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Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended an Album Launch for my nephew a few weeks ago at Hotel Blue and the place was packed. We were able to order food and drinks at the bar and I had ordered a Chorizo pizza and after what seemed ages and wondering if perhaps we'd been forgotten, the chef herself had appeared with my pizza apologising for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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97 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a 3-star hotel in my opinion and I really wanted to like this place because of their dedication to the local music scene and the quirkiness of the building. Tons of character in main room with details like fireplaces, coved ceilings and period furniture made it quirky but the sleeping rooms were in serious disrepair. Our window... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in november '16. The hotels location was good near downtown Katoomba with lots of restaurants nearby and about 10-15min walk to the Three Sisters and the surrounding national park with great hiking trails. The hotels 1920's -theme was nice with live jazz music in the hotels lounge during weekends. However the hotels general appearance was somewhat... More 

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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for one night on a Friday. I wanted to stay for a second night but it was booked out. What can I say...it's different and I loved it. Sure it's old and very basic but I stayed there for the evening Jazz entertainment. It's relaxed and very well behaved with music and a little bar. Sitting in a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was spacious with a 70's ensuite. King bed was very comfortable and Room 1 was quiet even though the old building creaked. We didn't hear any traffic or other guests during the night. House keeping needs more attention to detail! We loved the atmosphere of the hotel, the cooked breakfast and the Thursday night entertainment with dinner.

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Albury, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a great deal off travel auction so unlike some of the other reviews I feel like I can't complain too much in actual fact we loved it. On arrival we were shown our room which faced the main road which we found too noisy so we asked for a back room which they happily changed... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is ok. Old with lots of mismatched wooden furniture. Our room was reasonable size but windows were single glazed (in Blue Mountains!) and rattled. Housekeeping was poor - had to ask for shampoo / clean cups etc. They could also do with cleaning a little more thoroughly - there were spilt drinks stains on the skirting boards by the... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I went with my friends the last week. This place is friendly, awesome, vintage, really comfortable, welcoming. We spent 1 night with two separated room; rooms are beautiful, clean, light, big bed. Breakfast was really good, free English breakfast with tea or coffee, lot of cereals, peanut butter ! Marmelade.. ! Really good. Good point ; I went with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I liked the live music and bar I also liked the buffet breakfast in the morning before our hikes. I would 100% stay here again. Lots of room inside the hotel, our room was pretty small, but it honestly didn't bother us because we didn't spend all day inside the room, only slept there. It's only a 15 minute stroll... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A cozy hotel with character! We just spent the weekend staying here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The food was good breakfast and dinner and the rooms comfortable. The highlight was the live music! Great entertainment at the downstairs pub! Would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Australia's spectacular Blue Mountains district, Hotel Blue is a boutique 1920s hotel that captures the charm and character of a bygone era. Hotel Blue features 24 cosy, comfortable Guest Rooms, a spacious Lounge with log fires, a boutique Bar, in-house Restaurant, Cafe, free live jazz, blues or folk music every weekend, free cooked breakfast for all hotel guests and free WiFi. Allow yourself to step back into yesteryear, amidst the rich art-deco style furnishings. Ornate chandeliers, velvet flocked wallpaper, beautiful antique furniture, richly embellished ceilings and hand-carved timber panelling, with old-time jazz and blues tunes playing in the background, give Hotel Blue its unique ambience, reminiscent of days gone by. Sink into a comfortable arm chair and bask in front of a roaring log fire in the open fireplace in the spacious Guest Lounge during the winter months, or enjoy a game of cards or a board game. Refresh yourself with a relaxing drink in the intimate Parlour Bar, which particularly showcases the produce of regional wineries and breweries. The elegant in-house Sisters Blue Restaurant offers fine modern Australian cuisine, with an ever-evolving menu, and also offers unique dinner theatre experiences. The vibrant street-side Cafe 88 is a great place for a relaxing cup of coffee. Hotel Blue is conveniently situated only 5 minutes' walk from Katoomba's central shopping and dining district, 10 minutes' walk from Katoomba Railway Station, and 15 minutes' stroll from Echo Point's World Heritage-listed views of the iconic Three Sisters and the Blue Mountains National Park. Each of Hotel Blue's comfortable Guest Rooms is equipped with a private en suite bathroom, 32-inch LED television, tea- and coffee-making facilities and fridge. Free WiFi is also available throughout all Guest Rooms and public areas of the Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Blue

Address: 88 Lurline St | Cnr Lurline & Merriwa Streets, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Felton Woods Manor)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $109 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Blue 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room 1 was way quieter than expected - but the window fell out of the track and the shades don't really keep the light out.”
 of 5 bubbles ExperienceCollectorPDX, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a back room ,no road traffic”
 of 5 bubbles Sharonjindera, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineW158, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor, if you do not wish to carry bags up many stairs.”
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“No 1 room is large but not private ,if blinds up”
 of 5 bubbles Bjbeta, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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