifi that was reliable. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and tidy. Not a party hostel and clientele is more 'family' and less student etc. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank mneosyne
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

A Clean hostel, we all slept well even sharing a 12 dorm, very big lockers and a great communal area and kitchen. Good tips on the wall for local food. Try the yellow deli for food (dinner or lunch) was awesome country place

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place! So conveniently located in a cute little town. Nice rooms, good facilities. Only drawback was the loud school groups during mealtimes/in the common room- just avoid going during school holidays. 10/10 would recommend!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Mountain Backpacker Hostel is in a great location. Just a quick walk from the train station. Check in was simple and the staff were lovely. Although we didn't use them there is a kitchen, common room and laundry facilities. We stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom, the room and bathroom were clean. The bed wasn't very...

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Thank IrishAni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Blue Mountains Backpacker hostel is located close the train station. They have a big common area and a big kitchen. Everything is really clean and the beds comfortable. We definitely would recommend to stay here.

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Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was really good at the blue mountains backpacker hostel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Mattress was clean and comfortable. Fresh bedsheets, quilt cover and pillow cover were provided. Bathrooms were well kept and odor free. Spacious kitchen and common areas. Only improvement suggestion is about extending the time limit of the pool game and lounge from...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had such a lovely stay! Staff are super friendly and helpful. The kitchen is well equipped. A lovely spacious common area with a little fire to sit near to relax and warm up. Free pool table is a bonus! Close to the train station and Coles. Couldn't ask for more. Would definitely recommend staying here :)

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Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a comfortable 1 night stay at the hostel. Friendly staff, pefect location and our room and all public spaces were clean. We definitely recommend this hostel for a weekend visit to the Blue Mountains!

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Thank xmayaanna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, clean and comfortable hostel. Hostel was quiet in the evenings, which meant we had a good nights sleep to get up early. Staff were friendly and helpful too. Ticked all the boxes as a base to hike and explore the blue mountains!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really clean and friendly hostel in Katoomba. Location is perfect, since it is just a 3 minute walk from the train station. The blue mountains are beautiful and you can walk here for days without getting bored.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel was opened on May 1st 2009. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Train Station (turn right from the station and follow Bathurst Road). We have a wide range of clean dormitory, dormitory en-suite, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travellers, families and can accommodate up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for all guests, with lots of room to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our FREE pool table, FREE table soccer table, FREE guitar or play one of our many FREE board games. The kitchen is spacious, well stocked with utensils and 6 large ovens. Just out from that is a summer BBQ space and courtyard garden. Not only do we have our great reception, friendly staff and clean facilities, we also offer: FREE wi-fi throughout the hostel FREE computers and low priced printing (b/w) FREE games and rainy day activities FREE luggage storage (just leave us a review!) FREE on street parking FREE lockers in all dormitory rooms FREE to use TVs in the lounge and all private rooms FREE tourist information and laundry services In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Address: 144 Bathurst Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: RM153 - RM325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm.”
FoodieDK123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dorms were cooler, privates were extremely hot.”
danz2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“private room with toilet are quiet and toilets are clean”
liangjunl2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The beds are bunk style. The more bunks in the room, the cheaper per person”
jennys153, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring your own mirror as the room does not have one ”
380natasham, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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